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U.S. hedge funds bleeding, one gone

SF Gate – There probably won’t be many tears for Larkspur’s Copper River Management LLC. The $1 billion hedge fund’s partiality to short selling earned it obloquy, lawsuits and, ultimately, death. No trace of company personnel could be found for […]

RK Capital Hedge Funds Lost Up to 30% in August as Metals Fell

RK Capital Management LLP, the metals hedge-fund firm co-founded by Michael Farmer, lost as much as 30 percent last month amid falling copper and aluminum prices, according to an investor with the firm. The declines cut the combined returns of […]

Volatility Hedge Funds Outperform Industry First Time Since 2003

Bloomberg – Hedge funds that profit from turbulence in the financial markets are beating stock, bond and commodity investments for the first time in five years. Volatility hedge funds climbed 7.3 percent this year through August, according to the Newedge […]

Resource rout claims hedge fund

Globe and Mail – A year ago, Dwight Anderson was being hailed as the "king of commodities," a precocious 40-year-old hedge fund manager who made a prescient – and highly profitable – bet that global food prices would spike in […]

Big funds take dive as prices plummet

Myrtle Beach Online – The deflating commodities bubble is claiming its first casualties as large investment funds absorb staggering losses from bad bets that prices for oil, precious metals and grains would keep going up. Hedge fund operator Ospraie Management […]

Commodities bubble burns big investment funds

Miami Herald – The deflating commodities bubble is claiming its first casualties as large investment funds absorb staggering losses from bad bets that prices for oil, precious metals and grains would keep going up. Hedge fund operator Ospraie Management LLC […]

ARE Opportunity Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Lee Hetfield has joined ARE Asset Management LLC, a distressed credit and distressed real estate asset management company in Florida, as Portfolio Manager. Hetfield reports that as of May 30, 2008, ARE Asset Management launched […]

American firms covet TransAlta

TheChronicleHerald.ca- Two U.S. private equity firms are offering about $7.8 billion — or $39 a share in cash — for Alberta-based utility TransAlta Corp., which had been under pressure by a major investor to boost its stock price. LS Power […]

JPMorgan Marathon Embrace Begins Dimon Lure of Lost Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- A year after Andrew Rabinowitz yanked his hedge fund’s cash from Bear Stearns Cos. because of concern the Wall Street firm wouldn’t make good on its trades, he’s ready to return. For Rabinowitz’s New York-based Marathon Asset Management LLC, […]

Hedge Fund Ritchie Capital Drops Suit Against Benchmark

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The legal battles that ensued between Ritchie and investors who once tried to force an involuntary bankruptcy upon them are slowing simmering down.   Chicago based Ritchie Capital has dismissed a complaint it brought against Benchmark Plus […]

Investor accuses hedge fund of siphoning off money

Hartford Courant- An investor has sued a Greenwich hedge fund management firm, accusing its operators of siphoning off money and enriching themselves at the expense of investors. Westerly Capital sued Windmill Management LLC, manager of SageCrest hedge fund, and operators […]

Barclays Capital, Dubai to Back Shariah-Compliant Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- BlackRock Inc., the largest publicly traded U.S. money manager, and Ospraie Management LLC, are among five companies that will start Shariah-compliant hedge funds based in Dubai. The funds will get $50 million each in so-called seed capital from the […]

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