Category Archives: Events

Buffett Compares Federal Reserve To Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – “The Fed is the greatest hedge fund in history.” Hedge fund pioneer and billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett said while delivering a speech to the students at at Georgetown University in Washington. The Fed is generating “$80 billion or $90 […]

Hedge Fund Receives Confiscated Art As Compensation For Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund Heathfield Capital Limited has received eighteen pieces of contemporary art including pieces by Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko and Damien Hirst. The artwork has been valued at approximately $33 million. The New York-based hedge fund was a […]

Bird Flu Scare Runs Morgan Stanley Event Out Of Asia

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Morgan Stanley has decided to postpone and move it’s hedge fund showcase from Shanghai to New York because of the rise in cases of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in China, Bloomberg reports. Some investors and managers refused […]

Occitan Capital Partners To Shut Down, US Hedge Funds Snapping Up Employees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Dow Jones reports that London-based hedge fund Occitan Capital Partners will shut down due to 2 years of poor returns. The hedge fund was backed by asset managers Nomura and Boussard & Gavaudan. US hedge funds […]

Frontier hedge fund investors eye Iraq

Risk – A slate of telecoms IPOs and efforts to modernize banking regulations have some frontier market hedge funds enthused about prospects for Iraqi equities as institutional investors sit on the sidelines After a decade of war and destruction, efforts […]

Agecroft wins HFMweek’s and Hedge Funds Review Awards

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Agecroft Partners was recognized by Hedge Funds Review as the 2012 Best US Third Party Marketing Firm. This was determined by voters in their industry survey which included single manager hedge funds,  institutional investors, and  funds of hedge funds from around the […]

Hedge Fund Event: Alternative Asset Summit Oct. 17-19th 2012 at Wynn Las Vegas

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – This year’s Alternative Asset Summit is being held October 17-19th, 2012 at Wynn Las Vegas. The hedge fund Summit is a networked event structured for industry professionals by industry professionals. Last year’s Summit had over 400 attendees, 50% Investors and 30% […]

Teen Fashion Retailer Wet Seal Acts like a Teenager in Response to Clinton Partners acting like a Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – You would think that a teen-focused retailer that has Carly Rae Jepson as a “spokesmodel” is used to dealing with drama. This week, South Florida based retailer, Wet Seal, focused their teenage angst onto hedge fund Clinton Partners. The kerfuffle began when […]

October 11: Ninth Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest In New York

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Ninth Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest – New York City, the annual fundraiser for children’s charity A Leg To Stand On, is taking place on Thursday, October 11 at 583 Park Avenue in New York City. […]

Hedge Fund Veteran To Speak At TEDx “Designing Tomorrow – The Emerging Future”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Rachel S.L. Minard, the CEO of Minard Capital LLC will be speaking at the independently organized TED event for Marin County California, TEDxMarin. Minard has 20 years of experience in the hedge fund industry, she will […]

Two Dead in Suspect Hedge Fund Disagreement

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  The CEO of private-equity group Basileus Capital has been  shot by his former business partner, over a disagreement over the way a hedge fund was being run. Herman Pretorius allegedly shot Julian Williams in his Cape Town office […]

Hedge Fund Manager Kellner DiLeo Rebrands as Kellner Capital

New York ( – Kellner DiLeo & Company, LLC, a more than three decade-old hedge fund manager, has been reorganized and renamed Kellner Capital, LLC, and has launched a new event-driven investment fund. George Kellner, Founder and CEO, said, “The Firm […]