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Duff Puts Plans on Hold as Hedge Funds Suffer

New York Times Blogs – Duff Capital Advisors has recently laid off dozens of its employees and is holding off on its plans to raise as much as $1.5 billion just eight months after the hedge fund firm began business, […]

London Hedge Fund Alley Rents Drop for First Time Since 2005

Bloomberg – Office rents in Mayfair and St. James’s, the London districts with Europe’s biggest concentration of hedge funds, are falling for the first time since 2005 as the alternative investment industry has its worst year in two decades. The […]

Lehman’s Hedge-Fund Clients Left in Cold as Assets Are Frozen

Bloomberg Europe – Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s bankruptcy probably means the end of hedge-fund manager Oak Group Inc. after 22 years in business. John James, who runs the Chicago-based firm with $25 million of assets, didn’t buy Lehman stock or […]

More global hedge funds calling it quits in 2008

Reuters – More hedge funds have called it quits worldwide in the first half of 2008 than a year ago, as tumbling markets and finicky investors take a heavy toll on the $1.9 trillion industry, new data show. Liquidations rose […]

FRM Seeds Asset-Based Lending Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based hedge fund, has received a vote of confidence from FRM Capital Advisors in the form of a major investment.  Victory Park Capital plans on expanding their asset-based lending fund in hopes […]

Duff: Hedge Funds to Fail at Historic Level

CNBC- For the first time, more hedge funds will fail this year than are originated, according to Philip Duff, of Duff Capital Advisors. In a rare interview with CNBC, Duff said the difficulty in gauging the health of banks has […]

Hedge fund veteran’s new firm to tackle funding

Reuters- Meeting long-term funding obligations can be the stuff of nightmares but that’s what hedge fund industry veteran Philip Duff says his new firm can do to help pension funds, endowments and insurers tackle. For years, Duff has warned these […]

Duff Capital to acquire hedge fund North Sound

Reuters- Investment firm Duff Capital Advisors said on Tuesday it acquired hedge fund group North Sound Capital. The two firms, both located in Greenwich, Connecticut, did not disclose terms of the deal. For Duff Capital, which launched in March with […]