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RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 2.10 percent in July 2009

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – RBC Capital Markets today reported that for the month of July 2009 the RBC Hedge 250 Index(R) had a net return of 2.10 percent. This brings the year-to-date return of the Index to 13.04 percent. […]

Hedge Funds Care and CAYS partner

Caymen Net News – The CAYS Foundation is continuing its work with the Cayman Islands’ youth, raising awareness and addressing the issues of child abuse and neglect, through funding from a Hedge Funds Care Cayman (HFCC) grant. Among the many […]

Lone Pine Reveals Smithfield Foods Holdings

Seeking Alpha – In a 13G filing made with the SEC due to activity on June 9th, 2009, Lone Pine Capital has disclosed a 7.7% ownership stake in Smithfield Foods (SFD). This is a brand new position for Stephen Mandel’s […]

Ackmans Pershing Square Target Fund Fell 33.3% in February

Bloomberg – William Ackman’s hedge fund that invests solely in Target Corp. fell 33.3 percent in February, bringing the loss since inception to 93 percent, according to an e-mail sent to investors. The decline in Pershing Square IV fund was […]

Hedge Fund Portfolio Tracking: SAC Capital

Seekingalpha.com – Since inception, its funds have returned on average 40% annually, which explains how they can charge a 50% performance fee to investors, compared to the normal 20% that most hedge funds charge. They are very active traders and […]

Tontine Capital to Start New Hedge Fund After Losses

Bloomberg – Jeffrey Gendell, whose investment firm Tontine Associates LLC is liquidating two hedge funds after losses of more than 60 percent this year, plans to start a new fund in February. The Tontine Total Return Fund will invest in […]

Even hedge funds with gains face redemptions

Reuters – Even hedge-fund managers with portfolio gains are in trouble this year. Dozens of managers who are outperforming the market and their troubled rivals with gains of as little as a few percent or as much as nearly 100 […]

Brazil Hedge Funds See Record Outflows Even as They Beat Market

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds saw a record 14.3 billion reais ($6.7 billion) in withdrawals last month after returns trailed a fixed-income benchmark even while defying a 25 percent plunge in the Bovespa stock index. The redemptions brought total outflows […]

Brazil Hedge Funds See Record Outflows Even as They Beat Market

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds saw a record 14.3 billion reais ($6.7 billion) in withdrawals last month after returns trailed a fixed-income benchmark even while defying a 25 percent plunge in the Bovespa stock index. The redemptions brought total outflows […]

Asian stock markets mixed after last week’s rout

KEZI – Most Asian stock markets recovered Monday after last week’s historic sell-off as governments around the world intensified efforts to boost the ailing financial system. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index, which tumbled more than 7 percent Friday, opened over […]

Goodwood adds to hedge fund red ink

Globe and Mail – Goodwood Inc., a value-oriented manager, briefed investors Thursday on a dismal September. There’s a lot of these letters going out from hedge fund managers. Goodwood’s funds were down 16 per cent last month, bringing the year-to-date […]

Tantallon Closes Its Smaller Companies Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Tantallon Capital, founded by Merrill Lynch & Co. former head of sales Nicholas Harbinson, closed one of its hedge funds after bad bets on Asian stocks, three people familiar with the matter said. The Singapore-based firm shut its […]

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