Tag Archives: due diligence

Survey Finds Continued Optimism Towards Hedge Funds Despite 2008 Performance

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Highlights of a second annual national survey released by Morningstar and Barron’s Magazine examining the perception and usage of alternative investments among institutions and financial advisors showed that hedge funds were the most popular alternative vehicles […]

‘Insights for Investors’ Conference Draws Hedge Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The GlobeOp seminar drew a capacity audience of hedge fund investors and managers, representing approximately $260 billion in assets under management, in New York City over the weekend. Speakers representing Lighthouse Investment Partners, Lyxor Asset Management, […]

Hedge Fund Settles Madoff Suit

News Inferno – One hedge fund has agreed to reimburse its investors who were swindled in the historic Ponzi scheme orchestrated by the disgraced, now jailed, financier, Bernard Madoff. The hedge fund—Fairfield Greenwich Advisors—apparently moved money to Madoff, said Boston.com, […]

Fairfield settles with Massachusetts for $8 million

Pensions and Investments – Fairfield Greenwich agreed to pay about $8 million to settle charges leveled at the hedge fund-of-funds manager by William F. Galvin, Massachusetts secretary of the commonwealth, in connection with the Madoff Ponzi scheme. In settling, Fairfield […]

Castle Hall Alternatives Publishes White Paper on Hedge Fund Operational Failures

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund operational due diligence provider, Castle Hall Alternatives, published its latest White Paper, ‘From Manhattan to Madoff: the Causes and Lessons of Hedge Fund Operational Failure.’ The Paper’s analysis and findings are based on […]

Hedge Fund Rankings Released

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Hedge Fund Journal’s Funds of Hedge Funds GLOBAL50, produced in association with Newedge Prime Brokerage Group, reports that minus a few exceptions, funds were happy to participate in the survey and submitted their assets […]

Railways pension invests 65 million pounds in hedge fund

Reuters – The UK Railways Pension Schemes, one of the UK’s largest plans, has invested 65 million pounds in London-based asset manager Goodhart Partners’ global long-short equity fund of hedge funds. Railpen Investments, the fund manager of the industry-wide scheme […]

Charlotte Hedge Fund Forum Started by Headline Capital

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund manager Headline Capital Management LLC, is spearheading a series of capital introduction events showcasing the largest gathering of hedge fund managers from the Charlotte region. Aegis Funds Management, Afton Capital Management, Blackhawk Capital […]

Cayman Islands Hedge Funds and Capital Markets in India – Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – A study by Dennis S. Ryan and Sonia Xavier of offshore law specialist, Conyers Dill & Pearman has come out ‘Cayman Islands Funds – Entering the Gateway to Capital Markets in India.’ The team describes […]

Hedging on Hedge Fund Scrutiny Fine With Court: Ann Woolner

Bloomberg – Let’s say you hand a million dollars or more to an investment advisory firm that boasts a sterling reputation, grand results and a promise to thoroughly investigate hedge funds before recommending them. For all the claims of super […]

Fund of Hedge Fund AS ll Beats S&P Through Crisis

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – I recently conducted an interview with Colleen Sorrentino, CIO, and Charles M. Wright, CFA, of FoHF’s Advanced Strategies II, LP (AS II) as part of a manager interview to be featured on our HedgeCo.net Manager […]

Confluence Whitepaper Outlines Hedge Fund Reporting and Control Challenges

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Financial administration automation specialist, Confluence, released a new whitepaper for hedge fund administration executives, entitled "Hedge Fund Reporting: The Change Imperative". "Mandates from investors, regulators, and auditors are driving significant change in hedge fund back […]