Minneapolis Star Tribune – The local hedge fund industry has canceled its Winter Ball, scheduled for the Minneapolis Club in December, "due to volatility within the hedge fund industry."
The big shooters at Deephaven Capital Management, Whitebox Advisors, Pali Capital, plus other firms and their lawyers and accountants are a little stressed lately. And not all their clients are happy about their performance.
"In its place, we plan to host a ‘happy hour,’ as much of the feedback included the desire to get together, albeit on a smaller scale," according to a note last week from the Twin Cities Hedge Funds Care Committee. "We are in the process of confirming a venue and anticipate the location to remain downtown."