Author Archives: Dave Reynolds

Successful Fund Manager Showcase Event Held in Downtown Chicago

On Tuesday, May 11, HedgeCo Networks hosted its successful Manager Showcase  gala event in downtown Chicago.  Held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, the capital introduction event drew a capacity crowd of institutional investors, fund-of-funds, family offices, and high net worth investors. Robert Stein, accomplished author and Managing Partner of Chicago-based Astor Financial, LLC, provided a well-received keynote dissertation on the […]

2009’s Newest Hedge Fund Superstar

Move over, George Soros.  Same with you, John Paulson.  The worldwide hedge fund community may be readying itself to anoint its newest superstar, a relatively unassuming fund manager from Short Hills, New Jersey.  According to an article written by Gregory Zuckerman and published in the Wall Street Journal, fund manager David Tepper of Appaloosa Management has reaped billions of dollars […]

On Today’s Menu: Market Thoughts Straight From the Experts

Juggling the recent debt crisis in Dubai, reports of a growing asset bubble, the latest unemployment data, and last Thursday’s turkey leftovers can present a formidable task for even the most seasoned of investors.  During times like these, why not sit back, loosen up the belt, and digest an admittedly ‘lite’ version of market commentary?  Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist […]

Giddy-up! Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Climb Aboard Coal Bandwagon

Berkshire Hathaway’s recent acquisition of rail operator Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp has generated a tremendous amount of dialogue within the investment community.  For one, the deal involves Warren Buffet, Berkshire’s iconic CEO and legendary value investor.  The 79 year-old sage, whose succession plan remains one of the most tightly bound secrets in the industry, invited the rail operator to […]

HedgeCo Fall 2009 Capital Introduction Round Tables Featuring Doug Kass

Due to an overwhelming response, the HedgeCo staff is running out of available seats for the Fall 2009 Capital Introduction Round Tables. On November 10th, Doug Kass and others will be discussing the strategies they utilize within their hedge funds. Investors will have the chance to sit and speak with managers in small groups and really discover the investment philosophies […]

Upcoming Webinar to Focus on Launching a Hedge Fund

In today’s competitive hedge fund marketplace, startup managers seek out every advantage they can to ensure their fund’s future success.  On Thursday, October 29, a panel of accomplished industry veterans will convene in a free webinar to discuss the intricacies of launching a hedge fund in today’s constantly changing environment.  The webinar, which is hosted by Eze Castle Integration, is […]

Differences Between Capital Introduction and Third Party Marketing

If you ask ten different hedge fund professionals to explain the difference between third party marketing and capital introduction, you are bound to get ten different answers.  Though often confused, each practice serves a vital role in attracting capital to the industry.  Recently in his Hedge Fund Capital Introduction Blog, Evan Rapoport, Co-founder of HedgeCo Networks, spent some time dissecting […]

The Delicate Balance Between Government Financial Reform and Unintended Consequences

In last Saturday’s edition of the New York Times, Joe Nocera wrote an interesting piece outlining some of the major obstacles currently facing the House Financial Services Committee.  The agency, which considers measures ranging from the banking industry to economic issues to insurance, is responsible for drafting a new financial reform package on behalf of the Obama Administration.  At the […]

November Hedge Fund Capital Introduction Event

Hedge fund investors, hurry up and circle November 10, 2009 on your calendars!  Late that Tuesday afternoon, HedgeCo will be holding one of its largest capital introduction conferences to date, in roundtable discussion format.  Held at the famed US Trust Building in midtown Manhattan, the event will allow investors the opportunity to meet with a select group of hedge fund […]

*Edit: Revised Madoff Feeder Fund Letter to Investors

A letter dated December 22, 2008 and sent from Fairfield Sentry Limited to its investors recently surfaced here.  The fund, part of Fairfield Greenwich Group, had invested in excess of $7 billion in Bernard Madoff Securities, making it Madoff’s largest feeder fund investor.  In wake of the surrounding facts which have surfaced in the case, we have received a rough […]