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A Mideast Fund’s Failing Fortunes

New York Times – Dubai’s once-heralded trophy assets now look more like lead weights, Breakingviews says. Istithmar World, one of the investment vehicles controlled by the emirate, has a portfolio that was estimated to be worth $9 billion last year. […]

What Investors Want from Hedge Funds Now

BusinessWeek – After contributing their fair share to the more than $1 trillion in estimated global financial industry losses in this credit crunch, hedge funds appear to be on the mend. However, the alternative investment vehicles known for returns that […]

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Gains Full IOSCO Membership

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) was formally admitted as the 189th member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) at the meeting of the Presidents’ Committee at IOSCO’s 34th Annual Conference in Tel […]

Beverley Hills hedge fund fraud halted

A hedge fund fraud that involved a pair of funds claiming to hold more than $800 million in assets has been halted, according to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. In a statement, the regulatory body said the two funds […]

Hedging loopholes

Blueridgenow.com – Hedge funds have been in the news recently, usually with a watered down description of the characteristics of these investment vehicles. Most folks know that Chelsea Clinton works for a hedge fund (Avenue Capitol), and that John Edwards […]

”End-of-era’ feel for hedge fund sector

Business Intelligence Middle East  – As the eye-popping profits of hedge funds dry up amid the financial crisis, the industry looks set to shrink substantially in its European headquarters of London over the next year. Discretion is everything in London’s […]

KBC to cut some hedge fund-related activities

Reuters – Belgian banking and insurance group KBC said on Monday that it will discontinue some of its hedge fund-related activities and that the move could lead to some redundancies. KBC said it will also close its Alternative Investment Management […]

AIMB Launched by Hedge Fund Restructuring Advisors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Alternative money managers and hedge fund restructuring advisers, Grisons Peak and IGS, have formed a joint venture to launch the Alternative Investment Merchant Banking (AIMB). The AIMB is to advise on M&A and restructuring deals for […]

Hong Kong Hedge Fund Triples Investor Relation Technology

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager PMA has chosen to more than triple the number of users of PerTrac CMS in the company’s Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York, London, and Dubai offices. PerTrac CMS is an alternative […]

UAE Asset Manager Launches Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - US-based Stream Asset Management announced the launch of a credit dislocation fund and a multi-strategy credit hedge fund, the company said in a press statement. The move is part of Gulf Stream’s aggressive expansion strategy to […]

Are Managed Forex Accounts Suitable for Short-term Hedge Fund Investors?

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - In an interview with Geneva based Forex trader and currency specialist Robert Paulson, he said; "Trading the Forex market is for serious investors seeking alternative investment opportunities."  Clients pulling out of hedge funds due to the […]

Experts Discuss Hedge Fund Growth at ‘Fighting the Tape’ Seminar

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Top financial industry leaders and more than 200 attendees gathered in New York late last week discuss the volatile hedge fund market and provide insights on distressed funds. Sponsored by global offshore law firm Walkers, the […]

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