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Northern Trust Named Best Overall Hedge Fund Administrator

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Northern Trust has been named the Best Overall Hedge Fund Administrator by HFMWeek in the magazine’s inaugural U.S. Service Provider Awards. The awards recognize companies that have outperformed their peers during 2008-2009 and demonstrated financial progress, […]

Ex-Lehman Banker Filippi Raises $35 Million for Commodity Fund

Bloomberg – Edward Filippi, previously with Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., raised $35 million for a hedge fund investing in energy, metals and agricultural derivatives. The Ground Zero Strategic Commodities Fund may begin trading in the first quarter of next year, […]

Salida ‘back from the abyss’

Globe and Mail – When Salida Capital Corp. beat all other bidders in a charity auction last month to score lunch with Warren Buffett, the $1.68-million (U.S.) win sent a signal to Bay Street: Salida is back. Salida, the once […]

Lehman’s U.K. Administrator Seeks to Return Hedge-Fund Assets

Bloomberg – Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. may return hedge-fund assets as soon as next year that were frozen when the New York-based securities firm collapsed in the largest bankruptcy on record. PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lehman Brothers International Europe’s administrator, plans today to […]

Hedge-Fund Titans Hear Chanos, Einhorn, Raise Funds for Cancer

Bloomberg – At last year’s Ira W. Sohn Investment Research Conference, Greenlight Capital Inc.’s David Einhorn told an audience of hedge-fund managers that Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. wasn’t disclosing the whole truth about its finances. Four months later, Lehman filed […]

Hedge Fund Insurance Costs Rise as Lehman, Madoff Spur Scrutiny

Bloomberg – The cost of insuring hedge funds against negligence has risen as much as 20 percent in the past six months after Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s bankruptcy and Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme increased the threat of lawsuits. A fund […]

DragonBack Reopens Fund to Investors as Redemptions Cut Assets

Bloomberg – DragonBack Capital Ltd., a Hong Kong-based manager co-founded by a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. executive, reopened its flagship hedge fund to investors after redemptions cut assets in the fund. Assets in the Asia-Pacific Equity Multistrategy Fund fell […]

DragonBack Reopens Fund to Investors as Redemptions Cut Assets

Bloomberg – DragonBack Capital Ltd., a Hong Kong-based manager co-founded by a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. executive, reopened its flagship hedge fund to investors after redemptions cut assets in the fund. Assets in the Asia-Pacific Equity Multistrategy Fund fell […]

Summers Pocketed $5 Million from Hedge Fund D.E. Shaw & Co.

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Lawrence Summers, who is currently serving as Director of President Obama’s National Economic Council, made millions from his days working as a managing director for hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co.  The New York-based hedge fund, […]

Yen Swap Spreads Near Record as Hedge Funds Stay Away, RBS Says

Bloomberg – Japan’s attempts to end financial turmoil failed to lure hedge funds back to its swap markets, leaving premiums paid by domestic borrowers near a record, RBS Securities Japan Ltd. said. Hedge funds, which lost more than $400 billion […]

Art Show Opens in NY With Less Hedge-Fund Money for Picasso

Bloomberg – At the Art Show last year, dealer Richard L. Feigen offered an $8.5 million Pablo Picasso still life. This year, he’s highlighting less expensive art, including a $90,000 purple teapot painting by Georges Braque. “The guys with the […]

GLG, Och-Ziff Earnings Slump on Hedge Fund Losses

Bloomberg - GLG Partners Inc., the hedge-fund firm founded as a unit of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., and Och- Ziff Capital Management Group LLC reported lower fourth-quarter profits as their funds posted losses. GLG’s profit excluding acquisition costs dropped 78 percent […]

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