Tag Archives: convertible arbitrage


Bluenose Launches Capital Market Neutral Hedge Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager, Bluenose Capital Management Ltd. is launching the Bluenose Capital Market Neutral Fund, aimed at accredited and professional investors. Going live on October 1st, 2009, the new fund will employ a proprietary factor-based […]

Hedge Fund Industry Assets Surge – HFR

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Assets invested in the hedge fund industry increased by $100 billion in the second quarter of 2009, ending at $1.43 trillion, according to figures released by Hedge Fund Research (HFR). This is the first quarterly […]

Halfway There: New Hedge Fund Research From Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Credit Suisse Tremont Index LLC released a new research piece, 1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There, a review of how hedge funds have repositioned themselves in the first half of 2009 to generate positive […]

1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There – Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Six months after their worst drawdown on record, hedge funds appear to be demonstrating stronger performance than in some previous recovery periods, such as during the Asian Currency Crisis and the Tech Bubble Burst events. […]

Insight Into June Hedge Fund Performance – Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity managers who maintained a cautious stance through the recent market run-up appeared to be positioned to profit as markets shifted from cyclicals to defensives in June. Overall, the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index […]

Most hedge fund strategies lost money in June -Lipper

Reuters UK – Most strategies employed by hedge fund managers globally failed to generate positivereturns in June as stock markets moved sideways and commodity prices slid during the month, according to estimates from Lipper on Tuesday. The best-performing hedge fund […]

May Performance Up 4.06%, Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Confirms

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – “Hedge funds finished up 4.06% in May, capturing the largest monthly gains since February 2000." Oliver Schupp, President of Credit Suisse Index, said, Emerging Markets funds were the strongest performers, finishing up 6.96%. The Emerging […]

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Estimated to Finish Up 3.61% In May

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund managers posted positive returns across all major strategies in May except for Managed Futures. Returns were driven by favorable investment conditions across equity, credit and commodities markets. India led the positive trend in […]

Hedge Fund Performance for April 2009

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a preliminary hedge fund performance report for April 2009 and asset flows through March, Morningstar reported the largest one month-return since January 2006—bringing hedge fund returns into positive territory for 2009. "Over the last […]

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index White Paper Review

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Convertible Arbitrage: Shifting Gears (more found here at HedgeCo/blogs) discusses the strategy’s ability to generate positive returns both during the declines in equity markets in January and February, as well as during the global market […]

Dow Jones Halts Hedge Fund Publications

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Due to poor market conditions in the distressed securities space, Dow Jones’s hedge fund arm has suspended publication of the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Distressed Securities Strategy Benchmark. The Dow Jones Hedge Fund Convertible Arbitrage […]

‘The Undesirable Effects of Banning Short Sales’

Here Is The City – According to recently published data (for the United States in particular), a large majority of short sellers are market makers who are hedging their bets on the options markets. They were not affected by the […]

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