HEDGEMAVEN

Dashboard for the Hedge Fund Industry

Asia: China and India led emerging market funds lower in 2018; What's in store for 2019?, How China could dominate science, China's slowdown is the biggest threat to world economy
1w ago

China and India led emerging market funds lower in 2018; What's in store for 2019? Emerging market funds were in a bloodbath in 2018. They fared far worse than Wall Street, with some popular funds losing over 30% for the year. China technology funds and India small caps led the field. Guggenheim C...
Article link

John Paulson may convert hedge fund to family office at some stage  HITC

Billionaire John Paulson said publicly for the first time he may convert his hedge fund into a firm that solely manages his fortune, joining other high-profile names ...


Following the publication of KPMG’s long-awaited report on the big-ticket directive, HFM explores what the future could hold for AIFMD as the UK leaves the debate

The post The future of AIFMD appeared first on HFM Week.


Why Aren’t Hedge Funds Required to Fight Money Laundering?  ProPublica

A long-standing effort to make big investment funds abide by the same rules that banks and brokerages follow has bogged down. The fund industry says it ...


Borut Miklavcic’s Lindengrove had peak assets of $466m in 2017

The post Ex-Nomura prop trading head’s macro fund to close appeared first on HFM Week.


Adam Purzitsky and Paul Shanta to manage absolute return government bond Ucits

The post Brevan Howard preps new fund for ex-OMGI rates heads appeared first on HFM Week.


Hedge fund stars urge investors to keep the faith  The Australian Financial Review

The first task facing some of Sydney's top hedge fund managers is explaining to their investors why they should keep the faith.


A Hedge Fund Got Sued by the SEC. The Shutdown Sent the Case Into Purgatory  Bloomberg

The day after Christmas, a hedge fund manager who made the remarkable promise that he would never lose investors' money was accused of stealing from his ...


Fund manager who partied with his juniors concedes this was a bad idea  eFinancialCareers

It's probably best not to hang around with the analysts and associates after work.


Hedge fund billionaire Griffin buys RM507m London home  The Malaysian Reserve

Citadel LLC founder Ken Griffin (picture) bought No 3 Carlton Gardens, a 200-year-old home that overlooks London's St James' Park about half a mile from ...


Macro Hedge Fund Atreaus to Shut After Raising $2 Billion  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Macro hedge fund Atreaus Capital is calling it quits, becoming the latest firm to succumb after years of poor performance. The hedge fund will ...


(Hedgeweek) LFIS, a USD14 billion Paris-based asset manager, has released the results of a new survey which highlights the continued influence and growth of quant investment strategies in Europe. To read this article:


(CNBC) Stocks fell on Tuesday, the first trading day of the week, as weak data out of China and lower global growth estimates from the International Monetary Fund renewed fears of the global economy slowing down. The Dow Jones Industrial […]


(Hedgeweek) Slowing German output and lower inflation in the US and China will likely favour bonds over equities and export-oriented European equities over domestic-focused stocks in Q1 2019, according to an analysis by Kestrel Investment Partners (KIP), an independent global […]


(Bloomberg) At Swedbank Robur, which manages about $140 billion in assets, hedge funds are playing a bigger role in helping the firm tackle whiplash-prone markets. The Swedish asset manager, a unit of Swedbank AB, took a more cautious approach to […]


(Reuters) Hedge funds have started to accumulate bullish positions in crude oil and diesel once more, amid rising optimism about the outlook for the global economy in 2019. Hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long position in […]


(Citywire) Vontobel Asset Management has launched an alternative risk premia for Ilario Scasascia, who was named as head of the Swiss group’s combined multi-asset and selection efforts late last year. Scasascia, who continues to also serve as head of hedge […]


(Oil Price) Last year’s heightened volatility in energy markets—typically a welcome background for fund managers to make profitable trades—proved to be less than stellar news for energy-focused funds.Energy-exposed funds have been suffering since 2016—first because of subdued volatility, then because […]


(HedgeCo.Net) Bainbridge Partners, a London based quantitative investment specialist since 2002, announced today the launch of a multi-strategy, global, equity market neutral investment fund following approval by the CSSF in Luxembourg, late last year. “LUX MULTIMANAGER SICAV – Bainbridge Equity […]


Hedge-Fund Vultures Circle Another Newspaper In Colorado  Patch.com

Hedge-Fund 'Vultures' Circle Another CO Newspaper - Denver, CO - Plus: Hiring at CPR, Diversity in Colorado news and a Denver Post reporter fired.


