Tag Archives: hedge fund

Exclusive: Hedge fund Aurelius holds Ukraine debt, asking better terms – source

(Yahoo Finance) – A hedge fund that has for years used courts to secure better debt repayment terms from Argentina has accumulated Ukraine sovereign bonds and formed a group seeking improvements to a recent debt workout, a source with knowledge […]

State Street Starts Macro Hedge Fund in Alternatives Push

(Bloomberg) – State Street Corp. is starting a hedge fund that will bet on macroeconomic events, part of an effort to expand its $2.37 trillion money-management arm beyond lower-paying passive strategies. The strategy, run by Michael Ho and Lisa O’Connor, […]

Benevolent Side of Hedge Funds on Display

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund managers may have the reputation of being greedy, but they can also be very generous. Tuesday night was the annual Robin Hood Foundation’s benefit in New York. The Robin Hood Foundation was founded by […]

Puerto Rico Scrambling For Answers to Debt Problems

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – There are a number of hedge funds that have purchased sovereign debt from Puerto Rico and now the hedge funds and the island nation are scrambling to put together a solution for funding the government as […]

Manager Profile and Insights: Robert Moore, CMJ Value Holdings

New York, HedgeCo.Net – CMJ Value Holdings was founded in Chicago in 2001 and has over $40 million in assets under management at this time. The company uses an equity long/short approach with slight bias toward the long side. Robert […]

Hedge Fund Managers Divulge Top Picks at Annual Sohn Conference

New York, HedgeCo.Net – The annual Sohn Investment Conference kicked off yesterday in New York and it drew thousands of investment professionals as well as private investors. The conference is part entertainment and part business and is now in its […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index Down in April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta (CSLAB) was down 0.67% for the month of April. The index attempts to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry. Among the different strategies tracked, the Merger Arbitrage […]

HedgeCoVest Continues To Build An Impressive Roster of Leading Hedge Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) HedgeCoVest continues to attract some of the largest managers in the industry to its real time hedge fund replication platform. $21bn fund manager Fred Alger Management is the newest firm to join the HedgeCoVest roster as it […]

Hedge Fund Performance for April, Asset Flows Through March

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The economic recovery continued to gain momentum through April, allowing all Morningstar hedge fund categories to post positive numbers for the month, according to Mallory Horejs, alternative investment analyst for Morningstar. “Trend-following strategies in particular profited from the […]

LandColt Launches Mutual Fund Model Focused on Precious Metals

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative trading solutions expert, LandColt Trading, LLC., has launched a new investment model, The LandColt Trading Precious Metals Model, which will concentrate on the gold market. The new model capture returns on the upside, and downside, […]

Blair takes role at hedge fund Lansdowne

Reuters – Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is to give a series of talks to bosses at Lansdowne Partners, said a source close to the secretive hedge fund that made millions from the credit crisis. Blair, whose “light-touch” model of […]

Hedge Funds & Investors Rate Global Brokers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A newly released survey of 176 leading investment managers, private banks and hedge funds by McLagan, a compensation consulting, productivity and performance benchmarking firm, showed that broker performance has risen  in many areas this year, particularly […]