Tag Archives: asset-management

Hedge Fund Industry Sets New Records in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.net)  – Two separate reports came out last week that highlighted how the hedge fund industry continues to grow, but the two reports showed growth in two different ways. Both reports were issues by hedge fund research firm […]

Wealthy Investors Still Like Hedge Funds But Are More Discerning

FP – “We see continued dedication to hedge funds,” Catherine Keating, chief executive of JP Morgan Chase’s private bank, told Reuters. “The things our clients are focused on are how does that hedge fund generate its returns? How much is […]

Caxton Venture Lucidus Said to Start $500 Million Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Lucidus Capital Partners LLP, a new joint-venture of hedge fund manager Bruce Kovner’s Caxton Associates LLC, has raised about $500 million for a high-yield debt hedge fund, three people familiar with the situation said. Darryl Green, chief executive […]

Prosecutors Present Evidence of Fraud in Cioffi Case

New York Times – Ahead of a scheduled trial next month, prosecutors have identified “direct evidence” that they say shows a former hedge fund manager, Ralph Cioffi, used his investment in a fund he controlled to obtain a $4.2 million […]

Hedge fund CEO dies in fall off escalator

Atlantic City police are investigating how a hedge fund executive fell to his death from an escalator. Police were called to the mall, which is connected to the casino by a sky bridge, at 12:01 a.m. Sunday. Vellanti lived in […]

Majedie hedge fund manager sells out of cyclicals

Reuters – Read Complete Article – Majedie hedge fund manager Matthew Smith has rotated his portfolio out of cyclical stocks and into value stocks with high yields, in another sign hedge funds think equities are susceptible to a pullback. Smith, […]

Man Group Launches Onshore Version Of Giant Hedge Fund

Dow Jones – Man Group PLC said Thursday it is launching an onshore version of its AHL product, one of the largest single hedge funds with some $20 billion assets under management, in a further sign of the company’s confidence […]

Case will throw light on funds before Bear Stearns collapsed

Daily Telegraph – The funds collapsed as billions of dollars of bets made on mortgage-backed bonds and collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) unravelled, and when the time came to try to sell some of the funds’ sub-prime mortgages, no one wanted […]

Asia Genesis to Close Hedge Funds; Chua Seeks to Restore Health

Bloomberg ‘ Asia Genesis Asset Management Pte, whose Japan Macro Fund has outperformed peers, is closing down its two hedge funds and returning money to investors. “I need some time to recuperate from weak health,” founder Chua Soon Hock, 50, […]

Selector hails rise of Ucits III hedge funds

Citywire.co.uk – Fund selector Christian Lundström, from Independent Investment Group in Sweden, is welcoming the evolution of the Ucits III space which is seeing more and more hedge fund groups entering the area. Last week, HSBC Asset Management’s Farley Thomas warned […]

CIC funnels fund investments via Blackstone, MS: report

Marketwatch – China’s sovereign wealth fund has selected Morgan Stanley and Blackstone Group LP to oversee hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The $200 billion China Investment Corp. has finalized an additional […]

Ex-Man team backs Bayswater hedge fund relaunch

Reuters – Bayswater Asset Management, a computer-driven hedge fund shut down last year after big losses during the credit crisis, has relaunched after revamping its risk management controls, its new backers said on Wednesday. San Francisco-based Bayswater had initially been […]