Tag Archives: equity-funds


Citadel to cover operating expenses

Chicago Tribune – Citadel Investment Group is covering "a substantial portion" of its operating expenses this year, a break from passing those costs on to clients, Katie Spring, a spokeswoman for the Chicago-based hedge fund, said Thursday. "We felt it […]

Ramius To Wind Down Four Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York City-based Ramius Capital will close four of its hedge funds that manage about $550 million in capital, the Wall Street Journal reports citing people familiar with the matter.  The closing hedge funds are concentrated […]

Technology helps commodity funds outsmart market

Reuters UK – Artificial intelligence is helping trend-following commodity hedge funds triumph in treacherous markets when human brains alone aren’t enough. With industry data showing the average hedge fund down 20 percent or more this year due to strategies messed […]

RAB Capital Halts Redemptions on Second Fund This Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One month after RAB was forced to revamp their flagship fund, the British hedge fund is halting redemptions on their Energy Fund. After losing more than 50% of its value this year, RAB has informed investors […]

California Hedge Fund Manager Charged with “Porfolio Pumping”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission charged San Francisco-based MedCap Management & Research LLC and its principal Charles Frederick Toney, Jr. with defrauding investors via “portfolio pumping.” “Fund investors relied on MMR and Toney to abide by […]

Hedge Funds In The Microwave

Forbes – In an op-ed in the Financial Times on Monday , I described the unraveling and demise of the shadow banking system that started with non-bank mortgage lenders, structured investment vehicles (SIVs) and conduits, major independent monoline broker dealers […]

MAM Launches Hedge Fund-Like Returns Strategy

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  California based Martin Asset Management (MAM) is replicating hedge-fund-like returns and risk factors through its ETF strategies without the heavy fees, lockups and non-transparent holdings, the boutique alternative investment firm said. "Our approach allows investors […]

IRS Restricts Deduction of Fund of Funds’ Management Fees

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- In a recent IRS Revenue Ruling addressing the tax treatment of management fees incurred in a “fund of funds” structure, the IRS’s has severely restricted UPTs (upper tier partnerships) from obtaining tax benefits from management fees. […]

Recent Tax Rulings Affecting Hedge Funds

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has recently issued new rulings and regulations that have an impact on tax filings by many hedge funds.  The new rulings deal with the deduction of investment interest expense for trading funds and fund-level expenses […]

Man Group year profit surges 60%

Reuters- Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund company, posted a 60 percent rise in annual profit on Thursday, riding turbulent financial markets to show strong growth in funds under management which fuelled record management fees. Chief Executive Peter […]

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