Category Archives: hedge fund whitepaper

SEC Issues $17 Million Whistleblower Award

(HedgeCo.NET) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a whistleblower award of more than $17 million to a former company employee whose detailed tip substantially advanced the agency’s investigation and ultimate enforcement action. The award is the second-largest issued by […]

SEC Charges Connecticut-Based Investment Adviser for Failure to Disclose Fees to Clients

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against Connecticut-based investment adviser Momentum Investment Partners LLC (doing business as Avatar Investment Management), and one of its principals, Ronald J. Fernandes, for failing to disclose to some of Avatar’s […]

Adviser Steered Investor Money to His Own Companies

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a North Carolina-based investment adviser with defrauding investors by secretly steering portions of real estate-related investments into deals with companies that he owned or operated himself. The SEC alleges that Richard W. […]

Calderwood Launch Brings New Independent Director Firm to Cayman Islands

(HedgeCo.Net) Ushering in a new benchmark for fund governance in the Cayman Islands, Calderwood has officially launched and is now open for business, providing experienced independent directors to a range of investment vehicles. Calderwood has been formed by Ronan Guilfoyle […]

Nashville Firm Allegedly Schemed to Collect Extra Fees From Hedge Funds

(HedgeCo.Net) — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Nashville, Tenn.-based investment advisory firm and its owner with scheming to collect extra monthly fees from a pair of hedge funds they managed. Examiners in the SEC’s Atlanta office detected […]

SEC Offers Online Tool to Help Companies Estimate Registration Fees

(HedgeCo.Net) A new online tool may help firms calculate registration fees for certain form submissions to EDGAR, the SEC’s electronic database of financial reports and other filings. The new tool is intended to improve the accuracy of fee calculations and […]

Whistleblower Earns $3.5 Million Award for Bolstering Ongoing Investigation

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a whistleblower award of more than $3.5 million to a company employee whose tip bolstered an ongoing investigation with additional evidence of wrongdoing that strengthened the SEC’s case. The SEC noted that […]

Can The VIX Aid In Choosing Strategies?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) In a recent white paper produced by Chris Arthur, Senior Global Relationship Manager for Eaton Vance, Mr. Arthur suggested that financial advisors should use a mix of active and passive management strategies along with a smart beta […]

Activist Funds Garnering Lots of Attention

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Activist hedge funds have garnered more than their fair share of media attention in recent months. “Activists Loeb, Meister Take Large Stake in Yum” “Study: In Activist Investing, Size Matters” “How you can invest with activists like […]

New Study Suggests Active Management Can Be Passive

New York (HedgeCo.Net) The study was released as a white paper from Invesco. The study looked at five different market cycles over the last 20 years and it included approximately 3,000 equity-oriented mutual funds. The study used active share as […]

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services Calls for Industry Standards in Reporting

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services has issued a call to the hedge fund industry to adopt standards in reporting to better address demands from both investors and regulators. The recommendation follows a key finding from a […]

Hedge Funds Out Perform Market in April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After taking flack from investors as well as the press for a lackluster performance in 2014, the hedge fund industry seems intent on reversing that in 2015. So far in 2015, hedge funds are turning the […]