Tag Archives: hedge funds


Hedge Fund Asset Growth From Several Fronts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Earlier this month it was reported that hedge fund inflows in 2014 were the highest they had been since 2007. Last week, the SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption indicator showed that withdrawal requests dropped to 2.49% in January. […]

Hedge Fund Inflows Highest In 7 Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) According to hedge fund research group HFR, the hedge fundindustry experienced net inflows of $76.4 billion in 2014 and that has pushed the assets under management in the industry to just shy of $3 trillion. Interestingly, the […]

Worst Two-Week Start for Stocks Since ‘09

New York (HedgeCo.Net) January 15 marked the end of the first 10 days of trading in 2015 and to say it has been a little shaky for the stock market would be putting it mildly. The S&P lost 3.18% in […]

Addressing the Desires of Large and Small Investors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) In most industries bigger is better. You have bargaining power as a big business and you have economies of scale that allow you to buy goods at a lower cost. In the hedge fund industry, sometimes it […]

Hedge Funds Buying as Individuals Sell in Bull Signal

Bloomberg – Hedge funds are shoveling money into stocks as individuals exit at the fastest rate in a year, a sign to professional investors that the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index is poised to extend its gains. About $37.3 billion […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hedge Fund Lawyer Dies In Russian Prison

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund Hermitage Capital’s legal adviser, Sergey Magnitskiy, died on Monday night in a detention centre in Moscow, the Guardian reports. The 37 year old father of two was held in Moscow’s Matrosskaya Tishina detention center […]

Brevan Howard Hedge Fund Co-Founder To Leave Firm

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Jean-Philippe Blochet has left Europe’s biggest hedge fund firm, Brevan Howard, Bloomberg reported today.  “Following his return from sabbatical last year, Jean-Philippe Blochet has decided to cease to be an active member of Brevan Howard Asset […]

Hedge funds to play bigger role but worries remain

Reuters – Hedge funds will soon play a bigger role in portfolios, but investors still worry about getting their money back and understanding what a manager is doing, according to a new survey released on Monday. Nearly 60 percent of […]

Hedge Fund Billionaire John Paulson puts his money on Citigroup

New York (HedgeCo.net) – According to a regulatory filing, Hedge Fund manager John Paulson’s of the $12.5 billion Paulson & Co. bought 300 million shares of Citigroup worth $1.45 billion. This move puts Paulson & Co. alongside other hedge funds […]

Hedge Fund Touradji drops Gold ETF and puts Gold Equity in Focus

New York (HedgeCo.net) – As the price of gold hits record highs, the $2.7 billion energy focused Hedge Fund Touradji drops holdings in the worlds largest gold-backed EFT the SPDR Gold Trust and brings its stake in Barrick Gold Corp […]

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