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Hedge Funds Shrink by $64 Billion, Eurekahedge Says

Bloomberg – The global hedge-fund industry lost $64 billion of assets in November, with an index tracking its performance declining for a sixth month as economies in Asia and Europe joined the U.S. in recession, Eurekahedge Pte said. “It’s very […]

Hedge Funds Shrink by $64 Billion, Eurekahedge Says

Bloomberg – The global hedge-fund industry lost $64 billion of assets in November, with an index tracking its performance declining for a sixth month as economies in Asia and Europe joined the U.S. in recession, Eurekahedge Pte said. “It’s very clear that there […]

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 […]

Short Selling Outperforms FOHFs as Investors Withdraw Over $40 Billion from Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – According to data released by Hedge Fund Research (HFR), the global financial and economic crises accelerated in October, contributing to continued losses in the hedge fund industry, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index falling […]

Hedge Funds Lost $100 Billion on Investor Withdrawals

Bloomberg – The global hedge fund industry lost $100 billion of assets in October, according to an estimate from Eurekahedge Pte, as firms including Sparx Group Co. and Man Group Plc were hammered by investor redemptions. Funds fell an average […]

The Hedge Fund Meltdown: Another Reason Wealth Needs Spreading

AlterNet – Jack Nash, a key pioneer of the global hedge fund industry, passed away this past summer. Much of the rest of the industry may soon join him six feet under. The industry, one insider told the Financial Times […]

Hedge Funds Outperform Equity in September

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds measured by both the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index ("GGHFI") and the Greenwich Composite Investable Index ("GI2") significantly outperformed equity indices despite posting their greatest losses since August 1998 during September. "It was […]

Mooring Hedge Fund Gains Amid Losses

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Mooring Financial Corp., a private investment firm specializing in the management of alternative assets, has seen its hedge fund, the Mooring Intrepid Opportunity Fund gain 37% year-to-date, while global hedge fund returns have declined almost […]

OS alternative funds receive local support

Money Management – HSBC will soon provide local services to its global hedge fund and private equity clients as they chase “the superannuation dollar”. HSBC plans to increase its footprint in the Australian market with the introduction of local alternative […]

Horlick’s Bramdean Pulls Money From Scholes, Dinan Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Nicola Horlick’s money-management firm, Bramdean Alternatives Ltd., pulled money out of hedge funds run by Nobel prize-winner Myron Scholes and James Dinan to focus on more defensive funds as volatility increases. “In response to the continuing market turbulence,” […]

(Update) HedgeWorld To Continue Format

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a press call with HedgeCo, a global forum for the alternative asset community, Joe Christinat of Thomson Reuters clarified the story of HedgeWorld’s abrupt closing. Christinat said that HedgeWorld will retain the format that […]

Hedge funds caught in short squeeze

Globe and Mail- Hedge funds may post their worst month in at least five years after bets on financial stocks falling and on crude oil rising backfired. Hedge Fund Research Inc.’s Global Hedge Fund Index of more than 55 funds […]

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