Tag Archives: heavy losses


Hedge funds build up short bets on VW again

Reuters UK – Hedge funds have increased their bets on a fall in voting shares in Europe’s biggest carmaker Volkswagen, according to data on Tuesday, despite the heavy losses suffered by such funds last year. Hedge funds shorting VW were […]

Hedge Fund Managers Split Over Strategy

New York Times – Russell Herman, the chief executive of the hedge fund firm Dawson-Herman Capital Management, is the latest manager to shutter his fund after heavy losses last year and differences with the firm’s founder, Jonathan Dawson. Mr. Herman […]

Long-only leads hedge fund returns in July

Forbes – Long-only hedge fund strategies posted the best returns of the asset class in July as global stock markets continued their upward trend, according to data in a report published by Lipper Global on Tuesday. As the industry looks […]

Hedge funds making a comeback

Stuff – Hedge funds posted more gains last month, providing fresh evidence that the US$1.4 trillion industry is recovering after last year’s heavy losses and record redemptions. The average hedge fund gained 2.42 percent in July after having inched up […]

Hedge funds gain 2.42 percent in July

Reuters – Hedge funds posted more gains last month, providing fresh evidence that the $1.4 trillion industry is recovering after last year’s heavy losses and record redemptions. The average hedge fund gained 2.42 percent in July after having inched up […]

Gendell’s Tontine Partners Raises Money For New Hedge Fund

Nasdaq.com – Jeffrey Gendell of Tontine Partners LP, who is closing two of his hedge funds after steep losses, has raised money for his new Tontine Total Return Fund, according to regulatory filings. The Tontine Total Return fund, which Gendell […]

Charity sues Highland Capital for more than $1.8 million

Dallas Morning News – An Amarillo charitable foundation is suing Dallas-based Highland Capital Management LP to recover more than $1.8 million from a Highland hedge fund that was shut down in October after heavy losses. The Mary E. Bivins Foundation, […]

If You Have the Stomach for Hedge Funds….

CNBC – The hedge fund industry has been battered this year, suffering heavy losses in part due to redemptions by investors as they asked for their money back amid the market turmoil. According to a Singapore-based hedge fund research firm […]

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