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RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 2.20% in September 2009

New York  (HedgeCo.net) – RBC Capital Markets reported today that the RBC Hedge 250 Index(R) had a net return of 2.20% for the month of September 2009. This brings the year-to-date return of the Index to 17.44%. These returns are […]

Axa seeks flexible hedge funds in tricky markets

Reuters – Opportunities abound for equity and credit-focused hedge funds, according to Axa Investment Managers, but the firm is favouring nimble players able to adjust strategies quickly in still uncertain markets. Chris Manser, global head of funds of hedge funds […]

Geneva Funds See Inflows for First Time Since Madoff

Bloomberg – Geneva’s funds of hedge funds saw client inflows for the first time in 11 months in August, halting a slump that accelerated after losses related to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. Net inflows were $30 million, after withdrawals of […]

Nexar Capital Group Hedge Fund Launch

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund group, Nexar Capital Group SCA, announced the launch of an investment from funds managed by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm. The hedge fund firm was founded by industry […]

Watchdogs spell out hedge fund investor protection

Reuters – Global market regulators published new rules on Monday spelling out how small investors putting money into funds of hedge funds should be protected. The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published its final set of standards on best […]

Geneva Funds of Hedge Funds Outflows Outpace Global Redemptions

Bloomberg – Geneva funds of hedge funds have failed to repair the damage caused by market losses and Bernard Madoff as investors withdrew money four times faster than the global average in July. Withdrawals climbed to $2 billion from $500 […]

Funds of hedge funds fight back after Madoff

Reuters UK – The fund of hedge funds industry is being forced to reinvent itself after the Madoff scandal and hefty client outflows, and will emerge from the crisis smaller but in better shape than many had expected. Investors pulled […]

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 […]

RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 2.10 percent in July 2009

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – RBC Capital Markets today reported that for the month of July 2009 the RBC Hedge 250 Index(R) had a net return of 2.10 percent. This brings the year-to-date return of the Index to 13.04 percent. […]

Blackstone war chest eyes bank sector

The Australian – Blackstone Group posted a wider second-quarter loss, but results beat analysts’ expectations as the private-equity giant reported positive returns and better fund-raising at its credit-oriented and funds-of-hedge-funds businesses. On a conference call with analysts and investors, chairman […]

Hedge Fund Industry Assets Surge – HFR

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Assets invested in the hedge fund industry increased by $100 billion in the second quarter of 2009, ending at $1.43 trillion, according to figures released by Hedge Fund Research (HFR). This is the first quarterly […]

Hedge Fund Demand: Brighton House Associates Q2 2009 Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – During the first quarter, most alternative investors spent their time rebalancing their portfolios, redeeming with current managers, and waiting for the market to correct itself. This process freed up capital and uncovered gaps in portfolios, […]