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Hedge Fund Elliott Management’s Market Commentary

Seeking Alpha – Very in-depth and analytical commentary out of Elliott Management in their recent second quarter 2009 letter to investors. The hedge fund has penned a 24 page letter covering topics of risk management, the automotive industry, regulation, distressed […]

What Hedge Funds Are Up to

Seeking Alpha – This is the latest edition in a new series of posts we’re doing here entitled, ‘hedge fund news summaries.’ And, as as the title obviously states, the goal is to give you the quick hits of everything […]

India Draws Hedge Fund Attention

Seeking Alpha – During the past week, almost 15 percent of investors have expressed a specific interest in India-focused funds. When compared with the first week of the second quarter, this percentage is almost double. In a recent article in […]

Book Review: Hedge Funds (An Analytic Perspective)

Seeking Alpha – Hedge Funds: An Analytic Perspective by Andrew W. Lo is a highly technical and intellectual analysis of hedge funds. Mr. Lo has filled his book with many advanced, detailed concepts and statistics about the hedge fund industry. […]

Harbinger Capital Takes Position in Zapata

Seeking Alpha – In a 13D filing with the SEC, Harbinger Capital Partners has revealed a new position in Zapata Corporation due to activity on June 17th, 2009. This is a brand new position for the hedge fund and it […]

Lone Pine Reveals Smithfield Foods Holdings

Seeking Alpha – In a 13G filing made with the SEC due to activity on June 9th, 2009, Lone Pine Capital has disclosed a 7.7% ownership stake in Smithfield Foods (SFD). This is a brand new position for Stephen Mandel’s […]

Hedge Fund Cantillon Closing: Converting to Long Only Fund

Seeking Alpha – William von Mueffling’s Cantillon Capital Management will be closing down the hedge fund portion of its business. The fund will wind down its positions except for $1 billion worth of long positions as it reverts to a […]

IndexIQ Launches Second Hedge Fund Replication ETF: MCRO

Seeking Alpha – The second hedge fund replication ETF from IndexIQ began trading on Tuesday (6/09/09). According to the press release, the IQ Hedge Macro Tracker ETF (MCRO) seeks to deliver risk-adjusted return characteristics similar to macro and emerging-market style […]

Grail to Launch Active Single-Manager ETFs

Seeking Alpha – Grail Advisors, LLC, the investment advisor that launched the Grail American Beacon Large Cap Value Fund (GVT) last month, has filed with the SEC to launch four additional ETFs. Grail notes that these four funds will be […]

Hedge Fund Legends: Lee Ainslie

Seeking Alpha – Continuing our series of hedge fund profiles and biographies, we turn our attention now to Lee Ainslie of Maverick Capital. We thought this transition was appropriate given how we just yesterday initiated our profile series with coverage […]

Paulson & Co Hedge Fund Files 13G on anglogold Ashanti

Seeking Alpha – While John Paulson’s position in AngloGold Ashanti (AU) is no secret, his hedge fund has just filed a 13G with the SEC with regard to the position. Paulson & Co has disclosed a 12.1% ownership stake in […]

Improving Hedge Fund Industry Corporate Governance

Seeking Alpha – I saw today a very interesting article in the FT about the discussion going on at the SEC about a rule allowing US investors to nominate company directors. Companies at present nominate their own directors. Shareholders have […]

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