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Massachusetts state fund drops 4 hedge fund firms

Reuters – Massachusetts will remove $1.6 billion from hedge fund managers Blackstone, Crestline, EIM Management, and Strategic Investment Group as it shifts its investment strategy after suffering recent heavy losses. Trustees for the roughly $40 billion fund voted on Tuesday […]

SEC And Manhattan DA Investigate Southridge Capital

Forbes – Southridge Capital Management, a Ridgefield, Conn., hedge fund firm run by Stephen Hicks that primarily employs an investment strategy known as PIPEs, is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau. The […]

UA alters investment strategy

Tuscaloosa News – A committee of University of Alabama trustees voted to pull some investments from stocks, instead buying more stable U.S. and international bonds in an effort to avoid potential drops in the stock market. International bonds will be […]

Bandon Flagship Strategy Gains Momentum, 5th Year Reached

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Bandon Capital Management has reached it’s 5th year for its hedge fund flagship investment strategy, ‘Directional Interest Rate Strategy’, (DIRS) producing annualized returns of +7.09% net of all fees, comparatively over the same time period […]

Rosemawr Municipal Partners Fund Launch

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Rosemawr Management LLC, two months ago launched the Rosemawr Municipal Partner Fund LP,. The fund has seen returns of 0.82% in May and 0.86% in June, since inception on May 1st 2009. With former Managing […]

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 […]

Viathon Capital Launches Credit Focused Opportunity Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Viathon Capital, LP has announced the launch of a new credit focused opportunity fund, the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, as of May 1, 2009. The launch has affiliated with Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC (CAI) as […]

Call for hedge funds to pay short selling research charge

London Stock Exchange – Hedge funds that short stocks as part of their investment strategy should be forced to pay a levy to support research into the impact of the tactic on the markets, according to a new manifesto for […]

Abbott Capital Management closes $1bn private equity fund of funds

AltAssets – Abbott Capital Management, a US-based independent investment manager, announced today that it has met its target for the Abbott Capital Private Equity Fund VI, having raised over $1bn. Like Abbott’s previous funds, the investment strategy for ACE VI […]

Hedge funds seen unsuitable for Islamic finance

Reuters – Hedge funds basing their investment strategy on sharia, or Islamic legal principles would face significant disadvantages compared with non-sharia hedge funds, some exponents of Islamic finance say. Many strategies would be difficult to achieve because they would be […]

John Ho to step down as Asia chief at The Children’s Investment Fund

Times Online – John Ho, the head of The Children’s Investment Fund’s (TCI) operations in Asia, is poised to resign over what sources describe as a “clash of minds” with Chris Hohn, its notoriously abrasive founder. The same sources said […]

Connecticut is Latest to Push for Increased Hedge Fund Legislation

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Connecticut has long been a haven for the hedge fund industry; where light regulation and a dense population of ultra wealthy investors lure the most talented of hedge fund managers.  But if some state lawmakers have […]

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