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Australian Hedge Funds Will Attract New Cash in 2009

Bloomberg – Australian hedge funds will attract a net inflow of cash in 2009 after record redemptions by overseas investors led to the closure of at least 10 funds in the fourth quarter, the local arm of the Alternative Investment […]

Dillard’s shareholders demand access to records

Reuters – Two activist hedge funds of Dillard’s Inc are demanding access to inspect the retailer’s books and records, seeking greater transparency from the department store chain’s executives and family members. Dillard’s shares jumped 18 percent in Monday morning trading. […]

EU Hedge Funds May Face Greater Regulation

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Those who push for greater transparency of the hedge fund industry had a victory this week, when an EU official all but declared that funds in the European Union will be regulated.    Charlie McCreevy, the bloc’s […]

Hedge Fund Investors Demanding More Control

New York Post – The days of hedge funds operating behind a curtain may soon be over. Bruised and bloodied by unprecedented losses, hedge-fund investors are rebelling, demanding lower fees, greater transparency and, in a growing number of cases, unfettered […]

Better Breed Of Hedge Funds To Emerge

As hedge fund titans face an intense grilling by congressional committees and thousands of hedge funds around the world close their doors, perhaps it is time to consider a new approach. A hedge fund structure offers investors many advantages such […]

Hedge funds back short selling ban

Sydney Morning Herald – The hedge fund industry says it supports federal government plans to ban naked short selling and impose a disclosure regime for covered short selling. The Australian arm of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) said the […]

Official defends $144M decision

Newark Star-Ledger – Prompted by criticism from a prominent state lawmaker, the head of the state’s Division of Investment yesterday defended his decision to invest $144 million in pension funds in a BlackRock Inc.-managed hedge fund in the past two […]

Waxman backs more regulation of hedge funds, rating companies

Tehran Times – "We do have to have much more government oversight and involvement than we’ve seen in the last decade or so,” said Waxman, a California Democrat. “A lot of people didn’t either know what they were getting into […]

Potential for Hedge Fund Returns Is Still There For Investors – Report

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – According to a recent survey conducted by the Association of Investment Companies (AIC), a poll of 1,300 sophisticated private investors showed that 15% believed that hedge funds offer the potential for strong returns in the […]

Europe’s MPs push for hedge fund transparency

Times Online – The European Parliament will support calls tomorrow for Europe-wide legislation aimed at making the inner workings of hedge funds and private equity more transparent. The proposals – championed by Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, the Socialist MEP and a […]

FINCAD Targets Hedge Funds With Webinar

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – FINCAD is hosting a webinar specifically targeted towards hedge funds titled, ‘Hedge Funds: Scenario and Risk Analysis for your OTC Derivatives Portfolio’ and will feature analysts from FINCADs professional services team. "This is a rapidly […]

Biden No Hedge Fund Lover

HedgeFund.Net – According to Joseph Biden, the hedge fund industry and private equity deserve the blame for the global credit crisis. The Delaware senator and running mate of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama made that assertion in a primary debate […]

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