Tag Archives: fund investments


Rabbe Ekholm Launches Independent Hedge Fund Replicator

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Rabbe Ekholm, founder and CEO of True Beta LLC announced the launch of TrueBetaD and is holding a discussion on the importance of hedge fund replication strategies in New York September 15th. “Institutional investors are […]

Guardian lost £24m in bungled currency trading

Times Online – Guardian Media Group, the owner of The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, lost £24m last year on botched currency trading as it tried to protect hedge-fund investments. The newspaper publisher, which is considering closing The Observer, the […]

CIC Turns to Friends: Morgan, Blackstone

Wall Street Journal – China Investment Corp.’s $200 billion sovereign-wealth fund is reaching out to old friends in the U.S. as it ventures into hedge-fund investing. The fund has selected Morgan Stanley and Blackstone Group LP to oversee hundreds of […]

Tokio Marine to Cut Hedge-Fund Investments This Year After Rout

Bloomberg – Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Japan’s biggest casualty insurer, plans to trim hedge-fund investments and shift more of its portfolio in the industry to strategies such as macro and long-short equity funds. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., […]

Are Pension Funds the New Venture Capitalists?

Seeking Alpha – According to "Calpers Weighs Expanding Own Hedge-Fund Investments" by Jenny Strasburg and Craig Karmin (Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2009), the giant California pension fund may be the first stop for fledgling hedge fund managers who seek […]

Church Pension fund opens shop in Asia

Reuters – India Church Pension Fund has invested in Future Group backed Indivision India, Advantage Partners and IDG Accel China. The $8 billion Church Pension Fund based in New York City has roped in Eric Mason(ex-Carlyle Group), to open a […]

Hedge-Fund Firms Pressed to Consolidate After Losses Erode Fees

Bloomberg – Mohammed Syed has spent the past seven years scouting out the best hedge-fund investments for clients of his Axiom Fund Manager Ltd. Now, he’s seeking to expand the $100 million he oversees by acquiring rivals. “I am looking […]

Tuckerbrook to Provide Daily Transparency for Hedge Fund Clients

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In the wake of the Madoff scandal, Tuckerbrook Alternative Investments is offering its hedge fund investors the daily market value of assets in their capital accounts. "In light of the impact 2008 is having on […]

Madoff Red Flags Could Have Been Raised by Santander’s Software

Bloomberg – Banco Santander SA’s hedge fund unit used risk software that according to its developer may have “waved red flags” about Bernard Madoff investments. “You definitely would have seen it,” Riskdata SA Chief Executive Officer Ingmar Adlerberg said in a […]

Hedge Funds County Once Championed Now Prove Too Risky

Voiceof San Diego – San Diego County’s pension fund is slashing its $1 billion hedge-fund portfolio and acknowledging that the investments it once championed have become too risky and no longer make sense. The board of the San Diego County […]

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