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Ramius To Wind Down Four Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York City-based Ramius Capital will close four of its hedge funds that manage about $550 million in capital, the Wall Street Journal reports citing people familiar with the matter.  The closing hedge funds are concentrated […]

Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Sues Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an ironic turning of the tables, divorce lawyer Raoul Felder has lost $200,000 at the hands of a hedge fund, or so he says. According to the New York Times, the “Duke of Divorce,” is […]

Egotists who are renaming New York City

Financial Times – The soaring egos of the very wealthy seem to be contaminating the spirit of philanthropy. Increasingly, public buildings, or parts of them, are being renamed after big donors whose gifts are made on condition that their names […]

City Council Members Support Tax on Hedge Funds

Gothamist- The NY Sun reports 26 out of the 51 City Council members support an Assembly bill that would require hedge fund and private equity managers to pay more in taxes. The City Council is looking for ways to raise […]