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Aussie hedge fund manage HFA Holdings freezes payouts

The Australian – HFA, which has $5.8 billion in assets, joins a long line of fund managers — including Perpetual, Babcock & Brown and Macquarie Group — in suspending redemptions from some funds this year as the credit crisis takes […]

I’m Shocked, Shocked: My Hedge Fund Didn’t Hedge!

Seeking Alpha – "In my view they didn’t do what they set out to do … which was to hedge. I saw a few hedge funds that did much worse than my long-only fund, which is rather ironic," [Veritas Asset […]

Hedge Funds Lower Fees, Lengthen Investor Lockups

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 […]

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 & […]

Transcript: Howard Lutnick

Welcome, I’m Steve Forbes. It’s a pleasure and privilege to introduce you to our featured guest, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. He’ll tell us why October was his company’s best month ever. But first…This ongoing financial crisis is driven by […]

Quant traders limit risk as losses mount

Reuters UK – Robust returns for a group of powerful hedge funds that thrived for years using sophisticated trading programs may be a thing of the past after a "Black Swan" event hit global markets this year. The carnage in […]

Hedge fund assets fell $151b

Straits Times – Hedge fund assets fell by US$100 billion (S$151 billion) in October as investors withdrew their money and funds were forced to sell stock, exacerbating the severe volatility that pounded global markets during the month. About US$60 billion […]

Investor Confidence Index Declines in October

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – State Street Global Markets, the investment research and trading arm of State Street Corporation, released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index for October 2008. Confidence among North American investors fell particularly sharply […]

U.S. funds urge freeing of Lehman assets

Reuters – A U.S.-based trade group for hedge funds has urged the Bank of England to step in and speed up the freeing up of assets frozen in the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, saying it has become "an […]

Finvest to Launch Capital Protected Offering

Forbes – In light of the higher risks which are sweeping global markets, Finvest Asset Management is set to launch a new capital protected offering for investors who are seeking to generate annual returns of between 12-20 percent in a […]

It’s D-Day for hedge funds as redemptions roll in

Reuters – Hedge fund managers are facing D-day as investors demand back billions of dollars from ailing and healthy funds alike. Funds managers around the world said they are sitting on record levels of cash to meet an expected flood […]

RLPC-Leveraged loans sag as hedge funds sell-traders

Reuters – Leveraged loan prices fell on Wednesday as hedge funds facing redemptions and forced to cover short equity positions sold loans, traders told Reuters Loan Pricing Corp. Leveraged loans have declined over the past week amid a rout in […]

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