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Riding a green tide: Matthew Goldstein

Reuters – PetroAlgae is one of those many clean-tech companies that seem to burn through cash faster than a Hummer goes through a gallon of gas. Yet something curious is going on with shares of this Melbourne, Florida-based company, which […]

CIC funnels fund investments via Blackstone, MS: report

Marketwatch – China’s sovereign wealth fund has selected Morgan Stanley and Blackstone Group LP to oversee hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The $200 billion China Investment Corp. has finalized an additional […]

HSBC fund avoids directional bets in choppy markets

Reuters UK – HSBC Halbis fund manager Jim Dunsford is favouring trades exploiting price discrepancies, rather than big bets on market movements, because he believes markets are still in unknown territory. Dunsford manages the 100 million euro (85 million pound) […]

These 5 Underdogs Are No Dogs

The Money Times – Short-sellers and hedge funds, though sometimes shadowy, are also sometimes seen as the smartest guys in the room. They did their homework and will bet their capital against the crowd. It’s not the most popular way […]

RAB says clients returning to some hedge funds

Reuters UK – Hedge fund firm RAB Capital said on Wednesday that clients had started putting money back into some of its funds helped by a recent upturn in performance, adding to signs the industry may be recovering. The firm, […]

Hedge fund firm RAB says assets fall 32 percent

Forbes – Hedge fund firm RAB Capital said on Wednesday that assets under management fell 32 percent in the six months to June but said clients had started putting money into its single strategy funds since April. The firm said […]

Why Polygon Is Losing Pace

Forbes – Markets around the world have been rallying all year. So how did Polygon’s flagship hedge fund manage to lose money? Polygon Global Opportunities Master Fund delivered a negative 2.92% net return as of June 30, lagging far behind […]

Neptune buys Man Group, sees M&A among fund firms

Reuters – Equity investors are too negative about the hedge fund industry, says Neptune’s Jeremy Smith, who has recently bought shares in Man Group and expects more consolidation among traditional fund firms. Smith, who manages the 42 million-pound Neptune UK […]

Ex-Man team backs Bayswater hedge fund relaunch

Reuters – Bayswater Asset Management, a computer-driven hedge fund shut down last year after big losses during the credit crisis, has relaunched after revamping its risk management controls, its new backers said on Wednesday. San Francisco-based Bayswater had initially been […]

Hedging on Hedge Fund Scrutiny Fine With Court: Ann Woolner

Bloomberg – Let’s say you hand a million dollars or more to an investment advisory firm that boasts a sterling reputation, grand results and a promise to thoroughly investigate hedge funds before recommending them. For all the claims of super […]

Man puts $50 million with ex-Brevan Howard traders

Reuters – A portfolio run by Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund firm, has invested $50 million (30 million pounds) in a new start-up fund run by three former Brevan Howard traders. Man’s RMF Global Emerging Managers strategy […]

Most hedge fund strategies lost money in June -Lipper

Reuters UK – Most strategies employed by hedge fund managers globally failed to generate positivereturns in June as stock markets moved sideways and commodity prices slid during the month, according to estimates from Lipper on Tuesday. The best-performing hedge fund […]

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