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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, […]

Citadel fund files $470 mln claim against Lehman

Reuters – Hedge fund Citadel Investment Group claims it is owed $470.5 million on derivatives contracts it held with Lehman Brothers, according to a claim filed in a New York bankruptcy court last week. Citadel, which manages around $12 billion […]

Harvard seeks to manage more money internally: report

Reuters – Harvard University’s multibillion dollar endowment is adopting a strategy of selling off some holdings in hedge funds, private-equity firms and other money managers to bring more money under the control of internal investing staff over the next few […]

Case will throw light on funds before Bear Stearns collapsed

Daily Telegraph – The funds collapsed as billions of dollars of bets made on mortgage-backed bonds and collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) unravelled, and when the time came to try to sell some of the funds’ sub-prime mortgages, no one wanted […]

Investors fret as Eden Rock fund falls

Reuters – Eden Rock Structured Finance has seen its value drop further in 2009, leaving some investors saying they are worried they may get back little of their money in the hedge fund, which is due to be wound up […]

Asia Genesis to Close Hedge Funds; Chua Seeks to Restore Health

Bloomberg ‘ Asia Genesis Asset Management Pte, whose Japan Macro Fund has outperformed peers, is closing down its two hedge funds and returning money to investors. “I need some time to recuperate from weak health,” founder Chua Soon Hock, 50, […]

U.S. pay czar says he can “claw back” exec compensation

Reuters – Kenneth Feinberg, the Obama administration’s pay czar, said on Sunday he has broad and "binding" authority over executive compensation, including the ability to "claw back" money already paid, and he is weighing how and whether to use that […]

Hedge Funds Tricked by Producer of Palin Porno Spoof, Says Suit

CBS News – Here’s a switch: a dozen hedge funds are accusing a California businessman of "playing dirty" with their money and even the name Sarah Palin is a "player" in the defendant’s prior ventures, according to the New York […]

Hedge funds shut out as banks win IMO

Times Online – A group of banks that financed the £450 million leveraged buy-out (LBO) of car wash group IMO will take control of the struggling business leaving a rival group of hedge fund investors with nothing. In a High […]

Hedge funders’ suit claims money went to porn investment, swingers’ resort

New York Daily News – A California moneyman with X-rated interests is being sued by several hedge funds who accuse him of shoveling their millions into porn and a planned Catskills swingers ranch. Milton (Todd) Ault 3rd is charged with […]

Lawsuit says hedge-fund manager stole $750,000

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – The family of a Cambria County manufacturer has filed a lawsuit claiming that a New York hedge-fund manager illegally took $750,000 from its trust fund. The lawsuit, filed by the family of Frank Calandra Jr., was moved […]

Citadel To Return $250M To Clients

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Citadel Investment Group will return millions to clients who asked to exit last year, but were locked in when its flagship funds lost more than half their value during the financial crisis. The Chicago-based firm, […]

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