Tag Archives: relative-value


Griffin Shifts Funds’ Strategy to Fortify Citadel

Bloomberg – Ken Griffin started trading convertible bonds 22 years ago from his Harvard University dorm room. Now he’s moving away from the investments that made him a billionaire hedge-fund manager — and unraveled last year, leaving clients with a […]

HSBC fund avoids directional bets in choppy markets

Reuters UK – HSBC Halbis fund manager Jim Dunsford is favouring trades exploiting price discrepancies, rather than big bets on market movements, because he believes markets are still in unknown territory. Dunsford manages the 100 million euro (85 million pound) […]

Why Polygon Is Losing Pace

Forbes – Markets around the world have been rallying all year. So how did Polygon’s flagship hedge fund manage to lose money? Polygon Global Opportunities Master Fund delivered a negative 2.92% net return as of June 30, lagging far behind […]

Multi-strategy Malta Hedge Fund Launch

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Golden Hedge Umbrella Sicav has launched a multi-strategy hedge fund and is currently looking for seed investors. The Golden Hedge Multi-Strategy Fund, Malta domiciled, is the first subfund of the umbrella structure, run by Andreas […]

Meriwether Said to Shut JWM Hedge Fund After Losses

Bloomberg – John Meriwether, who roiled global markets when Long-Term Capital Management LP collapsed in 1998, plans to shut his current hedge fund, according to a person familiar with the matter. JWM Partners LLC is closing its main Relative Value […]

Swiss Hedge Fund Manager’s Indice Tops Charts

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund performance specialist Alternative-Index Ltd., fully owned by hedge fund manager, Salus Alpha Group AG, reported that the Relative Value Index (RVX) is the top performing Alternative Investment Indices (AI-Index) in June 2009 with […]

DJ Gottex Fund Gets Investment, Advisory Mandate From Nestle -

TradingMarkets.com – Asset manager Gottex Fund Management Holdings Ltd. (GFMN.EB) said Thursday it has been awarded an investment and advisory mandate by Nestle Capital Advisers S.A. The investment management mandate applies to one of Nestle Pension Funds’ hedge fund portfolios; […]

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Estimated to Finish Up 3.61% In May

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund managers posted positive returns across all major strategies in May except for Managed Futures. Returns were driven by favorable investment conditions across equity, credit and commodities markets. India led the positive trend in […]

Commoditrade Plans to Start Energy Hedge Fund in Fourth Quarter

Bloomberg – Commoditrade Inc. plans to introduce an energy hedge fund in the fourth quarter, complementing a fund that invests in industrial metals. The new fund will use the relative-value strategy followed by the metals fund, Chief Executive Officer David […]

February Hedge Fund Performance

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar reported a sharp decline in credit and equity markets as the U.S. government announced its stimulus package and financial stability plan. February saw a huge sell-off in U.S. and European bank stocks caused by […]

Hedge Fund Sued Over Expsoure to Madoff Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Gabriel Capital and founder Ezra Merkin have been sued for their exposure to Ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff by a disdained investor. Scott Berrie, who has $500,000 tied up in one of Gabriel’s funds, claims that Gabriel lied […]

Altos Ventures Leads $5.7 Million Mobile Funding

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Trilibis Mobile announced today that it has raised $5.7 million in Series B financing. Alternative Investor Altos Ventures led the round with participation from ATA Ventures and several early individual investors. Ho Nam, General Partner […]

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