Category Archives: women in hedge funds

Manager Profile and Insights: Kathryn Schwartz, Pawleys Capital Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Pawleys Capital Management is a Registered Investment Advisor based in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, just outside Charleston. They currently offer the Pawleys Growth Fund and the Pawleys Dividend Fund. We recently had the opportunity to speak […]

The Wealthiest Women In Tech

User Contributed News – Hewlett-Packard chief executive Meg Whitman claimed the top spot on a Wealth-X list released today of the five wealthiest women in the technology sector. The 58-year-old boasts a US$1.3 billion fortune, the bulk of which is derived from […]

Hedge Fund People: Jennifer Cahill Joins Investcorp

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products with approximately $11 billion in assets under management, today announced that Jennifer Cahill has joined the firm’s Hedge Funds business as a Managing Director within its […]

Hedge Fund Manager Investcorp Acquires U.S. Private School Network

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, an $11 billion international hedge fund manager has purchased Nobel Learning, a network of 176 schools across 18 states from private equity investor Leeds Equity Partners for an undisclosed sum. With approximately 5,000 teachers and staff and 25,000 […]

Hedge Fund Industry Raises Over $1.5 Million to Prevent and Treat Child Abuse

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Over 600 senior executives from some of New York’s most prominent hedge funds including Ellington Management, Marathon Asset Management, York Capital Management and Two Sigma, have joined up with Help For Children/Hedge Funds Care (HFC), raising over $1.5 […]

Biggest Hedge Fund Run by a Woman Emerges After Braga Spinoff

Bloomberg – Leda Braga stood on a stage at Geneva’s InterContinental hotel this month and began singing “Happy.” “Can’t nothing bring me down,” the hedge-fund manager known to some as Lady Braga shouted to about 80 employees, her voice hoarse […]

Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System To Invest Over $1 Billion In Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Illinois had decided to invest in a woman-run global macro strategy hedge fund. The Teachers’ Retirement System Board of Trustees today approved series of investments totaling $905 million, including an initial $50 million commitment through the System’s […]

Judge Georgette Mosbacher, CEO and President of Borghese, Inc. to Receive Founder’s Award

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – During the 17th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, Georgette Mosbacher, CEO & President of Borghese, Inc., will be presented with the Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children (HFC) Founder’s Award. It is […]

Hedge Fund People: SkyBridge Capital Appoints Three New Partners

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After seeing major growth in 2014, global alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital, has named three new partners in its hedge fund business: Robert Duggan, portfolio manager; Christopher Hutt, head of hedge fund administration and operations; and […]

The Woman Who Is Posting Some Of The Hedge Fund World’s Best Returns

Forbes – Nehal Chopra, the founder of Ratan Capital Management, is a rarity in the rich $2.8 trillion world of hedge funds these days. The vast majority of hedge fund managers have been unable to keep up with the booming […]

Mayor Bloomberg’s Investment Adviser Joins NY Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Ms. Ranji H. Nagaswami, a former Chief Investment Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg’s administration for the City of New York, has joined international hedge fund Corsair as a Senior Advisor. “Ranji brings a unique perspective to our […]

Rothstein Kass Study: Not Enough Women in Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – For the six and a half years ending June 2013, the Rothstein Kass Women in Alternative Investments Hedge Fund Index outperformed other indices, returning 6%. The S&P 500 gained 4.2% and the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index dropped -1.1%during the […]