Tag Archives: industry-analysts


Hedge funds soar in ’09, most still in the red

The Boston Globe – Hedge funds are having their best year since 1998, yet most fund managers still are well below their peaks before the market’s meltdown last year, industry analysts said. Hedge fund assets rose 2.5 percent in July, […]

Moore Hires Greg Coffey as European Co-Chief Investment Officer

Bloomberg – Moore Capital Management LLC, founded by Louis Bacon almost two decades ago, tapped Greg Coffey, former GLG Partners Inc.’s top-performing money manager, to be co-chief investment officer of Moore’s European business. Coffey, 37, will join London-based Moore Europe […]

Hedge fund group Lasair hires investment officer

Reuters – Lasair Capital, a hedge fund industry newcomer that boasts General Electric Co as its blue-chip backer, said on Tuesday that it has hired a senior investment officer to help put $180 million to work. Carrie McCabe, who founded […]

Goldman’s $100 Million Man Walks

The Money Times- A $100 million here, a $100 million there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real compensation. U.K.-based hedge fund manager GLG Partners (NYSE: GLG) announced today that it has hired Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) partner Driss Ben-Brahim. […]

Hedge funds turn lives into a game

Taipei Times- Two years there was a music festival at Knebworth, in central Britain, that was very different. At “Hedgestock” 4,000 hedge fund managers and investors paid US$1,000 a ticket for a weekend of rock’n’roll, champagne, laser clay pigeon shooting […]

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