No one said managing money is fun. And the first task of 2019 for fund managers who failed to deliver the returns their investors expected is to explain exactly what happened last year. This week the ...


Here's how business leaders are responding to Seth Klarman's warning  CNBC

Seth Klarman, a hedge fund billionaire some call the next Warren Buffett, wrote a letter that made its rounds at the World Economic Forum at Davos. The letter ...


Eurekahedge: The Grinch Stole December's Returns  AllAboutAlpha.com

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down for the month of December 1.31%, and that this brought the total decline of 2018 down to 3.85%, according to ...


Here’s why hedge-fund billionaire Dalio says the next downturn is what ‘scares me most’  MarketWatch

A lack of ammunition when it comes to monetary policy and growing political and social divides means the next economic downturn could get ugly, and that's ...


New York | John Paulson, whose wildly lucrative bets against the US housing market made him a hedge fund industry superstar a decade ago, said he would consider turning his firm Paulson & Co into a fa...


John Paulson mulls shutting his hedge fund  Financial Times

Founder says he will consider turning eponymous group into a family office in next two years.


Hedge Fund Drops Proxy Battle With Chemicals Maker Ashland  The Wall Street Journal

New York-based hedge fund Cruiser Capital Advisors LLC is abandoning its proxy fight with Ashland Global Holdings Inc. after the specialty-chemicals ...


Ashland settles proxy fight with hedge fund Cruiser Capital  Reuters

Ashland Global Holdings and Cruiser Capital settled their proxy contest on Tuesday with a deal allowing the hedge fund to help select two new board members ...


Momentum-based strategies switched positions more frequently last year than any since 2000.

The post Choppy markets undo trend-following giants appeared first on Absolute Return.



These 7 hedge funds could've gotten hit the hardest hit as Arconic plunged on Tuesday | Markets Insider  Business Insider

Some of the biggest names in the hedge-fund industry may have gotten whacked by betting on PG&E at exactly the wrong time.


Arconic stock plunge: Hedge funds hardest hit : These 7 hedge funds could've gotten hit the hardest hit a..  Business Insider

Some of the biggest names in the hedge-fund industry may have gotten whacked by betting on PG&E at exactly the wrong time.


SkyBridge's Anthony Scaramucci on Opportunities in Credit, Real Estate  Bloomberg

SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci discusses his outlook for hedge funds in 2019 and why his opportunity zone fund uses a “more unique structure.


A Practical Guide to the Regulation of Hedge Fund Trading Activities - Chapter 3: Special Issues under Sections 13(d) and 16 for Hedge Funds  JD Supra

The filing requirements and liability provisions under Sections 13(d) and 16 of the Exchange Act continue to challenge hedge funds, due to sometimes opaque ...


Hedge funds get key role at US$140b Swedbank money manager  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Banking & Finance - AT Swedbank Robur, which manages about US$140 billion in assets, hedge funds are playing a bigger role in ...


Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson family office transition  Business Insider

In a podcast interview, billionaire hedge fund investor John Paulson said his personal wealth represents roughly three-quarters of its firm's assets.


Small Japan Hedge Fund Turns 0% Yields to Double Digit Returns  Bloomberg

A small Japanese hedge fund has managed to clamber its way to double-digit annual returns despite focusing solely on the country's zero-yielding government ...


This Hedge Fund Turned 0% Yields Into Double Digit Returns  Bloomberg

A small Japanese hedge fund has managed to clamber its way to double-digit annual returns despite focusing solely on the country's zero-yielding government ...


Elliott thinks Walmart, Google and private equity could be interested in buying eBay's core marketplace business for about $15 billion, source says  CNBC

Hedge fund Elliott Management has taken a stake in eBay and thinks the company's core marketplace business could be a target for Google, Walmart or private ...


Billionaire John Paulson said he may convert his hedge fund into a firm that solely manages his fortune, joining others who made the change.


Paulson & Co. founder may leave hedge funds behind to start family office  Pensions & Investments

Billionaire John Paulson said he may convert his hedge fund into a firm that solely manages his fortune, joining others who made the change.


