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Hedge fund chief joins the great survivors

TimesOnline – Philippe Jabre spent much of last October and November flying economy. Times were tough as he tried to convince investors not to pull their money out of his hedge fund. When he was not in the air, Jabre […]

Sheila Bair Wants To Shut Down Hedge Funds, Too

The Business Insider – FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair wants to end the too big to fail concept and extend the proposal to create the authority to shut down failing systemically important financial firms to insurers and hedge funds. No one […]

Fixed-income trading by U.S. hedge funds down 40%, study says

Connecticut Post – Fixed-income trading by hedge funds slid 40 percent in 2009 as the credit-market crisis forced adjustments in their trading practices, according to a study by consulting firm Greenwich Associates. Hedge funds are more likely than other types […]

Railways pension invests 65 million pounds in hedge fund

Reuters – The UK Railways Pension Schemes, one of the UK’s largest plans, has invested 65 million pounds in London-based asset manager Goodhart Partners’ global long-short equity fund of hedge funds. Railpen Investments, the fund manager of the industry-wide scheme […]

Man Group sees net inflow from private investors

Reuters UK – Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund firm, reported a rise in sales to private investors and said it expects to return to overall net client inflows in its second half, boosting its shares. In a […]

Rating agencies blamed for securities mispricing

The Guardian – The BIS said the retreat from riskier investments such as stocks in favour of safer bonds could pressure stock markets, delaying their recovery. "Similarly, the decline in the pension wealth of households participating in defined contribution plans […]

Pension fund rethink may buoy hedge funds-Lipper

ZURICH, June 9 (Reuters) – Hedge fund outflows of $116 billion in the first quarter of 2009 were the second highest since 1994, Lipper data show, yet hedgies may yet receive a boost from some pension funds before the end […]

Einhorn calls AAA rating a curse, shorts Moody’s

Marketwatch – David Einhorn, head of hedge-fund firm Greenlight Capital, called AAA credit ratings a curse and said he is betting against rating agency Moody’s, during a speech at a closely watched investment conference on Wednesday. Einhorn said that many […]

Investors expect better hedge fund terms

Stuff – Some of the biggest fund-of-fund investors expect hedge funds to lower management fees and introduce terms that let shareholders eventually claw back performance fees, The traditional take-it-or-leave-it stance in the hedge fund world is wobbling. Investors are demanding […]

Barron’s Top 100 Ranking Hedge Funds for 2009

Barron’s is out with its annual hedge fund 100 list and we wanted to post up all the media relating to it. Barron’s mentions that hedge fund assets plummeted from $1.9 trillion to $1.4 trillion throughout the course of 2008. […]

5 Top-Rated Stocks Hedge Funds Are Buying

Motley Fool – Hedge funds — private investment partnerships for wealthy individuals and institutions — are thought to be managed by well-informed, talented investors. Where are they placing their stock bets in this highly volatile market? And does the investing […]

Hedge fund investor warns against stock bets

Reuters – Prominent hedge fund investor Mark Yusko on Monday warned endowments against putting the bulk of their money into stocks, arguing that these assets perform only when economies are growing. For years most investors ranging from big institutions to […]

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