Tag Archives: hedge fund

HedgeCoVest Continues To Build An Impressive Roster of Leading Hedge Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) HedgeCoVest continues to attract some of the largest managers in the industry to its real time hedge fund replication platform. $21bn fund manager Fred Alger Management is the newest firm to join the HedgeCoVest roster as it […]

Hedge Fund Performance for April, Asset Flows Through March

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The economic recovery continued to gain momentum through April, allowing all Morningstar hedge fund categories to post positive numbers for the month, according to Mallory Horejs, alternative investment analyst for Morningstar. “Trend-following strategies in particular profited from the […]

LandColt Launches Mutual Fund Model Focused on Precious Metals

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative trading solutions expert, LandColt Trading, LLC., has launched a new investment model, The LandColt Trading Precious Metals Model, which will concentrate on the gold market. The new model capture returns on the upside, and downside, […]

Blair takes role at hedge fund Lansdowne

Reuters – Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is to give a series of talks to bosses at Lansdowne Partners, said a source close to the secretive hedge fund that made millions from the credit crisis. Blair, whose “light-touch” model of […]

Hedge Funds & Investors Rate Global Brokers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A newly released survey of 176 leading investment managers, private banks and hedge funds by McLagan, a compensation consulting, productivity and performance benchmarking firm, showed that broker performance has risen  in many areas this year, particularly […]

Mutual Funds, ETFs, Hedge Funds Cutting Fees

Registered Rep – Like hard-pressed retailers, investment managers have lately taken to lowering prices. Mutual funds and ETFs have cut expense ratios. Even exclusive hedge funds have reduced the fees they charge clients. Some of the fee cuts may be […]

BlackRock’s Profit Jumps Five-Fold on BGI, Inflows

Business Week – BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest money manager, said fourth-quarter net income rose almost five- fold as the purchase of Barclays Global Investors lifted fee revenue and investors poured money into stock and bond funds. Earnings rose to […]

Corruption probe that became fatal game of Russian roulette for Bill Browder

Telegraph – Bill Browder knows exactly the “darkest day” of his life. It was Tuesday November 17, the day he found out that his colleague Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian lawyer, had died in a squalid Moscow prison awaiting trial. Although […]

Jun Mihara Announces Launch of Asian Distressed Debt Hedge Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) Former Merrill Lynch banker Jun Mihara, 45, has announced plans to launch a fund to invest in Asian distressed debt.  Mihara was hired by Zais Group LLC of Red Bank, NJ last month to serve as its […]

Hedge Funds Benefit From Appreciaton Of Gold/Emerging Markets/Europe

New York (HedgeCo.net) – “Hedge funds performed as advertised in October—they hedged,” said Nadia Papagiannis, Morningstar alternative investment strategist. “Though the economy may be recovering, hedge fund managers appear positioned for a reversal.” However, hedge funds in the Morningstar Europe […]

Phibro reaches out to hedge fund investors

MarketWatch – Phibro LLC, which became embroiled in controversy over star trader Andrew Hall’s compensation, is reaching out to hedge fund investors as Citigroup Inc. relinquishes its grip on the profitable energy-trading firm, two people familiar with the situation said […]

A Hedge-Fund King Comes Under Siege

WSJ – Hedge-fund titan Kenneth Griffin lost $8 billion of his clients’ money last year. Now, he is trying to persuade investors to trust him with more. “We showed a level of human fallibility,” he told his staff at a […]

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