Tag Archives: downside


Hedge Fund Tracking: Moore Capital Management

Seekingalpha.com - Moore, named after Bacon’s middle name, is a $10 billion global macro set of hedge funds. The next few funds we will be covering are global macro oriented funds, which is a switch from some of the more value […]

Redemptions Halted by one of the Worlds Largest Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – One of the world’s largest hedge funds has temporarily halted redemptions according to reports. Tudor Investment Corp’s flagship portfolio, has been reported to have halted redemptions so they can segregate difficult-to-sell assets in the fund […]

Tudor’s BVI Suspends Withdrawals, Plans Split Into Two Funds

Bloomberg – Tudor Investment Corp., the firm run by Paul Tudor Jones, temporarily suspended redemptions from the $10 billion BVI Global Fund Ltd. as it splits the hedge fund into two, according to a person familiar with the matter. Tudor […]

Commodities lose diversification edge

Using commodities to hedge potential losses in stock markets has not worked lately, and the tighter link among assets these days means diversification benefits may not be as great as before. Hedge funds, pension funds, mutual funds and wealthy individuals […]

Beyond the Ivied Halls, Endowments Suffer

New York Times – Some of the nation’s universities are trying to sell chunks of their portfolios privately as their endowments swoon with the markets. Among institutional investors, school endowments aggressively embraced private equity, real estate partnerships, venture capital, commodities, […]

Nov. 15 Redemptions Could Overwhelm Unprepared Hedge Funds

Financial-Planning.com – The fate of many a hedge fund relies on what investors decide to do with their money on Nov. 15, when it is possible an overwhelming majority could ask for their money back by the end of the […]

Investors Rush for Redemptions in Fortress Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Clients of Fortress Investment Group LLC have requested to withdraw more than $4.5 billion of their assets over the next few months, according a statement released by the hedge fund yesterday. The company reported its first […]

Goldman Fund Loses Nearly $1 Billion in 9 Months

CNBC – A Goldman Sachs hedge fund that launched in January with over $6 billion under management lost close to $1 billion by September, according to the Financial Times. The fund, known as Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, has told investors […]

Deephaven Freezes Multistrategy Hedge Fund to Avoid Asset Sales

Bloomberg – Deephaven Capital Management LLC, the hedge-fund unit of stockbroker Knight Capital Group Inc., froze a $1.6 billion fund after investors asked to get back 30 percent of their money. Withdrawals from the Deephaven Global Multistrategy Fund were suspended […]

Commodities R.I.P. as Leverage Vanishes, Growth Slows

Bloomberg – Commodities markets are heading for the biggest annual decline since 2001 as investors exit leveraged bets and slowing economic growth erodes demand for raw materials. The value of the 19 commodities in the Reuters-Jefferies CRB Index fell $280.6 […]

RMB launches diversified target fund targeting DB and DC schemes

Professional Pensions – RMB Asset Management has launched a diversified target fund in a bid to help schemes manage funding volatility. The asset management firm said the multi-manager RMB Diversified Target Return Fund has exposure to equities, bonds and alternatives […]

Traders, Hudge-Fund Mgrs Whistle Past Wall Street Graveyard

CNNMoney.com – Wall Street equity traders usually thrive on volatility, but the latest arrival of carnage on their doorstep has distracted and confounded them. This habitually brusque bunch is even more harried than usual, worrying about their livelihoods and the […]

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