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More global hedge funds calling it quits in 2008

Reuters – More hedge funds have called it quits worldwide in the first half of 2008 than a year ago, as tumbling markets and finicky investors take a heavy toll on the $1.9 trillion industry, new data show. Liquidations rose […]

Geneva private bank tops fund of hedge funds table

Wealth Bulletin – Geneva-based Union Bancaire Privée emerged as the largest fund of hedge funds provider, replacing UBS Global Asset Management at the top, with $56.8bn, according to the InvestHedge Billion Dollar Club.  Funds of hedge funds showed the first […]

Some hedge funds see assets shrivel in 1st half

Reuters – Some of the world’s biggest hedge funds suffered a dramatic drop in assets in the first half of 2008 as financial markets tumbled and many investors asked for their money back, according to a survey released on Monday. […]

Hedge Fund Launches Venus Index Plus Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Venus Capital Management, Inc. has launched the Venus Index Plus Fund. The general objective of the Fund is to outperform the S&P CNX Nifty India Index without changing the weights in the Index. Venus Capital, […]

Citadel, SAC Capital Get Pick of Casualties as Carnage Worsens

Reuters UK – Balyasny Asset Management LP recruited more than 30 money managers and analysts from competing hedge funds in the first eight months of the year, exceeding its total for all of 2007. “We have been aggressively looking for […]

Citadel, SAC Capital Get Pick of Casualties as Carnage Worsens

Bloomberg – Balyasny Asset Management LP recruited more than 30 money managers and analysts from competing hedge funds in the first eight months of the year, exceeding its total for all of 2007. “We have been aggressively looking for talent, […]

Investments in Asia hedge funds halved

Reuters Singapore – Investors almost halved the money they put into Asia-focused hedge funds in the second quarter compared to the first three months of the year as a selloff in stocks hurt appetite for risky assets, data showed. Asia-focused […]

Investments in Asia hedge funds halved in Q2

Reuters – Investors almost halved the money they put into Asia-focused hedge funds in the second quarter compared to the first three months of the year as a selloff in stocks hurt appetite for risky assets, data showed. Asia-focused hedge […]

Hedge Funds Fell 0.75%, Worst First-Half Performance

Bloomberg – Hedge funds turned in their worst first-half performance in almost two decades as the collapse of subprime-mortgage bonds and rising commodity prices pushed stocks to the brink of a bear market. Hedge funds declined by an average 0.7 […]

Hedge funds turn in their worst record for nearly 20 years because of credit crunch

Independent- Hedge funds turned in their worst first-half performance in almost two decades because of the credit crunch and the onset of a bear market in stocks. Hedge funds declined by an average 0.7pc in June, bringing the year-to-date loss […]

Asian Hedge Fund Assets Drop 10%

BusinessWeek- Assets invested in Asia-focused hedge-fund strategies fell about 10% in the first quarter of 2008, with industry assets under management plummeting from $110 billion to $100 billion, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. Net allocations to Asia-only strategies also […]

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