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Citadel to cover operating expenses

Chicago Tribune – Citadel Investment Group is covering "a substantial portion" of its operating expenses this year, a break from passing those costs on to clients, Katie Spring, a spokeswoman for the Chicago-based hedge fund, said Thursday. "We felt it […]

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 […]

Englander’s Millennium Funds May Lose $1 Billion to Withdrawals

Bloomberg – Millennium Partners LP, the $13.5 billion hedge-fund firm run by Israel Englander, plans to return $1 billion to investors who asked for their cash back by year-end, according to two people familiar with the matter. The redemptions, equal […]

JO Hambro Shuts Hedge Fund After VW-Porsche Trade

Bloomberg – JO Hambro Capital Management Ltd., which oversees about $3.5 billion of assets, will close one of its two hedge funds partly because a bet against Volkswagen AG shares backfired, people familiar with the situation said. The $240 million […]

Citadel Shifts Capital, Will Focus on Seeding

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citadel Investment Group announced yesterday it will shut down its $1 billion fund of hedge funds portfolio and use the capital to invest in other businesses. The Fusion fund was launched a year and a half […]

Citadel hedge fund denies Fed probe

Business Day South Africa – Examiners with the US Federal Reserve have questioned Wall Street counterparties about their exposure to debt and other holdings of Citadel Investment Group, The Wall Street Journal reported at the weekend. Citadel denied the report. […]

Tyser, Horseman Show Investors Not All Hedge Funds Are Losers

Bloomberg – Harry Tyser, manager of the $100 million New Star Firefly Hedge Fund in London, was still trading while being wheeled into the operating room for kidney- stone surgery. “It’s life and death out there right now,” said Tyser, […]

Hedge fund Ore Hill limits redemptions

Reuters – Hedge fund Ore Hill Partners, which specialises in credit strategies, has barred clients from redeeming their money from its flagship offering, imposing a freeze just as investors clamored for an exit, the company said on Friday. The firm, […]

Pickens’ hedge fund loses value

Reuters – The commodity half of oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens’s BP Capital hedge fund lost 35 percent of its value in July, the New York Post said, citing sources. The fund is believed to be down about 10 percent […]

Hedge fund buys 5.3 percent of RadioShack stock

Fort Worth Star Telegram- Citadel Investment Group is bullish on RadioShack, buying 6.9 million shares, or 5.3 percent of the electronics retail chain’s stock, according to a federal filing Monday. With the purchase, the Chicago-based hedge fund becomes the fourth-largest […]

Legendary investor Templeton dies

Reuters- John Templeton, a pioneering mutual fund manager, global investor and billionaire philanthropist, died of pneumonia in a hospital in the Bahamas on Tuesday, a spokeswoman at his foundation said. He was 95. Templeton, who started his career on Wall […]

UBS’s Commodities Co-Head Quits to Join Hedge Fund

Bloomberg- Hunter Shively, global co-head of UBS AG’s commodities business for the past seven months, is resigning to join a start-up hedge fund that is raising money to trade energy futures. Shively, 38, will stay on for two months to […]

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