Tag Archives: founding-partners


GLG Partners Adds Pendragon Hedge Fund Managers

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Global alternative asset manager, GLG Partners LP, is teaming up with two of the founding partners of London hedge fund Pendragon Capital, Kaveh Sheibani and Julian Harvey Wood, to focus on event driven strategies. In […]

Big Time NYC Lawyer Accused of Scheming Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A prestigious New York City lawyer has been arrested and charged with masterminding a $100 million real-estate scheme that targeted large institutional investors and hedge funds. Marc Dreier, of Dreier LLP on Park Avenue, was arrested […]

Beyond the Ivied Halls, Endowments Suffer

New York Times – Some of the nation’s universities are trying to sell chunks of their portfolios privately as their endowments swoon with the markets. Among institutional investors, school endowments aggressively embraced private equity, real estate partnerships, venture capital, commodities, […]

FoHF Lighthouse Expands Through Integration with GlobeOp

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Fund of hedge funds Lighthouse Partners announced that it is expanding its partnership with GlobeOp Financial Services to a full-service fund administration relationship. More than 20 professionals from the Lighthouse operations team in Florida will […]

Hedge Funds Praise The Receivables Exchange

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Receivables Exchange, the world’s first online marketplace for real-time trading of accounts receivable, today announced that it has launched its proprietary patent-pending trading platform to conduct live trading of accounts receivable. “The Receivables Exchange is […]

Long-only turmoil pushes investors to hedge funds -

Financial Standard – As the GFC batters confidence in long-only equities, sentiment is turning to hedge funds, provided you partner with groups that are reputable and well run, said Spencer Young, chief executive officer of HFA Holdings. The result is […]

Mizuho Said to Hire Ex-Lehman Electronic Trading Team

Bloomberg – Mizuho Financial Group Inc., Japan’s second-largest bank by revenue, will start electronic trading in Asia after hiring a team of 16 former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. employees, two executives familiar with the plan said. The team, led by […]

BOE’s Gieve Says Markets Still `Under Acute Strain’

Bloomberg – Bank of England Deputy Governor John Gieve said investors are still facing “acute” stress as market declines force hedge funds to sell assets. “The financial system remains under acute strain,” Gieve said in a speech in London today. […]

Iraqi Funds: “Business as Usual”

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Iraq and the Babylon Fund sailed fairly unscathed through the panicky financial markets in September, according to CEO Robert Torkelund. “Our strategy to focus on sticky money instead of any cheap hot money flow, has […]

Investor Confidence Index Declines in October

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – State Street Global Markets, the investment research and trading arm of State Street Corporation, released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index for October 2008. Confidence among North American investors fell particularly sharply […]

Agecroft Hires Hedge Fund Manager

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund third party marketing firm, Agecroft Partners has hired its 5th Managing Director, Jarratt Ramsey. Jarratt spent the last 11 years at multi-billion hedge fund Chesapeake Capital Management. "Jarratt is a wonderful addition to […]

Foreign funds cut Nigeria exposure, impact limited – analysts

Reuters – Nigeria’s buoyant real economy and strong domestic liquidity will limit the damage caused by hedge funds and portfolio investors pulling money out of the country as the global financial crisis bites, analysts say. The sheer size of Nigeria’s […]

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