Tag Archives: extra-security


Whitebox hedge fund puts halt to cashing out

Minneapolis Star Tribune – Hedge fund manager Whitebox Advisors won’t let customers cash out, according to a national publication that follows the lightly regulated industry that manages money for affluent individuals and institutions. The Minneapolis firm, which runs about $4 […]

Central banks may expand range of collateral

Washington Post – Central banks in the United States, Europe and Japan will consider taking foreign-denominated assets as collateral in an effort to provide liquidity for battered financial markets, the Nikkei newspaper said on Sunday. Currently most central banks only […]

FRM Seeds Asset-Based Lending Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based hedge fund, has received a vote of confidence from FRM Capital Advisors in the form of a major investment.  Victory Park Capital plans on expanding their asset-based lending fund in hopes […]

Devaney’s Funds Wiped Out After United Capital Gets Margin Call

Bloomberg- John Devaney is liquidating hedge funds at his United Capital Markets Holdings Inc. after failing to meet a margin call from Deutsche Bank AG. Deutsche Bank seized and auctioned off collateral after the Horizon group of funds failed to […]

Hedge Fund Report; Bear Buyout Could Cost Taxpayers

New York Post- Taxpayers are all but certain to take a hit on the securities the Federal Reserve accepted as part of JPMorgan Chase’s takeover of Bear Stearns, according to a report by a hedge fund that is an investor […]

Former Pimco Manager to Launch New Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former Pacific Investment Management Co. portfolio manager John Brynjolfsson is rumored to be starting his own hedge fund in the near future.   Ronald Solberg of Viking Asset Management will team up with Brynjolfsson to run […]

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