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Hedge Funds Shrink by $64 Billion, Eurekahedge Says

Bloomberg – The global hedge-fund industry lost $64 billion of assets in November, with an index tracking its performance declining for a sixth month as economies in Asia and Europe joined the U.S. in recession, Eurekahedge Pte said. “It’s very clear that there […]

Transcript: Howard Lutnick

Welcome, I’m Steve Forbes. It’s a pleasure and privilege to introduce you to our featured guest, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. He’ll tell us why October was his company’s best month ever. But first…This ongoing financial crisis is driven by […]

Better Breed Of Hedge Funds To Emerge

As hedge fund titans face an intense grilling by congressional committees and thousands of hedge funds around the world close their doors, perhaps it is time to consider a new approach. A hedge fund structure offers investors many advantages such […]

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 […]

INTERVIEW-Hedge funds return to mark to model

Reuters London – Hedge funds are starting to move back to the practice of marking complex structured credit instruments to their financial models because market prices are unreliable, says financial advisory firm Duff & Phelps. James De Bono, managing director […]

Blue Mountain Hedge Fund Latest to Freeze Redemptions

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Following in the footsteps of other large hedge funds trying to weather the credit crunch, Blue Mountain Capital Management has suspended withdraws on its $3.1 billion fund.  The Blue Mountain Credit Alternatives Fund lost a little […]

Blue Mountain freezes fund in face of withdrawals

Reuters – Blue Mountain Capital Management LLC has temporarily halted redemptions at its largest hedge fund after clients asked to withdraw money despite its "distinguished" performance, according to a letter to its investors. New York and London-based Blue Mountain said […]

Hedge Fund Pentwater Suspends Redemptions

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a letter to investors, Hedge Fund manager Pentwater Capital announced that due to a number of unexpected redemption notices for year-end they have suspended redemptions and withdrawals, effective immediately. "The entire hedge fund industry […]

Settling down

Times of Malta – The situation in the international financial markets, although still displaying signs of uncertainty, seems to be settling down. Governments in the major economies, US, UK, Germany, France and Italy, no longer seem to be chasing fairies […]

U.S. funds urge freeing of Lehman assets

Reuters – A U.S.-based trade group for hedge funds has urged the Bank of England to step in and speed up the freeing up of assets frozen in the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, saying it has become "an […]

Legg Mason unit eyes distressed sales: report

Tehran Times – Permal Investment Management, the hedge fund investment division of U.S. asset manager Legg Mason Inc, is aiming to raise up to $500 million to take advantage of a boom in distressed sales of hedge fund holdings, the […]

Hedge funds plead with US SEC to let short ban expire

Forbes – Lobbyists for the $2 trillion hedge fund industry made a last ditch effort Wednesday to convince U.S. securities regulators to let an emergency order prohibiting short selling in more than 950 financial firms expire Thursday. "The orders have […]

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