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Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Estimated to Finish Up 3.61% In May

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund managers posted positive returns across all major strategies in May except for Managed Futures. Returns were driven by favorable investment conditions across equity, credit and commodities markets. India led the positive trend in […]

Hedge Fund Legends: Lee Ainslie

Seeking Alpha – Continuing our series of hedge fund profiles and biographies, we turn our attention now to Lee Ainslie of Maverick Capital. We thought this transition was appropriate given how we just yesterday initiated our profile series with coverage […]

Dow Jones Halts Hedge Fund Publications

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Due to poor market conditions in the distressed securities space, Dow Jones’s hedge fund arm has suspended publication of the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Distressed Securities Strategy Benchmark. The Dow Jones Hedge Fund Convertible Arbitrage […]

Credit Suisse Launches Hedge Fund Replication System

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Credit Suisse announced the launch of a new Global Macro Replication Index which aims to capture the risk/return characteristics of the Credit Suisse/Tremont Global Macro Hedge Fund Index. The new index enables investors to gain […]

Hedge Funds Advance 1.37% in March

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds gained 1.37 percent in March, according to data compiled by the Hennessee Group LLC.  It was a successful month for the equity markets at well, with the S&P advancing 8.54 percent, the NASDAQ climbing […]

Hedge funds see $159-bn outflows in Oct-Dec period

Business Standard – Spooked by increasing performance losses and record investor redemptions, the global hedge fund industry saw net outflows worth $158.91 billion in the fourth quarter of calendar year 2008, the highest level since 1994. According to a report […]

Hedge Funds Advance 1.10% in January

New York (HedgeCo.Net ) – After a disappointing 2008, hedge funds seem to be on the up and up, advancing 1.10% in January according to the latest research by the New York-based Hennessee Group. According to the research, convertible arbitrage […]

Hedge Funds on the Rise, Advance 1.10% in January

New York (HedgeCo.Net ) – After a disappointing 2008, hedge funds seem to be on the up and up, advancing 1.10% in January according to the latest research by the New York-based Hennessee Group. According to the research, convertible arbitrage […]

Hedge Funds Rally in December, Post Record Losses on the Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Although hedge funds finished up 2008 with some of the worst numbers to date, they showed some signs of promise in December.  According to the latest research by the Hennessee Group LLC, a New York-based advisor […]

Dubai leads in Islamic finance with new Shariah hedge fund index

Mena Report – The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority (DMCCA) and Shariah Capital, Inc. (SCAP.L) today announced the Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index, the first internationally-recognised index comprised exclusively of Shariah compliant hedge funds.  The Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index […]

New Year to Change Hedge Funds

Markets Media News – The New Year is likely to see several important shifts in alternative investing, according to Don Steinbrugge, managing partner of Agecroft Partners, a global consulting and third-party marketing firm for hedge funds. Steinbrugge said during the […]

Hedge Fund Tracking: Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners

Seeking Alpha – Jana was recently ranked 79th in Alpha’s Hedge Fund Rankings. Jana was founded in 2001 and typically employs activist, market neutral, and long/short equity strategies in public equity markets. Rosenstein received his B.S. from Lehigh University and […]

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