Tag Archives: maverick


Interview: EU law set to discriminate against private equity  

EurActiv.com – European Commission proposals to regulate alternative investment funds discriminate against private equity and favour direct competitors like sovereign wealth funds or maverick businessmen, Javier Echarri, secretary-general of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA), told EurActiv in an interview. […]

Even Healthy Hedge Funds Face Redemptions

Seeking Alpha – It’s a tough world out there – I saw in the Wall Street Journal the average hedge fund lost 18% in October. Considering what their mandate is i.e. hedge – that is amazing. September was awful as […]

MetLife: Death by hedge funds

BloggingStocks – MetLife, Inc., which is the largest life insurer in the U.S., got its start 140 years ago. But the recent couple weeks may have been the toughest as the stock price has plunged. It seems MetLife’s woes have […]

Getting Harder To Hedge

New York Post – Despite headlines about hedge funds that got decimated after making complicated bets on mortgages or energy, the most basic investment strategy of picking which stocks will rise and which will fall – known as long-short equity […]

Winners changing quickly, so hedge your bets

Tacoma News Tribune – Changes in winning and losing investments have come so swiftly of late that you might not have realized your favorite approach has backfired lately. International funds – the hot funds of the last few years – […]

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