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Atticus Chief Exits, Leaving High Water Mark Behind

CNBC – Another of the once giant hedge funds is all but closing its doors. Atticus Capital founder Timothy Barakett, 44 years of age, is shuttering his flagship fund and returning $3 billion in capital to his investors. The roughly […]

Wanted: Private clients for hedge funds

Citywire.co.uk – The polished doors of the poshest hedge fund offices in St. James’s Park have been closed to humble private client managers in recent years. As the good times rolled the retail market place was of little interest to […]

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Farewell

New York Times – Two weeks from now, a seven-year-old hedge fund called Alson Capital Partners will return around $800 million to its investors, and shut its doors for good. The fund was founded and managed by Neil Barsky, 51, […]

The hedge fund industry saw steep declines last year. Just not these folks

Forbes – You’d be hard pressed to find anyone but limousine drivers and beaten-down investors shedding tears for the end of the hedge funds’ golden age. The average hedge fund lost 18% last year, and one in seven shut its […]

UBS sees hedge fund assets shrinking

Reuters – Hedge fund assets will continue to shrink this year, falling as much as two-thirds from their 2007 peak, but investors will return and assets will rebound when the economy revives, Alex Ehrlich, global head of prime services at […]

A Hedge Fund Managers Mutual Twist

CNNMoney.com – In what looks like a sign of the hard times in the hedge fund world, AQR Capital Management – one of the industry’s biggest names – is opening its doors to the retail market. In January, the investment […]

Englander’s Millennium Funds May Lose $1 Billion to Withdrawals

Bloomberg – Millennium Partners LP, the $13.5 billion hedge-fund firm run by Israel Englander, plans to return $1 billion to investors who asked for their cash back by year-end, according to two people familiar with the matter. The redemptions, equal […]

NY hedge fund swindler going to medical facility

Newsday – A federal judge has ordered a detailed physical and mental health evaluation for hedge-fund swindler Samuel Israel III before deciding whether he’s competent to plead guilty for skipping out on prison. Judge Kenneth Karas accepted a joint recommendation […]

Hedge fund founder barred from pleading

Boston Globe – A federal judge barred Samuel Israel, the convicted founder of hedge fund firm Bayou Group LLC, from entering a plea to bail jumping, saying his addiction to methadone may have impaired his judgment. A US judge cited […]

Hedge fund fraud cover offered

Financial Times- When hedge fund manager and convicted fraudster Samuel Israel III disappeared this month, leaving nothing but the message "suicide is painless" scrawled in the dust on his car, you can be sure his life assurer did not pay […]

Hedge fund fraud cover offered

Financial Times- When hedge fund manager and convicted fraudster Samuel Israel III disappeared this month, leaving nothing but the message "suicide is painless" scrawled in the dust on his car, you can be sure his life assurer did not pay […]

Girlfriend of NY hedge fund swindler who disappeared is charged with helping him escape

International Herald Tribune- The girlfriend of a missing hedge fund swindler was arrested Thursday and charged with helping him elude his sentence on the day he was supposed to begin serving 20 years in prison. Debra Ryan was charged with aiding […]

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