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Man puts $50 million with ex-Brevan Howard traders

Reuters – A portfolio run by Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund firm, has invested $50 million (30 million pounds) in a new start-up fund run by three former Brevan Howard traders. Man’s RMF Global Emerging Managers strategy […]

Investors sue Highland Capital after funds shut

Reuther – A group of wealthy clients who invested $50 million with two hedge funds felled by last year’s credit crisis are accusing Highland Capital Management’s partners of having lied about key facts. LV Highland Credit Feeder Fund LLC, an […]

5:15 Capital Starts Hedge Fund With Nod to Who Song

Bloomberg – Three traders from Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP and RBS Greenwich Capital Markets started a government-bond hedge fund named for one of their favorite songs by the Who. 5:15 Capital Management LLC, named for the track “5:15” on […]

Silo Forges $100M Venture With Private Equity Players

GlobeSt.com – Locally based direct private lender Silo Financial Corp. has formed an alliance with a New York City-based private equity fund to concentrate on non-performing loans, says Silo founder Jonathan Daniel. The fund has earmarked $100 million "for opportunistic […]

Former JPMorgan execs to launch Greater China fund

Reuters – Three former executives at JPMorgan Asset Management plan to launch a Greater China hedge fund via a start-up in Hong Kong, tapping rising investor demand for Asian equities amid the global financial crisis. "Greater China may be the […]

Database raised red flags on Nadel funds in 2005

Herald Tribune – Partners of failed hedge fund trader Arthur Nadel said they were shocked to learn after Nadel disappeared on Jan. 14 that the six hedge funds for which he did the trading had been emptied of their purported […]

Hedge Fund Honchos Burned in Scam Start Fire Sale

New York Post – The founders of a New York hedge fund at the center of the Bernard Madoff scandal have begun selling assets as their firm faces massive losses and a slew of lawsuits, sources told The Post. Walter […]

Deephaven’s Hedge Fund Bought by Stark Investments

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Deephaven Capital Management signed a deal on Tuesday to sell the assets of its flagship hedge fund, Knight Capital Group Inc., to Stark Investments. The founders, Brian Stark and Mike Roth, will give Deephaven investors […]

Some Investors Predicted the Madoff Debacle

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As the investigation continues into what has turned out to be the largest fraud in history, more and more investors are coming forward who saw the red flags early, refusing to do business with Bernard Madoff. […]

Former Columbia Professor Starts Asia Fund of Value Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Van Biema Value Partners LLC, led by a former Columbia Business School professor, started a new fund to invest in Asian hedge funds while plunging markets and client withdrawals force rivals to scale back investments. The Cayman Islands-domiciled […]

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