Tag Archives: month-of-january

Hedge funds in positive teritory

Director of Finance online – Lyxor says their Hedge Fund Index was up 1.53% in January.  Lyxor is an asset management group wholly-owned by Socieìteì Geìneìrale. According to a report released today the top performing strategies over the month of […]

JO Hambro Shuts Hedge Fund After VW-Porsche Trade

Bloomberg – JO Hambro Capital Management Ltd., which oversees about $3.5 billion of assets, will close one of its two hedge funds partly because a bet against Volkswagen AG shares backfired, people familiar with the situation said. The $240 million […]

New Zealand’s Absolute Return Managers Index Surge in October

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Ernst and Young New Zealand Absolute Return index surged to its second highest level since inception in October, gaining 2.83% for the month, putting year to date performance at +15.8%, and year on year […]

Salus Alpha offers a fund based on hedge fund index to investors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Because of investors’ demand Salus Alpha decided to make the Salus Alpha Directional Market accessible as a fund. This way Salus Alpha continues to launch tracker funds for all hedge fund indices launched by Alternative-Index […]

Blue Mountain Hedge Fund Latest to Freeze Redemptions

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Following in the footsteps of other large hedge funds trying to weather the credit crunch, Blue Mountain Capital Management has suspended withdraws on its $3.1 billion fund.  The Blue Mountain Credit Alternatives Fund lost a little […]

Hedge funds face struggle for survival

Globe and Mail – Black clouds have been building over the hedge fund industry for much of the year, and a storm could break in coming weeks as investors receive their second set of lousy monthly results from funds that […]

Global Islamic Fund of Funds Ranked Number One

Al-Bawaba – The Global Islamic Funds of Funds has demonstrated excellent performance in terms of returns and stability and has consistently outperformed other funds in the same category. Global Investment House “Global” announced today that its Global Islamic Fund of […]

`Slick’ Bets Propel Bluegold Returns a Monsterous 160%

New York Post- Hedge fund BlueGold Capital might have struck black gold, with oil bets driving returns up a whopping 160 percent through the end of June. BlueGold just opened for business in February, but its eye-popping returns have already […]

Goldman May Take Heat for Bayou Hedge Fund Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Disdained investors of the former Bayou hedge fund, run by one-time fugitive Sam Israel, are going after Goldman Sachs for $20 million to try and recover some of their losses. Goldman Sachs served as the prime […]