Tag Archives: equity-funds


Fund inflows gather pace in Sweden

CityWire – During the first three quarters of 2009 the total net inflow into investment funds amounted to SEK 70 billion (€6.8 billion) (over $10 billion). September became the tenth month in a row for net fund inflows. Equity funds have received the bulk […]

No country for stimulus packages – SilkInvest on MENA Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an update from MENA hedge fund investor SilkInvest, CEO Baldwin Berges writes, “While the major economies are still fuelled on policy support level, there are several economies in our region of focus that benefit from […]

Volcker says banks should not own hedge, equity funds-report

Forbes – Banks should not be allowed to own hedge funds or equity funds and their trading activity should be limited, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said in an interview with Il Sole 24 Ore on Thursday. ‘A bank […]

Tokio Marine to Cut Hedge-Fund Investments This Year After Rout

Bloomberg – Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Japan’s biggest casualty insurer, plans to trim hedge-fund investments and shift more of its portfolio in the industry to strategies such as macro and long-short equity funds. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., […]

Hedge Funds Increase +0.64% In June – Hennessee

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund investor consultant and adviser, Hennessee Group LLC, today announced some highlights from the first half of 2009 and the month of June, excerpts follow: “Most hedge fund managers are not buying into the […]

India-centric offshore funds take wings

MSN India – Fund managers are aggressively selling the India theme to overseas investors. After Singapore-based Helios Capital’s fund manager Samir Arora’s India-focused Slumdog Millionaire Equity Fund, domestic brokerage firm India Infoline, run by Nirmal Jain, and Atlantis Investment Advisor […]

Hedge fund firm Polar assets fall, sees new inflows

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Polar Capital reported a fall in assets but has seen net inflows in recent months and said on Wednesday it was looking "more aggressively" at buying firms in distress. Polar said assets under management fell […]

Hedge Funds Post Best Performance Since February 2000

Bloomberg – Hedge funds returned an average 5.2 percent in May, the best performance in more than nine years, as they attracted more money and global markets rallied, Eurekahedge Pte said. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index, tracking more than 2,000 […]

MENA Equity Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager, Majid Al Futtaim Asset Management, is launching its first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) equity fund, the Luxembourg domiciled ‘Elite MENA Equity Fund’. Investors can invest alongside the family office of […]

Why private equity regulation may be unnecessary

GrowthBusiness.co.uk – Its proposals would, if enacted, put an additional burden on both funds and the companies in which they invest. They have been greeted with dismay in the City, but what would they mean for the industry? The central […]

Rasmala Launches 2 Saudi Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Saudi Capital Market Authority has approved Rasmala Investments request to launch two Saudi Equity funds. One of the funds ‘Rasmala Saudi Equity Fund’ will be managed according to the Shari’a guidelines approved by the […]

New Year to Change Hedge Funds

Markets Media News – The New Year is likely to see several important shifts in alternative investing, according to Don Steinbrugge, managing partner of Agecroft Partners, a global consulting and third-party marketing firm for hedge funds. Steinbrugge said during the […]

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