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Carlyle Group To Launch New Fund with $14 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At a time when many hedge funds are experiencing their worst year to date, private equity firm The Carlyle Group is launching a new fund with around $14 billion in capital.  According to a report by […]

Long-only funds to dominate shareholder mix

Reuters – Traditional long-only mutual funds are set to dominate shareholder registers again as the hedge fund industry shrinks and retail investors continue to stay away, according to Morgan Stanley. Meanwhile, with institutions, including hedge funds, deleveraging aggressively, emerging markets […]

Even Healthy Hedge Funds Face Redemptions

Seeking Alpha – It’s a tough world out there – I saw in the Wall Street Journal the average hedge fund lost 18% in October. Considering what their mandate is i.e. hedge – that is amazing. September was awful as […]

Doubts Increase on Korea Hedge Fund Deregulation

BusinessWeek – Some participants in South Korea’s nascent alternative-investment market have grown pessimistic over the ability of incoming legislation to support the development of an onshore hedge funds industry. The Capital Markets Consolidation Act will become effective in February. It […]

Doubts Increase on Korea Hedge Fund Deregulation

BusinessWeek – Some participants in South Korea’s nascent alternative-investment market have grown pessimistic over the ability of incoming legislation to support the development of an onshore hedge funds industry. The Capital Markets Consolidation Act will become effective in February. It […]

JGB futures tumble as hedge fund selling spooks

CNBC – Japanese government bond futures tumbled nearly a full point on Thursday, with traders citing selling by foreign funds in a move that was exaggerated by thin conditions. September futures plunged as much as 1.14 points to 137.11 as […]

DLA Piper names Australian Luke Gannon to launch transactional funds

Hedge Week.com – DLA Piper has appointed Australian corporate and financial services lawyer Luke Gannon as a partner in its corporate group and head of the firm’s funds practice throughout Asia. Gannon, who will be based in DLA Piper’s Hong […]

Hedge Fund SageCrest Files For Bankruptcy

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In an effort to head off a forced asset sale, Windmill Management’s SageCrest Finance and SageCrest II filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after its assets fell sharply. The hedge fund filed at U.S. Bankruptcy Court […]

Wittenham launches hedge fund for frontier markets

Reuters- Singapore’s Wittenham Investment Management launched a fund of hedge funds to invest in frontier capital markets such as Africa, Middle East and countries in the former Soviet Union. The MENA Plus fund would start with a minimum $7 million […]

Arbah Global launches Nanotechnology Fund

Gulf Daily News – A fund designed to tap into the potential for development of molecular and atomic-sized particle technology was launched at the 4th Annual World Islamic Funds and Capital Markets Conference yesterday. Arbah Global, a Bahrain-based investment arm […]

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