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Hedge Fund Job Report: BlueCrest Capital, Argonaut Capital, Finisterre, Grosvenor, & FrontPoint Partners

Date: May 27th, 2010
In this week’s hedge fund hiring report, we look at recent additions made by a wide array of large hedge fund managers from multi-strategy and global...

Activist Bennett S. LeBow named Chairman of Borders; Gains Approval of Bill Ackman

Date: May 26th, 2010
Borders Group (NYSE: BGP) has received $25 million, representing a private purchase of 11.1 million shares of common stock at a price of $2.25 per share....

Matrix Group launches Pan-Asia Long/Short Equity Fund

Date: May 26th, 2010
British asset manager Matrix Group has announced the launch of its first UCITS III Fund. Managed by Rupert Foster, the Matrix Asia UCITS Fund will invest...

Gulf Spill Puts US Energy Bill on Slippery Slope

Date: May 25th, 2010
With energy, Senate Democrats find themselves between a rock and two hard places. Nonetheless, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.,...

Former Polygon Credit Heads to launch Warwick Capital Partners with $100m+

Date: May 24th, 2010
Alfredo Mattera and Ian Burgess, both former heads of credit operations at Polygon Investment Partners, are preparing a European distressed and special...

Brevan Howard’s new $200 million Commodities hedge fund opens to new investors

Date: May 24th, 2010
Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP has begun raising assets from outside investors for its new Brevan Howard Commodities Strategies Master Fund Ltd. ...

Top Hedge Funds Highlighted: Shumway Capital, Discovery Capital and Argonaut Capital

Date: May 24th, 2010
In this hedge fund spotlight report, we are showcasing three top hedge fund managers that were recently moved from HedgeTracker’s premium hedge fund...

Welcome to Financial Reform Light

Date: May 24th, 2010
Banking industry lobbyists were popping the champagne bottles in Washington yesterday, as a greatly weakened and enfeebled financial reform bill stumbled...

Man Group to acquire GLG Partners

Date: May 21st, 2010
This week, Man Group announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire hedge fund group GLG Partners. Britain-based Man Group will buy GLG for approximately...

David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital raises $130 million for Gold Hedge Funds

Date: May 21st, 2010
David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital is the latest blue-chip hedge fund manager to raise assets for gold focused hedge funds. At the start of 2010, John...

Hedge Fund Job Report: Tiger Global, Matrix Group, Level Global & Farallon Capital

Date: May 21st, 2010
In this week’s hedge fund hiring report, we look at recent additions made by Tiger Global Management, the Matrix Group, Level Global Investors and Farallon...

AQR Capital’s Clifford Asness criticizes 2 and 20 fees

Date: May 20th, 2010
In a speech earlier this week at a CFA Institute conference, AQR Capital’s Clifford Asness criticized hedge fund fees saying that the standard 2 and...

Hedge Fund Marketing: 10 Steps to Gain More Clients

Date: May 19th, 2010
Raising money for hedge funds has never been tougher and it seems like it will remain tough for quite some time, maybe forever. It is what most hedge...

Semi-Annual Changes to the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability 50 Index

Date: May 18th, 2010
On May 14, the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and CRD Analytics announced the results of the semi-annual re-ranking of the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability...

New Star veterans Whittaker and Roantree found Querns Asset Managers

Date: May 18th, 2010
Stephen Whittaker and Phil Roantree, formerly of New Star Asset Management, have struck out to establish their own investment management firm called Querns...

Fund managers, China regulators clash over ‘rat trap’

Date: May 18th, 2010
Fund managers across China are crying foul over a China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) proposal to tighten investment reporting requirements.

"We are not in Kansas Anymore?" Waddell & Reed and the Dow's 1000 Point Drop

Date: May 18th, 2010
It looks like that they have found the culprit for the 1000-point intraday swing on the Dow 30 on May 6. It turns out that rather than the hedge funds...

Fortitude Capital and Aurora Funds announce merger

Date: May 17th, 2010
This week Australian alternative investment management firm Fortitude Capital announced its plans to merge with Australian-based diversified funds manager...

Restructuring in progress for Finisterre Capital’s Special Situations Fund

Date: May 17th, 2010
Hedge fund manager Finisterre Capital will reorganize its Special Situations Fund, which henceforth will be called the Finisterre Credit Fund. According...

Lehman Brothers veterans launch distressed credit focused Oracle Capital

Date: May 17th, 2010
Leon Hindle and Fredric Teng’s Oracle Capital Ltd is launching a new hedge fund, which will focus its investment efforts on distressed structured credit...

Top Hedge Funds of 2009; Tiger Cubs Dominate Top 10

Date: May 17th, 2010
Earlier, HedgeTracker released its list of the largest US Equity Hedge Fund managers for 2009. This week we officially reveal all 25 managers that made...

Pierre-Henri Flamand reveals plans for Edoma Capital; Announces key hires from Goldman’s Principal Strategies Group

Date: May 16th, 2010
As announced earlier, Pierre-Henri Flamand left his post as the head of Goldman Sachs’ renowned Principal Strategies unit in early 2010 to start-up...

Oak Hill Investment Management Brings On Nuveen Exec

Date: May 15th, 2010
Oak Hill Investment Management has brought on Mark Anson as managing partner and chair of the Investment Committee. Anson comes to Oak Hill from Nuveen...

Nassim Taleb’s Black Swan hedge fund caused 1,000 point Dow sell-off?

Date: May 13th, 2010
Large option contracts purchases by Nassim Taleb’s Universa Investments LP allegedly contributed to last week’s dramatic 1,000 point drop in the Dow...

F&C Asset Management’s proposed acquisition of London-based Thames River Capital

Date: May 11th, 2010
F&C Asset Management plc announced that it has reached a conditional agreement to acquire the Thames River Capital group in a deal as large as £53.6...


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