Tag Archives: credit crunch


Ex-Bear Hedge Manager Allegedly Sought to Use Funds for Condo

Bloomberg – Former Bear Stearns Cos. hedge fund manager Ralph Cioffi, indicted for an alleged fraud that helped bring down the securities firm, attempted to use his $2 million redemption from a fund he supervised as collateral for a condominium, […]

Hedge fund registration backed

Reuters – A global regulatory body backed compulsory registration of hedge fund managers on Monday to restore investor confidence, saying the $1.3 trillion sector did not cause the credit crunch but may have amplified its effects. The International Organization of […]

Group Backs Mandatory Hedge Fund Registration

New York Times Blogs – The compulsory registration of hedge fund managers was backed by a global regulatory body on Monday in an effort to restore investor confidence. The International Organization of Securities Commissions, representing regulators from more than 100 […]

Cayman Islands in the Foreign Press

Caymen Net News – Hedge funds and financial institutions based in the Cayman Islands have been pulling their money out of Britain as they are hit by the credit crunch, according to figures from the Bank of England. The low-tax […]

Hedge funds in Cayman Islands withdraw from UK banks

Hedge funds and financial institutions based in the Cayman Islands have been pulling their money out of Britain as they are hit by the credit crunch, according to figures from the Bank of England. The low-tax regime and limited ­regulation […]

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 […]

Paulson to Launch New Real Estate Fund, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – John Paulson, the hedge fund manager who reaped a windfall betting against the U.S. housing market before the credit crunch, is now hoping to ride to riches on the property industry’s recovery, The Telegraph reported. […]

Church Pension fund opens shop in Asia

Reuters – India Church Pension Fund has invested in Future Group backed Indivision India, Advantage Partners and IDG Accel China. The $8 billion Church Pension Fund based in New York City has roped in Eric Mason(ex-Carlyle Group), to open a […]

Leaders at G20 Vow to Restore International Markets, Keep a Closer Watch on Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds can expect to be kept on a tighter leash in the near future, as leaders from all over the world met at the G20 summit in London to discuss the next steps towards remedying […]

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 […]

Kids Beating the Market While Hedge Funds Struggle

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Despite the credit crunch, sixth formers at Sunningdale Preparatory School, near Ascot, Berkshire, have entered funds into a virtual trading competition… and their early efforts are beating the market. Far from being discouraged by the […]

What kids say about hedge funds

Mail Online – IT’S where a hedgehog lives. MAY, six A hedge fund is a money-hedge and we have one at the bottom of our garden. SAM, six I’VE seen a hedge fund before. They have one at the hospital, […]

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