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Paineiras Hedge Fund Buys Brazil Bonds on Economy

Bloomberg – Theodoro Messa’s Paineiras Hedge FIM hedge fund beat 96 percent of its peers this year on bets Brazilian bond yields will fall as the central banks slashes borrowing costs to shore up Latin America’s largest economy. Messa is […]

Brazil Braces for Hedge-Fund Manager Import: Alexandre Marinis

Bloomberg – Brazil’s main airports are filled with the country’s fastest-growing import: Brazilians returning home after losing their jobs in the U.S., Japan and Europe. They left their homeland for jobs in more developed countries years ago, and sent some […]

Ramius To Wind Down Four Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York City-based Ramius Capital will close four of its hedge funds that manage about $550 million in capital, the Wall Street Journal reports citing people familiar with the matter.  The closing hedge funds are concentrated […]

FoHF Lighthouse Expands Through Integration with GlobeOp

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Fund of hedge funds Lighthouse Partners announced that it is expanding its partnership with GlobeOp Financial Services to a full-service fund administration relationship. More than 20 professionals from the Lighthouse operations team in Florida will […]

Barclays Sues Chicago Hedge Fund Over Ties to Petters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Barclays Bank Plc has sued Chicago-based Ritchie Capital Management and the hedge fund’s principal Thane Ritchie, accusing them of concealing a $150 million investment in the controversial and now collapsed Petters Group Worldwide LLC. According to […]

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 […]

Polygon Concedes to British Energy, Winds Down Flagship Hedge Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative investor, Polygon Investment Partners LLP has agreed not to further oppose the restructuring of the company by British Energy and other shareholders, in exchange the shareholders and British Energy have agreed to stop all […]

Wolver Hill Japan Hedge Fund Resists Slumping Topix

Bloomberg – Wolver Hill Japan Multi-Strategy Fund, run by Deutsche Bank AG’s former prime brokerage sales chief in Tokyo, resisted the worst month for the nation’s stocks in almost 15 years to be little changed in September. The $11 million […]

Lehman’s Hedge-Fund Clients Left in Cold as Assets Are Frozen

Bloomberg Europe – Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s bankruptcy probably means the end of hedge-fund manager Oak Group Inc. after 22 years in business. John James, who runs the Chicago-based firm with $25 million of assets, didn’t buy Lehman stock or […]

Hedge Fund TriAlpha Explores Diversified Fund Launches

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – TriAlpha recently a launched property hedge fund of hedge funds, the TriAlpha Global Property Strategy Fund in June this year. The fund seeks absolute returns by focusing on hedge fund managers that specialise in the […]

Rogers Hires Two People for Fund of Hedge Funds, Expects Growth

Bloomberg – Rogers Investment Advisors Y.K., a Tokyo-based hedge fund adviser, has hired Yoshiaki Iizuka and Eric Chong as it expects to more than double assets by the year-end. Iizuka, 52, joined Rogers Investment on Aug. 1 as a managing […]

GMP hedge fund makes solid debut

Globe and Mail – GMP Securities enjoyed a solid debut with its new and much-scrutinized hedge fund. GMP Diversified Alpha Fund, a multi-strategy fund launched last year by the investment dealer, published its first set of performance numbers Thursday as […]

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