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Greed can backfire on hedge fund seeders: Man

Reuters – Early-stage investors in hedge funds should not be too greedy when negotiating with start-ups or it may hit their own investment, warns Man Investments, which this week agreed a short-term deal with an Asian start-up fund. Net outflows […]

Hedge Fund Demand: Brighton House Associates Q2 2009 Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – During the first quarter, most alternative investors spent their time rebalancing their portfolios, redeeming with current managers, and waiting for the market to correct itself. This process freed up capital and uncovered gaps in portfolios, […]

From Peloton To Profit

Forbes – A year ago, Conrad Levy was a player in one of the most spectacular blow-ups in hedge fund history. Peloton Partners, the fund at which Levy was chief compliance and operating officer, collapsed after an outsized bet on […]

UPDATE:Hatteras Expands, 2 Mutual/Hedge Fund Strategies

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hatteras Funds has acquired a controlling interest in Alternative Investment Partners, LLC, a Harrison, NY-based provider of open end mutual funds of hedge fund strategies known as AIP Mutual Funds, increasing Hatteras Funds and its […]

Government sets up technology investment fund

Reuters UK – The government has created a fund to invest in technology-based firms with high growth potential, which it hopes will raise up to 1 billion pounds over the next decade. The UK Innovation Investment Fund will focus on […]

Colonial Seeks Hedge Fund to Join Gore, 452 in Alliance Stable

Bloomberg – Colonial First State, Australia’s biggest asset manager, may seek an alliance with a hedge fund to offer customers a strategy capable of profiting in rising or falling markets. The manager of about A$130 billion ($103 billion) has A$4 […]

Market turmoil seen fueling hedge fund launches

Reuters – A wave of hedge funds are being launched this year by traders as the financial crisis fuels a shakeout of talent from Wall Street banks and big investment firms, an industry executive said. Record redemptions last year prompted […]

Star commodities traders ditch banks for hedge funds

Reuters – Star commodity traders, once synonymous with high-profile banks, are leaving for little-known investment firms that let them work and earn in ways iconic Wall Street firms no longer can. The financial crisis and its amplifying threat on risk […]

Star commodities traders ditch banks for hedge funds

Reuters – Star commodity traders, once synonymous with high-profile banks, are leaving for little-known investment firms that let them work and earn in ways iconic Wall Street firms no longer can. The financial crisis and its amplifying threat on risk […]

Bain Capital raises $475m for latest fund

Boston Globe – Despite the gloom gripping the markets, Bain Capital has raised $475 million for a new venture capital fund, according to two executives with direct knowledge of the fund. It is the firm’s fourth fund that invests in […]

Eurekahedge Forecasts More Hedge Fund Launches in 2009

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds returned a healthy 1% in January, wrapping up a tumultuous 2008 at -12.3%, according to Eurekahedge. Hedge fund assets fell $380 billion or 20% in 2008, from just under $1.9 trillion to just […]

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