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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 […]

Hermes fund of hedge funds arm appoints chairman

Reuters – Fund of hedge funds boutique Hermes BPK Partners said on Monday it has appointed Glyn Jones, former chief executive officer of Thames River Capital and Gartmore, as its new chairman. Hermes BPK Partners is a partnership between its […]

New Horizon may start second fund

Reuters UK – New Horizon Capital, a Japanese private equity firm, said it may start raising its second fund this year as it sees opportunities to make money from investing in struggling companies. New Horizon has five potential transactions in […]

Bennelong SGI to Start Hedge Fund to Invest in Global Equities

Bloomberg – Bennelong Funds Management, an Australian fund manager with A$400 million ($271 million), will start a second hedge fund to ride through the financial crisis as it seeks to more than double funds under management. Melbourne-based Bennelong wants to […]

Hedge Fund Manager Joins Water Reclamation Company

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Long time hedge fund manager, Eric D. Pedersen has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors at fresh water reclamation company, STW Resources, Inc. Pedersen has […]

HudBay CEO’s exit doesn’t quiet critics

ReportonBusiness.com – A group of dissident shareholders enraged over HudBay Minerals Inc.’s corporate missteps is pressing on with plans to oust the company’s board even after the resignation of the mining firm’s embattled chief executive officer. HudBay said yesterday that […]

Bridgewater Tops List of Biggest U.S. Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates Inc. overtook JPMorgan Chase & Co. to become the biggest U.S. hedge-fund manager, even as the firm lost assets during the industry’s worst year, according to a survey. Bridgewater, based in Westport, Connecticut, managed […]

Hedge fund slams HudBays slip-shod merger process

Globe and Mail – HudBay Minerals Inc. chief executive officer Allen Palmiere tried to amend the terms of a controversial merger agreement with Lundin Mining Corp. after shareholders slammed the proposed transaction, according to court documents released by a hedge […]

Renaissance hires new CEO for institutional business

Reuters – Renaissance Technologies LLC, the multibillion dollar hedge fund known for delivering top returns by relying on complicated computer models, hired a new president and chief executive officer for its institutional business. The fund firm, which manages roughly $20 […]

UBS Names Former Finance Minister Villiger Chairman

Bloomberg – UBS AG, Switzerland’s largest bank, nominated former Finance Minister Kaspar Villiger as chairman of its board of directors, replacing Peter Kurer after one year amid a probe into whether it helped wealthy Americans evade taxes. Kurer’s departure comes […]

Steamboat Road readies for RBS departure

Stamford Advocate – The owner of the office building at 600 Steamboat Road in Greenwich said he was eager to start recouping his company’s $200 million investment in the waterfront structure with high-paying tenants. His sole tenant, RBS Greenwich Capital […]

CI will co-operate in Fairfax suit

Globe and Mail – A long-running legal dispute between Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. and a group of hedge funds has produced a sideshow involving the chief executive officer of one of Canada’s biggest mutual fund companies. Fairfax, a Toronto-based insurance […]