Tag Archives: global-funds


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 […]

Independent Fund Administration Service Expanded to the U.S.

New York – Trident Trust is expanding its fund administration service to the U.S. to cater to domestic hedge and private equity funds. The new U.S. office offers clients access to Trident Trust’s three decades of experience providing independent corporate, […]

Fund of Hedge Funds Industry Shrinks by 30% – Says InvestHedge Billion Dollar Club survey

The funds of hedge funds industry shrank by nearly 30% in 2008. Volatile markets, zero liquidity, and year-end average returns of -16.63% led to the asset outflows for the global funds of funds industry, according to the latest survey of […]

Och-Ziff Funds Said to Have Eliminated at Least 10 Jobs in Asia

Bloomberg – Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, the New York-based hedge-fund manager that went public last year, eliminated at least 10 jobs in Asia, including partner Raaj Shah, said two people familiar with the matter. The cuts made last week, out […]

The Central Bank of Bahrain Joins Hedge Fund Summit

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Central Bank of Bahrain will be participating in the Hedge Funds Review, Middle East Summit in Bahrain on November 11-12, 2008. "As the funds industry continues to gather pace in the global arena, the CBB […]

Key 2010 Olympics company in BC refinances just ahead of deadline

Metro Canada – A company that will play a key role in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games ended rampant speculation about its financial well-being Thursday by completing a deal to refinance a $1.7-billion loan – just hours before deadline. Intrawest […]

Wall Street layoffs could surpass 200000

Los Angeles Times – Traders and investment bankers might have more to worry about than dwindling bonus pools this year as mass firings on Wall Street are set to hit a record. The fallout from this year’s global credit crisis […]

Nippon Life Insurance to Boost Hedge Fund Investments

Bloomberg – Nippon Life Insurance Co., Japan’s biggest life insurer, said it will boost hedge fund investments and may target distressed assets to take advantage of volatility caused by the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market. Nippon Life, with […]

Pharos Russia Funds Resilient, but Drop With Russian Market

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Conservatively positioned given the high level of stress that existed on the global financial system, the 3 Pharos Russia Funds’ current strategy uses alpha generation which comes from a combination of stock selection and active […]

Lehman Goes Banktrupt in High Profile Casualty Case

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Lehman Brothers, Wall Street’s fourth biggest investment bank has filed for bankruptcy, making it the largest and highest-profile casualty of the global credit crisis, with approximately $639 billion in assets. The bank said the Chapter […]

Nippon Life Targets Hedge Funds, Considers Distressed Assets – Bloomberg

Bloomberg.com: Asia – Nippon Life Insurance Co., Japan’s biggest life insurer, said it will boost hedge fund investments and may target distressed assets to take advantage of volatility caused by the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market. Nippon Life, […]

Biden No Hedge Fund Lover

HedgeFund.Net – According to Joseph Biden, the hedge fund industry and private equity deserve the blame for the global credit crisis. The Delaware senator and running mate of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama made that assertion in a primary debate […]

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