Tag Archives: management fees


Gendell’s New Tontine Hedge Fund Off To Strong Start

Wall Street Journal – Jeffrey Gendell’s new hedge fund returned more than 25% during its first quarter, as bets on energy and a steady economic recovery paid off, according to a letter the manager sent recently to investors. Gendell, who […]

UPDATE 1 – Och-Ziff reports loss, sets aside bonuses

CNN Money – Hedge fund firm Och-Ziff Capital Management Group reported a wider second-quarter net loss Tuesday and lower-than-expected distributable earnings, a number analysts look at closely. The New York-based firm, one of only a small number of publicly traded […]

Hedge Fund “2 And 20″ Fees Come Under Pressure – Report

NASDAQ – Hedge funds’ traditional "2 and 20" fee structure is being eroded by demanding investors who want a better deal. According to a survey by research firm Preqin released Wednesday, the average hedge fund collects 1.63% for management fees […]

Consolidation looms for Swiss funds of hedge funds

Reuters – Many of Switzerland’s smaller fund of hedge funds providers could be forced to consolidate in order to cover increasingly onerous expenses if they are unable to attract significant assets, a Swiss academic said on Monday. The small average […]

Investors expect better hedge fund terms

Stuff – Some of the biggest fund-of-fund investors expect hedge funds to lower management fees and introduce terms that let shareholders eventually claw back performance fees, The traditional take-it-or-leave-it stance in the hedge fund world is wobbling. Investors are demanding […]

Hedge-Fund Destruction Is the Route to Salvation: David Reilly

Bloomberg – Like plenty of financial players, hedge funds are taking a beating. Many once-high-flying managers have been swamped by losses. Others have abandoned the business after discovering it wasn’t such an easy path to riches. Even some of the […]

Utah Plays Hardball With Hedge Funds

Money Management Letter – The Utah Retirement Systems has proposed that hedge funds’ management fees cover operating expenses only, that performance fees be paid either at the end of a lockup period or placed on a deferred schedule, and that […]

Hedge fund fees are being squeezed

MIGHT two-and-twenty become one-and-ten? Since 1990 the number of hedge funds has grown by 14 times to over 7,000, but abundance has not lowered prices. Funds typically still charge clients a management fee of 2% of assets and 20% of […]

Morningstar Reviews 2008’s Losses and Gains

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In their summary of hedge fund performance for the fourth quarter and full year of 2008, Morningstar reported that 2008’s low returns wiped out the last two years gains. Investors lost their appetite for hedge […]

Give backs and free management from some hedge funds

BloggingStocks – Over the past few weeks you probably saw signs in retail stores touting "big sales" with discounts of 50% to 70& off. It seems that Wall Street has caught on to main street’s way of doing business – […]

Hedge Fund Manager Waives Managment Fees

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Renaissance Institutional Futures, a $3 billion futures fund run by hedge fund management company, Renaissance Technologies, has waived all it’s management fees for 2009, even if the fund delivers good results in 2009, according to […]

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