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Hedge Fund Broker Dealer Expands With Hires of Jennifer Bloom and Catherine Wagner

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Broker dealer BTIG LLC, has expanded its Capital Introduction team with the addition of Jennifer Bloom and Catherine Wagner as Vice Presidents to help drive the firm’s services to its Prime Brokerage and Outsource Trading clients. […]

Nexar Capital Group Hedge Fund Launch

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund group, Nexar Capital Group SCA, announced the launch of an investment from funds managed by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm. The hedge fund firm was founded by industry […]

Cayman Hedge Fund Results Up For US Equity Market Neutral Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Global Hedge Fund Group said that their flagship fund, the US Equity Market Neutral Fund showed annual returns of between 22-45%, accompanied with a volatility of 8-12% per annum. The fund commenced trading on 20 August […]

Tollgrade Communications challenges independence of nominees for board

Pittsburgh Tribune Review – Tollgrade Communications Inc. is challenging the independence of two nominees for seats on its board of directors because a dissident hedge fund group is paying them to run as part of its bid for control. Tollgrade, […]

SEC Charges Hennessee On Bayou Hedge Fund Miss

Post Chronicle – U.S. securities regulators charged a prominent hedge fund industry executive on Wednesday with failing to properly review collapsed hedge fund Bayou Group before recommending that their clients invest. Hennessee Group and its principal Charles Gradante, who runs […]

Bay State firm is sued in Madoff scandal

Boston Globe – Investors of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff have filed 18 lawsuits against Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. in an effort to recoup $3.3 billion that its hedge fund group lost in the scandal. But the Springfield insurer is […]

Legg Mason Launches Tactical Allocation Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Investment management company Legg Mason Inc. has launched a global multi-asset tactical allocation mutual fund named Legg Mason Permal Tactical Allocation Fund. The fund, which targets institutional and retail taxable and tax-exempt investors, will be […]

“Tiger cub” raises $80 million for long-only hedge fund

Greenwich Time – The Greenwich-based Viking hedge fund group run by Andreas Halvorsen started a new fund to focus on buying stocks after selling them short became more risky. Viking Long Fund LP began trading last month after initially raising […]

Geneva private bank tops fund of hedge funds table

Wealth Bulletin – Geneva-based Union Bancaire Privée emerged as the largest fund of hedge funds provider, replacing UBS Global Asset Management at the top, with $56.8bn, according to the InvestHedge Billion Dollar Club.  Funds of hedge funds showed the first […]

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