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Petite hedge fund WLTM larger partner?

Reuters Blogs – Finding the right partner can be difficult, which is why matchmaking can be helpful. That’s precisely what recruitment firm Alpha Search Advisory Partners is attempting to do with its Hedge Fund Consolidation practice, launched today. The unit, which aims […]

Meridian Fund Advisers Launch With Hedge Fund Specialist as Head

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Meridian Global Fund Services Group has launched a hedge fund consulting affiliate team with Joyce E. Heinzerling as head. The affiliate, Meridian Fund Advisers LLC, will provide hedge fund regulatory and corporate […]

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 […]

Duff Puts Plans on Hold as Hedge Funds Suffer

New York Times Blogs – Duff Capital Advisors has recently laid off dozens of its employees and is holding off on its plans to raise as much as $1.5 billion just eight months after the hedge fund firm began business, […]

Hedge fund closes Bermuda reinsurer

Caribbean Net News – Citadel Investment Group, one of the world’s biggest hedge funds, is closing down a Bermuda reinsurer it formed in 2004, according to a source familiar with the matter. Citadel, which manages roughly $18 billion, thought it […]

India-focused hedge funds lost 46% in ’08

Times of India – Often-touted as manipulative, hedge funds have been time and again blamed for indiscriminate selling and thereby pulling down the domestic stock prices even in India. But India-focused hedge funds have also been affected by the meltdown. […]

Hedge Funds: 2008’s Winners and Losers

Seeking Alpha – Hedge funds often try to offset potential losses in the principal markets they invest in by hedging their investments using a wide variety of techniques. For this very reason, many of them rarely disclose any of their […]

MEPs demand unprecedented openness from hedge funds

Guardian.co.uk – MEPs will call tomorrow for EU legislation to force private equity groups and hedge funds to disclose unprecedented amounts of information about their activities. The demand for tougher regulation comes as private equity groups are warning that the […]

Hedge funds seen switching short exposure to retail

Reuters UK – Hedge funds are likely to increase short exposure to retail stocks following a ban on short selling financial shares imposed by UK and U.S. regulators, industry insiders said on Friday. Equity long/short and market neutral hedge funds […]

Hedge funds face struggle for survival

Globe and Mail – Black clouds have been building over the hedge fund industry for much of the year, and a storm could break in coming weeks as investors receive their second set of lousy monthly results from funds that […]

Managed Funds Association Says Financial Problems Not Related To Short Selling Rules

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- The Managed Funds Association (MFA) and the Coalition of Private Investment Companies (CPIC) called on SEC Chairman Christopher Cox in a letter to not extend the emergency order on short selling beyond the announced expiration date. […]

Worlds Largest Hedge Fund Manager BGI Opens Dubai Office

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has opened an office in the United Arab Emirates’ Dubai International Finance Centre. BGI has been active in the region since 1998 and currently has assets under management of US$ 28 billion […]

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