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Hedge Funds Get Rattled As Investors Seek Exits

Wall Street Journal – With anxiety about hedge-fund woes gripping the market, funds have their own fear: their investors. Some investors, particularly what are known as "funds of funds," are demanding their money back and may ramp up requests in […]

Hedge funds control free markets

Folks, I want to share some information with you on "hedge funds." I have wanted to do this for some time now, but it seems each week some other topic pushes this one aside. Hedge funds are simply large – […]

Swing back to bank stocks is overdone, says Merrill Lynch

Times Online – The fashionable investment tactic of the past month – buying bank stocks while selling energy companies – could already have gone too far, Merrill Lynch, the financial management group, warned clients yesterday. In mid-July, hedge funds, pension […]

Russell to boost Asia property fund exposure

Reuters Singapore – U.S.-based Russell Investments, which manages over $211 billion (110 billion pounds) in assets, wants to boost its exposure to Asian real estate as it sees growing markets in China and India withstanding a global downturn. The company, […]

Hedge funds do the Singapore sling

FT Alphaville- New figures from Singapore’s central bank bear out the (abundant) anecdotal evidence of the quickening exodus of Asia-focused hedge funds out of Japan and elsewhere and into Singapore. Reuters reports that assets managed by fund managers in Singapore […]

Regulators have hedge funds in their sights again

RightSide Advisors- Nimbleness and creativity are qualities rarely ascribed either to America’s financial regulators or to Congress. Perhaps that is one reason why both groups continue to fumble over how to deal with hedge funds, which typically exhibit both in […]

Fewer U.S. hedge fund starts so far this year

Reuters UK- Roughly three dozen U.S. hedge funds have opened for business so far this year, 50 percent less than the same period last year, according to data released on Tuesday that underscored how tough it is to launch one […]

Hedge fund veteran’s new firm to tackle funding

Reuters- Meeting long-term funding obligations can be the stuff of nightmares but that’s what hedge fund industry veteran Philip Duff says his new firm can do to help pension funds, endowments and insurers tackle. For years, Duff has warned these […]

China’s Safe to invest $2.5bn in TPG fund

Financial Times – China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange has agreed to invest more than $2.5bn in the latest TPG fund, in what could be the largest commitment ever made to a private equity firm, people familiar with the matter […]

Manager vows to beat hedge fund returns for less

Reuters – Jerome Abernathy has a proposition for the world’s biggest pension funds — better returns than hedge funds without the headaches or heavy costs. This may sound too good to be true to institutional investors, who have poured billions […]

Hedge fund managers shy away from signing compliance code

The Independent – Hedge funds have given a voluntary code for the industry a collective thumbs-down – not a single firm has signed up to the compliance standards since they were launched in January. Nearly five months ago the Hedge […]

Soros points a finger at institutional investors

Houston Chronicle – Billionaire investor George Soros told a Senate panel Tuesday that the run-up in oil prices has "some of the earmarks" of a bubble and that institutional investors stampeding into commodities are helping raise prices. Appearing before the […]

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