Tag Archives: long-term-capital


Meriwether Said to Shut JWM Hedge Fund After Losses

Bloomberg – John Meriwether, who roiled global markets when Long-Term Capital Management LP collapsed in 1998, plans to shut his current hedge fund, according to a person familiar with the matter. JWM Partners LLC is closing its main Relative Value […]

Viathon Capital Launches Credit Hedge Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Viathon Capital, LP has officially launched the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, a credit opportunity fund focused on non-correlated absolute returns. Employing a fundamental, credit-intensive research process in order to identify long and short investment opportunities […]

No hedge fund now poses systemic risk-LTCM partner

Guardian.co.uk – No single hedge fund today poses a systemic risk to the global financial system, said a former partner at Long Term Capital Management (LTCM), as lawmakers continue to hammer out rules to control the industry. Even though many […]

Hedge funds’ unlikely leader

CNNMoney.com – When the headhunter first called Richard Baker in late 2007 and asked him if he was interested in becoming president and CEO of the Managed Funds Association – the hedge fund trade group – Baker thought it was […]

Oil Curve Steeper Than ’99 Shows Crude May Gain in ’09 on OPEC

Bloomberg – The steepest plunge in crude prices on record may be setting up oil investors for a rally this year, if history is any guide. The so-called forward curve of futures contracts traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

Madoff tries to stay out of jail as probe widens

Sify – Bernard Madoff, the long time Wall Street executive accused of cheating investors worldwide out of $50 billion, scrambled to find relatives or friends to guarantee his bond on Tuesday and keep him of jail. Bernard L. Madoff and […]

Triple A seeds new hedge fund by Hong Kong’s EIP

Reuters HK – Triple A Partners, an alternative fund firm specialising in seeding new managers, said on Tuesday it would invest an initial $20 million in a new hedge fund launched by Hong Kong’s Enhanced Investment Products Ltd. Triple A, […]

New European Hedge Fund Association Launch Underway

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Preparations are underway for the creation of a new European hedge fund association, hedgemeetings.com, which has the objective to communicate the public utility of this industry for wealth creation and risk management. A first meeting […]

Sidley Expands Hedge Fund Practice in London

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- Sidley Austin has further expanded its hedge fund practice in London by hiring a new counsel in the Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives practice. Barry Breen has joined the firm’s London office and will focus his […]

Man says demand for fund products remained strong

Reuters – Man Group Plc, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund company, said demand for its fund products had remained strong in the first quarter and it was confident about its prospects for the full year. Sales in the three […]

Hedge Fund Man Group Shows Positive Product Return

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- Global Hedge fund Man Group has increased their assets under management from $74.6 billion at 31 March 2008 to $79.5 billion at 30 June 2008. "Demand for our fund products has remained strong, both from private […]

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