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Ex-Ospraie Traders Start Falckon Hedge Fund to Bet on Energy -

Bloomberg – Erik Verhaar, a former energy trader at Ospraie Management LLC and Deutsche Bank AG, started a hedge fund this week in the Netherlands as investors are returning to commodities. His new Falckon Capital BV bets on U.K. natural […]

Sovereign fund assets shrink to $3 trln

The Guardian – Value of assets held by the world’s sovereign wealth funds fell to $3 trillion this year from $3.6 trillion at end-2007 as the credit crisis nearly halved their equity portfolio, according to Deutsche Bank. The German bank’s […]

UCITS Fund Launch By FX Concepts

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – New York-based currency manager FX Concepts is launching a new Luxembourg-domiciled fund investing in its flagship Global Currency Program (GCP). The fund has been set up in conjunction with Deutsche Bank. “Investor interest in active […]

Hedge-Fund Startups Sprout as Roc Gathers $1 Billion

June 16 (Bloomberg) — Arvind Raghunathan , former head of Deutsche Bank AG’s global arbitrage business, will open his new hedge-fund firm next month with more than $1 billion, a sign that investors are trickling back after record losses last […]

Boaz Weinstein Said to Raise $160 Million for Saba Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Boaz Weinstein, the bond trader who lost more than $1 billion last year at Deutsche Bank AG, has raised about $160 million since the end of April for his new hedge fund, according to two people familiar with […]

Demand for Hedge Fund Separate Accounts ‘a Knee-Jerk Reaction’

Bloomberg – Hedge fund investors’ growing demands for separate accounts may be an overreaction to increasing redemptions and fraud, participants said at an industry conference in Hong Kong this week. Investors are demanding accounts that allow them to tailor investments, […]

Hedge Fund Assets to Fall 11% in 2009, Study Says

Bloomberg – The global hedge fund industry may shrink by 11 percent this year as funds liquidate and investor withdrawals persist, a Deutsche Bank AG survey said. Industry assets may fall to $1.33 trillion by December, according to 68 percent […]

Hedge Funds That Bet Against Housing Market May Get AIG Cash

Wall Street Journal – Some of the billions of dollars that the U.S. government paid to bail out American International Group Inc. stand to benefit hedge funds that bet on a falling housing market, according to people familiar with the […]

db x-trackers Launches First Hedge Fund ETF

IndexUniverse.com – Two new db x-trackers ETFs were admitted to trading on the Deutsche Boerse Xetra platform on Wednesday, one tracking a Deutsche Bank hedge fund index, and the other tracking the Russell 2000 Index. The db x-trackers db Hedge Fund Index ETF (ISIN: LU0328476337) […]

Blackstone marks down D Bank debt

Financial Times – Blackstone marked down the value of billions of dollars worth of debt it bought at a discount from Deutsche Bank to zero, demonstrating that the group bet too early on a recovery. Blackstone bought the debt in […]

Big Falls in Hedge Fund Borrowing

Financial Times – Hedge funds cut their borrowing to almost nothing in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, according to research by the City watchdog. Data compiled by the Financial Services Authority show that leverage fell to just […]

Madoff scandal boon for mutual funds, DWS exec says

Reuters – The Madoff scandal could be a boon for mutual funds as investors shift into regulated asset management vehicles in Luxembourg or Ireland away from hedge funds in the Caymans, a German mutual funds executive said. "There’ll be a […]

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