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Hedge funds taking it on chin; losses expected to fuel mergers

Globe and Mail – Hedge fund manager Ravi Sood is having a rough time navigating through the tsunami that has hit stock markets around the world. The stellar record of his Lawrence Partners Fund suffered a 48-per-cent hair cut in […]

UBP cuts hedge funds, sees industry shrinking

Reuters – Union Bancaire Privee has cut its exposure to hedge funds and industry performance has disappointed, while other assets look more attractively-priced, a top executive said. Christophe Bernard, the Swiss-based firm’s head of asset management, also told the Reuters […]

Hedge Fund Assets Approach $3 Trillion

A new report released Monday by HedgeFund.net estimates the assets under management by hedge funds have reached nearly $3 trillion. According to the report, hedge fund assets increased 4.41 percent last quarter, in spite of rough equity markets, to reach […]

Citigroup to close Pandit founded hedge fund

Times Online- Citigroup is to close an $800 million hedge fund co-founded by its chief executive Vikram Pandit, following bad returns and the loss of top managers. The US investment bank will now buy what is left of Old Lane […]

Pensions Picking Dollars, Shorted by Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- Whenever pension funds, mutual funds and insurance companies decide they should own dollar assets that are out of favor with hedge funds, the hedge funds lose. Institutional investors bought more dollars than they’ve sold this year, according to State […]