Tag Archives: cash-flow


SMU grad is the go-to guy for seekers of bailout funds

Dallas Morning News – It’s every SMU grad’s dream: to be young, handsome, and closely involved with deciding how to spend $700 billion. Attention, Class of 2000: Your fellow alum, Jeb Mason, is living it. Mr. Mason, 32, has spent […]

JO Hambro Shuts Hedge Fund After VW-Porsche Trade

Bloomberg – JO Hambro Capital Management Ltd., which oversees about $3.5 billion of assets, will close one of its two hedge funds partly because a bet against Volkswagen AG shares backfired, people familiar with the situation said. The $240 million […]

Search Is on for Iceland-Like Hedge Fund in Asia

Bloomberg – It used to be that we searched for economic icebergs in Asia. Now we are on the lookout for Icelands. Last week, Iceland became the first developed economy to seek aid from the International Monetary Fund since 1976. […]

Hedge Funds Concede Errors, Profess Optimism After Worst Losses

Bloomberg – Hedge fund managers, after enduring the industry’s worst month in a decade, are seeking to explain to investors what went wrong and what they are doing about it. “We clearly underestimated several things, most importantly the tsunami of […]

Hedge fund sues Petters

Bizjournals.com – A Minneapolis hedge fund has sued Petters Group Worldwide, alleging it was defrauded out of $60 million in a deal involving “imaginary televisions.” Interlachen Harriet Investments, a Cayman Islands-based unit of Minneapolis-based Interlachen Capital Group, filed the suit […]

Buffett Wannabe Tied to $2 Billion Ponzi Scheme

New York Post – Billionaire Tom Petters fancied himself the next Warren Buffett – that is until his empire starting crashing down like a house of cards. The feds accuse Petters, one of Minneapolis’ fastest rising business stars, of secretly […]

Hedge funds suffer mass redemptions

Independent – Hedge funds could have an unprecedented level of cash pulled out by investors this quarter, according to insiders, just as they faced millions of pounds of losses from last week’s shock regulation of short selling. It has been […]

More global hedge funds calling it quits in 2008

Reuters – More hedge funds have called it quits worldwide in the first half of 2008 than a year ago, as tumbling markets and finicky investors take a heavy toll on the $1.9 trillion industry, new data show. Liquidations rose […]

Hedge funds are losing their secretive status

Times Online – People who run hedge funds hate the way the press describe them as “secretive”. A quick Google of “hedge funds” shows what a cliche it has become. Hedge funds are “notoriously secretive” and “super-secretive”; they live in […]

Citadel, SAC Capital Get Pick of Casualties as Carnage Worsens

Bloomberg – Balyasny Asset Management LP recruited more than 30 money managers and analysts from competing hedge funds in the first eight months of the year, exceeding its total for all of 2007. “We have been aggressively looking for talent, […]

Citadel, SAC Capital Get Pick of Casualties as Carnage Worsens

Reuters UK – Balyasny Asset Management LP recruited more than 30 money managers and analysts from competing hedge funds in the first eight months of the year, exceeding its total for all of 2007. “We have been aggressively looking for […]

Running a Hedge Fund Is Harder Than It Looks on TV

Do you remember a time, only a short while ago, when virtually anybody could start a hedge fund? It seemed so easy: billions of dollars were being thrown around like confetti, even at first-time managers. You could make money with […]

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