Tag Archives: institutional-investors


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 […]

Caxton Venture Lucidus Said to Start $500 Million Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Lucidus Capital Partners LLP, a new joint-venture of hedge fund manager Bruce Kovner’s Caxton Associates LLC, has raised about $500 million for a high-yield debt hedge fund, three people familiar with the situation said. Darryl Green, chief executive […]

People Moves: Ms. Sandra Urie Appointed to 100 Women In Hedge Fund’s Board

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Ms. Sandra A. Urie has been appointed to the board of 100 Women In Hedge Funds, further augmenting the organization’s network. Ms. Urie is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Associates LLC, a global […]

Hedge fund investors worried EU plans limit choice

Reuters – Institutional investors said on Thursday that draft European Union rules that could bar non-EU fund managers from marketing their products in the region could limit their investment choices and upset their portfolio balance. U.S. managers “would effectively be […]

Investors Begin Opening Their Wallets to Hedge Funds Again

Wall Street Journal Blogs – Are hedge-fund managers making a comeback with investors?  The great recession hammered the hedge-fund industry in 2008. Returns tumbled, redemptions soared and investors began questioning the very underpinnings of the industry. Active managers promise to […]

AIMA Launches Directive Centre Media Resource

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The Alternative Investment Management Association, (AIMA) has launched a Directive Centre on their website as part of an on-going campaign to have the European Commission’s draft directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers revised. It is […]

Charlotte Hedge Fund Forum Started by Headline Capital

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund manager Headline Capital Management LLC, is spearheading a series of capital introduction events showcasing the largest gathering of hedge fund managers from the Charlotte region. Aegis Funds Management, Afton Capital Management, Blackhawk Capital […]

Changing Attitudes Towards Risk

HedgeCo.net (New York) – "Attitudes towards hedge fund risk are poised to change," Sara Grillo, Founder of the Coalition for Safer Hedge Funds said in a paper examining proposed improvements in risk measurement, "The evolution will have positive results for […]

Activist funds eye resurgence in friendlier climate

Alibaba News Channel – European companies emerging from the credit crisis should start looking over their shoulders: activist investors are set to return from hibernation, working more closely than ever with institutions to effect change. The activists, who favour methods […]

Hedge funds still causing some jitters

This is Money – Institutional investors are still running scared from hedge funds after last year’s bloodbath, figures from sector giant Man Group show. They pulled a net £2bn from Man Group in the first quarter of its financial year. […]

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