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RAB says clients returning to some hedge funds

Reuters UK – Hedge fund firm RAB Capital said on Wednesday that clients had started putting money back into some of its funds helped by a recent upturn in performance, adding to signs the industry may be recovering. The firm, […]

Hedge funds still causing some jitters

This is Money – Institutional investors are still running scared from hedge funds after last year’s bloodbath, figures from sector giant Man Group show. They pulled a net £2bn from Man Group in the first quarter of its financial year. […]

Hedge fund firm GLG says industry flows stabilised

MONACO, June 17 (Reuters) – Investor flows out of the hedge fund industry have stabilised and the health of the industry has improved, GLG senior managing director Pierre Lagrange told Reuters on Wednesday. ‘Industry-wide they (flows) have stabilised,’ Lagrange said […]

QUOTEBOX: Hedge funds ponder rough year at Monaco meeting

Reuters – Hedge fund managers, administrators and investors have gathered in Monaco for the annual GAIM industry conference following a tough year marked by poor performance and client outflows. Below are selected quotes from the first day of the conference: […]

Major pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Reuters – The nation’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound pension scheme confirmed […]

Major pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Reuters UK – The nation’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound pension scheme […]

Pension fund fires 2 money managers

Boston Globe – The Massachusetts state pension fund fired two money managers yesterday for poor performance, including one that had lost $12 million investing with accused swindler Bernard L. Madoff. Austin Capital Management, which had managed $170 million in state […]

Hedge Fund Manager Waives Managment Fees

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Renaissance Institutional Futures, a $3 billion futures fund run by hedge fund management company, Renaissance Technologies, has waived all it’s management fees for 2009, even if the fund delivers good results in 2009, according to […]

Huge cash outflows hit hedge funds

The Australian – After suffering one of the worst years on record, Australia’s $62 billion hedge fund industry is bracing for even tougher times in 2009 as a confluence of factors works against them, including poor performance, more regulation, further […]

Alternative holdings sour for endowments, pensions

The Associated Press – College endowments and state pension funds plowed billions of dollars into hedge funds and private-equity investments as a way to balance their stock holdings, and for a time they got supercharged returns. Those days are over. […]

Alternative investments tank

Denver Post – College endowments and state pension funds that once plowed billions of dollars into hedge funds and private-equity investments as a way to balance their stock holdings officials are watching the value of their alternative investments shrink. So […]

Beyond the Ivied Halls, Endowments Suffer

New York Times – Some of the nation’s universities are trying to sell chunks of their portfolios privately as their endowments swoon with the markets. Among institutional investors, school endowments aggressively embraced private equity, real estate partnerships, venture capital, commodities, […]

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