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Hedge funds do well in May

Nationalpost.com – The broad equity market rally helped hedge funds to their best performance in almost a decade in May, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. The firm’s Fund Weighted Composite Index rose more than 5.2% during the month, marking […]

Funds in turf war

Stuff – Mauled by the carnage on Wall Street, mutual funds are copying hedge fund strategies in an effort to regain some of the shine they have lost this decade. Many investors have been burned investing in a single asset […]

Mutual funds copy hedge fund strategies in turf war

Reuters UK – Mauled by the carnage on Wall Street, mutual funds are copying hedge fund strategies in an effort to regain some of the shine they have lost this decade. Many investors have been burned investing in a single […]

S&P Research Arm Bought By Hedge Fund Provider

  West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund research provider, Guidepoint Global, LLC, has acquired tech and media company, Vista Research, Inc. from Standard & Poor’s. “In the current economic climate, investors and business decision makers are increasingly seeking on-demand […]

Demand for Hedge Fund Separate Accounts ‘a Knee-Jerk Reaction’

Bloomberg – Hedge fund investors’ growing demands for separate accounts may be an overreaction to increasing redemptions and fraud, participants said at an industry conference in Hong Kong this week. Investors are demanding accounts that allow them to tailor investments, […]

Investors continue to withdraw from hedge funds in Q1

English Eastday – Investors continued to withdraw capital from hedge funds in the first quarter of 2009, redeeming nearly 103 billion U.S. dollars, according to data released on Tuesday. The redemption figure, about 7.3 percent of overall hedge fund assets, […]

The hedge fund industry saw steep declines last year. Just not these folks

Forbes – You’d be hard pressed to find anyone but limousine drivers and beaten-down investors shedding tears for the end of the hedge funds’ golden age. The average hedge fund lost 18% last year, and one in seven shut its […]

Hedge-Fund Pay May Fall 25% in 2009 as Fees Evaporate

Bloomberg – Compensation for U.S. hedge-fund employees may drop as much as 25 percent this year as the firms try to recoup last year’s investment losses. The decline will cut hedge-fund paychecks to about half the record levels of 2007, […]

Hedge Fund Assets Plunged to $1.8 Trillion in 2008

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund assets, which were once estimated to reach almost $3 trillion, finished the year at around $1.8 trillion, according to research conducted by London-based HedgeFund Intelligence. The report contends the fall in assets happened almost […]

Bridgewater Tops List of Biggest U.S. Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates Inc. overtook JPMorgan Chase & Co. to become the biggest U.S. hedge-fund manager, even as the firm lost assets during the industry’s worst year, according to a survey. Bridgewater, based in Westport, Connecticut, managed […]

Ginga Beats Japan Hedge Fund Rivals With Telecommunications Bet

Ginga Service Sector Fund, the third-best performing Japan-focused hedge fund in 2008, held its ranking in January by investing only in the telecommunications and services companies. The 3.4 billion yen ($36 million) fund, advised by Tokyo- based Stats Investment Management […]

UBS sees 35 percent drop in hedge fund assets

Reuters – Global assets of hedge funds may drop to $1.2 trillion by the end of the first quarter, down 35 percent from 2007 as the number of managers decline and funds rely less on strategies that use leverage, a […]

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