Tag Archives: extreme-volatility


Cayman Islands in the Foreign Press

Cayman Net News – In a landmark decision the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has settled various questions on the suspension of redemption. The ruling (December 12, 2008) in the Strategic Turnaround Master Partnership (based in New York) versus Culross […]

Hedge Fund Roach Motels Might Just Be a Blessing

Bloomberg – The financial crisis is imposing heavy burdens on the hedge-fund industry, and the strain has become more visible. By the end of last week, about 100 hedge funds imposed restrictions on withdrawals. Many funds have become financial roach […]

Citadel Hedge Funds Down, But Not Out

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group lost 13 percent in November, according to a report published by the Wall Street Journal.  This brings the hedge fund firm’s total losses to 47 percent for the year. The losses stem […]

Lee Sustains Losses, May Shut Down Two Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Thomas H. Lee may downsize or shut the door to two of his funds after posting losses of about 40 percent this year, according to the Wall Street Journal. The funds, which together […]

DE Shaw, Farallon Restrict Withdrawals as Fund Freeze Deepens

Bloomberg – D.E. Shaw & Co. LP, the investment firm run by David Shaw, and Farallon Capital Management LLC limited withdrawals by clients, joining more than 80 hedge-fund managers to impose restrictions in the past two months. D.E. Shaw, which […]

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 […]

Tudor’s BVI Hedge Fund Suspends Redemptions, Will Split in Two

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge Fund firm Tudor Investment Corp. has suspended investor redemptions from its $10 billion BVI Global unit until March 31st, giving the company time to split the fund into two.  BVI Global was hit by a […]

Hedge funds done with selling?

Daily News and Analysis – With the last of the deadlines for hedge funds investors to file their redemption requests approaching, experts feel most of them may be done with their selling. The Sensex has lost 1,761 points in the […]

Investors Rush for Redemptions in Fortress Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Clients of Fortress Investment Group LLC have requested to withdraw more than $4.5 billion of their assets over the next few months, according a statement released by the hedge fund yesterday. The company reported its first […]

US hedge funds anxious as redemption deadline looms

Reuters – Anxiety is sweeping the hedge fund industry before a crucial deadline on Saturday, when investors angered by recent heavy losses are expected to demand the return of billions of dollars. "Managers have a pretty good feeling for what […]

Hedge Fund Pentwater Suspends Redemptions

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a letter to investors, Hedge Fund manager Pentwater Capital announced that due to a number of unexpected redemption notices for year-end they have suspended redemptions and withdrawals, effective immediately. "The entire hedge fund industry […]

Hedge funds add to markets’ pain

USA Today – The great unwind in the secretive hedge fund world caused by steep losses has contributed to the megapain in the stock market. Wealthy folks and big investors yanked a record $31 billion to $43 billion out of […]

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