Tag Archives: distressed-securities


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 […]

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 […]

Falcone Starts Fund as Harbinger Client Money Remains Locked Up

Bloomberg – Philip Falcone, who runs the $7 billion Harbinger Capital Partners LLC, is starting a hedge fund that draws on his background in distressed securities, even as investors are locked into his biggest fund. The Credit Distressed Blue Line […]

February Hedge Fund Performance

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar reported a sharp decline in credit and equity markets as the U.S. government announced its stimulus package and financial stability plan. February saw a huge sell-off in U.S. and European bank stocks caused by […]

Geithner Bad Bank Alternative May Rely on Loans to Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s financial-rescue plan may be doomed if he doesn’t offer low-cost loans to hedge funds and other investors to help them buy toxic assets weighing down bank balance sheets. Creating a “bad bank” or “aggregator […]

Blackstone to liquidate two hedge funds

Reuters – Blackstone Group LP said on Tuesday it plans to liquidate two hedge funds as a lack of outside investing amid tight credit markets will prevent them from getting big enough to be meaningful to the company. The private […]

Blackstone Makes Single Manager Hedge Fund Changes to Ensure Profitability

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Blackstone Group is making changes to the single manager hedge funds businesses within its Marketable Alternative Asset Management (MAAM) segment. Blackstone is consolidating its distressed securities fund onto a single operating platform and moving […]

Salus Alpha offers a fund based on hedge fund index to investors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Because of investors’ demand Salus Alpha decided to make the Salus Alpha Directional Market accessible as a fund. This way Salus Alpha continues to launch tracker funds for all hedge fund indices launched by Alternative-Index […]

Interest Rates Top Swiss DMX Alternative Investment Indice

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- The DMX, Directional Markets Index, heads the list of investable Alternative Investment Indices provided by Alternative-Index Ltd, with a month-to-date performance of +0.71% and a stellar year-to-date performance of +16.61%. DMX is listed on the Vienna […]

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