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UPDATE 1 – Och-Ziff reports loss, sets aside bonuses

CNN Money – Hedge fund firm Och-Ziff Capital Management Group reported a wider second-quarter net loss Tuesday and lower-than-expected distributable earnings, a number analysts look at closely. The New York-based firm, one of only a small number of publicly traded […]

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Costas launches boutique bank and a 2nd act

CNN Money – John Costas, who helped make UBS AG into one of the world’s biggest investment banks, wants to build a lasting Wall Street player — and put the 2007 demise of hedge fund Dillon Read Capital Management behind […]

Investors eye safer funds, firms must adjust-survey

CNN Money – Money managers must offer new portfolios and keep cutting costs to survive in an era where frightened investors prefer safer fixed-income funds to stock and hedge funds, a report released Monday showed. Badly bruised by last year’s […]

INTERVIEW-AQR hedging its bets with big mutual fund plan

CNN Money – AQR Capital Management LLC, among the world’s largest hedge fund managers, will introduce another hedge fund-style mutual fund next month, as it expands its reach beyond the biggest investors. Greenwich, Connecticut-based AQR, a $20 billion firm led […]

Vulture investors are looking for prey

CNN Money – They pray for recessions and smile a little wider when a company climbs onto its death bed. Welcome to the world of distressed, or so-called "vulture" investors, an often-ignored corner of the market that has increasingly taken […]

SUMMIT-SNAP ANALYSIS-G20 adds flesh to regulatory bones

CNN Money – They are finally getting more serious on regulation. But success will hinge on delivery, not just detail. The G20 summit in London will adopt a more detailed approach to overhauling the world’s financial rules in a bid […]

US hedge funds worry about expected new rules

CNN Money – For years, U.S. hedge fund managers have worried that their loosely regulated and secretive industry would one day face tougher regulations. Now that day seems to be here. "It was inevitable that this would happen," said Brad […]

Hedge funds manager’s girlfriend pleads guilty to helping him flee

CNN.com – The girlfriend of a convicted hedge fund manager who disappeared last year, leading to speculation that he had committed suicide rather than report to prison, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to helping him, according to federal prosecutors. Debra Ryan […]

Main Citadel Hedge Funds Dropped Estimated 53% In ’08

CNN Money – Citadel Investment Group’s main hedge fund lost 53% for 2008, according to a person familiar with Citadel’s preliminary estimates. The $10 billion Kensington and Wellington funds lost about 9% during the first 24 days of December, punctuating […]

Asia markets trade higher

TREND Information – Major Asia and Pacific markets traded higher Tuesday in the waning days of a dismal year, reported CNN. In Tokyo, the Nikkei closed 1.3 percent higher during an abbreviated final trading day of 2008. Despite the positive […]

BH Macro swings to NAV discount

Reuters – Shares in BH Macro, a listed feeder fund to the Brevan Howard global macro fund, Europe’s biggest hedge fund with assets of $20 billion, have sunk to a 13 percent discount to net asset value as a wave […]

Hedge funds reject voluntary code

Wealth Bulletin- A spokesman for the HFWG confirmed last week that the guidelines, which were aimed at raising governance levels across the traditionally secretive industry, have found no support beyond the original 14 signatories – including Man Group, Brevan Howard, […]

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