Tag Archives: raising-money


Paulson to Launch New Real Estate Fund, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – John Paulson, the hedge fund manager who reaped a windfall betting against the U.S. housing market before the credit crunch, is now hoping to ride to riches on the property industry’s recovery, The Telegraph reported. […]

Risk Watch: The Continuing Danger of the Young Money Manager

Seekingalpha.com – First, the veteran can lose money just as easily as the rookie. Second, and more perniciously, just because a young money manager has been humbled does not mean he now shares your thinking about risk. And in a […]

Paamco recruits KBC Alpha pan-Asian fund of hedge funds team

Hedge Week.com – Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, an Irvine, California-based fund of hedge funds manager with USD9bn in assets has announced the recruitment of the investment team of KBC Alpha Asset Management, a USD700 million Asia-focused fund of hedge […]

Legg Mason unit eyes distressed sales: report

Tehran Times – Permal Investment Management, the hedge fund investment division of U.S. asset manager Legg Mason Inc, is aiming to raise up to $500 million to take advantage of a boom in distressed sales of hedge fund holdings, the […]

Trimming fees: Hedge funds make changes

Norwalk Advocate – Some hedge funds are reducing their management and incentive fees to keep investors for longer periods during turbulent times on Wall Street. Typically, hedge fund managers require investors to lock their money into a hedge fund for […]

Tokio Marine Makes Gradual Shift to Hedge Funds as Prices Drop

Bloomberg – Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. will shift more of its 11 trillion yen ($100 billion) in assets to hedge funds and scour the globe for bargains as the credit squeeze forces down prices. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance […]

Duff Capital to acquire hedge fund North Sound

Reuters- Investment firm Duff Capital Advisors said on Tuesday it acquired hedge fund group North Sound Capital. The two firms, both located in Greenwich, Connecticut, did not disclose terms of the deal. For Duff Capital, which launched in March with […]

Report Forecasts Funds Of Hedge Funds To Dominate European Market

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- According to a new report by DataMonitor, ‘Hedge Funds in Europe 2008′, the European hedge fund market is going through a period of growth but the extent of the mortgage-backed security crisis is still uncertain. The […]

RWC makes double hire for Asia fund launch

CityWire.co.uk- RWC Partners has recruited Carmel Peters and Kirsty McLaren for the launch of an Asian-focused fund. Investment boutique RWC, which changed its name from MPC Investors earlier this month, has hired Peters and McLaren from Sofaer Capital. The duo has […]

Hedge funds hurt Fifth Third’s results

Bloomberg- A sharp decline in a Fifth Third Bancorp hedge fund investment led to more than $300 million in charge-offs the bank took in the last two quarters, according to a Bloomberg report. Cincinnati-based Fifth Third had already said that […]

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