Tag Archives: investment strategies

The Evolving Competitive Landscape for Hedge Funds- Study

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A new independent study that examines the continued emergence of investment managers in the equity long and short marketplace and their convergence with hedge funds has been published by Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, and […]

FRM Seeds Asia Focused Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Global fund of hedge funds group, Financial Risk Management and its seeding arm, (FCA), has entered into a strategic relationship with an Asian hedge fund expected to launch at the beginning of December with between $50 […]

Paolo Pellegrini, Formerly of John Paulson’s Hedge Fund on Bloomberg

ForexHound – I admit I had not heard of this fellow until I saw this interview on Zerohedge, but apparently this is the key brain behind the massive bet against subprime mortgages that made John Paulson both famous and one […]

Omnium: The New Standard in Hedge Fund Administration

New York (Press Release) – Citadel Solutions announced today that it has changed its name to Omnium, effective immediately. This name change reflects the continuing evolution of the state-of-the-art hedge fund administrator, which has grown significantly since it began in […]

Hedge Fund Veteran Selected for Fund of Funds Investment Committee

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Roy H. Callahan has been selected as portfolio manager and member of the investment committee at alternative investment firm, Coast Asset Management, LLC firm’s , effective June 15. "We are thrilled that Roy Callahan has […]

Could hedge funds be the Holy Grail for weary investors?

Herald Tribune – Investors are always searching for the "Holy Grail" of investing; that is, investments with high returns, low risk and little correlation to the returns of the broad stock and bond markets. Some investors believe that they have […]

MENA Multistrategy Hedge Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative asset manager, Duet Group, has launched the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) multistrategy hedge fund "Duet MENA Opportunities Fund". The new fund will target both equity and fixed income markets in the […]

CPIC Responds to SEC’s Proposed Curbs on Short-Selling

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – James Chanos, Chairman of the Coalition of Private Investment Companies (CPIC), said in response to the SEC’s five proposed rules put forward to curb short-selling, "Rebuilding investor confidence should be the primary objective of any […]

Hedge funds that stay liquid, stay alive

Reuters – The heat is on hedge funds to outperform markets and prove their worth to skeptical investors, and to do so requires strategies based on riding out spikes in volatility, seeking liquidity and deft trading. Returns this year will, […]

Absolute-Return Funds Promise the Holy Grail

Bloomberg – Gather round, children, to hear about the investments you’ve been waiting for. They suggest that you might get positive returns in any economic climate, regardless of whether stocks are going up or down. Wait — don’t run! It’s […]

Hedge fund assets likely to lose up to $450bn

Business Report – Hedge funds lost more money last year than any year on record. It may get worse this year, forcing fund managers to overhaul investment strategies, reduce fees and make it easier for clients to withdraw cash. The […]

Hedge Fund Assets May Fall $450 Billion After Worst Performance

Bloomberg – Hedge funds lost more money in 2008 than any year on record. It may get worse in 2009, forcing fund managers to overhaul investment strategies, reduce fees and make it easier for clients to withdraw cash. The $1.2 […]