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K+S, Potash Sellers Sink as Rival’s India Contract Roils Market

Bloomberg – K+S AG, Europe’s largest maker of potash for fertilizers, and competitor Israel Chemicals Ltd. fell in local trading after a Russian rival’s contract in India prompted speculation that prices will come under pressure. The drop mirrors declines at […]

Camulos May Give Mariner Role in Hedge-Fund Business Operations

Bloomberg – Camulos Capital LP, a hedge-fund firm founded by former Soros Fund Management LLC trader Richard Brennan, is in talks to have Mariner Investment Group run its business operations. Mariner, an $11 billion firm managed by Bill Michaelcheck, may […]

Ex-Soros protégées said to be winding down hedge fund

Wealth Bulletin – Satellite Asset Management, a $2.8bn (€2.1bn) hedge fund established by former employees of billionaire George Soros, is winding down due to investor redemptions, Bloomberg said on its website late Friday, according to a Reuters report. The New […]

Soros Fund Fined $2.2 Million by Hungarian Regulator

Bloomberg – Billionaire investor George Soros’s Soros Fund Management LLC was fined 489 million forint ($2.2 million) for attempting to manipulate the share price of OTP Bank Nyrt., Hungary’s largest bank, the country’s financial regulator said. The Soros fund attempted […]

Soros Management Fund Increases Stakes in Petrobras, Potash

Bloomberg – Billionaire investor George Soros’s hedge-fund firm bought more shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. in the fourth quarter, almost doubling its holdings. Soros Fund Management LLC bought 16 million shares of the Petrobras’ […]

Dow Jones Hedge Fund Strategy Benchmark Review

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In the monthly report from Dow Jones Indexes on the performance of Hedge Fund Strategy Benchmarks, only one of four strategies, merger arbitrage, posted net-of-fee gains in November. After hedge funds experienced two of the most […]

Dow Jones Suspends 2 Hedge Fund Benchmarks Amid Deleveraging

CNNMoney.com – Dow Jones & Co. has suspended the publication of two hedge-fund benchmarks and the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Balanced Portfolio Index that incorporates them, saying that the underlying hedge funds have been deleveraging in an effort to reduce […]

Hedge Funds Outperform Equity in September

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds measured by both the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index ("GGHFI") and the Greenwich Composite Investable Index ("GI2") significantly outperformed equity indices despite posting their greatest losses since August 1998 during September. "It was […]

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