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Tokio Marine to Cut Hedge-Fund Investments This Year After Rout

Bloomberg – Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Japan’s biggest casualty insurer, plans to trim hedge-fund investments and shift more of its portfolio in the industry to strategies such as macro and long-short equity funds. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., […]

Insight Into June Hedge Fund Performance – Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity managers who maintained a cautious stance through the recent market run-up appeared to be positioned to profit as markets shifted from cyclicals to defensives in June. Overall, the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index […]

Most hedge fund strategies lost money in June -Lipper

Reuters UK – Most strategies employed by hedge fund managers globally failed to generate positivereturns in June as stock markets moved sideways and commodity prices slid during the month, according to estimates from Lipper on Tuesday. The best-performing hedge fund […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Hedge Funds Increase +0.64% In June – Hennessee

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund investor consultant and adviser, Hennessee Group LLC, today announced some highlights from the first half of 2009 and the month of June, excerpts follow: “Most hedge fund managers are not buying into the […]

India-centric offshore funds take wings

MSN India – Fund managers are aggressively selling the India theme to overseas investors. After Singapore-based Helios Capital’s fund manager Samir Arora’s India-focused Slumdog Millionaire Equity Fund, domestic brokerage firm India Infoline, run by Nirmal Jain, and Atlantis Investment Advisor […]

Hedge fund firm Polar assets fall, sees new inflows

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Polar Capital reported a fall in assets but has seen net inflows in recent months and said on Wednesday it was looking "more aggressively" at buying firms in distress. Polar said assets under management fell […]

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 […]

Hedge Fund Cantillon Closing: Converting to Long Only Fund

Seeking Alpha – William von Mueffling’s Cantillon Capital Management will be closing down the hedge fund portion of its business. The fund will wind down its positions except for $1 billion worth of long positions as it reverts to a […]

Hedge Funds Post Best Performance Since February 2000

Bloomberg – Hedge funds returned an average 5.2 percent in May, the best performance in more than nine years, as they attracted more money and global markets rallied, Eurekahedge Pte said. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index, tracking more than 2,000 […]

Northern Trust Named Fund of Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Financial technology vendor youDevise Limited congratulated its client Northern Trust upon being awarded the Fund of Hedge Funds Administrator of the Year award at the inaugural HFMWeek Service Provider Awards, held recently in London. Northern […]

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