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Citywire Reports Funds of Hedge Funds Down 7%

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Funds of listed hedge funds are no longer providing reliable rates of return as the credit crunch continues – despite having been marketed as risk-free investments. Analysis from Citywire shows that the sector has declined […]

Lionhart Launches DIFC Office as DFSA Grants License

Zawya – Lionhart (Middle East) Limited, part of the Lionhart group of companies, a firm specializing in global multi-strategy arbitrage, today announced that it has gained regulatory approval from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to open an office in […]

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 […]

German Hedge Fund Manager Becomes Fully Operational Bank

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net) – Baader Wertpapierhandelsbank AG has been granted membership to the Compensation Fund of German Banks (EdB) by the German Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). Once the entry into the commercial register has been completed, the institution will […]

Mitsubishi Asset Brains Plans to Start a Fund of Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- Mitsubishi Asset Brains Co., an investment advisory firm of the Mitsubishi financial group, plans to start a fund of hedge funds as it seeks to invest in managers that can make money in falling markets. The company aims to […]

Canada’s Sceptre Hires NY Hedge Fund Manger FGG

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net) New York-based Fairfield Greenwich Group ("FGG"), a $16.6 billion global hedge fund and fund of hedge funds management firm has formed a cooperative venture with Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited, one of Canada’s leading independent money management […]

Hedge Fund Used As Case Study At Stanford

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business is using a hedge fund, GlobeOp Financial Services, in a business model case study developed for classroom. The case study, ‘GlobeOp: Enabling Hedge Funds, 2000-2003,’ emphasizes how vital a robust […]

Morningstar Reports Low End to Quarter

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- In a summary of hedge fund performance for the second quarter of 2008, Morningstar, Inc. marked June as a bad end to a good quarter. The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index fell 0.73% during the month, […]

Northern Trust to Manage Auda Hedge Assets

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- New York based fund manager Auda Hedge LLC has selected hedge fund manager Northern Trust to provide fund administration, custody, banking and foreign exchange services to its fund of hedge fund program, with assets in excess […]

Report Forecasts Funds Of Hedge Funds To Dominate European Market

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- According to a new report by DataMonitor, ‘Hedge Funds in Europe 2008′, the European hedge fund market is going through a period of growth but the extent of the mortgage-backed security crisis is still uncertain. The […]

New York Commits to Private Equity, Hedge Funds

FINalternatives- The $154.5 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund last month made commitments to a trio of hedge fund and private equity managers. The CRF committed €150 million (US$233 million) to CVC European Equity Fund V and $50 million […]

Goldman Sachs Hedge-Fund Vehicle Raises $221 Million In Share Sale

CNN Money- A listed fund of hedge funds operated by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) has lifted its assets by about 25% by raising an additional $ 221.3 million on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs Dynamic Opportunities Ltd. (GSDO.LN), […]

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