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Hedge fund manager Hendry warns of market correction

Reuters – The current rebound in stock markets is a bear rally and could turn by September, according to hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, who has recently cut exposure to agricultural stocks. Hendry, who is partner and chief investment officer […]

Fund managers eye hedge fund stress tests

Reuters – Fund managers need to stress-test worst-case scenarios more rigorously before investing in hedge funds, industry participants at a hedge fund conference said on Thursday. Many existing stress tests, used to gauge how funds will perform in extreme market […]

Hedge fund firm GLG says industry flows stabilised

MONACO, June 17 (Reuters) – Investor flows out of the hedge fund industry have stabilised and the health of the industry has improved, GLG senior managing director Pierre Lagrange told Reuters on Wednesday. ‘Industry-wide they (flows) have stabilised,’ Lagrange said […]

Hedge fund leverage is returning

Hedge funds have begun to raise leverage levels again in recent weeks as prime brokers and other lenders become bolder about extending credit in more stable markets, a lawyer specializing in the sector said on Tuesday. Henry Bregstein, attorney at […]

Hedge funds wary of US govt

Straits Times – Hedge fund executives at the conference said Mr Obama’s deal undercut bankruptcy court rules that have long given priority to secured lenders. The White House move and its combative stance with hedge funds may keep some managers […]

Madoff scandal boon for mutual funds, DWS exec says

Reuters – The Madoff scandal could be a boon for mutual funds as investors shift into regulated asset management vehicles in Luxembourg or Ireland away from hedge funds in the Caymans, a German mutual funds executive said. "There’ll be a […]

Gottex hedge funds impacted by high redemptions

Hedge Funds Review Magazine – Troubled Swiss-based alternative asset management group Gottex Fund Management Holdings said assets under management (AUM) were down over $2 billion to $13.5 billion at September 30, 2008, compared with $15.6 billion at June 30, 2008. […]

Trailblazer Fink returns to head £200m hedge fund

The Independent – Stanley Fink, the so-called godfather of UK hedge funds, has made a dramatic return to the industry after retiring from Man Group, the largest alternatives manager in the world, only two months ago. Mr Fink confirmed yesterday […]

Asian Funds Increase Use of Multiple Prime Brokers, Survey Says

Bloomberg- Asian hedge funds are increasing their use of multiple prime brokers after the U.S. subprime mortgage market collapse heightened the risk of relying on a single investment bank for brokerage services, an AsiaHedge survey found. Hedge funds that are […]

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