Seth Klarman, a hedge fund billionaire some call the next Warren Buffett, wrote a letter that made its rounds at the World Economic Forum at Davos. The letter ...


Paul Singer, Jeff Smith Think Carl Icahn Was On To Something  Dealbreaker

A few years back, a couple of ornery, elderly hedge fund activists began shaking their fists at eBay. After nine months of shade-throwing in public and, uh, frank ...


Why LPs Might Have Ignored Your Last Email | Hedge Fund Blogs From HedgeCo.Net  HedgeCo.net

By now, you've already heard time and time again that subject lines are the most important determining factor on whether your prospective LPs decide to ...


Outsourcing, service provider due diligence and capital-raising were among the big themes discussed at an HFM summit in New York

The post Growing as an emerging manager appeared first on HFM Week.


What's moving markets today: Live updates  CNN

Markets check: The Dow fell as much as 400 points on concerns about China's economic slowdown. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both declined more than 1%.


Point 72's Michael Graves starting own hedge fund  Business Insider

Michael Graves resigned from Point72's Cubist unit and is starting a quant hedge fund with the strategy he ran for Steve Cohen for nine years.


FORT COLLINS, CO – By Corey Hutchins for The Colorado Independent. The vultures are circling again. But I'm sick of the metaphor. It's time for a new one. In coverage of The Denver Post's cost ...


If George Costanza Were A Hedge Fund Manager  Seeking Alpha

Investing is all about trying to predict how the future will turn out and placing one's bets accordingly. However, there are strategies out there that can cost.


What managers need to consider at a portfolio level

The post Brexit: practical steps hedge fund COOs can take right now appeared first on HFM Week.


Tony Acquadro joins $1.4bn New York firm as senior global business development director

The post Marketing specialist joins BroadRiver AM appeared first on HFM Week.


Previous contract award pulled after SEC inquiry into Aon

The post Pennsylvania Public Schools re-issues consultant RFP appeared first on HFM InvestHedge.


Zynga founder Mark Pincus is raising $700 million for a new investment fund  Axios

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is raising up to $700 million for a new investment fund that will focus on publicly traded tech companies in need of strategic ...


The next economic downturn is what "scares me the most," says Bridgewater Associates' founder Ray Dalio. His comments come at a time when investors are ...


Dow today: Latest stock market news  CNN

Here's what investors are paying attention to, from Davos 2019 to US markets reacting to the IMF's growth warning.


eBay Stock Is Soaring As Activist Investors Push Change  Barron's

Activist hedge fund Elliott Management wants to shake things up at eBay and is putting $1.4 billion to work. The fund disclosed a greater than 4% stake in the ...


Slowing German output and lower inflation in the US and China will likely favour bonds over equities and export-oriented European equities over domestic-focused stocks in Q1 2019, according to an analysis by Kestrel Investment Partners (KIP), an independent global allocation investment manager.


New business lines follow merger with Altegris

The post Artivest builds out product and distribution units appeared first on HFM InvestHedge.


JP Morgan and Lyxor research focuses on 2019 arbitrage opportunities

The post Investors eye arbitrage strategies as volatility rises appeared first on EuroHedge.


Paulson to Decide on Switching to Family Office in Two Years  Bloomberg

Billionaire John Paulson plans to decide in the next two years whether to turn his hedge fund into a firm that solely manages his personal wealth.


The top master's programs for becoming a quant in finance, and how much you'll earn if you complete one  eFinancialCareers

If you want to become a quant at an investment bank or hedge fund, a traditional master's in computer science won't always do. Universities have responded to ...


LFIS, a USD14 billion Paris-based asset manager, has released the results of a new survey which highlights the continued influence and growth of quant investment strategies in Europe.


7orca Asset Management (7orca) is now live on IHA Markit’s order management and portfolio modelling solution, thinkFolio.


The utility being blamed for California's deadliest wildfire is soaring after raising $5.5 billion to get it through bankruptcy  INSIDER

PG&E rallied 9% on Tuesday after the company reported it lined up $5.5 billion to fund its bankruptcy linked to last November's deadly wildfire.


The utility being blamed for California's deadliest wildfire is soaring after raising $5.5 billion to get it through bankruptcy  Business Insider

PG&E rallied 9% on Tuesday after the company reported it lined up $5.5 billion to fund its bankruptcy linked to last November's deadly wildfire.


