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These 5 Underdogs Are No Dogs

The Money Times – Short-sellers and hedge funds, though sometimes shadowy, are also sometimes seen as the smartest guys in the room. They did their homework and will bet their capital against the crowd. It’s not the most popular way […]

Brazil’s Polo Hedge Fund Boosts Bets on Homebuilders

Bloomberg – Marcos Duarte, co-founder of the $1 billion hedge fund Polo Capital Gestao de Fundos Ltda., is buying more Brazilian homebuilder shares even after the stocks more than doubled this year. Duarte said the Rio de Janeiro-based firm is […]

Ex-DKR Oasis Analyst Eechaute Plans Japan-Focused Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Frederic Eechaute, a former senior analyst at DKR Oasis Management Co. LP, will start a Japan- focused equity hedge fund that trades stocks using its own analyst database. Eechaute, who will split his time between Tokyo and Sydney, […]

KIC to hedge against inflation

Korea Herald – The CEO of Korea Investment Corp. said yesterday the company would invest $1 billion in inflation-hedging assets such as price-linked bonds, commodities and real estate assets as part of its exit strategy, amid rising concerns over possible […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Oil Little Changed on Concern Demand Recovery Yet to Occur

 Bloomberg – Crude oil was little changed near $60 a barrel in New York amid concerns the global recovery has yet to take root, postponing a rebound in demand for fuel. Hedge-fund managers and other large speculators reduced their net-long […]

Rating agencies blamed for securities mispricing

The Guardian – The BIS said the retreat from riskier investments such as stocks in favour of safer bonds could pressure stock markets, delaying their recovery. "Similarly, the decline in the pension wealth of households participating in defined contribution plans […]

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 […]

SEC’s Aguilar urges tougher hedge fund regulation

Reuters – A Democratic member of the Securities and Exchange Commission called for stricter supervision of hedge funds, particularly large funds that have an impact on the broader financial markets. Luis Aguilar said the market turmoil of the past year […]

Calpers to expand private-equity, VC investments

Reuters – The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Calpers), which manages $169 billion in public pension funds, may boost its private-equity investments by around 40 percent as slumping markets create some acquisition bargains. Calpers’ board next week is scheduled to […]

Flowering Tree to Grow Hedge Fund in ‘Fertile Environment’

Bloomberg – Flowering Tree Investment Management Pte, set up by the co-founder of New York-based Sansar Capital Management LLC, plans to grow its Asian equities hedge fund by about 20 times its starting capital within the next two years. The […]

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