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Hedge fund group Man climbs on talk of MF Global stake sale

The Guardian – Hedge fund manager Man has moved to the top of the FTSE 100 risers, as traders heard talk it may dispose of its remaining stake in broker MF Global. Man spun off the brokerage in July 2007 […]

Hedge fund manager may sell farm after being stung by Madoff

Reuters – Many gamblers have been forced to sell financial assets to cover bets on horses, but it is less common for a lover of thoroughbreds to sell a farm because of bad bets on investments. But that may be […]

HK Fund to team up with Paulson Hedge Fund in Offshore Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – One of Hong Kong’s largest independent financial institutions, Sun Hung Kai Financial, is teaming up with hedge fund Paulson & Co, launching a distressed asset investment fund, according to a Reuters report. John Paulson will […]

Potential for Hedge Fund Returns Is Still There For Investors – Report

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – According to a recent survey conducted by the Association of Investment Companies (AIC), a poll of 1,300 sophisticated private investors showed that 15% believed that hedge funds offer the potential for strong returns in the […]

Lloyds TSB Group: Financials soar after FSA bans short selling

Proactive Investors UK – The top thirty gainers for the London Stock Exchange (‘LSE’) read out like a roll call for the British and Irish financial industry, after the Financial Services Authority (‘FSA’) announced late last night that it was […]

Trailblazer Fink returns to head £200m hedge fund

The Independent – Stanley Fink, the so-called godfather of UK hedge funds, has made a dramatic return to the industry after retiring from Man Group, the largest alternatives manager in the world, only two months ago. Mr Fink confirmed yesterday […]

AIG Seeks Investors, Deals With Harsh Ratings Cuts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an effort to stave off bailout rumors, the Federal Reserve is urging American International Group Inc. to find private investors and warns that they should not expect a loan from the central bank.  However, talks […]

African Agricultural Land Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Emergent Asset Management launched the African Agricultural Land Fund in August 2008, with a second closing to take place in September 2008. The fund has raised almost €2 billion already ($2.9 billion), and wants to […]

Introduction Capital Announces Partner Sponsors

TORONTO – Introduction Capital announced today that HorizonsBetaPro ETFs, Felcom Data Services Inc. and JovVentures Inc. have signed onas the partner sponsors for its third annual forum for global sophisticatedinvestors interested in the Canadian hedge fund market entitled “CanadianHedge Fund […]

Man says demand for fund products remained strong

Reuters – Man Group Plc, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund company, said demand for its fund products had remained strong in the first quarter and it was confident about its prospects for the full year. Sales in the three […]

Hedge Fund Man Group Shows Positive Product Return

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- Global Hedge fund Man Group has increased their assets under management from $74.6 billion at 31 March 2008 to $79.5 billion at 30 June 2008. "Demand for our fund products has remained strong, both from private […]

Man Group Invests in Weather and CAT Bond Company

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- Man Group has agreed to pay $50 million for a 25% stake in Nephila Capital, an alternative investment manager specializing in insurance-based instruments such as insurance linked securities, catastrophe bonds, insurance swaps and weather derivatives. The […]

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