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Man Group Advances as Pace of Redemptions by Investors Declines

Bloomberg – Man Group Plc, the largest publicly traded hedge-fund manager, rose as much as 4.5 percent in London trading after redemptions by institutional investors slowed. Pension plans, endowments and money managers pulled $1.8 billion on July 1, half the […]

Myners pledges vigorous campaign against EU hedge fund curbs

Wealth Bulletin – Paul Myners has vowed to fight “tooth and nail” to revise a directive from Brussels that would give the European Union the power to set limits on how much hedge funds are allowed to borrow. The draft […]

Ospraie’s Anderson to Give Commodities Hedge Funds Another Try

Bloomberg – Dwight Anderson, the commodities investor who liquidated his main Ospraie Fund last year after losing 39 percent, is planning a comeback with two new hedge funds set to open July 1. The Ospraie Equity Fund will buy and […]

Charity sues Highland Capital for more than $1.8 million

Dallas Morning News – An Amarillo charitable foundation is suing Dallas-based Highland Capital Management LP to recover more than $1.8 million from a Highland hedge fund that was shut down in October after heavy losses. The Mary E. Bivins Foundation, […]

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 […]

Emerging Markets-Fall as funds flee, Hungary ups rates

Reuters – Emerging stocks and bonds slid in a panic sell-off on Wednesday as hedge funds dashed to unwind positions, but Hungary’s central bank tried to throttle a slide in its currency with a three-percentage point rate rise. The banking […]

Dollar near 1-mth high vs euro before US jobs

Forbes – The dollar edged up towards a one-month high against the euro on Friday before monthly U.S. jobs data later in the day, with investors viewing the report as a key hurdle for whether the U.S. currency can sustain […]

Ko, former Bear trader, launches hedge fund

Reuters- Melissa Ko, a former star trader at Bear Stearns, has formed a new hedge fund called Covepoint Capital with nearly $1 billion in assets, according to a letter the firm sent to investors on Monday. Ko ran Bear’s Emerging […]

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