Tag Archives: current-value


BBVA unit says clients slash hedge fund exposure

Reuters – Clients of Spain’s BBVA Patrimonios have cut hedge fund exposure by more than two-thirds over the past year after disappointing returns, says its chief investment officer, who believes the industry is in meltdown. "Appetite for hedge funds has […]

Hedge Fund Manager Launches Lettable Space Park In Romania

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Argo Group, an emerging markets investment manager, announced the launch of The Era Shopping Park Iasi. Projected to generate EUR 18 million ($25.7 million) in annual rental income the launch is funded by Argo’s private […]

Volatility Hedge Funds Outperform Industry First Time Since 2003

Bloomberg – Hedge funds that profit from turbulence in the financial markets are beating stock, bond and commodity investments for the first time in five years. Volatility hedge funds climbed 7.3 percent this year through August, according to the Newedge […]

Unigestion Hires Former Julius Baer Manager as Head of Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Privately owned asset manager, Unigestion, has appointed Konstantinos Iordanidis as Managing Director and Head of Hedge Funds. Unigestion has $11 billion invested in hedge funds, private equity funds and quantitative equity strategies. Iordanidis is a […]

Goldman Sachs gets nod for Indian mutual fund unit

Reuters India – Goldman Sachs said it has regulatory approval to launch mutual funds in India, Asia’s third-largest economy, joining the likes of AIG, JPMorgan and South Korea’s Mirae Asset who have started operations in the past 18 months. Adam […]

Former Goldman Big Departs From Hedgie Halcylon

New York Post – Former Goldman Sachs exec Steve Mandis has left the $12 billion hedge fund Halcyon Asset Management – one of the oldest hedge funds on Wall Street, according to an investor letter. Mandis was vice chairman and […]

Speculation Game is Over: Hedge Fund Manager

CNBC – As losses mount, hedge funds no longer have the ability to drive speculation in the markets, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer and partner at Eclectica hedge fund told "Squawk Box Europe" on Tuesday. "There is no role for […]

Rogers Hires Two People for Fund of Hedge Funds, Expects Growth

Bloomberg – Rogers Investment Advisors Y.K., a Tokyo-based hedge fund adviser, has hired Yoshiaki Iizuka and Eric Chong as it expects to more than double assets by the year-end. Iizuka, 52, joined Rogers Investment on Aug. 1 as a managing […]

Trader Lands $300 Million To Stay Put At Fortress

Wall Street Journal – Eager to keep one of its key employees, publicly traded Fortress Investment Group LLC has lavished a $300 million share grant on one of its star traders, 38-year-old Adam Levinson. Mr. Levinson, who also is the […]

Hedge firm SAIL hires former Goldman exec as CEO

Reuters HK- SAIL Advisors Ltd, one of Asia’s largest homegrown fund of hedge fund managers, said on Wednesday it hired former Goldman Sachs Group Inc managing director Vincent Duhamel as its new chief executive. Hong Kong-based Duhamel will replace Eliza […]

Hedge fund manager Ashbel Williams in line for top job at Florida SBA

Bizjournals.com- The Florida State Board of Administration is negotiating with hedge fund manager Ashbel C. Williams Jr. for the position of executive director and chief investment officer. Williams is a former executive director of the Florida SBA, a former assistant […]

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