Category Archives: Events

Showtime To Air Pilot About Hedge Fund Billionaires

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Showtime has picked up a drama pilot written by CNBC co-anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin and “Ocean’s Thirteen” writers Brian Koppelman and David Levien. “Billions is a fictional drama that focuses on the collision and, at times, collusion between an aggressive U.S. attorney in […]

SALT: Francis Ford Coppola and Kevin Spacey To Speak At Hedge Fund Event

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The 2014 SALT Conference is taking place May 13-16, at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Approximately 1,800 thought leaders, public policy officials, business professionals and investors will convene to discuss macro-economic trends, geo-political events and alternative investment opportunities […]

CNBC’s Jim Cramer To Speak To NJCU Students

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Retired hedge fund manager Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC’s Mad Money is hosting a broadcast event sponsored by the New Jersey City University (NJCU). A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, Cramer earned his […]

Hedge Funds Shortlisted For ‘The AIF Factor’ Competition In Amsterdam

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Six alternative investment funds have been selected from over 60 entries to compete in ‘The AIF Factor’ at next week’s 3rd Amsterdam Investor Forum (AIF), organised by ABN AMRO Clearing. Delegates comprising more than 200 institutional […]

Viking Raid: Swashbuckling Shipping Adventures and… Hedge Funds?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Marine Money International has released “Viking Raid” Written by Robert Fairchild. The book is a Sequel to “The Shipping Man” by Matthew McCleery, President of Marine Money International and Managing Director of Blue Sea Capital. Both […]

Hedge Fund GLG Sued By Tabloid Magnate

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The founder of the Northern & Shell media group which publishes sex and celebrity magazines is suing GLG, one of Man Group’s hedge funds, “for losses on an investment he (Richard Desmond) said was too complex […]

AIMA announces new Chair and Deputy Chair of Investor Steering Committee

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The global hedge fund association(AIMA) has announced a new Chair and Deputy Chair of the AIMA Investor Steering Committee (ISC), which features leading institutional investors in hedge funds from around the world and undertakes educational initiatives. […]

SAC Capital: Hedge Fund Billionaire’s Baseball Dreams Fall Through

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  N.Y. District Judge Richard Sullivan has signed off on a $900 million judgment, part of the $1.2 billion settlement reached by the SEC and hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen. The settlement is the largest insider trading penalty […]

Currencies funds feel strain of US deadlock

New York – Currencies traders do not know which way to turn. This was meant to be the year the dollar would come roaring back against other major currencies, as the US recovery picked up steam and the Federal Reserve […]

Three US Financiers To Share The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2013

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences to Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller “for their empirical analysis of asset prices.” The prize amount is SEK 8 million ($1.2 […]

Will New SEC Rules Allowing General Solicitation By Hedge Funds Impact Florida Businesses

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Miami Finance Forum and Bilzin Sumberg will be hosting and presenting a panel discussion of certain implications and anticipated market developments resulting from the SEC’s recent rule amendments allowing general solicitation of investors in private placement […]

Hedge Funds Are Testing The Advertising Waters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds seem to be wary of being the first to advertise under the new JOBs Act. Evan Rapoport, founder of industry portal, said yesterday. “While hedge funds are finally allowed to advertise, we believe that funds […]