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Africa Roundtable Hedge Fund Update

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - The Opalesque South Africa Roundtable was held November 10th 2008 in their Cape Town Office. There, the participants also discussed the particularities of investing in Africa (ex-South Africa). South Africa’s equity and fixed income markets displayed […]

When Rewards Outweigh Risks

Gold Seek – Risk has quickly regained its status as a four-letter word. No one wants to hear about it and no one wants to think about it. But those willing to take it on (pragmatically, mind you) will likely […]

Even strong hedge funds may go under

Reuters – Even some strong hedge fund managers may not survive the ongoing credit crisis due to a lack of funding or credit, the president of hedge fund John W. Henry & Co. said on Tuesday. "There are going to be some […]

Hedge Funds: Back to Basics

Seeking Alpha – With the news getting worse and worse for the hedgies (e.g. Fortress, Thomas Lee, D. E. Shaw), it’s time for a rethink on hedge funds. For hedge fund investors: You probably went into them believing that they […]

Hedge Funds Lower Fees, Lengthen Investor Lockups

Bloomberg – Artradis Fund Management Pte, RAB Capital Plc’s Northwest unit and Cannizaro (Hong Kong) Ltd. are cutting fees and locking up investors’ money for longer in new hedge funds that will buy bonds after prices fell in Asia. Merrill […]

DE Shaw, Farallon Restrict Withdrawals as Fund Freeze Deepens

Bloomberg – D.E. Shaw & Co. LP, the investment firm run by David Shaw, and Farallon Capital Management LLC limited withdrawals by clients, joining more than 80 hedge-fund managers to impose restrictions in the past two months. D.E. Shaw, which […]

Hedge Funds Lower Fees, Lengthen Lockups on New Bond Funds

Bloomberg – Artradis Fund Management Pte, RAB Capital Plc’s Northwest unit and Cannizaro (Hong Kong) Ltd. are cutting fees and locking up investors’ money for longer in new hedge funds that will buy bonds after prices fell in Asia. Merrill Lynch & […]

Hedge Fund Investors Demanding More Control

New York Post – The days of hedge funds operating behind a curtain may soon be over. Bruised and bloodied by unprecedented losses, hedge-fund investors are rebelling, demanding lower fees, greater transparency and, in a growing number of cases, unfettered […]

Hedge Funds Have Another $200 Billion to go to Complete Their ‘De-leveraging’

Money Morning – Hedge funds looking to slash their use of borrowed money may have to unload another $200 billion in assets to reach their objectives, a new study found, though a Money Morning expert believes the exit door could […]

John Key annoys local hedge fund managers

National Business Review – Hedge fund managers are the last people you’d expect new Prime Minister John Key to offend, considering he is a former investment banker wealthy enough ($50 million) to make NBR’s Rich List. But it appears we […]

HEDGIE HORRIFIED

New York Post – Fed up with misbehavior in the hedge-fund industry, respected hedge-fund investor Sandra Manzke is fighting back. A pioneer in hedge-fund investing and best known for founding Tremont Capital Management, Manzke sent an angry missive to hundreds […]

Hedge funds talk regulation

Idaho State Journal – Several prominent hedge fund managers told Congress Thursday they support a new central exchange to open the murky world of some complex investments partly blamed for the global financial crisis, but stopped short of endorsing stricter […]

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