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Massachusetts state fund drops 4 hedge fund firms

Reuters – Massachusetts will remove $1.6 billion from hedge fund managers Blackstone, Crestline, EIM Management, and Strategic Investment Group as it shifts its investment strategy after suffering recent heavy losses. Trustees for the roughly $40 billion fund voted on Tuesday […]

K2 Asset Management to Start Its Fourth Equities Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – K2 Asset Management Ltd., a listed Australian hedge-fund firm managing about $650 million in assets, is planning to start a global equities fund that seeks to profit as the worldwide stock market rally spreads to smaller companies. The […]

RCM plans new hedge funds to boost sector assets

Guardian – RCM, Allianz’s equity fund management unit, is launching two new hedge fund products aimed at increasing its assets under management in the sector by more than 50 percent, its Chief Investment Officer said. Andreas Utermann told Reuters that […]

Hedge Fund Manager SilkInvest Launches Fixed Income Frontier Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In a move that shows that product innovation is still alive and well, Silk Invest, an asset management firm regulated by the FSA, has just announced the launch of its new UCITS Luxembourg domiciled fund. Focused […]

T. Boone Pickens’ Hedge Fund Concentrates on Energy, Drops Basic Materials

BP Capital Management’s second quarter SEC filing shows that the hedge fund manager is focusing solely on energy companies these days. While the firm’s founder and Chief Investment Officer T. Boone Pickens has been publically supporting clean energy technologies, his […]

Hedge Fund Atalaya Expands Investment and Marketing Team

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Encouraged by a promising investment environment and accelerated investment pace, New York-based special opportunities fund, Atalaya Capital Management LP, today announced that it has expanded its team, adding three investment professionals and a marketing professional.  […]

Texas Fund Manager Settles Insider-Trading Claims

Bloomberg – A Dallas hedge-fund manager and entities he owns agreed to pay $788,016 to settle U.S. government claims they made more than $500,000 by shorting shares of companies while using inside information that issuers would conduct private placements. Edwin […]

Hyland Says ‘Gibberish’ to Cite Fund for Price Rise

Bloomberg – John Hyland, chief investment officer for the world’s largest exchange-traded fund in natural gas, said assertions that his company helped drive up energy prices were ”self-serving statistical gibberish.” ”Any time someone tells you that common sense tells you […]

LNG eyes debt play on cash-strapped companies

Reuters UK – Hedge fund LNG Capital is eyeing the debt of companies at risk of running short of cash, seeing the potential for high returns at an early stage of the credit crisis when companies are still able to […]

LNG eyes debt play on cash-strapped companies

The Guardian – Hedge fund LNG Capital is eyeing the debt of companies at risk of running short of cash, seeing the potential for high returns at an early stage of the credit crisis when companies are still able to […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

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