Tag Archives: fund-positions

U.S. regulator to identify hedge fund bets in commods

Reuters – The regulator of U.S. commodity markets said on Tuesday his agency’s weekly Commitments of Traders report will be revamped to include hedge fund positions for better transparency. "Enhancing the quality of information in these weekly reports will better […]

UBP sees ‘unique’ opportunities in hedge fund segment

GENEVA (Reuters) – Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) aims to reinforce its presence in the hedge funds segment as rivals feel the pressure from the prolonged financial crisis, a senior bank official said on Tuesday. "Only the best will survive and […]

Hedge funds using technicals tipped for 2009-2010

Reuters – Hedge funds using technical indicators are likely to fare better in the next two years than those purely basing their strategy on economic fundamentals, a survey of around 200 investors showed on Wednesday. The survey of asset managers, […]

Swiss hedge fund industry to grow as crisis bites

Reuters UK – Switzerland’s fledgling hedge fund industry is set for strong growth in the coming years as the credit crisis forces the industry to focus on lower-cost centres and the country aims to lure managers back from London. Lower […]

Tantallon Closes Its Smaller Companies Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Tantallon Capital, founded by Merrill Lynch & Co. former head of sales Nicholas Harbinson, closed one of its hedge funds after bad bets on Asian stocks, three people familiar with the matter said. The Singapore-based firm shut its […]

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 […]

US hedge fund Fairfield, Swiss private bank merge

Reuters – U.S. hedge fund Fairfield Greenwich Group has merged with Swiss private bank Banque Benedict Hentsch, bringing their combined assets under management to more than $18 billion. The deal will allow Fairfield’s clients to access Banque Benedict Hentsch’s (BBH) […]

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