Tag Archives: profits


Hedge fund guru George Soros claims bonus anger is justified

City AM – Billionaire investor George Soros at the weekend became the latest high-profile financier to wade into the bonus debate as he claimed the backlash against banking fat cats on lucrative pay deals is justified. Speaking in an interview […]

Shame on You, Wall Street

Barron – President Obama took credit Wednesday for the recovery in the financial markets while at the same time decrying Wall Street’s profits and the big bonuses that will be paid out as a result. In his prime-time news conference, […]

Investors eye safer funds, firms must adjust-survey

CNN Money – Money managers must offer new portfolios and keep cutting costs to survive in an era where frightened investors prefer safer fixed-income funds to stock and hedge funds, a report released Monday showed. Badly bruised by last year’s […]

Hedge fund firm TCI’s profits surge – Reuters

Reuters – Activist hedge fund firm TCI, which launched an attack on ABN AMRO in 2007 that helped trigger the Dutch bank’s sale, has seen profits surge 73 percent but warned this year will be tougher. The Children’s Investment Fund […]

Hedge fund firm TCI

Reuters – Activist hedge fund firm TCI, which launched an attack on ABN AMRO in 2007 that helped trigger the Dutch bank’s sale, has seen profits surge 73 percent but warned this year will be tougher. The Children’s Investment Fund […]

Ex-Lehman Trader to Start Credit Hedge Fund as Banks Pare Risks

Assan Din, a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. credit trader, is setting up a hedge fund to trade corporate bonds and derivatives in Asia. SaKa Capital’s fund, which will have a capacity of more than $500 million, will start in […]

Hedge funds head for bumper first half

Times Online – Hedge funds are on course to deliver their best first-half performance in a decade, as investors renew their faith in the sector in the wake of last year’s calamitous losses. Hedge funds worldwide returned 5.63 per cent […]

Hope for hedge funds

Stuff – Hedge funds meeting for their annual get-together in Monaco this week are hoping recovering profits will help placate clients, after the industry was heavily culled and suffered its worst year on record. An exodus of investors followed a […]

Battered hedgies see cause for hope at Monaco summit

Reuters – Hedge funds meeting for their annual get-together in Monaco next week are hoping recovering profits will help placate clients, after the industry was heavily culled and suffered its worst year on record. An exodus of investors followed a […]

Reluctant hedge fund mergers

Stuff – The beleaguered hedge fund industry is rife with talk of consolidation, as dwindling asset bases eat into firms’ profits, with the key barriers likely to be hedge fund managers’ egos and poor rewards for sellers. Man Group and […]

WisdomTree Files For Hedge Fund ETFs

IndexUniverse.com – The New York-based ETF provider today filed papers with the Securities & Exchange Commission for three actively managed ETFs: the WisdomTree Real Return Fund, the WisdomTree Managed Futures Fund and the WisdomTree Long-Short Fund. The Long-Short fund will […]

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Farewell

New York Times – Two weeks from now, a seven-year-old hedge fund called Alson Capital Partners will return around $800 million to its investors, and shut its doors for good. The fund was founded and managed by Neil Barsky, 51, […]

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