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Hedge-Fund Collectors Browse Colorful Currencies at Lugano Show

Bloomberg – Switzerland’s asset managers and private bankers haven’t drawn much mirth from investing this year, making the timing of the “Art of Money” show in Lugano ironic. The exhibition by New York-based artist Jenna Lash features a dozen brightly […]

Mark Thompson Hired by CME as Hedge Fund Director

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Derivatives exchange group CME has hired Mark H. Thompson Jr. as Director of hedge funds. Thompson, 37, will be responsible for serving as the company’s primary liaison to the East Coast hedge fund community and […]

Augustus macro hedge fund doubles assets

Hemscott – UK-based fund firm Augustus Asset Managers said on Tuesday assets under management in its fixed income and currency macro hedge fund have bucked market trends and doubled in the year to end-October. Augustus, formed from the management buyout […]

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, […]

Citadel Shifts Capital, Will Focus on Seeding

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citadel Investment Group announced yesterday it will shut down its $1 billion fund of hedge funds portfolio and use the capital to invest in other businesses. The Fusion fund was launched a year and a half […]

Hedge funds target corporate lending as banks dry up

Reuters – An unprecedented cash crunch is choking the ability of banks to lend and creating an opportunity for hedge funds to launch, or ramp up corporate lending facilities. Companies that have relied on bank borrowing to grow, or even maintain […]

Third-Quarter 2008 Asset Manager M&A Activity Climbs Amid Financial Crisis, According to Jefferies Putnam Lovell

NEW YORK – Deals involving asset managers rose in the July to September 2008 period, with the global credit crunch as the backdrop for a jump in divestitures to almost 40% of total sales, up from 23% a year earlier, […]

Update – Vodia Expands Into Frontier Markets

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Reflecting a growth in corporate activities, Vodia Group has rebranded as Finadium. The move was made, the re-named Finadium says, to showcase an ability to develop new ideas and create products and marketing strategies in […]

Hedge Funds In The Microwave

Forbes – In an op-ed in the Financial Times on Monday , I described the unraveling and demise of the shadow banking system that started with non-bank mortgage lenders, structured investment vehicles (SIVs) and conduits, major independent monoline broker dealers […]

Hedge Fund Gartmore Launches Absolute Return Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge Fund manager Gartmore Investment Management Limited is launching the Gartmore European Absolute Return Fund, to be co-managed by Roger Guy and Guillaume Rambourg, subject to regulatory approval. The new fund will be a UCITS […]

MF Global Hires Roseman as Risk Officer

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund broker MF Global Ltd. has appointed Michael Roseman as its new chief risk officer. “Michael has very broad experience managing risk around the asset classes that this company brokers,” said Kevin R. Davis, […]

Hedge Fund Platform Launch By Luxemborg Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – AA platform for asset managers and advisers to create SICAV SIF funds in Luxembourg has been launched by KMG SICAV SIF. The platform caters to all asset classes, including hedge funds. There are no restrictions […]

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