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Selector hails rise of Ucits III hedge funds

Citywire.co.uk – Fund selector Christian Lundström, from Independent Investment Group in Sweden, is welcoming the evolution of the Ucits III space which is seeing more and more hedge fund groups entering the area. Last week, HSBC Asset Management’s Farley Thomas warned […]

Fortress Investment loss narrows

Reuters – Fortress Investment Group LLC, one of the few publicly traded U.S. hedge fund groups, reported a narrower quarterly loss on surprisingly strong revenue Wednesday, and forecast improved demand for its portfolios in coming quarters. Fortress executives said several […]

MFA Commends CCP Working Group Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Press Release – Hedge fund, funds of funds and managed futures funds group, the Managed Funds Association (MFA) has commended the working group paper, “Report to the Supervisors of the Major OTC Derivatives Dealers on […]

Hedge funds seek to head off regulation

The Independent – Three major European and US hedge fund groups yesterday pledged to work towards worldwide best practice standards after G20 ministers outlined plans to regulate the freewheeling sector. The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association and US counterparts the […]

Madoff distortion makes some hedge funds look good

Reuters – One of the bizarre effects of Bernard Madoff’s alleged $50 billion fraud is that it has boosted the performance of one group of hedge funds when measured against their peers, industry insiders said. At least one major index, […]

Certain hedge funds ‘benefitting from Madoff’

DST International – One group of hedge funds has had its performance boosted in comparison to its peers as a result of the Bernard Madoff scandal, according to a number of industry insiders. Due to the failures of three large […]

Collapsing hedge funds add to temporary stock selling

Detroit Free Press – In our view, incessant selling is coming from the liquidation of hedge funds, and it is the new element in the securities markets that no one has experienced before. This new source of selling has added […]

Alternative investments tank

Denver Post – College endowments and state pension funds that once plowed billions of dollars into hedge funds and private-equity investments as a way to balance their stock holdings officials are watching the value of their alternative investments shrink. So […]

Witnesses Call for Tighter Hedge Fund Restrictions

New York Times – Several leading hedge fund managers told Congress on Thursday they support some new regulation of hedge funds and the complex derivative securities that are partly blamed for the global financial crisis. But they advocated only the […]

Hedge funds grudgingly to reveal US short positions

Reuters – Hedge fund managers are reluctantly preparing to disclose their short positions to U.S. regulators on Monday, a move set to give a rare public glimpse into their secretive trading strategies two weeks later. For shareholders who have blamed […]

Hedge funds move $100bn into safe havens

Financial Times – Hedge funds charging hefty fees for sophisticated trading strategies aimed at outperforming the wider market have collectively parked $100bn in simple money market funds typically used by investors seeking safe rather than spectacular returns. Citigroup estimates that […]

CDS counterparty risks serious threat to global financial markets

Hedge Funds Review Magazine – Greenwich Associates conducted a study of 146 institutions in North America and Europe to determine how fears of counterparty risk were affecting institutional investment and trading strategies. The study revealed that 37% of participating institutions […]

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