Tag Archives: fund-managers

Fund Manager Models Turn in a Strong Week

New York (HedgeCoVest.com) – The overall market bounced back last week after a rough week the week before. The S&P gained 1.16% last week while the DOW and NASDAQ lagged the performance of the broader market index with gains of 0.69% […]

Singapore Hedge Funds Set to Be Licensed, AIMA’s Coleman Says

Bloomberg – Hedge funds in Singapore will “almost certainly” need to be licensed as the central bank seeks to tighten regulation of the industry, according to the local chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association, the largest trade group for […]

U.S. Versus Cioffi And Tannin: Opening Statements

Forbes – The government cited what it claims are smoking-gun e-mails between the two fund managers. In at least one case, the government says Tannin wrote from his private Gmail account to Cioffi’s wife’s Hotmail account, declared the subprime mortgage […]

Despite ’08 pain, the rich still like hedge funds

Reuters – It appears nothing — not losses, redemption gates or lofty fees — can deter the rich from stashing their cash in hedge funds. A year after crumbling markets triggered losses and fund managers drew fire for blocking redemptions, […]

London hedge funds talk the walk over Swiss move

Reuters – A hedge fund exodus from London to Switzerland in the face of higher taxes and tougher EU rules is unlikely to occur this side of a British general election, although the industry pretender remains ready to pounce. Eyeing […]

Hedge Funds Keep Watch on Washington

BusinessWeek – As legislators and officials in the Obama Administration debate and potentially draw closer to passing new rules regarding health care, carbon emissions, and financial services, hedge fund managers are awakening to the need to reexamine the assumptions they […]

Hedge fund investors worried EU plans limit choice

Reuters – Institutional investors said on Thursday that draft European Union rules that could bar non-EU fund managers from marketing their products in the region could limit their investment choices and upset their portfolio balance. U.S. managers “would effectively be […]

Oil Falls for Second Day on Doubts Over Pace of Demand Recovery

Hedge fund managers and other large speculators increased their net long position in New York crude oil futures in the week to Sept. 8, according to U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data. Speculative long positions, or bets prices will rise, […]

Swedbank Robur Reduces Fund of Hedge Fund Fees

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Scandinavian fund of hedge fund manager, Swedbank Robur announced that it is lowering fees by .2% to .4% on its 5 funds, effective October 1st. “These reductions are in line with our ambition to offer an […]

Cayman Hedge Fund Results Up For US Equity Market Neutral Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Global Hedge Fund Group said that their flagship fund, the US Equity Market Neutral Fund showed annual returns of between 22-45%, accompanied with a volatility of 8-12% per annum. The fund commenced trading on 20 August […]

Butterfield Fulcrum Partners With Risk Fundamentals

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative fund administration company, Butterfield Fulcrum, announced a partnership with hedge fund software firm Risk Fundamentals, to provide comprehensive risk analytics to hedge fund managers. “As independent administrators we sit at the junction where transparency and […]

Scottish fund managers are hiring again

eFinancialCareers – It would be churlish to suggest a 2007-style fund management poaching frenzy was back on the cards in Scotland, but there has been definite movement of late. Some firms are looking to build their investment teams, which means […]