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China’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Aims to Invest in Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Felix Chee, an adviser to China’s $200 billion sovereign wealth fund, said it aims to make investments in hedge funds. “We will have a preference for managed accounts,” he said in an interview today at the GAIM International […]

China?s Sovereign Wealth Fund Aims to Invest in Hedge Funds

June 17 (Bloomberg) –  Felix Chee, an adviser to China’s $200 billion sovereign wealth fund, said it aims to make investments in hedge funds. “We will have a preference for managed accounts,” he said in an interview today at the […]

In Advising US, BlackRock Thrives in Uncertain Times

The Ledger – The financial crisis has ravaged many a Wall Street giant, but it has also produced a handful of winners. BlackRock, a money manager that is much admired but little known outside financial circles, is fast emerging as […]

Persky’s Dalton hedge fund to bet on distressed debt

Reuters – Hedge fund manager Steven Persky plans to start betting on companies’ bad fortunes again. Persky, who runs $1 billion hedge fund firm Dalton Investments, said on Wednesday he will re-launch his distressed debt strategy three years after liquidating […]

Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein: Wall Street needs new compensation, hedge fund standards

Chicago Tribune – The chief executive of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. called for new standards on how Wall Street executives are compensated and new regulation of large hedge funds and private-equity funds. Lloyd Blankfein said lessons from the financial crisis […]

Fund at Covenant Capital rebounds as market sags

Charlotte Business Journal – In early 2008, Jim Morgan and his partners at Covenant Capital sent a gloomy letter to their investors. After a couple of disappointing years, the letter said, the hedge-fund firm was preparing to close. It told […]

Absolute-Return Funds Promise the Holy Grail

Bloomberg – Gather round, children, to hear about the investments you’ve been waiting for. They suggest that you might get positive returns in any economic climate, regardless of whether stocks are going up or down. Wait — don’t run! It’s […]

DEALTALK-Not all bad news in hedge funds

Reuters – A handful of hedge funds has resisted the global crisis ravaging their rivals, reaping bumper returns in 2008 in a sign some niche players will always beat the market no matter how dire the outlook. There is no […]

Global Macro Hedge Funds Are Weathering the Storm

Seeking Alpha – If someone was asked to name a fund in the global macro game, undoubtedly Tudor Investment Corp or Moore Capital Management would be among the most frequent responses. The global macro strategy has fared well in the […]

Surviving with a defensive game

Globe and Mail – Hedge fund manager Eric Sprott heaps praise on his "defensive team" for helping him survive this bear market. While some of his peers have cratered amid this year’s stock market crash, his short positions have kept […]

HEDGIE HORRIFIED

New York Post – Fed up with misbehavior in the hedge-fund industry, respected hedge-fund investor Sandra Manzke is fighting back. A pioneer in hedge-fund investing and best known for founding Tremont Capital Management, Manzke sent an angry missive to hundreds […]

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 […]

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