Category Archives: Opinion

Manager Profile and Insights: Steven Fauer, Pinnacle Capital Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Pinnacle Capital Management (PCM) was founded in 2006 and is an investment-management firm catering to individual and institutional investors. Headquartered in Fayetteville, New York, PCM is registered with the US Securities & Exchange Commission. In 2012, PCM […]

Even Acts Of Philanthropy By Hedge Fund Managers Criticifed

New York (HedgeCoVest.Com) Hedge fund manager John Paulson made news earlier this week when he pledged a record donation of $400 million to Harvard’s engineering school. In most cases such a donation would be hailed as a wonderful gesture, but […]

Manager Profile And Insights: Charlie Frumberg, Emancipation Management

New York (HedgeCoVest.Com) – Emancipation Management, LLC is an SEC registered New York based investment manager, formed in June 2003. The company has a 10 year track record of identifying public companies within the technology sector that possess valuable franchises […]

Manager Profile and Insights: Robert Moore, CMJ Value Holdings

New York, HedgeCo.Net – CMJ Value Holdings was founded in Chicago in 2001 and has over $40 million in assets under management at this time. The company uses an equity long/short approach with slight bias toward the long side. Robert […]

AOI Hedge Fund Principles/Guidlines

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alignment of Investments Association (AOI) on Tuesday released the latest version of its hedge fund best practices guidelines. While it’s unclear whether all of these proposed measures will take hold in the industry, one this […]

Pension Funds Are Increasing Hedge Fund Holdings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. financial group State Street recently published a study finding that, despite Calpers recent divestment from hedge funds, 77% of pension funds expect their appetite for alternative investments such as hedge funds and private equity funds […]

In Defense of Carried Interest Tax Treatment

New York (HedgeCo.Net) -By Andrew Lerner, Managing Partner, IA Capital Group. Private equity professionals, venture capitalists, real estate investors and hedge fund managers share in the appreciation of the assets they manage, in the form of carried interest. Controversially, carried interest […]

Survey: 81% Of Endowments & Foundations Planning Hedge Fund Allocations In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Boston-based investment consulting firm’s NEPC’s Q1 survey, which measures endowment and foundation confidence and sentiment related to the economy, investing and market performance, has released its results. 81% of E&Fs indicated they are planning to allocate the […]

The Hedgemaster Reports on Ukraine’s Breakthrough

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund billionaire George Soros put out a statement obtained by HedgeCo, regarding the violent uprising in the Ukrane: “Following a crescendo of terrifying violence, the Ukrainian uprising has had a surprisingly positive outcome.” Soros said, “Contrary to […]

Top Hedge Fund Third Party Marketers Are More Important Than Ever to Investors

Average hedge fund performance has been mediocre at best over the past five years, which is not surprising because most of the asset flows have been concentrated in a small percentage of firms with the largest assets under management. Many […]

Hedge Fund Trends: Mobile Commerce Retailing

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – Michael Zimmerman’s hedge fund Prentice Capital says that according to new December 2013 data, one-third of online shoppers now only use their mobile devices when shopping. Zimmerman, who has long held the view that retailers need […]

2014 Outlook for Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)

Green Money Journal – The years between 2000 and 2012 were difficult ones for investors and posed special challenges for the responsible investor. We suffered through two market collapses of roughly 50 percent. The period has been marked by the […]