Tag Archives: opportunity fund


Bad Boy of Hedge Funds

Forbes – Polygon’s Reade Griffith is a poster child for what’s wrong with the hedge fund industry these days. A year ago, Griffith, heading into a disastrous year where he wound up losing 48%, gated investors, barring them from yanking […]

Viathon Capital Launches Credit Hedge Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Viathon Capital, LP has officially launched the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, a credit opportunity fund focused on non-correlated absolute returns. Employing a fundamental, credit-intensive research process in order to identify long and short investment opportunities […]

Viathon Capital Launches Credit Focused Opportunity Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Viathon Capital, LP has announced the launch of a new credit focused opportunity fund, the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, as of May 1, 2009. The launch has affiliated with Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC (CAI) as […]

Japan’s First Short-Biased Hedge Fund Bets Exporters Will Fall

Bloomberg – Alphex Investments Co., the adviser to Japan’s first short-biased hedge fund, plans to sell exporters’ shares, wagering they’ll fall on a rising yen and weak global economy, boosting the fund that started in March. “What we’re seeing right […]

Hedge Fund Manager Investcorp buys into L’azurde

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund and alternative investor, Investcorp, along with its consortium partners Eastgate Capital Group and The National Investor, announced the acquisition of a 70% stake in Saudi gold and jewelry makers, L’azurde. L’azurde had 2008 […]

Aviva moves to stop lending shares to hedge funds

Insurance giant Aviva could end  the practice of lending shares to hedge funds in a move against short-selling. Aviva shares were battered on the stock market earlier this month – losing 40pc of their value in two days – amid […]

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