Tag Archives: liquidity


Ex-Lehman Trader to Start Credit Hedge Fund as Banks Pare Risks

Assan Din, a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. credit trader, is setting up a hedge fund to trade corporate bonds and derivatives in Asia. SaKa Capital’s fund, which will have a capacity of more than $500 million, will start in […]

Hedge funds head for bumper first half

Times Online – Hedge funds are on course to deliver their best first-half performance in a decade, as investors renew their faith in the sector in the wake of last year’s calamitous losses. Hedge funds worldwide returned 5.63 per cent […]

Bull Path Converts Hedge Fund Into Long Short Mutual Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Bull Path Capital Management recently announced the conversion of one of its long-short hedge funds into a long-short equity mutual fund the ‘Bull Path Long Short Fund’ (BPFCX). The newly launched mutual fund ranks #1 […]

BlueMountain to post record returns

Financial Standard – US-based hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management hopes its forecast 20 per cent plus returns, lower fees and new liquidity rules will appeal to local super funds allocating new money into alternative strategies. Hedge funds are a hard […]

Renaissance Hedge Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Quantum Global Financial Corp. has launched the  multi strategy New Renaissance Fund with over 37% return for its first 11 months ended May 29, 2009. The fund uses a systematic approach that employs a new […]

Ex-Insight managers launch multi-asset firm

MONACO (Reuters) – Former Insight Investment fund managers Patrick Armstrong and Ana Cukic-Armstrong have launched a new fund management business that will invest in a broad range of assets and seek to beat inflation. The firm, Armstrong Investment Managers, will […]

Hedge funds to get $60 billion boost

Financial Standard – Pension funds around the world are expected to pump up their $547 billion hedge fund allocation by more than $60 billion before December as they look to balance assets and liabilities, new research shows. Hedge fund managers […]

Fund of hedge funds Castle to add London listing

Reuters – Castle Alternative Invest, a Swiss-listed fund of hedge funds, plans to list in London to improve the liquidity of its shares, its investment manager LGT Capital Partners said on Tuesday. The fund, which has assets of more than […]

FoHF gain liquidity tool

Financial Standard – Australian fund of hedge fund managers can manage liquidity levels in real time after Northern Trust enhanced the firm’s Hedge Fund Monitor product. The feature, which is available via Northern Trust’s relationship with youDevise, allows the fund […]

Hedge Funds Not as Weak as Media Portrays

Seeking Alpha – For the last few months, the media has portrayed the hedge fund industry as in desperate need to hang on to as much capital as possible. Hedge fund limited partners have purportedly been lining up demanding breaks […]

Swiss Hedge Fund Manager Announces Equity Buyback and Investment Program

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Swiss alternative investment company ALTIN AG has said it intends to maintain its share price by buying back between 5% and 10% of its own shares, its Board of Directors has also approved a capital […]

Salus Alpha Hedge Funds Awarded Extraordinary Performance Award

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Vienna based hedge fund manager Salus Alpha Group Services GmbH has been awarded the alternative investments award of geld-magazins for extraordinary good performance for their Salus Alpha Directional Markets UCITS III Funds. The Swedish state […]

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