Tag Archives: equity hedge


Wall Street money rains on Chuck Schumer

Politico – Schumer, No. 3 in the Senate Democratic leadership and the former chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, has offered scads of proposals that the industry doesn’t like on issues from corporate governance to derivatives to the creation […]

Hedge Fund Performance for August – Morningstar

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds’ good fortunes persisted in August according to a preliminary hedge fund performance report from Morninstar. “Hedge fund returns in August were driven by strong equity markets throughout the developed world,” said Nadia Papagiannis, Morningstar […]

Capintro Outlines Opportunities Available to Hedge Fund Investors in 2009/2010

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A new study by Capintro Partners, analyzing the impact of the events of 2008 on the hedge fund industry, indicates that the crisis may have led to structural changes which could benefit hedge funds. The report […]

Credit Suisse’s AIR Shows Positive Month for Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Long/Short Equity hedge funds returned positive performance in August mainly as a result of the continued uptrend in equity markets, according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse. “Following […]

Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication Suggests a Positive Month for Hedge Funds

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity hedge funds continued to increase overall net exposures in July, enabling managers to capitalize on market upswings early in the month, according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at […]

BTIG Launches Fixed Income Prime Brokerage

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – BTIG LLC. announced that it has expanded its Prime Brokerage group to offer fixed income services, including trading and portfolio financing. The expansion into fixed income is in conjunction with the launch of BTIG’s Global […]

Ex-DKR Oasis Analyst Eechaute Plans Japan-Focused Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Frederic Eechaute, a former senior analyst at DKR Oasis Management Co. LP, will start a Japan- focused equity hedge fund that trades stocks using its own analyst database. Eechaute, who will split his time between Tokyo and Sydney, […]

Most hedge fund strategies lost money in June -Lipper

Reuters UK – Most strategies employed by hedge fund managers globally failed to generate positivereturns in June as stock markets moved sideways and commodity prices slid during the month, according to estimates from Lipper on Tuesday. The best-performing hedge fund […]

Hedge Fund Cantillon Closing: Converting to Long Only Fund

Seeking Alpha – William von Mueffling’s Cantillon Capital Management will be closing down the hedge fund portion of its business. The fund will wind down its positions except for $1 billion worth of long positions as it reverts to a […]

Hedge Fund Legends: Lee Ainslie

Seeking Alpha – Continuing our series of hedge fund profiles and biographies, we turn our attention now to Lee Ainslie of Maverick Capital. We thought this transition was appropriate given how we just yesterday initiated our profile series with coverage […]

Strong Performance In First Six Months For ACP Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  London hedge fund manager ACP Partners, which is soon to merge with TriAlpha Investment Advisors, said that their long/short eguity strategy fund, ACP Financial Opportunities, has beaten its benchmark by over 65% in its first […]

New Legislation Proposed, Raising Hedge Fund Issues

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Carried interest legislation is being considered at the federal, state and local level, raising significant local and international tax issues. Carried interests, which form an essential element of business in almost every section of the […]

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