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Northern Trust Named Best Overall Hedge Fund Administrator

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Northern Trust has been named the Best Overall Hedge Fund Administrator by HFMWeek in the magazine’s inaugural U.S. Service Provider Awards. The awards recognize companies that have outperformed their peers during 2008-2009 and demonstrated financial progress, […]

Cayman Islands in the Foreign Press

Cayman Net News – In a landmark decision the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has settled various questions on the suspension of redemption. The ruling (December 12, 2008) in the Strategic Turnaround Master Partnership (based in New York) versus Culross […]

Asian hedge funds step in as global players flee

Reuters – The investment banks and global hedge funds that are the usual buyers of debt and equity in struggling Asian companies have largely fled the market, leaving the distressed asset space to home-grown investors. Local players with the cash — […]

Merger-Arbitrage, Other Hedge Funds Hurt By Nixed BCE Deal

Wall Street Journal – If you thought the collapse of one of the biggest leveraged buyouts in history would be devastating for merger-arbitrage hedge funds, you’d be right. But pure merger arbitragers weren’t the only hedge funds hurt. The $41 billion […]

Copycat Selling Maroons Investors as Hedge Funds Cash In

Motley Fool – What does the turmoil in the hedge fund world mean to most investors? Losses and more losses. Over the past few weeks, the forced deleveraging of the industry, combined with redemptions by frantic clients, has led to […]

KBC to cut some hedge fund-related activities

Reuters – Belgian banking and insurance group KBC said on Monday that it will discontinue some of its hedge fund-related activities and that the move could lead to some redundancies. KBC said it will also close its Alternative Investment Management […]

Global stocks and dollar swing ahead of Fed meeting

Reuters – Volatility spread across stock and foreign exchange markets on Tuesday as investors eyed a Federal Reserve meeting expected to cut interest rates and hint at future unorthodox monetary policies to lift the U.S. economy. European stocks reversed early […]

Collapsing hedge funds add to temporary stock selling

Detroit Free Press – In our view, incessant selling is coming from the liquidation of hedge funds, and it is the new element in the securities markets that no one has experienced before. This new source of selling has added […]

Citadel to cover operating expenses

Chicago Tribune – Citadel Investment Group is covering "a substantial portion" of its operating expenses this year, a break from passing those costs on to clients, Katie Spring, a spokeswoman for the Chicago-based hedge fund, said Thursday. "We felt it […]

When Rewards Outweigh Risks

Gold Seek – Risk has quickly regained its status as a four-letter word. No one wants to hear about it and no one wants to think about it. But those willing to take it on (pragmatically, mind you) will likely […]

U.S. hedge funds bleeding, one gone

SF Gate – There probably won’t be many tears for Larkspur’s Copper River Management LLC. The $1 billion hedge fund’s partiality to short selling earned it obloquy, lawsuits and, ultimately, death. No trace of company personnel could be found for […]

Hedge funds request Dillard’s corporate records

Forbes – A group of Dillard’s Inc. investors is asking the family that controls most shares in the department store chain for corporate records containing information on family and business relationships and perks given to directors or executives of the department store […]

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