Tag Archives: investment-adviser


Third Avenue Launches Credit Fund, Hires Blackrock Hedge Fund Specialist

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Third Avenue Management LLC, the investment adviser to the Third Avenue Funds has launched the Third Avenue Focused Credit Fund, capitalizing on credit, distressed and value equity investing. “The current market environment provides attractive opportunities […]

$8.8 million paid to clients of former financial adviser

The Tribune – The more than $8.8 million judgment awarded to clients of Jeffrey Forrest has been paid, six months after a financial regulatory agency determined that the former San Luis Obispo investment adviser had misrepresented a risky hedge fund […]

MFA Comments On Obamas Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act of 2009

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Richard H. Baker, President and CEO of the Managed Funds Association (MFA) wrote a letter to MFA members this afternoon, highlighting today’s announcement by the Obama Administration requiring all advisers to hedge funds and other private […]

Appeals Court Dismisses Fraud Charges Against Hedge Fund Advisor Hennessee Group

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed a district court’s decision that also dismissed a securities fraud case against New York-based hedge fund investment adviser Hennessee Group LLC. Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court […]

UPDATE: Bahamas/UK Hedge Funds Settle With SEC on Late Trading Scheme

UPDATE: HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Najy N. Nasser, Chief Investment Officer of the Bahamas/UK based hedge funds, Headstart Advisers Limited (HAL) and Headstart Fund, has agreed with the SEC to pay $17.8 million in a settlement regarding a 2003 […]

Hedge fund Pequot closing as probe back in spotlight

Boston Globe – Prominent hedge fund firm Pequot Capital told investors on Wednesday it will shut down because of a reopened government probe into possible insider trading. "Public disclosures about the continuing investigation have cast a cloud over the firm […]

SEC Proposes to Further Strengthen Safeguards of Investor Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The SEC has proposed rule amendments to substantially increase protections for investors who entrust their money to investment advisers, hedge funds and FoHF’s. The SEC is seeking public comment on the proposed measures, which are […]

Indian-American gets 10-year jail for $12.5 mn fraud

Siliconindia.com – An Indian-American investment adviser has been sentenced to 10 years in prison following his conviction on 20 counts of fraud with a scheme that bilked 15 investors of $12.5 million. Amit Mathur, 38, of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, was also […]

Schultheis Says Leave Money in Index Funds, Ignore Wall Street

Bloomberg – Bill Schultheis, amateur mountaineer and investment adviser, says there’s more to life than staring at stock market screens. His new book, “The New Coffehouse Investor,” says the path to success consists of the following: Get a game plan […]

Meridian Fund Advisers Launch With Hedge Fund Specialist as Head

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Meridian Global Fund Services Group has launched a hedge fund consulting affiliate team with Joyce E. Heinzerling as head. The affiliate, Meridian Fund Advisers LLC, will provide hedge fund regulatory and corporate […]

SEC Halts Canada/China Hedge Fund Fraud

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a restraining order yesterday to halt an on-going multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme. The SEC says that Defendant, Toronto hedge-fund manager Weizhen Tang, orchestrated the fraud through an overseas hedge […]

Hedge Funds Get Earful From Clients About Fees, Withdrawals

Bloomberg – Two years ago, German investment adviser Dieter Kaiser had to board a plane bound for New York to speak with senior U.S. hedge-fund executives. These days, those same managers visit Kaiser, the director of investment management for Feri […]

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