Hedge Fund Managers Klarman, Dalio Sound Loud Warnings About U.S. and Global Economies  Fortune

Ray Dalio, founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, and Seth Klarman, 'the next Warren Buffett' warn of global economic conditions.


Dorset Energy fund’s big bet on oil rebound pays off  Financial Times

A New York-based hedge fund has emerged as one of the early winners of 2019 after profiting from a sharp rebound in the oil price. The Dorset Energy fund ...


40 years after his “folly,” Bogle's index funds reign  The Republic

Forty years ago, the thought of buying an index fund and being satisfied with getting simply the market's return was ridiculed by critics.


40 years after his “folly,” Bogle's index funds reign  Daily Journal

Forty years ago, the thought of buying an index fund and being satisfied with getting simply the market's return was ridiculed by critics.


40 years after his “folly,” Bogle's index funds reign  Seymour Tribune

Forty years ago, the thought of buying an index fund and being satisfied with getting simply the market's return was ridiculed by critics.


Ebay shares jump after hedge fund Elliot calls for business revamp  Business Day

Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp sparked a 12% surge in shares of eBay Inc on Tuesday by urging it to sell or separate off two of its businesses, arguing the ...


Investing is all about trying to predict how the future will turn out and placing one's bets accordingly. However, there are strategies out there that can cost you money, even if your predictions ...


Break up eBay? Activist investor urges StubHub spinoff  The Mercury News

Activist hedge fund wants eBay to shed StubHub and its classified ads business, saying the San Jose company needs to focus on Marketplace.


EBay Stock Up As Hedge Fund Calls For Restructuring  Investor's Business Daily

EBay stock surged as an investment firm urged the e-commerce company to restructure and sell some businesses to double its market value.


Two of the biggest names in hedge funds are separately warning investors that dire financial times could be ahead. Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s biggest hedge fund, and Seth Klarman, who has ...


Private Investment In Natural Resources Hits Record High  OilPrice.com

Prequin, a private capital tracker, has released a report highlighting a record amount of cash from unlisted funds flowing into the natural resource sector.


What keeps a billionaire hedge-fund investor up at night? For Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, it’s the worry that the next economic slowdown might not ...


Pro Rata - January 22, 2019  Axios

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is raising up to $700 million for a new investment fund that will focus on publicly-traded tech companies in need of strategic ...


EBay shares surge after hedge fund urges restructuring to double market value  The Globe and Mail

Elliott Management urges eBay to sell or separate off two of its businesses.


By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association According to the Bible’s Book of Genesis 2:2, on the seventh day God rested after having created all the heavens and earth. Jack Bogle was on the eve of his tenth decade on this earth and he must have skipped both that chapter and verse. In fact, Jack was more of a Matthew 21:12 kind of guy. The one who comes into a templeRead More


Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin has just smashed another real estate price record, buying the most expensive home sold in London in over a decade for $122 million.


John Paulson, whose wildly lucrative bets against the US housing market made him a hedge fund industry superstar a decade ago, said he would consider turning his firm Paulson & Co into a family office ...


See Which Of The Latest 13F Filers Holds 3M  Nasdaq

At Holdings Channel , we have reviewed the latest batch of the 21 most recent 13F filings for the 12/31/2018 reporting period, and noticed that 3M Co.


Ray Dalio in step with Davos view that Fed has to rethink tightening  Pensions & Investments

The Federal Reserve and other central banks are right to rethink plans to tighten monetary policy as global growth slows, Davos goers say.


BOSTON (Reuters) - Ashland Global Holdings and Cruiser Capital settled their proxy contest on Tuesday with a deal allowing the hedge fund to help select two new board members at the specialty chemical...


Douglas Cilento to oversee firm’s operational expansion as COO

The post Dynamic Beta Investments hires ex-AQR global execution head appeared first on HFM Week.


Billionaire hedge fund manager Klarman issues dire warning on global economy  CNBC

Seth Klarman, a hedge fund billionaire some call the next Warren Buffett, wrote a sobering letter warning his investors of global tensions, rising debt levels and ...


Quant firm replaces former Capula legal chief internally

The post OxAM CCO Bell departs appeared first on HFM Week.


Hedge funds push for overhaul at eBay  Reuters

(Reuters) - Hedge funds Elliott Management and Starboard Value have taken stakes in eBay Inc (EBAY.O) and are pushing for changes including the sale of ...


Activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced a $1.4 billion stake in eBay in a letter to the e-commerce company's board on Tuesday.


Carol Jupiter joins venture cap firm focused on niche, burgeoning industry

The post Former CTA IR pro swaps HFs for cannabis appeared first on HFM InvestHedge.


New York-based hedge fund Cruiser Capital Advisors LLC is abandoning its proxy fight with Ashland Global Holdings Inc. ASH -1.30% after the specialty-chemicals manufacturer struck a deal last week wit...


Ray Dalio, founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, sees a 'significant risk' of a possible US recession in 2020  CNBC

Ray Dalio, founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, warned Tuesday on CNBC that there's a "significant risk" of a possible recession in the U.S. in 2020.


A small Japanese hedge fund has managed to clamber its way to double-digit annual returns despite focusing solely on the country’s zero-yielding government bond market. Amulet Capital Management Co. e...


Systematic approach eliminates behavioural biases, provide new alpha sources, survey finds

The post LFIS: 58% of European allocators plan to increase factor strats appeared first on HFM Week.


Anthony Scaramucci Is (Once Again) Throwing a Hedge Fund Party. Whether Anyone With Money Will Show up Is Another Matter.  Institutional Investor

An informal Institutional Investor poll shows that asset allocators — the lifeblood of any hedge fund conference — may be in rare supply at the resurrected ...


GPP: concerns over hedge fund performance are short-term | securitieslendingtimes.com  securities lending times

Concerns over hedge fund performance in Q4 2018 are short-term and dramatically overplayed, according to Sean Capstick, head of prime brokerage at GPP.


Hedge Fund Billionaire Griffin Buys $122 Million London Home  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin brought his appetite for marquee homes to London, shelling out 95 million pounds ($122 million) for a historic ...


Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio said one year ago Tuesday that investors holding cash would feel "pretty stupid," as he touted a strong market environment. Dalio's call did not pan out; cash ...


Hedge Funds Hunt for Brexit Bargains  Washington Post

Paul Singer's activist investor is reported to be examining U.K. retailer Dixons Carphone. It would be a brave bet, but not necessarily a bad one.


Inside Millennium Management: The portfolio managers' hedge fund  eFinancialCareers

Hedge fund Millennium Management has been doing some big hiring. Do you want to work there?


In defence of active fund managers  The Australian Financial Review

In all the outrage about the shocking performance of funds managers in 2018 two important points have been lost. One: making money is hard. And two: there's ...


Fortress picks up Casino assets in sale; Swedbank ups hedge fund allocations; and more

The post News round-up: Grundlach leaves Twitter as activists get active appeared first on HFM Week.


Neha Jain joins bank as fund solutions director

The post Citi hires ex-Goldman Ucits platform exec appeared first on HFM Week.


A former top quant manager at Steve Cohen's firm is launching his own fund. Michael Graves, who was a portfolio manger at Point72 Asset Management's Cubist unit for nearly a decade, resigned from the ...


LGO Markets, a non-custodial, secure and transparent trading platform dedicated to institutions, has partnered with XTRD, a technology company introducing a new infrastructure allowing banks, hedge funds, and large institutional traders to easily access cryptocurrency markets.


Column: Hedge funds buy oil amid greater optimism on economy  Reuters

Hedge funds have started to accumulate bullish positions in crude oil and diesel once more, amid rising optimism about the outlook for the global economy in ...


General Counsel, Hedge Fund, Hong Kong, 12-20 years  Vantage Asia

One of Asia's largest hedge funds is looking for a General Counsel to head up its team in the region.


Davos Man's Real Problems Are In Tokyo  Forbes

As the masters of our economic universe funnel into Davos, Switzerland, their attention should be 6,000 miles away -- in Japan. That's because the most ...


L/S Equity rebounds after a dreadful quarter, says Lyxor  HedgeWeek

The market rebound since end of December fuelled hedge fund strategies most exposed to risk assets such as L/S Equity and Special Situations, according to ...


Crypto hedge fund: BTC transaction volume in 2018 was 6x higher than PayPal  Chepicap

Satoshi Capital, a quantitative crypto hedge fund based in the US state of Georgia, tweeted yesterday that “BTC is not just a serious global currency, but a ...


