Tag Archives: hedge funds

Hedge fund crackdown softened by Swedes

Guardian.co.uk – Sweden is trying to water down moves to toughen regulation of hedge funds and private equity firms before its EU presidency expires at the end of the year. In new proposals the Swedes have suggested withdrawing a cap […]

Hedge-Fund Assets Rose $34 Billion in September on Market Gains

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund assets increased by about $34 billion in September, a fifth straight monthly gain, helped by improved investor confidence and global stock market gains, Eurekahedge Pte said. Net inflows into hedge funds totaled $15.1 billion in September, while […]

Rajaratnam Out On Bail, Winds Down Hedge Funds In Letter to Clients

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In a letter first made public by Reuters today to Galleon employees and clients, Raj Rajaratnam, who has been released on bail, said “I have decided that it is now in the best interest of our […]

Morningstar’s Preliminary Third Quarter Hedge Fund Performance Report

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds are recovering rapidly in 2009, Morningstar reported in their preliminary hedge fund performance study for the third quarter of 2009. “Paced by an exceptionally strong September, hedge funds began to regain their swagger in […]

Galleon ‘Not Good News’ for Hedge Funds, Coleman Says

Bloomberg – The Galleon Group insider-trading investigation may sap investor confidence in the hedge-fund industry, already under scrutiny after Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said Michael Coleman, chairman of the Singapore chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association. “It’s obviously not […]

Global Custodian Chosen For Capula Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – London-based government fixed-income specialist firm, Capula Investment Management LLP, has appointed BNY Mellon as provider of global hedge fund custody services for their flagship hedge fund, the Capula Global Relative Value Master Fund Limited. “We selected […]

Avenue Capital nears deal for China medical firm

Reuters – Hedge fund Avenue Capital is in the final stages of talks to buy a Chinese medical equipment company backed by a unit of Citigroup Inc in a deal worth over $100 million, sources familiar with the situation said […]

Women on top: Female hedge fund bosses out-perform their male counterparts

Daily Mail – Women in the hedge fund industry have given strength to the theory that the world of finance would be more efficient if females were in control. According to new figures from Hedge Fund Research, funds run by […]

Salus Alpha’s perspective on UCITS III Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Salus Alpha issued a statement regarding the reinvention of the hedge fund sector since last year’s crisis. “UCITS Hedge Funds” are known as a new and innovative concept, but the strategy actually goes back to 2002 […]

Brazilian Hedge Funds Lure $19.7 Billion This Year: Week Ahead

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds are luring more money than any type of investment pool in the country after record withdrawals last year, offering returns four times the yield from certificates of deposit. Local hedge funds attracted a net 33.7 […]

EU directive may cost funds 3.2 billion euros

Reuters – Hedge funds and private equity could face more than 3 billion euros in costs and investors could see fund choice shrink by up to 40 percent due to proposed new EU rules, a Financial Services Authority report said. […]

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 […]