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Investors Flee Boone Pickens’ Hedge Fund: Report

CNBC – About half of the investors in T. Boone Pickens’ energy-oriented equity hedge fund have asked to withdraw their money on the heels of losses of about 60 percent this year, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people close […]

Iraqi Funds: “Business as Usual”

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Iraq and the Babylon Fund sailed fairly unscathed through the panicky financial markets in September, according to CEO Robert Torkelund. “Our strategy to focus on sticky money instead of any cheap hot money flow, has […]

Deutsche Borse Rejects Funds

Wall Street Journal – Deutsche Börse AG’s supervisory board reaffirmed the stock-exchange operator’s business model Friday, defying activist hedge funds that had been seeking a change in strategy after this year’s steep fall in the company’s share price. "The ongoing […]

Introduction Capital Announces Partner Sponsors

TORONTO – Introduction Capital announced today that HorizonsBetaPro ETFs, Felcom Data Services Inc. and JovVentures Inc. have signed onas the partner sponsors for its third annual forum for global sophisticatedinvestors interested in the Canadian hedge fund market entitled “CanadianHedge Fund […]

The $33m man is back – but now he’s working for free

Blayney Chronicle- Chris Cuffe cannot escape his tag as the $33 million man. But six years after the former head of Colonial First State left the funds manager with a notorious golden handshake, he is back in the business – […]

Bear Stearns Not Liable for Fraudulent Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Bear Stearns has triumphed in a case involving disgruntled investors seeking $141 million for the losses they incurred following the collapse of the Manhattan Investment Fund Ltd., a hedge fund where Bear served as the prime […]

Chinese fund manager wins Warren Buffett lunch

Reuters India- A Chinese fund manager has won a lunch with famed U.S. investor Warren Buffett after bidding $2.11 million for the opportunity in a charity auction, more than three times what the lunch fetched last year. Zhao Danyang, who […]

A Hedge Fund and Its Nonprofit Twin

New York Times- Christopher Cooper-Hohn and his wife, Jamie, follow a simple economic formula: he makes money, and she gives it away. Mr. Cooper-Hohn runs the Children’s Investment Fund, or T.C.I., a successful — and controversial — hedge fund that […]

Hedge Fund Claim Made Sense, Ex-Bear Executive Says

Bloomberg – Bear Stearns Cos. didn’t investigate the financial health of a hedge-fund client that later collapsed because its claim of an annual 20 percent return on investment “made perfect sense,” a former executive at the firm said. Bear Stearns […]

Ashmore fund offers $827 mln for rest of Manila

MANILA (Reuters) - A unit of investment fund Ashmore Group said on Friday it has offered to buy the remaining 60 percent stake in Philippine oil refiner Petron for nearly $827 million, which would give it full control of the company. […]

Hedge funds to continue quest for board seats despite ruling

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The proxy battle waged by two hedge funds against railroad operator CSX is far from over, despite a ruling against the funds last week. TCI, who runs the Children’s Investment Fund of Britain, and 3G Capital […]

AdultVest Hedge Fund Acquires iPorn

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- Francis Koenig, Chairman of AdultVest Inc., announced the acquisition of iPorn.com. The acquisition coincides with the firm’s online marketplace topping $7 Billion in available capital for adult industry related investments. "We are very excited about the […]

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