Tag Archives: february-12


INTERVIEW-Hedge funds return to mark to model

Reuters London – Hedge funds are starting to move back to the practice of marking complex structured credit instruments to their financial models because market prices are unreliable, says financial advisory firm Duff & Phelps. James De Bono, managing director […]

Permal Suspends Withdrawals From Two Hedge Funds Run by NWI

Bloomberg – Permal Group temporarily blocked clients from taking money out of two hedge funds that invest with NWI Management LP while NWI changes its redemption rules, according to two people familiar with the matter. The firm, based in London, […]

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 […]

How hedge funds could hurt Apple

There’s an interesting and timely paragraph about Apple buried in the middle of Scott (”The Finance Professor”) Rothbort’s latest primer on hedge funds (Hedge Fund Liquidations: Five Things You Need to Know). He’s explaining how hedge fund investors — technically, […]

3i Infrastructure buys bonds from distressed hedge funds

Telegraph.co.uk – 3i Infrastructure, which is 43pc owned by private equity group 3i, said it had exploited an "anomaly in the market" and added it was keen to take part in any purchase of Gatwick, after BAA was told it […]

RAB Capital Halts Redemptions on Second Fund This Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One month after RAB was forced to revamp their flagship fund, the British hedge fund is halting redemptions on their Energy Fund. After losing more than 50% of its value this year, RAB has informed investors […]

Hedge Funds: Defensive In Tone, Aggressive In Strategy

Wall Street Journal Blogs – In an effort to forestall more redemptions and panic, hedge-fund managers preached “strong stomachs” and washed their hands of responsibility for losses in the latest round of investor letters. A review of nearly a dozen […]

Hedge funds see huge outflow of money, $210 bn

Commodity Online – Steep performance losses and record investor capital redemptions reduced the size of the hedge fund industry by $210 billion in 3Q08. This represents the largest historical quarterly decline in assets, according to data released the other day […]

Hedge funds down but not out

National Post – With strategy-wide net outflows of more than US$31-billion in the third quarter – the largest net capital redemption in the industry’s history – things aren’t looking too good for the hedge fund industry. Its size also fell […]

Legg Mason unit eyes distressed sales: report

Tehran Times – Permal Investment Management, the hedge fund investment division of U.S. asset manager Legg Mason Inc, is aiming to raise up to $500 million to take advantage of a boom in distressed sales of hedge fund holdings, the […]

Will Both Large And Small Hedge Funds Survive?

istockAnalyst.com – September may in fact be the cruelest month of all, at least for hedge funds – now even worse than the previous "comeuppance month" just this last July. Popular funds, such as Greenlight Capital and Maverick Capital had […]

Market tanks on likely US hedge funds redemption

Economic Times Mumbai – The concomitant impact of huge selling in European markets such as FTSE, CAC and DAX, falling more than 3 per cent, has seen a dip back home in realty, bank, IT and capital goods stocks. Sectors […]

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