GPP appoints COO  HedgeWeek

GPP, a provider of prime brokerage, execution, custody and clearing services to hedge funds, wealth managers and broker-dealers, has appointed Todd ...


Davos 2019: the thing that scares hedge fund titan Ray Dalio the most  Yahoo Finance

The founder of the world's biggest hedge fund has revealed what scares him the most about the future of the global economy. Ray Dalio, who runs $150bn ...


Macro hedge fund Atreaus Capital is calling it quits, becoming the latest firm to succumb after years of poor performance. The hedge fund will shut its New York and London offices and stop trading in ...


Capital Markets technology specialist Neueda has launched a comprehensive service aimed at helping investment firms enhance competitiveness, improve efficiency and streamline costs through test automation.


By Roger Woolman, Business Development Director, Asset Management & Alternatives, SS&C Advent – Dual-authorised “Super ManCos" are an ever growing force in the EU investment management industry. Intense competition between asset managers, compressed margins, and the search for investors and investment returns are one factor, as they continue to reduce the barriers between the traditional and alternative investment worlds. Then there is the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, and investment firms’ scramble to retain access to the European Single Market. 


How to invest in Luxembourg investment funds?  Delano.lu

Luxembourg is the leading investment fund centre in Europe due to its legal framework that combines investor protection with a flexible fund management ...


JP Morgan Asset Management released its inaugural Global Alternatives Outlook featuring a 12- to 18-month outlook for each of the key alternative asset classes and highlighting the firm’s CEOs, CIOs, portfolio managers and strategists’ most promising investment ideas over that time horizon.


Axar Capital Management was founded in 2015 by Andrew Martin Axelrod. The hedge fund based in New York City provides services to pooled investment vehicles and institutional clients. Even though ...


Intertrust in Jersey has appointed David Middleton and Phil Maletroit as client directors in its fund services division.


Fitch Solutions warns that uncertainty in the lead-up to the May elections is likely to hamper growth, which is expected to rise a modest 1.3% in 2019 A cricket playing career is not long and when som...


EBay stock surged Tuesday as an investment firm urged it to restructure and sell some business units to double its market value over the next two years. Elliott Management, in a letter to eBay (EBAY), ...


Morningstar Fund Ratings: Weekly Round-up  Morningstar

ANALYST RATINGS: This week Morningstar analysts have placed four funds Under Review following fund manager departures at T. Rowe Price, Schroders and ...


The Sydney-headquartered broker is looking to tap into HK’s emerging manager scene

The post Boutique prime broker Invast Global opens in HK appeared first on AsiaHedge.


Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. sparked a 12-per-cent surge in shares of eBay Inc. on Tuesday by urging it to sell or separate off two of its businesses, arguing the e-commerce pioneer could doubl...


Members of its global equities team have moved on, but Watermark has added headcount as it refocuses its business towards Australian equities

The post Sydney-based Watermark abandons global equities appeared first on AsiaHedge.


Dow falls 200 points, S&P 500 slides 1% amid fears the global economy may be slowing down  CNBC

Stocks fell on Tuesday, the first trading day of the week, as weak data out of China and lower global growth estimates from the International Monetary Fund ...


Hedge fund Ajit Doval s son slaps magazine with defamation  Mid-Day

Vivek Doval, son of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, filed a criminal defamation complaint on Monday against a news magazine for allegedly ...


Judgment Issued Against Former CEO in Transition Management Fraud Case  HedgeCo.net

(HedgeCo.Net) A judgment has been issued against the former CEO of a brokerage consulting business who was charged for his role in a multimillion dollar ...


Volatility Hedge Funds Hit by Market Woes in All Directions  HedgeCo.net

(Bloomberg) Some of the nimblest hedge-funds that trade volatility are hoping history doesn't repeat after suffering their worst year in over a decade. Managers ...


Gulfport Pledges Share Buybacks After Hedge Fund Demand  HedgeCo.net

(Reuters) Natural gas and oil firm Gulfport Energy Corp said it would buy back $400 million of shares on Thursday, just hours after a public demand to that effect ...


