Tag Archives: institutional-investors


Man Group Advances as Pace of Redemptions by Investors Declines

Bloomberg – Man Group Plc, the largest publicly traded hedge-fund manager, rose as much as 4.5 percent in London trading after redemptions by institutional investors slowed. Pension plans, endowments and money managers pulled $1.8 billion on July 1, half the […]

Alternative Investment Draft Directive ‘Needs Major Surgery’ – Paul Myners at AIMA Meeting

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Paul Myners, the UK Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury, speaking at an Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) event this morning in London, said, “the UK is not in the business of blocking more stringent […]

State Street Report Examines Hedge Fund Industry Challenges – Preview

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – State Street Corporation released two papers on alternative investments as part of its Vision series of thought-leadership reports. The papers examine two key components of alternative investments, hedge funds and private equity, and their future […]

Sparx to Start New Global Macro Hedge Fund, President Abe Says

Bloomberg – Sparx Group Co., Asia’s biggest hedge-fund manager, plans to start its first global macro fund, adding a strategy that was among the few winners in 2008 when an equities rout led to the only annual loss in its […]

State Street to administer Caxton hedge funds

Boston Globe – State Street Corp., which specializes in serving institutional investors and wealthy customers, said Thursday it has been selected to provide hedge fund administration services for about $6 billion in assets advised by Caxton Associates. State Street’s hedge […]

Bull Path Converts Hedge Fund Into Long Short Mutual Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Bull Path Capital Management recently announced the conversion of one of its long-short hedge funds into a long-short equity mutual fund the ‘Bull Path Long Short Fund’ (BPFCX). The newly launched mutual fund ranks #1 […]

Hedge Fund BlackRock Buys Barclays, $2.8 Billion In Commitments From Investors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – BlackRock, Inc. announced the purchase agreement to acquire Barclays Global Investors, including its market-leading ETF platform, iShares, from Barclays PLC. “We are incredibly excited about the potential to significantly expand the scale and scope of […]

Brevan Howard Said to Spin Off Teams to Manage Two New Funds

Bloomberg – Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, Europe’s largest hedge-fund manager, spun off groups of credit and currency traders to manage two new funds, people familiar with the situation said. Luke Ding, who trades foreign exchange for the flagship Brevan […]

AlternativeSoft Teams Up With Eurekahedge & Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – AlternativeSoft has forged agreements with Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management (CASAM) and Eurekahedge to provide all trial users of AlternativeSoft with free trials of the CASAM CISDM and the Eurekahedge Global Hedge Funds databases. “We’re […]

Hedge Fund Investors Gain Power

BusinessWeek – For years pension funds, university endowments, and other big investors essentially wrote blank checks to hedge funds and private equity firms. They readily paid stiff fees and agreed to onerous restrictions. Investors had no choice if they wanted […]

Barclay Hedge Fund Rankings Rate Tranen #1 in Fixed Income Asset Backed Lending

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – British Virgin Islands based hedge fund manager Tranen Capital took the lead in the Fixed Income – Asset-Backed Lending category for March 2009 with a return of 2.49%. In addition to the March performance, the […]

Falkland Oil raises 7.6 million stg in placing

Your Industry News – Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd (FOGL.L: Quote) said it conditionally raised about 7.6 million pounds ($11.8 million) to help fund capital expenditure on long-lead drilling equipment, and general and administrative costs through 2010 into 2011. The […]

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