Tag Archives: financial-stability


A lesson from hedge funds

Herald – When you think about future financial stability, ask yourself this contrarian question: Why is it that the nefarious hedge funds, supposedly the bad boys of the financial world, actually came through last year’s crisis in relatively good shape? […]

Cayman Islands Current Financial Position – Not Bankrupt

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a statement outlining the Cayman Islands financial position, the Hon. McKeeva Bush, Leader of Government Business/Premier Designate issued a statement regarding recent media coverage suggesting that the Cayman Islands is bankrupt, “We can confirm […]

Hedge Fund Shareholder Joins Board of Directors

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund founder J. Winder Hughes, III, has joined wastewater treatment and power generation technology company, ThermoEnergy Corporation, on the Company’s Board of Directors. Hughes is the Managing Director of the private equity firm of […]

Ogier’s ‘Evolution of Offshore Investment Funds’ Seminar

PR Inside – “Hedge fund managers naturally seek international as well as national investors. To continue to do so in today’s evolving regulatory environment, managers are likely to need to establish operations in the EU for EU domiciled investors, in […]

Fund plans ‘could strangle’ City

BBC – Under the EU plans, hedge funds would be required to be more open, and their ability to borrow would be limited. The Mayor is concerned that if these rules are adopted, hedge funds will be driven to relocate […]

Obama’s Overhaul Would Register Hedge Funds

Courthouse News Service – President Obama’s plan to overhaul financial regulations, to prevent a repeat of the country’s credit and banking catastrophe, is laid out in a "nearly final" 85-page document the president is expected to reveal today.      Among […]

AIMA Statment On The Turner Review

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – “We welcome the publication of the Turner Review, which is an impressive and comprehensive piece of work." Andrew Baker, Chief Executive of The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), said, "It is about the banking system’s […]

Has the moment for greater UK hedge fund regulation passed?

Reuters – Tuesday’s grilling of UK hedge fund executives is likely to create plenty of noise but produce little in the way of new rules. While media-shy TCI founder Chris Hohn and others will face tough questions from the Treasury Select Committee […]

Hedge fund chiefs face grilling on role in crisis

guardian.co.uk – Secretive hedge fund barons, blamed by many for undermining Britain’s financial stability, will be unmasked on Tuesday when they are forced into the public spotlight by the powerful Treasury select committee. As suggestions grow that hedge funds have […]

Hedge Funds Appear to Have Dodged a Bullet

Seeking Alpha – If you happen to be in need of Vaseline and find that your local pharmacy is sold out, never fear. Chances are, the entire stock has been purchased by your friendly neighbourhood hedge fund manager. If you […]

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