(Valuewalk) Crescat Global Macro Fund and Crescat Long/Short fund delivered strong returns for both December and full year 2018 in a difficult market. Based on Bloomberg reporting, Crescat had the number 1 and 2 performing US hedge funds in December […]


(The Technical Analyst)The S&P has rallied strongly since Boxing Day, rebounding from its most oversold extreme since 2011, but George Davis at RBC Capital Markets asks whether the rally is just a bear market correction. Looking at a Chart of […]


(Opalesque) The Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions, posted a 0.30% rate of return in December. For the year the index was down 2.85%. Equity market volatility contributed to a challenging year for many managed […]


Two other former attendees said they won’t be at SALT 2019: Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board Financial Services, which manages church employees’ retirement funds, and PAAMCO Prisma, a hedge fu...


It's probably telling that while technology companies fall over themselves to woo staff with free food and impressive office interiors and banks are following suite, one of the world's largest ...


The founder of the world’s biggest hedge fund has revealed what scares him the most about the future of the global economy. Ray Dalio, who runs $150bn (£116.7bn) Bridgewater Associates, told an ...


A small U.S. hedge fund that was a top performer last year is shorting Canadian banks. Crescat Capital sees the Canadian economy heading for recession as the housing market buckles. That might be ...


The astonishing 200-year-old Georgian property is believed to be the UK's priciest terrace home The colossal 200-year-old Georgian home in central London boasts a gym, pool, and underground extension. ...


Nick Pollard: The View from Mumbai  AllAboutAlpha.com

On Jan. 11, the CFA Society India hosted the 9th Annual India Investment Conference in Mumbai. CAIA was a platinum sponsor of this event. The theme of this ...


Are Energy Hedge Funds Going Extinct? | OilPrice.com  OilPrice.com

Last year's heightened volatility in energy markets—typically a welcome background for fund managers to make profitable trades—proved to be less than stellar ...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Switzerland-based Falcon Private Bank has introduced a cryptocurrency wallet as well as support for direct transfers and storage of select cryptocurrencies for private and institutional investors. According to an official press release, both private and institutional inv...
Article link


From Reuters: Turmoil on financial markets is expected to deepen layoffs and accelerate acquisitions in the fund management industry. BlackRock, the world's largest money manager, and industry No. 3 State Street announced job cuts this month after the worst year for many stock indexes since the fina...
Article link


From Bloomberg: At Swedbank Robur, which manages about $140 billion in assets, hedge funds are playing a bigger role in helping the firm tackle whiplash-prone markets. The Swedish asset manager, a unit of Swedbank AB, took a more cautious approach to equities through 2018, and says it's relying more...
Article link


Bond firm Sky Harbor unveils short maturity sustainable HY fund From City Wire: Demand for ESG-conscious fixed income funds is growing, and US group Sky Harbor Capital Management has launched a sustainability-focused short maturity high yield fund to capture is this appetite. The Sky Harbor Global...
Article link


Hedge funds buy oil amid greater optimism on economy From Reuters: Hedge funds have started to accumulate bullish positions in crude oil and diesel once more, amid rising optimism about the outlook for the global economy in 2019. Hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long positi...
Article link


Infrastructure investors put 'blanket ban' on UK assets From FT: Some of the world's biggest infrastructure investors have introduced a "blanket ban" on further investment in UK rail, energy and water projects, citing the country's "very negative" and "h...
Article link


Ex-Janus Henderson boss named Jupiter AM CEO From City Wire: Jupiter has announced former Janus Henderson co-CEO Andrew Formica as its new chief executive, with incumbent Maarten Slendebroek set to step down in March. Formica's appointment, which is subject to regulatory approval, is part of the UK...
Article link


Cryptocurrencies fail fundamental tests, BOE's van Steenis says From Bloomberg: Cryptocurrencies fail fundamental tests of financial services, according to Huw van Steenis, senior adviser to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. Van Steenis, who previously worked at Schroders and Morgan Stanley, j...
Article link


The overlooked hero behind Sears's success Frm Washington Post: Sears chairman Eddie Lampert's ESL hedge fund staved off, at least temporarily, the company's liquidation with a $5.2 billion bid at a bankruptcy auction last week in New York. Creditors of the former department store colossus are chal...
Article link


Elliott has a rocky path to Telecom Italia victory From Bloomberg: Vivendi SA's plans for Telecom Italia SpA haven't quite been dealt a sucker punch by Italian regulators. But they - and billionaire Vincent Bollore, who controls the firm - certainly received a blow. The focus should now shift to th...
Article link