Tag Archives: early-1990s

Macquarie’s pioneering funds model under pressure

Reuters – Australian investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd has managed to quell concerns on its capital position but is now bracing for its next big challenge of the global credit crisis: how to prevent its world-renowned specialist listed-funds model from […]

Brazil Braces for Hedge-Fund Manager Import: Alexandre Marinis

Bloomberg – Brazil’s main airports are filled with the country’s fastest-growing import: Brazilians returning home after losing their jobs in the U.S., Japan and Europe. They left their homeland for jobs in more developed countries years ago, and sent some […]


New York Post – Fed up with misbehavior in the hedge-fund industry, respected hedge-fund investor Sandra Manzke is fighting back. A pioneer in hedge-fund investing and best known for founding Tremont Capital Management, Manzke sent an angry missive to hundreds […]

The Hedge Fund Meltdown: Another Reason Wealth Needs Spreading

AlterNet – Jack Nash, a key pioneer of the global hedge fund industry, passed away this past summer. Much of the rest of the industry may soon join him six feet under. The industry, one insider told the Financial Times […]

Tudor’s Jones, Pallotta may end partnership

Reuters – Hedge-fund pioneer Paul Tudor Jones and veteran stock picker James Pallotta are mulling changes to their 15-year partnership, including a possible parting of ways that could affect their $18 billion fund empire, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. […]

Jack Nash, Pioneer in Hedge Funds, Dies at 79

New York Times Blogs – Jack Nash, a former chairman of Oppenheimer & Company who helped pioneer the modern hedge fund business, died July 30 in Manhattan. He was 79. He died at Mount Sinai Medical Center after a long […]