Tag Archives: fund-of-fund


UPDATE – JSD Research Reveals Hedge Fund Employees Knew About Market Shift Ahead of Time

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – A survey conducted by Job Search Digest, publishers of Hedge Fund Jobs Digest, revealed a shift in the hedge fund industry. Given the current state of the market, the results tell an interesting story and […]

Hedge funds count the cost of trading losses

Guardian.co.uk – Hedge funds and banks are expected to bear the brunt of derivative losses estimated at $15bn (£9.4bn) linked to the collapse of Iceland’s three major banks – Landsbanki, Glitnir and Kaupthing – which failed in rapid succession last […]

India-focused hedge funds lost 46% in ’08

Times of India – Often-touted as manipulative, hedge funds have been time and again blamed for indiscriminate selling and thereby pulling down the domestic stock prices even in India. But India-focused hedge funds have also been affected by the meltdown. […]

The Hedge Fund Meltdown: Another Reason Wealth Needs Spreading

AlterNet – Jack Nash, a key pioneer of the global hedge fund industry, passed away this past summer. Much of the rest of the industry may soon join him six feet under. The industry, one insider told the Financial Times […]

Financial Armageddon Possible Tomorrow, Says Tom Wolfe

Gawker – Last week the Observer, Tom Wolfe said the truly rich would be protected from the Wall Street meltdown because all the smart guys had long since decamped for hedge funds, leaving investment banks staffed by "real second-raters." This […]

Hedge funds grab the spotlight on Wall St.

Politico.com – Even as the storied financial names vanish — Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns — they’re being quietly replaced by less familiar ones: Cerberus Capital Management, Citadel Investment Group, SAC Capital Partners and the other biggest hedge […]

AIG share crash means more pain for top U.S. funds

Reuters – Fidelity Investments’ Harry Lange, manager of its one-time star Magellan fund, made what now looks like a poorly timed move in June: he nearly doubled his holdings of AIG. Lange, who has already seen other financial bets sour, […]

Blackstone: $5 billion limit for LBO bank financing

Reuters – Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP’s chief operating officer said on Tuesday that the limit on bank financing for leveraged buyouts was about $5 billion. But COO Tony James said there were multiple opportunities to invest despite the […]

Cayman Islands Sets Milestone with 10000 Registered Funds

ITNews- Recent second quarter figures from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), have confirmed the achievement of a key milestone by the Cayman Islands financial services industry, with more than 10,000 investment funds currently registered in the jurisdiction. At the […]

Rushbrook accuses hedge funds of rights exploitation

The Herald- Bearish fund manager Ian Rushbrook has moved the £190m Personal Assets Trust (PAT) from zero to 75% in equities in recent weeks, and is overweight in banks, he told the trust’s shareholders yesterday. But the veteran manager, who […]

Top funds may have lost $4 bln on Freddie and Fannie

Reuters- Some of the best known U.S. fund firms probably suffered significant losses in last week’s meltdown in the stocks of mortgage finance agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Among the casualties may be the one-time star stock-picker Bill Miller […]

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