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Even hedge funds with gains face redemptions

Reuters – Even hedge-fund managers with portfolio gains are in trouble this year. Dozens of managers who are outperforming the market and their troubled rivals with gains of as little as a few percent or as much as nearly 100 […]

Hedge Fund Adviser Tozai to Close After Redemptions

Bloomberg – Tozai Investment Advisory Ltd., a Tokyo-based hedge fund adviser, is closing its business after market losses and investor redemptions cut its funds’ assets to zero from a peak of $70 million, a senior partner said. The Cayman Island-based […]

Och-Ziff Funds Said to Have Eliminated at Least 10 Jobs in Asia

Bloomberg – Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, the New York-based hedge-fund manager that went public last year, eliminated at least 10 jobs in Asia, including partner Raaj Shah, said two people familiar with the matter. The cuts made last week, out […]

Citadel Cuts Asian Principal Investments, Exits Tokyo

Bloomberg – Citadel Investment Group LLC, the hedge fund manager founded by Kenneth Griffin, will close down its Tokyo office and Asian principal investments operations, cutting more than half of jobs in the region. Citadel will run its remaining Asian […]

Hedge Fund Roach Motels Might Just Be a Blessing

Bloomberg – The financial crisis is imposing heavy burdens on the hedge-fund industry, and the strain has become more visible. By the end of last week, about 100 hedge funds imposed restrictions on withdrawals. Many funds have become financial roach […]

I’m Shocked, Shocked: My Hedge Fund Didn’t Hedge!

Seeking Alpha – "In my view they didn’t do what they set out to do … which was to hedge. I saw a few hedge funds that did much worse than my long-only fund, which is rather ironic," [Veritas Asset […]

DE Shaw, Farallon Restrict Withdrawals as Fund Freeze Deepens

Bloomberg – D.E. Shaw & Co. LP, the investment firm run by David Shaw, and Farallon Capital Management LLC limited withdrawals by clients, joining more than 80 hedge-fund managers to impose restrictions in the past two months. D.E. Shaw, which […]

Satellite Halts Hedge Fund Withdrawals, Fires 30 After Losses

Bloomberg – Satellite Asset Management LP, founded by former employees of billionaire George Soros, stopped client withdrawals from its three largest hedge funds and eliminated more than 30 jobs after losses reduced the firm’s assets to about $4 billion this […]

Funds’ Big Test: The Great Redemption Rush

BusinessWeek – The battering that U.S. stock indexes have taken since the financial crisis escalated in late September has largely been the result of forced selling by mutual and hedge funds in need of cash to meet rising redemptions as […]

Hedge Funds May Fall to $1 Trillion by Mid-2009, Citigroup Says

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund assets may fall to about $1 trillion by the middle of next year, a decline of almost 50 percent from their peak in June, because of market losses and client withdrawals, Citigroup Inc. said in a report. […]

Hedge Funds Lost $100 Billion on Investor Withdrawals

Bloomberg – The global hedge fund industry lost $100 billion of assets in October, according to an estimate from Eurekahedge Pte, as firms including Sparx Group Co. and Man Group Plc were hammered by investor redemptions. Funds fell an average […]

Brazil Hedge Funds See Record Outflows Even as They Beat Market

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds saw a record 14.3 billion reais ($6.7 billion) in withdrawals last month after returns trailed a fixed-income benchmark even while defying a 25 percent plunge in the Bovespa stock index. The redemptions brought total outflows […]

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