Tag Archives: gates

Hedge funds to shape up as investors crack the whip

Reuters UK – Hedge funds are going to have to dance to their investors’ tune once more as lucrative profits fall and a new breed of clients begins flexing its muscles, demanding more results from managers. Institutional clients, a growing […]

FoHF gain liquidity tool

Financial Standard – Australian fund of hedge fund managers can manage liquidity levels in real time after Northern Trust enhanced the firm’s Hedge Fund Monitor product. The feature, which is available via Northern Trust’s relationship with youDevise, allows the fund […]

Investors turn the table on hedge fund terms

Reuters – Not only are Hedge funds losing clients and money, they are losing clout, too, as large investors turn the table on them and demand better terms. Stung by investment losses and vexed by so-called gates that limit redemptions, […]

Magnetar Said to Limit Fund Withdrawals After Losses

Bloomberg – Magnetar Capital LLC, the $8 billion hedge-fund firm co-run by former Citadel Investment Group LLC trader Alec Litowitz, limited withdrawals from its biggest fund after it lost 30 percent this year through November, according to two people familiar […]

A Gloomy Picture for Hedge Funds

New York Times – Hedge funds’ annus horribilis is getting worse. The average fund, after losing nearly 5 percent in the first eight months of the year, was down an additional 7 percent in September, according to Hedge Fund Research. […]

New UK pension scheme rules out hedge funds

Reuters – Britain’s new Personal Accounts scheme, a plan for savers without a company pension, is "highly unlikely" to invest in hedge funds and private equity, said the head of the authority in charge of setting up the scheme. The […]