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Hedge Fund Billionaire Probed Through Wiretapping And An Unidentified Informant

New York  (HedgeCo.net) – The SEC’s case against Raj Rajaratnam and his hedge fund Galleon Management LP, is sending ripples throughout the industry, as the use of wiretapping and its effects are emerging. According to Bloomberg, an unidentified informant began […]

HSBC’s Maldonado blends science with art

Reuters – HSBC’s Bill Maldonado is a man who loves to mix science with art — be that in running the Halbis hedge fund business, riding his high-powered Ducati motorbike on a race track or piloting a light aircraft. An […]

Investor sues Perot Family Trust over hedge fund that went from being worth billions to ‘less than zero’

Dallas Morning News – An investor in a Perot family hedge fund has sued the Perot Family Trust and several related parties, saying they grossly mismanaged the fund, which went bust in November after starting the year with $2.5 billion […]

Top Hedge Fund Managers Do Well in a Down Year

The Ledger – The financial crisis may have turned much of Wall Street’s wealth into dross, but a select group of hedge fund managers has managed to maintain a golden touch that might make King Midas blush. As major markets […]

AlphaMetrix Index Tracker Fund Up in First Month

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  The AlphaMetrix STTI tracker fund, launched in mid-December 2008 by AlphaMetrix LLC currently has approximately $70 million under management, with additional commitments from large institutional investors expected in the coming months, according to the company. […]

Assets For Hedge-Fund Launches Fell In ’08

Absolute Return – Assets for new hedge-fund launches fell "significantly" in the U.S. last year as hedge funds had their worst-ever year of performance, according to hedge-fund magazine Absolute Return. "With these results, it’s no surprise that 2008 is being […]