Category Archives: Onshore funds

Fund of Hedge Funds Prisma Capital Partners purchased by KKR

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, a leading global investment firm, today announced an agreement to acquire Prisma Capital Partners LP (“Prisma”), a leading provider of customized hedge fund solutions. The New York Based Prisma Capital Partners has made […]

Former Governor of the FED, Randall Kroszner to Join EQA Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – EQA Partners, an alternative investment manager whose expertise lies in currencies and traditional global macro strategies, today announced the appointment of Dr. Randall Kroszner as Partner and Chief Economist, a new position. Dr. Krozner’s distinguished career […]

Hedge funds mum about ETF use

Hedge fund managers are the third-biggest institutional users of exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products, but they’re reluctant to talk about it. That’s because pension fund, endowment and foundation clients won’t be happy if the hedge fund managers they are hiring […]

Hedge funds cut bullish gas bets most since June

Bloomberg New York: Hedge funds reduced bullish bets on natural gas by the most in eight months as forecasts for warmer-than-usual weather in the eastern US signalled a drop in heating-fuel use with supplies near a seasonal record. Money managers […]

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 […]

Man Acquisition of GLG, Launches $63 Billion Hedge Fund

New York ( – Hedge fund giant Man Group has created a hedge fund managing $63 billion after acquiring rival $23.7 billion hedge fund GLG Partners in a $1.6 billion in deal. Man Group held a presentation today at 9.30am […]

Insight into January Hedge Fund Performance

New York ( – January was a positive month for Fixed Income Arbitrage, with most strategies generating positive performance amid a fall in risky assets in the second half of the month, according to new Credit Suisse/Tremont report. Event Driven […]

Bluenose To Launch Onshore Hedge Fund

New York ( – BVI-based investment manager Bluenose Capital Management is planning to launch The Bluenose North American Market Neutral Fund, an onshore version of its successful offshore flagship hedge fund on March 1st, 2010. The Delaware-domiciled fund has a […]

Hedge Funds Launching UCTIS Onshore Funds In Europe

New York ( – According to research from HedgeFund Intelligence, more than half of the Europe’s hedge fund firms have either launched onshore Undertakings on Collective Investment in Transferable Securities, (UCITS) hedge funds or are considering it. Some of Europe’s […]

John W. Henry, Altis, Man Funds Slide in July Commodities Rout

Bloomberg – John W. Henry & Co., the investment firm run by the Boston Red Sox baseball team’s owner, is among hedge funds that suffered their worst drops in almost 18 months in July as oil and other commodities retreated […]

UBS considers Paine Webber sale in review

Reuters- Beleaguered Swiss bank UBS is considering the sale of Paine Webber, the heart of its U.S. wealth management business, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter. UBS is under pressure from the Swiss financial watchdog and from […]

Hedge Fund Expansion Into Development Property

West Palm Beach ( Hedge fund Three Arch Investors has begun buying tracts of abandoned development land in California. “Property and land values in California have dropped to very low lows and at some stage they will recover." John Godden, […]