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Toscafund halves Stake in key investment Aberdeen Asset Management

Hedge Tracker – Toscafund, the activist hedge fund run by Martin Hughes, has sold half of its stake in Aberdeen Asset Management to Japanese bank Mitsubishi. According to an article from the Telegraph, Toscafund’s assets have fallen in half since […]

Lloyd’s of London Insurers Punish Hedge Funds After 2008 Losses

Bloomberg – Lloyd’s of London insurers pulled as much as half a billion pounds ($825 million) from hedge funds and private equity after investment returns at the world’s oldest insurance market fell by more than half. Catlin Group Ltd.,Brit Insurance […]

Some Hedge Funds Still Feel Effects Of 2008 Redemptions

CNN Money – A year after investors began withdrawing money in a panic from hedge funds, the surviving funds seem to fall into two camps. Those funds that were quick to meet redemption requests are, in many cases, beginning to […]

ALTIN Hedge Fund Group Goes For Full Disclosure

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – ALTIN, the London and Swiss-listed fund of hedge funds, has released a full disclosure of its underlying investments and weightings. ALTIN has adopted a position of total transparency, and holds one of the world’s longest […]

Icahn Puts Another $250 Million Into His Fund

New York Times – The billionaire financier Carl C. Icahn put another $250 million into his hedge fund at the beginning of the year after suffering further losses in the fourth quarter on investments in Motorola and Yahoo, according to […]

Deephaven’s Hedge Fund Bought by Stark Investments

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Deephaven Capital Management signed a deal on Tuesday to sell the assets of its flagship hedge fund, Knight Capital Group Inc., to Stark Investments. The founders, Brian Stark and Mike Roth, will give Deephaven investors […]

Huge cash outflows hit hedge funds

The Australian – After suffering one of the worst years on record, Australia’s $62 billion hedge fund industry is bracing for even tougher times in 2009 as a confluence of factors works against them, including poor performance, more regulation, further […]

Cerberus Hedge Fund Caps Withdrawals After Loss

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Stephen Feinberg’s Cerberus Capital Management has followed in the footsteps of many faltering hedge funds this year, limiting client redemptions in one of its funds after investors moved to withdrawal 16.5 percent of their capital, according […]

Game changes for hedge funds

International Herald Tribune – Hedge funds have suffered a shakeout in 2008. The average hedge fund fell almost 20 percent, according to Hedge Fund Research. No fund has yet required a bailout. But many won’t be around in the new […]

Change Ahead for Hedge Funds

New York Times – Hedge funds have suffered a shakeout in 2008. The average hedge fund fell almost 20 percent, according to Hedge Fund Research. No fund has yet required a bailout. But many won’t be around in the new […]

CDS protection buyers on Lehman to get their cash

Reuters – Investors who bought protection against a Lehman Brothers default in the credit default swaps market have little to worry about getting paid on Tuesday, when an estimated $8 billion in cash payments on Lehman CDS come due. While […]

Hedge Funds Rally in December, Post Record Losses on the Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Although hedge funds finished up 2008 with some of the worst numbers to date, they showed some signs of promise in December.  According to the latest research by the Hennessee Group LLC, a New York-based advisor […]

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