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Hedge funds end 2018 with near historic performance woes, says eVestment  HedgeCo.net

(Hedgeweek) The global hedge fund industry ended a volatile 2018 in the red, with aggregate performance for December at -2.15 per cent and for the year at ...

Call on UK assets echoes comments by Marshall Wace founders last week

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Hedge funds retain popularity despite lackluster showing  Nikkei Asian Review

SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) - The hedge fund industry had a brutal 2018, with many funds succumbing to both performance-based losses and investor outfl.


Mark Kelly is first to head up compliance at crypto exchange's European headquarters

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Is the sequel to the controversial directive on anyone's agenda?

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Dave Fishwick’s M&G Episode lost 6.6% after five years of straight gains

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Hedge fund veteran joins Dynamic Beta Investments as COO  HedgeWeek

Hedge fund advisory firm Dynamic Beta investments (DBi), a specialist in the liquid alternatives market, has expanded its management team with the ...


Investor sentiment turning but start-ups must be strategic,

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Macro HF Atreaus to shutter; Elliott, Starboard take aim at eBay; and more ...

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ABN AMRO, Banco Santander, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, ING and three other financial institutions have joined IHS Markit’s technology design team for Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) reporting.


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 successful completion of its merger with alternative asset manager Altegris, Artivest has expanded its suite of services to include product structuring and fund distribution solutions for asset and wealth manager enterprise partners.


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

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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:


(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 […]


(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 […]


(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 […]


Star US hedge manager John Paulson, famous for making a huge fortune during the 2008 financial crisis, has said he will decide ‘in the next year or two’ whether to turn his hedge fund into a ...


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...


Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Activist investing is becoming more popular with hedge fund managers in South Africa and they are using machine learning to help diligence companies. Delegates at the recent Opalesque South Africa Roundtable say that fragmentation in the South African economy provi...
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Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: 63% of respondents believe that senior business executives at large established businesses have a poor understanding of blockchain technology, said a small industry poll. A survey of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) revealed that on...
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Small Japan hedge fund turns 0% yield to double digit return From 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 bond market. Amulet Capital Management Co. enjoyed an average an...
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University of California moves bulk of cash into alternatives From PIonline.com: The University of California endowment, Oakland, shifted a significant portion of its cash holdings into alternatives. At its televised meeting, Edmond Fong, senior managing director overseeing absolute return, said t...
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Point72's top quant Michael Graves to start hedge fund From Business Insider: 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 firm in 2018. Now, he...
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From 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 shut its New York and London offices and stop trading in its main money pool, according to an investor letter seen by Bloomberg. The Atreau...
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From PIonline.com: 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 who made the change. Mr. Paulson, 63, said he will probably make a decision over the next couple of years. He may ...
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Seven hedge funds could've gotten hit the hardest hit as Arconic plunged From Business Insider: The aluminum-products maker Arconic plunged 16% Tuesday after its board of directors said the company is no longer for sale. But seven hedge funds could have lost hundreds of millions of dollars hours af...
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Jupiter to replace chief executive Maarten Slendebroek From FT: Andrew Formica is to take over as chief executive of Jupiter Fund Management, replacing Maarten Slendebroek from March 1, in an accelerated change of management at the UK investment company. Jupiter said on Tuesday it "had en...
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Coinbase rolls out further institutional support for bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin From Forbes: Coinbase, the U.S. bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange best-known for boasting it was signing up 50,000 retail accounts per day during the 2017 bitcoin bull run, is widening its support for institution...
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Investors in debt-laden companies face messy workouts From FT: At the time, it appeared life-saving surgery for Toys R Us. In 2016, a trio of private equity firms that had paid almost $7bn for the toy retailer 11 years earlier offered owners of about $600m of unsecured bonds new debt that came swee...
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Hedge funds hunt for Brexit bargains From Bloomberg: That most bargain-hungry of corporate shoppers, Elliott Management Corp., might be about to put a chunky stake in a British retailer into its basket. Paul Singer's activist hedge fund is looking at plans to acquire a big holding in electrical goo...
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Japan's Mizuho teams with China state tech fund to discover startups From Nikkei: Japan's Mizuho Bank will become the first foreign bank to partner with Chinese state-owned investment fund Zhongguancun Development Group, which backs startups in such fields as artificial intelligence. Mizuho Bank C...
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From Forbes: Asset management has a rich and traditional past that has helped build many people's fortunes over the years; many of the world's uber-rich have their backgrounds in hedge funds and other forms of smart asset management. However, like everything at this juncture in time, there is a cha...
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Davos bankers try to put brave face on gloomy outlook From Reuters: The International Monetary Fund has cut its global growth forecasts for the second time in three months. Central banks in the U.S. and Europe are reversing a decade of ultra-loose monetary policy. Trade tensions between Washington ...
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Hedge funds push for overhaul at eBay From Business Standard: Hedge funds Elliott Management and Starboard Value have taken stakes in eBay Inc and are pushing for changes including the sale of some of the e-commerce company's businesses. In a letter to the company's board, Elliott asked eBay to hiv...
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SkyBridge's Anthony Scaramucci on opportunities in credit, real estate From 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." He said: "Unfortunately, we'...
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From Newsoftheweird: Isaias Garcia, 30, of Garland, Texas, pleaded guilty in a Bridgeport, Connecticut, courtroom on Jan. 10 to reduced charges stemming from a bizarre kidnapping scheme last April. Garcia had abducted a 21-year-old Fairfield man and was demanding $800 in ransom, the man's aunt and f...
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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.

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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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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

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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 Hewitt

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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.


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.


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 ...


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  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  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  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.


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

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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

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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

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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

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Neha Jain joins bank as fund solutions director

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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 ...


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 ...


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), ...