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Merlin Merger Provides Hedge Fund Managers Access to Network of Industry Experts

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund prime broker Merlin Securities and financial tech group Gerson Lehrman, announced an exclusive research partnership which will allow Merlin to provide emerging managers with access to Gerson Lehrman Group’snetwork of more than 200,000 […]

Hedge Fund Industry Assets Surge – HFR

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Assets invested in the hedge fund industry increased by $100 billion in the second quarter of 2009, ending at $1.43 trillion, according to figures released by Hedge Fund Research (HFR). This is the first quarterly […]

Hedge Fund Demand: Brighton House Associates Q2 2009 Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – During the first quarter, most alternative investors spent their time rebalancing their portfolios, redeeming with current managers, and waiting for the market to correct itself. This process freed up capital and uncovered gaps in portfolios, […]

Hedge Fund Shareholder Joins Board of Directors

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund founder J. Winder Hughes, III, has joined wastewater treatment and power generation technology company, ThermoEnergy Corporation, on the Company’s Board of Directors. Hughes is the Managing Director of the private equity firm of […]

BTIG Launches Fixed Income Prime Brokerage

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – BTIG LLC. announced that it has expanded its Prime Brokerage group to offer fixed income services, including trading and portfolio financing. The expansion into fixed income is in conjunction with the launch of BTIG’s Global […]

Halfway There: New Hedge Fund Research From Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Credit Suisse Tremont Index LLC released a new research piece, 1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There, a review of how hedge funds have repositioned themselves in the first half of 2009 to generate positive […]

SEC To Curtail Abusive Short Sales

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The SEC announced several actions protecting against short sales and make more short sale information available to the public. ”Today’s actions demonstrate the Commission’s determination to address short selling abuses while at the same time […]

AIMA Warns Of Global Impact Of EU Hedge Fund Directive

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has warned that the European Commission’s draft directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers would hit fund managers and investors around the world if […]

Multi-strategy Malta Hedge Fund Launch

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Golden Hedge Umbrella Sicav has launched a multi-strategy hedge fund and is currently looking for seed investors. The Golden Hedge Multi-Strategy Fund, Malta domiciled, is the first subfund of the umbrella structure, run by Andreas […]

Hedge Fund Managers as Registered SEC Advisors

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – ”One of the focal points of the Obama Administration’s Financial System Regulatory Reform Plan is to seek the passage of legislation that would require hedge fund managers (as well as other private fund managers) to […]

1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There – Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Six months after their worst drawdown on record, hedge funds appear to be demonstrating stronger performance than in some previous recovery periods, such as during the Asian Currency Crisis and the Tech Bubble Burst events. […]

Hedge Fund Inflows Reach $19.2 Billion In June

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge funds attracted $19 billion of fresh capital (gross) in June, marking their second consecutive month of net inflows of $6 billion. Nearly 75% of all reporting hedge funds are in the black for H12009, […]

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