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Castlestone set to launch defensive equity fund – Investment Week

Investment Week – Castlestone Management is set to launch a hybrid fund investing in both equities and hedge funds. The group claims managed futures have maintained decent returns throughout the market turmoil and predict the asset class will work well […]

A hedge fund that actually hedges risk

Globe and Mail – This is how bad things are for hedge funds right now. On the CanadianHedgeWatch.com website, a hub for the hedge business, the lead article one recent day was headlined "The hedge fund collapse." The article, which […]

T. Boone Pickens liquidates energy equity hedge fund

Dallas Morning News – Hedge fund operator and oil prognosticator T. Boone Pickens liquidated one of his hedge funds last month as the stock markets plunged. The Dallas billionaire converted his energy equity fund to cash and offered investors the […]

Ansher Frontier Funds Up in October

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative investor Ansher Holding Limited, which is focused on investments in Central Asia and the Caucasus, has reported their equity long/short hedge fund is up 13% YTD. “Central Asia and the Caucasus region have emerged […]

Gradient close to collapse as hedge funds feel heat

Telegraph.co.uk – The City-based European equity fund, which had $2.5bn under management at its peak, is now down over 63pc so far this year, leaving investors fearful it will be forced to close. The “blow-up” is a mighty fall for […]

Pickens hedge fund has lost more than $1 billion

Houston Chronicle – Boone Pickens, the billionaire founder of BP Capital LLC, said 15 percent of his hedge funds’ holders have asked for the option to withdraw their money after he lost more than $1 billion in energy trades this […]

Volatility Hedge Funds Outperform Industry First Time Since 2003

Bloomberg – Hedge funds that profit from turbulence in the financial markets are beating stock, bond and commodity investments for the first time in five years. Volatility hedge funds climbed 7.3 percent this year through August, according to the Newedge […]

New York Commits to Private Equity, Hedge Funds

FINalternatives- The $154.5 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund last month made commitments to a trio of hedge fund and private equity managers. The CRF committed €150 million (US$233 million) to CVC European Equity Fund V and $50 million […]

Ex-Morgan Stanley Japan experts launch hedge fund

Asian Investor – The Shaka Japan fund has been launched in New York by hedge fund manager Shaka Capital Management. It is a new start-up, launched in January of this year with partners’ capital, and has an estimated capacity of […]

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