Tag Archives: general-partner


Hedge Fund CFO Says Boss Made Him Fall Guy

Courthouse News Service – The founder and general partner of a $5 billion hedge fund used the company’s CFO as a scapegoat when investors found out he used their money to buy a private Gulfstream jet, the former CFO claims […]

Bill Ackman appointed to General Growth board

Reuters – Bill Ackman, founder of the Pershing Square hedge fund, has joined the board of bankrupt shopping mall operator General Growth Properties Inc, where he is a large shareholder. Ackman is the founder and managing member of the general […]

Ponzi Funds Said Missing

Wall Street Journal – Prosecutors said $160 million is unaccounted for in a Ponzi scheme allegedly run by hedge-fund manager James Nicholson. At a bail hearing Thursday, Assistant U.S. Attorney Maria E. Douvas said the government’s investigation showed that $293 […]

New Legislation Proposed, Raising Hedge Fund Issues

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Carried interest legislation is being considered at the federal, state and local level, raising significant local and international tax issues. Carried interests, which form an essential element of business in almost every section of the […]

Citywire Reports Funds of Hedge Funds Down 7%

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Funds of listed hedge funds are no longer providing reliable rates of return as the credit crunch continues – despite having been marketed as risk-free investments. Analysis from Citywire shows that the sector has declined […]

Index eyes bargains in biotech

Reuters UK – Bombed-out valuations present an unprecedented buying opportunity in the European biotech sector, according to venture capital firm Index Ventures, which is eyeing both early and late-stage opportunities. "It’s like being in a candy shop," partner Francesco De […]

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