Tag Archives: june-14


Och-Ziff Funds Said to Have Eliminated at Least 10 Jobs in Asia

Bloomberg – Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, the New York-based hedge-fund manager that went public last year, eliminated at least 10 jobs in Asia, including partner Raaj Shah, said two people familiar with the matter. The cuts made last week, out […]

Citadel Hedge Funds Down, But Not Out

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group lost 13 percent in November, according to a report published by the Wall Street Journal.  This brings the hedge fund firm’s total losses to 47 percent for the year. The losses stem […]

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 […]

Breakingviews.com Hedge Funds Need Makeover

New York Times – Hedge funds are facing many agonies. They are tortured by redemptions. Then there are “high water marks,” another now-troublesome part of their model. They need to fix such flaws if they are to fight another day. […]

Hedge fund “cowboys” damaging industry

Reuters UK - Hedge funds are suffering "tremendous" reputational damage because promises to make money whichever way markets move have not been fulfilled, although in the long run the industry will benefit from the shake-out, Veritas Asset Asset Management manager Ezra Sun […]

Shareholders Flee Fortress

Forbes – Fortress Investment Group pulled up the portcullis on its Drawbridge funds Wednesday, but it’s stock is under seige. Fortress Investment Group‘s directors voted to temporarily suspend pending redemptionsafter investors asked to pull out roughly $3.5 billion by year’s end from its […]

Hedge Funds Lower Fees, Lengthen Lockups on New Bond Funds

Bloomberg – Artradis Fund Management Pte, RAB Capital Plc’s Northwest unit and Cannizaro (Hong Kong) Ltd. are cutting fees and locking up investors’ money for longer in new hedge funds that will buy bonds after prices fell in Asia. Merrill Lynch & […]

Banks more leveraged than hedge funds: Man Group CEO

Reuters – British hedge fund manager Man Group Plc said on Tuesday banks were more highly geared than hedge funds and bank deleveraging had been the main driver of asset-price declines. "Hedge fund deleveraging has put pressure on asset prices as […]

New rules to cut CO2 emissions

Straits Times – EU nations on Monday reached a compromise agreement on new rules to cut CO2 emissions from new cars from 2012, with penalties for automakers who fail to comply, a negotiator said. The deal, part of wider EU efforts […]

Green Hedge Fund Directory Launched By EHFC

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Energy Hedge Fund Center (EHFC) announced that it has added a ‘green’ hedge fund directory to its product inventory. EHFC’s Directory of Energy Hedge Funds was launched four years ago, but with the interest […]

UPDATE – JSD Research Reveals Hedge Fund Employees Knew About Market Shift Ahead of Time

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – A survey conducted by Job Search Digest, publishers of Hedge Fund Jobs Digest, revealed a shift in the hedge fund industry. Given the current state of the market, the results tell an interesting story and […]

Citigroup to Liquidate Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citigroup Inc. will be liquidating its Corporate Special Opportunities fund after losing over half its value last month, according to a report by the Financial Times.  The hedge fund had frozen redemptions for almost a year […]

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