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Third Avenue Launches Credit Fund, Hires Blackrock Hedge Fund Specialist

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Third Avenue Management LLC, the investment adviser to the Third Avenue Funds has launched the Third Avenue Focused Credit Fund, capitalizing on credit, distressed and value equity investing. “The current market environment provides attractive opportunities […]

Hedge fund FRM unit to invest $60 mln in new fund

Forbes – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors (FCA) said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

FCA To Invest $60M In WestSpring HF

Reuters – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors (FCA) said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

FRM unit to invest $60 million in new fund

Reuters India – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

Hedge Funds: Back to Basics

Seeking Alpha – With the news getting worse and worse for the hedgies (e.g. Fortress, Thomas Lee, D. E. Shaw), it’s time for a rethink on hedge funds. For hedge fund investors: You probably went into them believing that they […]

Alternative holdings sour for endowments, pensions

The Associated Press – College endowments and state pension funds plowed billions of dollars into hedge funds and private-equity investments as a way to balance their stock holdings, and for a time they got supercharged returns. Those days are over. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beyond the Ivied Halls, Endowments Suffer

New York Times – Some of the nation’s universities are trying to sell chunks of their portfolios privately as their endowments swoon with the markets. Among institutional investors, school endowments aggressively embraced private equity, real estate partnerships, venture capital, commodities, […]

Growth in Alternative Investments Among Institutions and Financial Advisors Expected to Continue

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar and Barron’s today released highlights of a recent national survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments among institutions and financial advisors. “Our survey found that both institutions and advisors want alternative investments […]

Hedge funds ‘are resilient’

Reuters – In spite of suffering more than most markets in the global downturn, hedge funds are likely to bounce back faster than other markets. That is the view of Barclay’s Capital director Frank Gerhard whose company is a major […]

London Hedge Fund Manager Alan Miller Makes a Comeback

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – According to a report in the Financial Times, London hedge fund manager Alan Miller has returned to the industry after a two-year absence by becoming a partner at SilverStreet Capital, a small London fund of […]

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