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Even hedge funds with gains face redemptions

Reuters – Even hedge-fund managers with portfolio gains are in trouble this year. Dozens of managers who are outperforming the market and their troubled rivals with gains of as little as a few percent or as much as nearly 100 […]

Experts Discuss Hedge Fund Growth at ‘Fighting the Tape’ Seminar

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Top financial industry leaders and more than 200 attendees gathered in New York late last week discuss the volatile hedge fund market and provide insights on distressed funds. Sponsored by global offshore law firm Walkers, the […]

Hedge Fund Tracking: Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global, Q3 2008

Seekingalpha.com    This is the Third Quarter 2008 edition of our ongoing hedge fund tracking series.  Next up, we have Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global. Andreas Halvorsen is one of the many ‘Tiger Cub’ fund managers we cover here on the blog. […]

Misunderstood hedge funds suffered in mid-match rule change

Times Online – Hedge fund managers are spivs and speculators, directly responsible for creating carnage in the world’s financial markets and threatening the future of high street banks. At least, that’s what some argue. But it is, emphatically, not true, […]

Hedge Fund Tracking: Lee Ainslie’s Maverick Capital, Q3 2008

Seeking Alpha – This is the Third Quarter 2008 edition of our ongoing hedge fund tracking series. We’ve already covered Whitney Tilson’s T2 Partners, Peter Thiel’s Clarium Capital, Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square, and Stephen Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital. Next up, […]

Billion-dollar hedge fund stars face grilling

Financial Times – Hedge fund managers who earned more than $1bn last year, including George Soros and Philip Falcone, are being summoned to Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify under oath about the potential risks their firms pose to the […]

Halloween Low For Hedge Funds

New York Post – Back-to-back bruising months in September and October have shaved more than 10 percent of hedge funds’ value, translating into hundreds of billions in losses, according to research and advisory firm Hedge Fund Research. After weathering a […]

With the end of the US election, managers begin to plan for new administration’s effects on economy and regulation

Opalesque – For the US financial markets, as the credit crisis unfolded there was, along with the desire for immediate action, a sense that the government was taking temporary steps until the election would decide which administration would be the […]

The Central Bank of Bahrain Joins Hedge Fund Summit

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Central Bank of Bahrain will be participating in the Hedge Funds Review, Middle East Summit in Bahrain on November 11-12, 2008. "As the funds industry continues to gather pace in the global arena, the CBB […]

Citadel Shifts Capital, Will Focus on Seeding

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citadel Investment Group announced yesterday it will shut down its $1 billion fund of hedge funds portfolio and use the capital to invest in other businesses. The Fusion fund was launched a year and a half […]

Hedge funds working to limit redemptions

Reuters UK – Dozens of hedge funds have told investors they cannot get their money back right now as managers try to limit a wave of redemptions to safeguard all their clients’ investments — as well as their own futures. […]

Hedge funds weigh future as investors pull money out

The Australian – David Gray, UBS’s head of prime services in the Asia-Pacific, says:  "In the next three months, people will make decisions about whether they want to continue their business that may prove uneconomic for them," Hong Kong-based Mr […]

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