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UPDATE:Hatteras Expands, 2 Mutual/Hedge Fund Strategies

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hatteras Funds has acquired a controlling interest in Alternative Investment Partners, LLC, a Harrison, NY-based provider of open end mutual funds of hedge fund strategies known as AIP Mutual Funds, increasing Hatteras Funds and its […]

Hedge Fund Prime Brokerage Provider Expands To Chicago

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – NorthPoint Trading Partners, LLC has opened a new office in Chicago, IL., with 12 year industry veteran, Michael Ferro, as head. Ferro has held positions at Genworth Financial, Knight Capital Markets, and X-Change Financial Access. […]

Japan’s First Short-Biased Hedge Fund Bets Exporters Will Fall

Bloomberg – Alphex Investments Co., the adviser to Japan’s first short-biased hedge fund, plans to sell exporters’ shares, wagering they’ll fall on a rising yen and weak global economy, boosting the fund that started in March. “What we’re seeing right […]

Commoditrade Plans to Start Energy Hedge Fund in Fourth Quarter

Bloomberg – Commoditrade Inc. plans to introduce an energy hedge fund in the fourth quarter, complementing a fund that invests in industrial metals. The new fund will use the relative-value strategy followed by the metals fund, Chief Executive Officer David […]

Och Stores Up Cash as Funds Brace for Stock Losses

Bloomberg – Daniel Och had about 35 percent of his $20 billion of hedge-fund assets in cash during the first quarter because he suspects global stock markets will start falling again. “The world will not just bounce back to where […]

Aozora Posts 242.6 Billion Yen Loss on GMAC, Hedge Fund Losses

Bloomberg – Aozora Bank Ltd., the Japanese lender controlled by Cerberus Capital Management LP, posted its first loss in a decade, after investments in U.S. lender GMAC LLC and Bernard Madoff soured. The bank booked a 242.6 billion yen ($2.5 […]

MENA Multistrategy Hedge Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative asset manager, Duet Group, has launched the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) multistrategy hedge fund "Duet MENA Opportunities Fund". The new fund will target both equity and fixed income markets in the […]

Ye Starts Own Fund After Leading Pinpoint Hedge Fund’s 71% Gain

Bloomberg – Fion Ye, who led the Pinpoint Rising China Fund to a 70.9 percent gain last year, has started a new asset management company aiming to profit from the country’s growing sway over global commodity markets. Ye and former […]

Demonizing hedge-fund managers

St. George Daily Spectrum – According to the Center for Responsive Politics, hedge funds and private equity firms donated $2,992,456 to the Obama campaign in the 2008 cycle. Obama, vocal critic of the campaign finance practice known as "bundling," accepted […]

Hedge Fund Assets up to $91 Billion in March

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund assets under administration (AuA) have grown to $91 billion as of 31 March 2009 from $88 billion at 31 December 2008, according to hedge fund tech. and analytics procider GlobeOp Financial Services S.A. […]

Pengana Aims to Grow Volatility Hedge Fund Amid Market Swings

Bloomberg - Pengana Capital Ltd., a Sydney- based asset manager that oversees A$1.5 billion ($1.1 billion), aims to increase the amount of hedge fund assets that bet on market swings by six times in two years. Pengana is seeking to grow […]

DragonBack Reopens Fund to Investors as Redemptions Cut Assets

Bloomberg – DragonBack Capital Ltd., a Hong Kong-based manager co-founded by a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. executive, reopened its flagship hedge fund to investors after redemptions cut assets in the fund. Assets in the Asia-Pacific Equity Multistrategy Fund fell […]

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