Tag Archives: distressed-debt


Augustus macro hedge fund doubles assets

Hemscott – UK-based fund firm Augustus Asset Managers said on Tuesday assets under management in its fixed income and currency macro hedge fund have bucked market trends and doubled in the year to end-October. Augustus, formed from the management buyout […]

Hedge Funds Lower Fees, Lengthen Lockups on New Bond Funds

Bloomberg – Artradis Fund Management Pte, RAB Capital Plc’s Northwest unit and Cannizaro (Hong Kong) Ltd. are cutting fees and locking up investors’ money for longer in new hedge funds that will buy bonds after prices fell in Asia. Merrill Lynch & […]

Perot’s Parkcentral Fund Closes as Credit Freezes

Bloomberg – Parkcentral Capital Management LP, an investment firm that manages money for the family of former U.S. presidential candidate H. Ross Perot, is liquidating a fixed-income hedge fund because it’s “no longer viable.” Parkcentral Global Hub Ltd.’s assets fell […]

Brazil Hedge Funds See Record Outflows Even as They Beat Market

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds saw a record 14.3 billion reais ($6.7 billion) in withdrawals last month after returns trailed a fixed-income benchmark even while defying a 25 percent plunge in the Bovespa stock index. The redemptions brought total outflows […]

Brazil Hedge Funds See Record Outflows Even as They Beat Market

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds saw a record 14.3 billion reais ($6.7 billion) in withdrawals last month after returns trailed a fixed-income benchmark even while defying a 25 percent plunge in the Bovespa stock index. The redemptions brought total outflows […]

Permal Suspends Withdrawals From Two Hedge Funds Run by NWI

Bloomberg – Permal Group temporarily blocked clients from taking money out of two hedge funds that invest with NWI Management LP while NWI changes its redemption rules, according to two people familiar with the matter. The firm, based in London, […]

Citadel To Launch New Funds, New Strategies

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After a disappointing year, Citadel will launch several new hedge funds in hopes of countering the losses of their main hedge fund. The multi-strat $10 billion Kensington Global Strategies Fund has fallen over 30 percent this […]

Cruz Eyes Return a Year After Morgan Ouster

Street.Com – Zoe Cruz, the Morgan Stanley co-president pushed out by the firm late last year, is eyeing a role at an asset management firm, or possibly raising money to start a hedge fund, according to a person familiar with […]

Hedge funds target corporate lending as banks dry up

Reuters – An unprecedented cash crunch is choking the ability of banks to lend and creating an opportunity for hedge funds to launch, or ramp up corporate lending facilities. Companies that have relied on bank borrowing to grow, or even maintain […]

Citadel Hires Three From Lehman’s Europe Mortgage Bond Trading

Bloomberg.com: UK & Ireland – Citadel Investment Group LLC, the $19 billion hedge-fund firm run by Kenneth Griffin, hired three senior executives from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to boost its fixed-income team. Timothy Bryan Wilkinson, former head of fixed income […]

JGBs jump on safe-haven bids after Lehman collapse

Reuters Tokyo – Japanese government bond futures soared by their daily limit of 3 full points on Tuesday and 10-year yields hit a five-month low on safe-haven buying in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Global stock markets […]

Stanley Fink plots comeback with Lord Levy in hedge fund venture

Daily Telegraph – Stanley Fink, the former boss of Man Group, who became one of the City’s best-known financiers, is teaming up with Lord "Cashpoint" Levy to make a spectacular comeback to the hedge fund industry he quit last year. […]

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