Category Archives: Fund of Funds

Two Different Hedge Funds Announce Stakes in YUM Brands

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Over the course of the last week, two different hedge fund/activist investors announced stakes in fast-food giant YUM Brands (NYSE: YUM). On Friday, it was announced that Third Point has bought in to YUM during the first […]

Texas Teacher Pension Buys Bridgewater Stake

New York Times: The Teacher Retirement System of Texas just went from hedge fund investor to hedge fund owner. Last month, the Texas pension took a $250 million stake in Bridgewater Associates, the giant money manager. Now, rather than plowing […]

HK’s SAIL Advisors to manage three ING fund of hedge funds

SAIL Advisors, a Hong Kong-based fund of hedge funds operator, said on Monday it will take over the management of three ING (ING.AS) funds in a move that will see a senior ING executive join the Hong Kong firm. Under […]

Odey launches funds of hedge funds operation

Wealth Bulletin- Odey Asset Management has created a fund of hedge funds subsidiary to broaden its offering to wealthy investors. It has hired two people from Credit Suisse to run the business from Guernsey. The business marks a new direction […]

Buffett bets on the S&P 500 to beat a fund-of-hedge-funds

Los Angeles Times – The hedge fund industry can only exist because investors believe their fund managers will deliver above-average returns over time, despite the portfolios’ hefty fees. Master investor Warren Buffett, who has long derided those fees, now has […]