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Hedge Fund Shareholder Appointed To Legg Mason’s Board Of Directors

New York (HedgeCo.net) – $703 billion global asset management firm, Legg Mason, announced today that an outstanding shareholder, hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz, will be elected to the Company’s Board of Directors, Peltz is Chief Executive Officer and a founding […]

Caxton Venture Lucidus Said to Start $500 Million Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Lucidus Capital Partners LLP, a new joint-venture of hedge fund manager Bruce Kovner’s Caxton Associates LLC, has raised about $500 million for a high-yield debt hedge fund, three people familiar with the situation said. Darryl Green, chief executive […]

Rogers Investment Adds Staff for Private Equity Fund

Bloomberg – Rogers Investment Advisors Y.K., a Tokyo-based hedge-fund advisory firm, said it hired Rory Kennedy, Yuka Watanabe and Masayo Fukushima as it prepares to start its second fund investing in Asia. New York-based Wolver Hill, advised by Rogers Investment, […]

Touradji Rejects Amaranth Claim, Says It Acted ‘Professionally’

Bloomberg – Touradji Capital Management LP said it acted “professionally and appropriately” in all transactions with Amaranth Advisors LLC, which is suing for at least $350 million over claims that include breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets. “We […]

Global Climate Change Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative investment manager and advisor, Climate Change Capital, (CCC) has been appointed to manage a climate change fund for Dublin-domiciled UCITS platform, Russell OpenWorld. The Global Climate Change Fund will be managed by Climate Change […]

Billionaire Paulson Backs AngloGold Managers as Top Shareholder

Bloomberg – John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire who earned an estimated $2.5 billion last year betting against a recovery in the U.S. housing market, said he supports managers of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. after becoming the South African mining company’s […]

Lewis Faces More Merrill Queries as $33 Million Accord Delayed

Bloomberg – Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis faces more queries about his purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co. after a federal judge refused to approve a $33 million settlement of a lawsuit over bonuses. The bank […]

Miller Heads Up New NorthPoint Dallas Office

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Atlanta based hedge fund prime brokerage firm, NorthPoint Trading Partners, LLC, has opened an office in Dallas, Texas, led by industry veteran Chip Miller. Miller joins NorthPoint from Stadium Capital where he was head trader […]

EU Law May Cost Pension Industry Billions of Euros, AIMA Claims

Bloomberg – The European Union’s plan to regulate hedge funds will cost the bloc’s pension industry about 25 billion euros ($36 billion) a year, the Alternative Investment Management Association said. The proposed law would drive pension funds toward more traditional […]

Merlin Merger Provides Hedge Fund Managers Access to Network of Industry Experts

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund prime broker Merlin Securities and financial tech group Gerson Lehrman, announced an exclusive research partnership which will allow Merlin to provide emerging managers with access to Gerson Lehrman Group’snetwork of more than 200,000 […]

Tollgrade posts loss as proxy vote looms

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – In a conference call with analysts yesterday, Joseph A. Ferrara, president, chief executive officer and board chairman of Tollgrade Communications, highlighted the company’s ”transformational activities” during the past quarter, including selling off its cable product line for […]

Hedge Fund Replication Mutual Fund Marks One Year Anniversary

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – One of the first no-load, open-end mutual funds designed to replicate broad-based hedge fund performance characteristics, the ‘IQ ALPHA Hedge Strategy Fund’ (IQHIX) has marked its one-year anniversary on June 30th, 2009. For the trailing […]

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