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Guinness family firm takes stake in hedge fund group

Forbes – The investment office of the Guinness family, which made its fortune in brewing, has taken a stake in 47 Degrees North and will back future fund launches, the fund of hedge funds firm said on Monday. Under the […]

SW1 Capital eyes control of hedge fund platform

Reuters – Investment firm SW1 Capital said on Friday it has bought into hedge fund platform PCE Investors and plans to build a controlling stake, cutting private equity firm Ubequity Capital Partners’ own holding. PCE runs $1.6 billion (1.1 billion […]

State money went to two additional hedge funds

Newark Star-Ledger – Managers of New Jersey’s embattled pension fund, criticized by lawmakers for bailing out a struggling BlackRock hedge fund in October, secretly gave two other hedge funds the same deal, records from the state investment council show. The […]

Citigroup to Liquidate Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citigroup Inc. will be liquidating its Corporate Special Opportunities fund after losing over half its value last month, according to a report by the Financial Times.  The hedge fund had frozen redemptions for almost a year […]

Hedge Fund Manager Launches Lettable Space Park In Romania

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Argo Group, an emerging markets investment manager, announced the launch of The Era Shopping Park Iasi. Projected to generate EUR 18 million ($25.7 million) in annual rental income the launch is funded by Argo’s private […]

Pakistan fund eyes growth despite violence

LONDON (Reuters) – Political uncertainty, occasional bomb blasts and border militant insurgency do not stop Pakistan being a good investment destination, one of the first funds to target the country says, comparing the economy to a smaller India. The Melchior […]

Drake to shut down two remaining hedge funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Drake Management will shut down its two remaining hedge funds one month after winding down the $2.5 billion Global Opportunities Fund.  The $1.4 billion Absolute Return Fund and the $160 million Low Volatility Fund will follow […]

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