Tag Archives: third-party


Man eyes switch to independent valuation

Reuters – Man Group, the world’s largest listed hedge fund firm, is likely to extend the independent valuation of its flagship AHL strategy to calm investors spooked by Madoff, sources familiar with the matter said. AHL, a $25 billion (16 […]

db x-trackers Launches First Hedge Fund ETF

IndexUniverse.com – Two new db x-trackers ETFs were admitted to trading on the Deutsche Boerse Xetra platform on Wednesday, one tracking a Deutsche Bank hedge fund index, and the other tracking the Russell 2000 Index. The db x-trackers db Hedge Fund Index ETF (ISIN: LU0328476337) […]

Eastbourne Proposes Amylin Directors, Backs Icahn

Bloomberg – Hedge fund Eastbourne Capital Management LLC nominated five directors to the board of Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. and is supporting a slate put forward by investor Carl Icahn, after it “lost confidence” in leadership of the maker of the […]

Mutual Funds: Saner Markets Ahead

Forbes – In the December issue of Dan Wiener’s newsletter, "The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors," Wiener interviews James Barrow, lead manager for $31 billion Vanguard Windsor II, and learns that the venerated value manager believes that hedge fund liquidations […]

Coal & Nuclear Power are Keys to Obama’s Energy Plan

Money Morning – President-elect Barack Obama has made no bones about wanting to jump-start the renewable energy markets – pledging $150 billion for the development of biofuels, solar and wind power, other alternative energy sources during his first term. But […]

Dreier Lawyers Describe Depleted Accounts, Departures From Firm

Law.com – As Marc S. Dreier was being arrested for attempting to defraud hedge funds of more than $100 million, some of the 10 affiliates of Dreier LLP were peeling off and others were trying to hold the firm together […]

Hedge-Fund Collectors Browse Colorful Currencies at Lugano Show

Bloomberg – Switzerland’s asset managers and private bankers haven’t drawn much mirth from investing this year, making the timing of the “Art of Money” show in Lugano ironic. The exhibition by New York-based artist Jenna Lash features a dozen brightly […]

Hedge Fund Roach Motels Might Just Be a Blessing

Bloomberg – The financial crisis is imposing heavy burdens on the hedge-fund industry, and the strain has become more visible. By the end of last week, about 100 hedge funds imposed restrictions on withdrawals. Many funds have become financial roach […]

John Paulson’s Advantage funds make more money in November

Reuters – Hedge fund manager John Paulson told investors that he made money again in November, leaving his biggest funds with double-digit gains for the year at a time many prominent rivals are nursing heavy losses. Paulson’s roughly $5 billion […]

Hedge fund “cowboys” damaging industry

Reuters UK - Hedge funds are suffering "tremendous" reputational damage because promises to make money whichever way markets move have not been fulfilled, although in the long run the industry will benefit from the shake-out, Veritas Asset Asset Management manager Ezra Sun […]

Breakingviews.com Hedge Funds Need Makeover

New York Times – Hedge funds are facing many agonies. They are tortured by redemptions. Then there are “high water marks,” another now-troublesome part of their model. They need to fix such flaws if they are to fight another day. […]

Ramius Capital to close four funds

Reuters – Ramius Capital, an activist hedge fund, is informing its investors that it will close four funds with a combined $550 million in assets, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the fund. The assets of the […]

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