Tag Archives: pension-funds


J-Power Seeks Long-Term Investors to Replace Hedge Fund TCI

Bloomberg – The head of J-Power, Japan’s largest electricity wholesaler, wants to attract long-term investors to replace its biggest stakeholder, hedge fund TCI, which exited after seeking his ouster in a feud over corporate management. “Investors such as pension funds, […]

Duff Capital Advisors shrinks, stays in business

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Duff Capital Advisors, launched last year to help pension funds, endowments and insurers meet long-term funding obligations, laid off most of its staff, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The company remains […]

December investor survey finds managment fees too high

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – When surveyed about what they think about fee levels and value for money offered by investment managers, investors believe that managment fees are too high. Two surveys were conducted by bfinance in December, questioning institutional […]

Hedge Funds Lower Fees, Lengthen Investor Lockups

Bloomberg – Artradis Fund Management Pte, RAB Capital Plc’s Northwest unit and Cannizaro (Hong Kong) Ltd. are cutting fees and locking up investors’ money for longer in new hedge funds that will buy bonds after prices fell in Asia. Merrill […]

Asia Hedge Funds, Among Worst Performers, Close at Faster Rate

Bloomberg – Asia hedge-fund closures jumped 19 percent this year, with the industry set to shrink for the first time as clients withdraw more money after funds in the region underperformed rivals in the U.S. and Europe. “It is likely […]

CEOs Launch Web Site To Protect Short Sellers

Washington Post – When the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an emergency order last month protecting the stocks of the country’s largest financial institutions against a form of short selling, three businessmen saw an opportunity. Harvey Pitt, SEC chairman from […]

Hedge Funds Surpass Mutual Funds In Equity Trading Volume

CNNMoney.com- An equity investors study by Greenwich Associates showed trading volume generated by hedge funds surpassed mutual funds last year and now ranks second only to traditional asset-management shops. The financial-consulting firm said the influence of hedge funds as a […]

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