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Ex-Lehman Banker Filippi Raises $35 Million for Commodity Fund

Bloomberg – Edward Filippi, previously with Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., raised $35 million for a hedge fund investing in energy, metals and agricultural derivatives. The Ground Zero Strategic Commodities Fund may begin trading in the first quarter of next year, […]

Harvard Management hires two from hedge funds

Reuters – Harvard Management Co, which invests the Ivy League school’s multibillion dollar endowment, hired two investment managers away from two prominent hedge funds, the university said on Wednesday. Emil Dabora, a senior managing director at Caxton Associates, will join […]

Rosemawr Municipal Partners Fund Launch

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Rosemawr Management LLC, two months ago launched the Rosemawr Municipal Partner Fund LP,. The fund has seen returns of 0.82% in May and 0.86% in June, since inception on May 1st 2009. With former Managing […]

Bull Path Converts Hedge Fund Into Long Short Mutual Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Bull Path Capital Management recently announced the conversion of one of its long-short hedge funds into a long-short equity mutual fund the ‘Bull Path Long Short Fund’ (BPFCX). The newly launched mutual fund ranks #1 […]

Fund managers eye hedge fund stress tests

Reuters – Fund managers need to stress-test worst-case scenarios more rigorously before investing in hedge funds, industry participants at a hedge fund conference said on Thursday. Many existing stress tests, used to gauge how funds will perform in extreme market […]

Barclay Hedge Fund Rankings Rate Tranen #1 in Fixed Income Asset Backed Lending

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – British Virgin Islands based hedge fund manager Tranen Capital took the lead in the Fixed Income – Asset-Backed Lending category for March 2009 with a return of 2.49%. In addition to the March performance, the […]

SEC’s Salvo In The New War Against Insider Trading & Credit Default Swaps

24/7 Wall St. – According to a civil suit filed today by the Securities Exchange Commission in the Southern District Court of New York, John-Paul Rorech, a bond salesman at Deutsche Bank Securities, and Reanto Negrin, a former portfolio manager […]

Hedge Fund Trembulant Ups Stake in Fast Food

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund Tremblant Capital reported that it now owns 1.1 million shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill, bringing its total shares in the Denver-based fast food restaurant to 5.7%. "Chipotle shares have fallen recently, and the hedge […]

Credit Suisse Veteran To Start SE Asian Hedge Fund

Dow Jones Deutschland – While hedge funds suffer from redemptions and closures amid volatile markets, some firms are taking advantage of falling valuations and market dislocations to launch new funds. Mark Fuchs, chief executive of Singapore-based Fuchs Capital Partners, said […]

Partner exits hedge fund firm NewSmith Capital

Reuters – NewSmith Capital Partners, one of the hedge fund firms to appear before last month’s Treasury Select Committee into the banking crisis, told Reuters on Thursday partner Jeremy Silewicz had left the firm. Silewicz, who joined NewSmith in March […]

JPMorgan tips drugmakers and non-life insurers

Reuters UK – JPMorgan Europe Dynamic fund favours defensive drugmakers and non-life insurers and has no plans to move into cyclicals until company newsflow, employment and money supply improve. John Baker, portfolio manager of the 260 million euro (233.52 million […]

Hedge funds fold

The Washington Times – Year after year, the hedge fund industry dazzled Wall Street by delivering "absolute returns" – outsized profits whether markets rose or fell. Using sophisticated trading models, the pools of managed capital made wealthy people wealthier with […]

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