Tag Archives: s-david


FACTBOX: Hedge fund managers name long, short bets

Reuters – Some of the country’s biggest and best-known hedge fund managers on Wednesday shared their best investment and short-selling ideas with an audience of some 1,200 hedge fund executives. The annual Ira Sohn Investment Research Conference raises millions of […]

Hedge-Fund Titans Hear Chanos, Einhorn, Raise Funds for Cancer

Bloomberg – At last year’s Ira W. Sohn Investment Research Conference, Greenlight Capital Inc.’s David Einhorn told an audience of hedge-fund managers that Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. wasn’t disclosing the whole truth about its finances. Four months later, Lehman filed […]

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 […]

Investors Rush for Redemptions in Fortress Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Clients of Fortress Investment Group LLC have requested to withdraw more than $4.5 billion of their assets over the next few months, according a statement released by the hedge fund yesterday. The company reported its first […]

New York Hedge Fund Sued By Former Employee

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York hedge fund Peconic Partners was sued yesterday for firing an employee who reportedly was running his mouth about some shady insider trading activities. The suit, filed by former Chief Compliance Officer Joseph Sullivan in […]

World markets rocket upward

Hamilton Spectator – North American stock markets chalked up huge rallies late in the afternoon yesterday, resulting in one of the biggest one-day gains ever for the Dow Jones industrial average and a big bounce in Toronto. Toronto’s S&P/TSX composite […]

The Hedge Fund Meltdown: Another Reason Wealth Needs Spreading

AlterNet – Jack Nash, a key pioneer of the global hedge fund industry, passed away this past summer. Much of the rest of the industry may soon join him six feet under. The industry, one insider told the Financial Times […]

Taylor Wimpey slips as hedge fund sells shares

Guardian.co.uk – Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has slipped more than 8% on news that Toscafund, the hedge fund run by former bank analyst Martin Hughes, has sold a chunk of shares in the business. Tosca, which is said to have lost […]

When to Fire Your Fund Manager

CNBC – Given the troubles in the market, we’re all worried about losing a chunk of our savings, whether it’s wrapped up in mutual funds, hedge funds or individual stocks. But how do you know when to bail on your […]

Hedge funds to back £4.5bn Barclays issue

Financial Times- Several of London’s largest hedge funds are backing Barclays’ £4.5bn ($8.9bn) capital increase, underscoring the complex roles they are playing in the recapitalisation of the UK banking sector. GLG Partners, Lansdowne, CQS and Och-Ziff have all agreed to […]

Hedge funds push boat out for Ark charity

Times Online- This week, some of the City’s wealthiest people will descend on a lavish party in London intent on giving away a large chunk of their personal fortunes. More than 1,100 will pile into the Absolute Return for Kids […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...