Tag Archives: global-equities


Gartman Starts First Hedge Fund Betting on Stocks, Commodities

Bloomberg – Dennis Gartman, an economist and the editor of the Gartman Letter, said he is creating his first hedge fund to speculate on assets including global equities and commodities. The River Crescent Fund, created Aug. 17, seeks to raise […]

Fixed income unit boosts BNP Paribas CIB revenues

Boston Globe – French bank BNP Paribas’s revenues from corporate and investment banking nearly doubled in the second quarter as robust investor demand boosted revenues from the bank’s fixed income business unit. BNP Paribas’s CIB revenues totaled 3.351 billion euros […]

Few Hedge Funds Started In Europe This Year, Raising Little

NASDAQ – The pace of new European hedge fund launches has stalled this year after the industry’s dismal 2008 performance made investors unwilling to back new ventures. Data provider EuroHedge Monday said just 47 funds started trading in the first […]

Global Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund Launch By Bullman

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) -  Bullman Investment Management (BIM), headed by Nick Bullman, has officialy launched the Bullman Global Fund, a global multi-strategy hedge fund with a minimum investment of $100,000. "Since launch, the Bullman Global Fund has returned 0.76% […]

Bennelong SGI to Start Hedge Fund to Invest in Global Equities

Bloomberg – Bennelong Funds Management, an Australian fund manager with A$400 million ($271 million), will start a second hedge fund to ride through the financial crisis as it seeks to more than double funds under management. Melbourne-based Bennelong wants to […]

Blackstone Makes Single Manager Hedge Fund Changes to Ensure Profitability

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Blackstone Group is making changes to the single manager hedge funds businesses within its Marketable Alternative Asset Management (MAAM) segment. Blackstone is consolidating its distressed securities fund onto a single operating platform and moving […]

GlobeOp Strengthens European Domiciled Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – GlobeOp announced the strengthening its European-domiciled hedge fund administration services following the licensing of its Dublin office by the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority, expanding the company’s existing fund administration network based in the Cayman […]

BNP Paribas Wins Prime Brokerage Business With Hedge Fund CQS

Bloomberg – BNP Paribas SA, France’s biggest bank, won prime brokerage business in Asia with hedge fund CQS (U.K.) LLP as it seeks to lure clients in the region from rivals. The new contract with CQS, a London-based hedge fund […]

Hedge Fund Service Team Launched by BNP Paribas

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – BNP Paribas has launched a global, transversal, multi-asset, hedge fund client service team. The team will be a single point of entry for Hedge Funds for all inquiry, according to BNP, leveraging the bank’s capabilities […]

Morgan Stanley prime broker woes seen lasting

guardian.co.uk – Morgan Stanley survived the recent panic in financial markets, but its prime brokerage business may never fully recover. More than a third of Morgan’s prime brokerage assets went out the door during the past month — some rivals […]

Citadel Hires Three From Lehman’s Europe Mortgage Bond Trading

Bloomberg.com: UK & Ireland – Citadel Investment Group LLC, the $19 billion hedge-fund firm run by Kenneth Griffin, hired three senior executives from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to boost its fixed-income team. Timothy Bryan Wilkinson, former head of fixed income […]

Former Long-Term Capital Employee Shys Away from Leverage, Starts Own Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – David Ko, a former quantum physicist and Long-Term Capital Management employee, has set up his own hedge fund according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Kurtosis Capital Partners will employ a global macro strategy […]

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