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Hedge Fund Shareholder Appointed To Legg Mason’s Board Of Directors

New York (HedgeCo.net) – $703 billion global asset management firm, Legg Mason, announced today that an outstanding shareholder, hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz, will be elected to the Company’s Board of Directors, Peltz is Chief Executive Officer and a founding […]

Hedge Fund Manager’s Email Scrutinised For Knowledge of Downturn

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The jury selection has begun for the trial of two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers, Matthew Tannin and Ralph Cioffi,  over the alleged hedge fund securities and wire fraud. Although the prosecution alleges that the […]

Hedge Fund Man Research Laboratory Expands At Oxford

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Man Research Laboratory (MRL) and the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance (OMI) opened new, larger premises in Jericho, Oxford, on 24 September, demonstrating that the two groups’ unique collaboration is flourishing as it moves into its […]

Hedge Funds Lag as Equity Market Rally Continues – Hennessee

New York (HedgeCo.net) – There was good economic news in August, specifically housing and manufacturing data, according to hedge fund research specialist Hennessee Group. “Government spending continues to drive demand, while the private sector has been largely absent. This dynamic […]

The fallacies of institutional investors

Stuff – As the collectivisation of middle class capital accelerated, a multiplicity of managed fund choices emerged to confuse the investor. There are active funds, passive funds, index funds, hedge funds, specialist funds trading in commodities, shares, junk debt, securitised […]

S&P Research Arm Bought By Hedge Fund Provider

  West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund research provider, Guidepoint Global, LLC, has acquired tech and media company, Vista Research, Inc. from Standard & Poor’s. “In the current economic climate, investors and business decision makers are increasingly seeking on-demand […]

Lipper: UK Hedge Funds led by Emerging Markets

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – UK-domiciled funds had a strong week to Friday May 8, led by global emerging markets products, according to data from Thomson Reuters research firm Lipper. Asia Pacific funds also performed well, as did funds investing […]

New Legislation Proposed, Raising Hedge Fund Issues

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Carried interest legislation is being considered at the federal, state and local level, raising significant local and international tax issues. Carried interests, which form an essential element of business in almost every section of the […]

PE fund sales get their own market

Reuters Blogs – It seems that private equity fund sales are heating up so much they need their own market. SecondMarket said today it is opening trading in limited partnership interests in private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds and fund […]