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I’m Shocked, Shocked: My Hedge Fund Didn’t Hedge!

Seeking Alpha – "In my view they didn’t do what they set out to do … which was to hedge. I saw a few hedge funds that did much worse than my long-only fund, which is rather ironic," [Veritas Asset […]

Real Hedge Funds Don’t Need a Bull Market to Make Money

Seeking Alpha – Risk management Rule No.1: if it can happen then it will happen. Hope for the best but plan for the worst. Recent events have provided good returns for some hedge funds, hard times for other hedge funds […]

Hedge Funds: 2008′s Winners and Losers

Seeking Alpha – Hedge funds often try to offset potential losses in the principal markets they invest in by hedging their investments using a wide variety of techniques. For this very reason, many of them rarely disclose any of their […]

BBVA unit says clients slash hedge fund exposure

Reuters – Clients of Spain’s BBVA Patrimonios have cut hedge fund exposure by more than two-thirds over the past year after disappointing returns, says its chief investment officer, who believes the industry is in meltdown. "Appetite for hedge funds has […]

UBP cuts hedge funds, sees industry shrinking

Reuters – Union Bancaire Privee has cut its exposure to hedge funds and industry performance has disappointed, while other assets look more attractively-priced, a top executive said. Christophe Bernard, the Swiss-based firm’s head of asset management, also told the Reuters […]

Hedge funds Collateral damage

Economist – Hedge funds are supposed to hedge. This year, they haven’t. The fund-weighted composite index compiled by Hedge Fund Research, a firm that tracks the industry, fell by 4.7% in September, the second-worst month on record. Since the start […]

Goodwood adds to hedge fund red ink

Globe and Mail – Goodwood Inc., a value-oriented manager, briefed investors Thursday on a dismal September. There’s a lot of these letters going out from hedge fund managers. Goodwood’s funds were down 16 per cent last month, bringing the year-to-date […]

Fearing financial trouble hedge funds flee Morgan Stanley

Hindu Business Line – Worried that global financial services provider Morgan Stanley may land into financial troubles like Lehman Brothers, several hedge funds fled the bank resulting in a loss of billions of dollars in its prime brokerage business last […]

Hedge Funds In The Microwave

Forbes – In an op-ed in the Financial Times on Monday , I described the unraveling and demise of the shadow banking system that started with non-bank mortgage lenders, structured investment vehicles (SIVs) and conduits, major independent monoline broker dealers […]

Hedge Fund Gartmore Launches Absolute Return Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge Fund manager Gartmore Investment Management Limited is launching the Gartmore European Absolute Return Fund, to be co-managed by Roger Guy and Guillaume Rambourg, subject to regulatory approval. The new fund will be a UCITS […]

Hedge Fund TriAlpha Explores Diversified Fund Launches

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – TriAlpha recently a launched property hedge fund of hedge funds, the TriAlpha Global Property Strategy Fund in June this year. The fund seeks absolute returns by focusing on hedge fund managers that specialise in the […]

Dai-ichi Mutual Aims to Lift Hedge Fund Investments

Bloomberg – Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Co., with more than 30 trillion yen ($274 billion) in assets, will invest more money with hedge funds to safeguard returns as financial markets falter. Tokyo-based Dai-ichi Mutual, Japan’s second-largest life insurer, currently invests […]

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