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Hedge Fund Dalton to Start $550 Million Distressed Asset Fund

Bloomberg – Dalton Investments LLC, the Los Angeles-based hedge fund with 70 percent of its assets in Japan, is starting a 50 billion yen ($550 million) fund that will invest in U.S. distressed assets, taking advantage of low prices. The […]

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 […]

Augustus macro hedge fund doubles assets

Hemscott – UK-based fund firm Augustus Asset Managers said on Tuesday assets under management in its fixed income and currency macro hedge fund have bucked market trends and doubled in the year to end-October. Augustus, formed from the management buyout […]

Rival Hedge Fund Avoids Steep Loses through Downside Protection Strategies

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) Canadian hedge fund manager, Rival Capital Management launched the Rival North American Growth Fund and since 2007 it has gained more than 80 accredited investors and $15 million in assets under management (AUM). Headquartered in Winnipeg, […]

FoHF Lighthouse Expands Through Integration with GlobeOp

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Fund of hedge funds Lighthouse Partners announced that it is expanding its partnership with GlobeOp Financial Services to a full-service fund administration relationship. More than 20 professionals from the Lighthouse operations team in Florida will […]

Hedge Fund Group Gottex Opens Office in Dubai, Hires Ex-Lehman Manager

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Independent alternative asset and hedge fund management group, Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited, announced the opening of an office in Dubai to capitalise on the growth opportunities in the region.  In addition, Gottex appointed Wassim […]

Short Selling Outperforms FOHFs as Investors Withdraw Over $40 Billion from Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – According to data released by Hedge Fund Research (HFR), the global financial and economic crises accelerated in October, contributing to continued losses in the hedge fund industry, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index falling […]

Triple A seeds new hedge fund by Hong Kong’s EIP

Reuters HK – Triple A Partners, an alternative fund firm specialising in seeding new managers, said on Tuesday it would invest an initial $20 million in a new hedge fund launched by Hong Kong’s Enhanced Investment Products Ltd. Triple A, […]

Aberdeen CEO sees chance to buy hedge funds

Reuters UK – Fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management is eyeing opportunities to snap up funds of hedge funds and funds of private equity funds at bargain-basement prices, its chief executive said on Thursday. Martin Gilbert said that with opportunities in […]

Hedge funds: will it be a renaissance Man?

Times Online – Hedge funds are supposed to like risk and to love leverage. However, in the current markets, it has all got too much for Man Group. The world’s biggest quoted hedge fund manager – and historically one of […]

Blue Mountain freezes fund in face of withdrawals

Reuters – Blue Mountain Capital Management LLC has temporarily halted redemptions at its largest hedge fund after clients asked to withdraw money despite its "distinguished" performance, according to a letter to its investors. New York and London-based Blue Mountain said […]

Gottex hedge funds impacted by high redemptions

Hedge Funds Review Magazine – Troubled Swiss-based alternative asset management group Gottex Fund Management Holdings said assets under management (AUM) were down over $2 billion to $13.5 billion at September 30, 2008, compared with $15.6 billion at June 30, 2008. […]

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