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100 Women in Hedge Funds Award Goes To Kathryn Hall

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – CEO and CIO of Hall Capital Partners, Kathryn Hall, will be awarded the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2009 Industry Leadership Award at its New York Gala, on November 18, 2009. Each year, the organization […]

Hedge fund paid Obama adviser Summers $5.2 million

Reuters – Lawrence Summers, a top economic adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama, was paid about $5.2 million (3.48 million pounds) by hedge fund D.E. Shaw in the past year, financial disclosure forms released by the White House showed on […]

Summers Pocketed $5 Million from Hedge Fund D.E. Shaw & Co.

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Lawrence Summers, who is currently serving as Director of President Obama’s National Economic Council, made millions from his days working as a managing director for hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co.  The New York-based hedge fund, […]

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-Fund Destruction Is the Route to Salvation: David Reilly

Bloomberg – Like plenty of financial players, hedge funds are taking a beating. Many once-high-flying managers have been swamped by losses. Others have abandoned the business after discovering it wasn’t such an easy path to riches. Even some of the […]

Magnetar Said to Limit Fund Withdrawals After Losses

Bloomberg – Magnetar Capital LLC, the $8 billion hedge-fund firm co-run by former Citadel Investment Group LLC trader Alec Litowitz, limited withdrawals from its biggest fund after it lost 30 percent this year through November, according to two people familiar […]

Buffett bets on the S&P 500 to beat a fund-of-hedge-funds

Los Angeles Times – The hedge fund industry can only exist because investors believe their fund managers will deliver above-average returns over time, despite the portfolios’ hefty fees. Master investor Warren Buffett, who has long derided those fees, now has […]

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