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Meltdown sets back hedge fund master

Globe and Mail – Math whiz Ravi Sood has ridden the highs and lows of the wild world of hedge funds. The president of Lawrence Asset Management Inc. made a name for himself running the firm’s flagship hedge fund with […]

Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Sues Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an ironic turning of the tables, divorce lawyer Raoul Felder has lost $200,000 at the hands of a hedge fund, or so he says. According to the New York Times, the “Duke of Divorce,” is […]

Hedge funds target corporate lending as banks dry up

Reuters - An unprecedented cash crunch is choking the ability of banks to lend and creating an opportunity for hedge funds to launch, or ramp up corporate lending facilities. Companies that have relied on bank borrowing to grow, or even maintain […]

Trimming fees: Hedge funds make changes

Norwalk Advocate – Some hedge funds are reducing their management and incentive fees to keep investors for longer periods during turbulent times on Wall Street. Typically, hedge fund managers require investors to lock their money into a hedge fund for […]

Cerberus offloads MFI stake to restructuring specialist

Daily Telegraph – Cerberus, the American hedge fund, has sold its stake in Merchant Equity Partners, the owner of the MFI furniture chain, to Hilco and Goldman Sachs. The secretive investment firm was one of the original backers of MEP […]

Biden’s Son In Fund Suit

New York Post – Hedge fund executive Hunter Biden has had anything but a quiet introduction to his career in finance. The 38-year-old son of Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden is caught up in several lawsuits regarding the […]

MAM Launches Hedge Fund-Like Returns Strategy

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) -  California based Martin Asset Management (MAM) is replicating hedge-fund-like returns and risk factors through its ETF strategies without the heavy fees, lockups and non-transparent holdings, the boutique alternative investment firm said. "Our approach allows investors […]

Commodities Slide Hits Hedge Funds

Washington Post – John W. Henry & Co., the investment firm run by the Boston Red Sox baseball team’s owner, is among hedge funds that in July suffered their worst drops in almost 18 months as oil and other commodities […]

John W. Henry, Altis, Man Funds Slide in July Commodities Rout

Bloomberg – John W. Henry & Co., the investment firm run by the Boston Red Sox baseball team’s owner, is among hedge funds that suffered their worst drops in almost 18 months in July as oil and other commodities retreated […]

Smith Gambrell Entangled in Hedge Fund Scandal

Law.com – Smith, Gambrell & Russell and one of its former attorneys are caught up in the expensive brouhaha surrounding International Management Associates, a now-defunct investment firm which bilked pro football players, a former Scientific-Atlanta CEO and other well-heeled investors […]

Jack Nash, Pioneer in Hedge Funds, Dies at 79

New York Times Blogs – Jack Nash, a former chairman of Oppenheimer & Company who helped pioneer the modern hedge fund business, died July 30 in Manhattan. He was 79. He died at Mount Sinai Medical Center after a long […]

Money manager Keeley takes stake in Pzena

BOSTON (Reuters) – Keeley Asset Management, which made its name by selecting small and forgotten companies, said on Wednesday that it took an 18 percent stake in beleaguered money manager Pzena Investment Management. Keeley now owns 1.09 million Pzena shares, […]

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