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Paamco recruits KBC Alpha pan-Asian fund of hedge funds team

Hedge Week.com – Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, an Irvine, California-based fund of hedge funds manager with USD9bn in assets has announced the recruitment of the investment team of KBC Alpha Asset Management, a USD700 million Asia-focused fund of hedge […]

Misunderstood hedge funds suffered in mid-match rule change

Times Online – Hedge fund managers are spivs and speculators, directly responsible for creating carnage in the world’s financial markets and threatening the future of high street banks. At least, that’s what some argue. But it is, emphatically, not true, […]

London Hedge Fund Alley Rents Drop for First Time Since 2005

Bloomberg – Office rents in Mayfair and St. James’s, the London districts with Europe’s biggest concentration of hedge funds, are falling for the first time since 2005 as the alternative investment industry has its worst year in two decades. The […]

Hedge funds using technicals tipped for 2009-2010

Reuters – Hedge funds using technical indicators are likely to fare better in the next two years than those purely basing their strategy on economic fundamentals, a survey of around 200 investors showed on Wednesday. The survey of asset managers, […]

AdultVest Closes Offering on Priapus, Says Fund on Track for the Year

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative investment management firm and Hedge Fund Launch of the Year Award Winner, AdultVest, Inc., announced it officially closed its offering in the Priapus Investment Fund, LLC. "In spite of the US and Global economic […]

Man’s Investment Research Laboratory at Oxford Expands

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – A pioneering collaboration that brings together the best of the academic and finance worlds has been such a success that the venture has outgrown its premises, just a year after its establishment. Man Group plc, […]

Russian hedge funds face closure

Reuters – Up to half of Russian hedge funds could go out of business as the financial crisis sends investors fleeing and the stock market continues to fall, according to industry experts. Speaking at the Russia Alternative Investment Summit on […]

What Makes Me Bearish? Hedge Fund Sales on the Horizon

Seeking Alpha – Investors pulled at least $43bn from U.S. hedge funds in September as market turmoil led to unprecedented withdrawals, an analysis by a leading research house shows. The data from TrimTabs Investment Research – which was to be […]

Survey Shows Nearly 75% of Single Family Offices Invest in Hedge Funds, With Plans to Increase

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The alternative investment sector will continue to benefit from increasing asset allocations from Single Family Offices (SFOs), according to "On the Rise," the latest research report sponsored by CPA firm Rothstein Kass. The white paper, […]

Nippon Life Insurance to Boost Hedge Fund Investments

Bloomberg – Nippon Life Insurance Co., Japan’s biggest life insurer, said it will boost hedge fund investments and may target distressed assets to take advantage of volatility caused by the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market. Nippon Life, with […]

Tantallon Closes Its Smaller Companies Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Tantallon Capital, founded by Merrill Lynch & Co. former head of sales Nicholas Harbinson, closed one of its hedge funds after bad bets on Asian stocks, three people familiar with the matter said. The Singapore-based firm shut its […]

KP Secutiries and Sophia Capital Join Forces to Raise Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund managers KP Securities and Sophia Capital Securities announced that they are joining forces, enhancing the 2 firms ability to raise capital for alternative investment managers. The transaction between the two firms was finalized […]

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