Category Archives: Events

18 Traders Charged in $31 Million Stock Manipulation Scheme

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency action and obtained an asset freeze against 18 traders in a scheme to manipulate more than 3,000 U.S.-listed securities for over $31 million in illicit profits. The SEC alleges that […]

Two Emmy Winners To Star In New Showtime Hedge Fund Drama

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Emmy-winner Damian Lewis, star of “Homeland” and fellow Emmy-recipient Paul Giamatti, “John Adams”, are slated to play rivals in an upcoming drama co-written by Andrew Ross Sorkin. “The dynamic star pairing of Paul Giamatti and Damian […]

Hedge Fund Investor BlackRock Funds Launch Of Alignment Artist Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Veteran private equity investor Howard Lipson and longtime music entrepreneur James Diener have formed Alignment Artist Capital, a new financial firm with funding from BlackRock, Inc., the world’s leading hedge fund manager. “We at BlackRock are […]

Billions: Hedge Fund Drama Comes To Showtime

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Paul Giamatti “John Adams” and Damian Lewis of “Homeland” are slated to play rivals in an upcoming drama co-written by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Business Insider reports. “The dynamic star pairing of Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis is […]

Skybridge Announces SALT 2015 Scheduled Speakers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund manager Skybridge Capital has announced speakers such as George Papandreou, Julia Gillard, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ben Bernanke, among others, at at the seventh annual SALT Conference, which will take place from May 5-8, 2015 at […]

Report: Hedge Fund Forum on Diversity

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in partnership with GCM Grosvenor and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), recently collaborated with investors representing over $300 billion in assets to host a Hedge Fund Forum on Diversity. The Forum, […]

Blackstone To Launch New Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone is preparing to launch a new hedge fund that will make “make big, bold bets”, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. The company is planning on starting a fund with a […]

Hedge Funds Go Bullish On Sugar As Drought Threatens Supply

New York (HedgeCo.Net)  – Hedge funds have increased their stakes in the sugar industry due to extremely dry weather in developing countries, Bloomberg reports. Agricultural output in Brazil,which is the leading global sugar harvester, is suffering from the effects of a severe […]

Man Group FUM At $55 Billion In Q1, Hedge Fund Inflows

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Man Group reported funds under management (FUM) at 31 March 2014 standing at $55.0 billion (31 December 2013: $54.1 billion). The hedge fund giant also reported inflows in the quarter of $2.0 billion, comprising […]

SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference May 13-16 In Vegas

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Approximately 1,800 industry hedge fund leaders are meeting up to discuss macro-economic trends, geo-political events and alternative investment opportunities for the year ahead. The 2014 SALT Conference is taking place May 13-16, at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. […]

SEC Chair: 1,800 Hedge Fund Advisers Registered With SEC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Chairman Chair Mary Jo White said that hedge fund and private equity fund managers have been charging improper fees to portfolio companies or the funds they manage. “Since the effective date of the Dodd-Frank Act, approximately […]

Hedge Fund Drops Lawsuit Against Anonymous Blogger

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – David Einhorn, the founder of hedge fund Greenlight Capital has dropped a lawsuit aimed at finding an anonymous blogger anonymous blogger “Valuable Insights” who posts on financial website Seeking Alpha. “Greenlight dropped the suit of its own accord,” […]