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HedgeSphere Funds of Hedge Funds Software Release

West Palm beach (HedgeCo.net) – Swiss funds of hedge funds (FoHF)  tech. provider Infonic AG, released the latest version of its software suite for FoHFs, HedgeSphere 4.3.  “For many funds of hedge funds, including those with complex portfolio structures, management […]

Few Hedge Funds Started In Europe This Year, Raising Little

NASDAQ – The pace of new European hedge fund launches has stalled this year after the industry’s dismal 2008 performance made investors unwilling to back new ventures. Data provider EuroHedge Monday said just 47 funds started trading in the first […]

Hedge Fund Manager Silk Invest Launches Two Equity Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  FSA regulated asset manager, Silk Invest Ltd, successfully launched the African Lions Fund and the Arab Falcons Fund, which helped the hedge fund manager achieve its goals in becoming a specialist in Arab and African […]

Strong Performance In First Six Months For ACP Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  London hedge fund manager ACP Partners, which is soon to merge with TriAlpha Investment Advisors, said that their long/short eguity strategy fund, ACP Financial Opportunities, has beaten its benchmark by over 65% in its first […]

Market slump pounds Pa. pension funds

Philadelphia Inquirer – Pension funds for Pennsylvania state workers and schoolteachers lost more than $12 billion in the three months ended Sept. 30. And that’s not counting losses from hedge funds, real estate, private equity, and other hard-to-trace private investments […]

Commodities lose diversification edge

Using commodities to hedge potential losses in stock markets has not worked lately, and the tighter link among assets these days means diversification benefits may not be as great as before. Hedge funds, pension funds, mutual funds and wealthy individuals […]

Hedge Funds May Fall to $1 Trillion by Mid-2009, Citigroup Says

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund assets may fall to about $1 trillion by the middle of next year, a decline of almost 50 percent from their peak in June, because of market losses and client withdrawals, Citigroup Inc. said in a report. […]

Investors see hedge funds as less important-poll

Reuters – The days of hedge funds as a red-hot asset class may be cooling, according to a new survey released by fund research firm Morningstar on Monday. Nearly half of all financial advisers who help wealthy people invest their […]

Man eyes more Asian institutional sales

Interactive Investor – Man Group aims to win more business from big Asian investors such as pension funds and insurers even as global financial turmoil spurs some existing clients to redeem holdings and seek safety in cash. The world’s largest listed […]

Official defends $144M decision

Newark Star-Ledger – Prompted by criticism from a prominent state lawmaker, the head of the state’s Division of Investment yesterday defended his decision to invest $144 million in pension funds in a BlackRock Inc.-managed hedge fund in the past two […]

Wealthy cut back hedge funds but no firesale

Reuters – Wealthy investors are cutting back exposure to hedge funds after disappointing returns but are not exiting the sector wholesale, and are likely to come back again once markets have calmed down. High net worth individuals have been key […]

New UK pension scheme rules out hedge funds

Reuters – Britain’s new Personal Accounts scheme, a plan for savers without a company pension, is "highly unlikely" to invest in hedge funds and private equity, said the head of the authority in charge of setting up the scheme. The […]

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