Tag Archives: investment managers


The Evolving Competitive Landscape for Hedge Funds- Study

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A new independent study that examines the continued emergence of investment managers in the equity long and short marketplace and their convergence with hedge funds has been published by Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, and […]

Boris Johnson accused over hedge funds’ election donations

Guardian.co.uk – Boris Johnson, who is leading the fight against a European crackdown on City financiers, faced accusations of being “bought off” today, when it emerged that more than half the money donated to his mayoral campaign came from the […]

Wall Street money rains on Chuck Schumer

Politico – Schumer, No. 3 in the Senate Democratic leadership and the former chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, has offered scads of proposals that the industry doesn’t like on issues from corporate governance to derivatives to the creation […]

Another Lawsuit Targets Valhalla Investment Partners

Herald Tribune – Two investors who lost $750,000 in the implosion of Scoop Management have filed a lawsuit against investment managers Neil and Chris Moody, who ran the Valhalla Investment Partners L.P. hedge fund. Bruce M. Bell and Richard G. […]

Harvard Management hires two from hedge funds

Reuters – Harvard Management Co, which invests the Ivy League school’s multibillion dollar endowment, hired two investment managers away from two prominent hedge funds, the university said on Wednesday. Emil Dabora, a senior managing director at Caxton Associates, will join […]

Hedge fund rebels aim to oust Strategic Equity Capital bosses

Hedge fund Fortelus and other investors are preparing to oust the management of a publicly listed investment trust because they disagree with its investment decisions, the Guardian has learned. The growing row provides a rare insight into the way hedge […]

BK Communications Group Announces Strategic Partnership With Former AllianceBernstein Global Branding Director

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  BK Communications Group (BKCG) today announced a strategic partnership with James Velgot, a Wall Street visual communications pioneer who was most recently Director of Global Branding at AllianceBernstein.  Velgot will offer his brand identity and […]

FBAR’s Due For U.S. Investors in Offshore Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – On June 12, three IRS personnel participated in a teleconference designed to address open questions regarding the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs) for calendar year 2008 that must be filed by June […]

Ex-Insight managers launch multi-asset firm

MONACO (Reuters) – Former Insight Investment fund managers Patrick Armstrong and Ana Cukic-Armstrong have launched a new fund management business that will invest in a broad range of assets and seek to beat inflation. The firm, Armstrong Investment Managers, will […]

Petite hedge fund WLTM larger partner?

Reuters Blogs – Finding the right partner can be difficult, which is why matchmaking can be helpful. That’s precisely what recruitment firm Alpha Search Advisory Partners is attempting to do with its Hedge Fund Consolidation practice, launched today. The unit, which aims […]

Hedge Funds Star in Regulators’ Bondage Dreams

Bloomberg – Regulating hedge funds is one thing. Shackling them is another. It’s difficult to tell which one is the ultimate objective of authorities in the U.S. and Europe as they push for greater oversight of these alternative investment managers. […]

In Chrysler Saga, Hedge Funds Cast As Prime Villain

President Obama’s harsh attack on hedge funds he blamed for forcing Chrysler into bankruptcy yesterday sparked cries of protest from the secretive financial firms that hold about $1 billion of the automaker’s debt. Hedge funds and investment managers were irate […]

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