Tag Archives: second half


Few Hedge Funds Started In Europe This Year, Raising Little

NASDAQ – The pace of new European hedge fund launches has stalled this year after the industry’s dismal 2008 performance made investors unwilling to back new ventures. Data provider EuroHedge Monday said just 47 funds started trading in the first […]

UPDATE 2-Gottex AuM down 4.6 pct in Q2, sees better H2

Reuters – Gottex Fund Management Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday assets under management slipped 4.6 percent to $8.1 billion in the second quarter, denting its shares, but it saw some positive signs for the second half. The fund of hedge […]

Man Group sees net inflow from private investors

Reuters UK – Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund firm, reported a rise in sales to private investors and said it expects to return to overall net client inflows in its second half, boosting its shares. In a […]

May Was Good to Hedge Funds – But How’s The Future

CNBC – Hedge funds posted their best monthly performance in a decade in May, taking advantage of rallying stock markets and distressed opportunities across the board, according to the latest numbers from the Absolute Return Composite of hedge fund indices.The […]

Hedge Fund Assets Plunged to $1.8 Trillion in 2008

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund assets, which were once estimated to reach almost $3 trillion, finished the year at around $1.8 trillion, according to research conducted by London-based HedgeFund Intelligence. The report contends the fall in assets happened almost […]

Indevus soars on drug, hedge fund news

Boston Business Journal – Just days after winning regulatory approval for the manufacture and marketing of its cancer therapy for bladder cancer, Indevus Pharmaceuticals Inc. disclosed that a North Carolina hedge fund has acquired 8.5 percent of its common stock. […]

Hedge-Fund Firms Pressed to Consolidate After Losses Erode Fees

Bloomberg – Mohammed Syed has spent the past seven years scouting out the best hedge-fund investments for clients of his Axiom Fund Manager Ltd. Now, he’s seeking to expand the $100 million he oversees by acquiring rivals. “I am looking […]

Stable commodity prices forecast

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – During the first six months of 2008, commodities looked to be the savior of investors who were losing money in the stock market. In the second half, particularly for those who had invested in oil, […]

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