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Bartosz Pawlowski joins Finisterre Capital as its newest Portfolio Manager

Date: June 6th, 2014
Finisterre Capital announced this week that it has appointed Bartosz Pawlolski as a portfolio manager for the firm’s sovereign debt fund. Finisterre...

HedgeTracker announces new addition to its top hedge funds lists - Top 75 Technology, Media & Telecom Focused Hedge Funds

Date: April 28th, 2014
HedgeTracker is excited to announce the release of the Top 75 Technology, Media & Telecom Focused Hedge Funds list - the newest addition to its selection...

Top Mid-Sized Hedge Funds oversee $68 Billion; Manikay and Altimeter top the list

Date: April 27th, 2014
The list of the Top 100 Mid-Sized Equity Hedge Funds has been released, revealing that the top hedge funds oversee a combined $68 billion in US equities....

Top Healthcare and Biotech Focused Hedge Funds Surge; Oversee $70 Billion in Equity Assets

Date: April 20th, 2014
The most recent Top 50 Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Focused Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that the top hedge funds now...

Third Point’s Daniel Loeb Taking the Fight to Sotheby’s Board in Annual Meeting Showdown

Date: April 18th, 2014
In an SEC filing, Daniel Loeb, the contentious, activist hedge fund manager of Third Point LLC, defended his claims that Sotheby’s board of directors...

Investor interest in Event-Driven hedge funds draws Magnetar Capital veterans to launch Anandar Capital Management

Date: April 18th, 2014
Two executives from Magnetar Capital LLC, a $10 billion hedge fund firm once known for its role in creating the Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs)...

Top Connecticut Hedge Funds Surge; Assets up by 7.6%

Date: April 18th, 2014
The Top 50 Connecticut Hedge Fund List has been released, revealing that the top CT hedge funds oversee a combined $170.6 billion in US equities. Overall,...

Tiger Global Management leads $80 Million Funding Round for Quora Inc

Date: April 15th, 2014
Tiger Global Management has led the charge in an $80 million fund raising campaign for Quora Inc, an online knowledge-share website. As reported by Bloomberg...

Dymon Asia Capital partners with SAC Capital veteran Carl Vine to launch Port Meadow Hedge Fund

Date: April 11th, 2014
Dymon Asia Capital Pte, one of the biggest hedge funds in Asia, is branching out with a new global equity hedge fund to be run by former SAC Capital Advisors...

Top 50 California Hedge Funds up more than 10% for the quarter; ValueAct Capital and SPO Advisory still on top

Date: March 31st, 2014
ValueAct Capital Management, a GARP investor based in San Francisco, retains the top spot on the

Top Technology, Media & Telecom Hedge Funds Report $130B; Philippe Laffont’s Coatue Capital maintains top spot

Date: March 23rd, 2014
The latest Top Technology, Media and Telecom Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that the top TMT Funds currently manage almost $130 billion...

Top Hedge Funds jump to $875 billion mark, up 13% for the quarter to finish 2013 strong

Date: March 23rd, 2014
The latest Top U.S. Equity Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that the top 100 hedge funds’ assets increased by more than $100 billion, or...

Assets of Top 200 New York Metro Area Hedge Funds surge 12% in latest HedgeTracker list

Date: March 23rd, 2014
The top NYC hedge funds increased assets by almost $86 billion over the last quarter and now oversee greater than $800 billion, according to the latest...

Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers for 2014 Revealed; PointState Capital, Soroban Capital and Corvex Management lead the way

Date: March 17th, 2014
The Top Emerging Hedge Fund Manager list has undergone its annual refresh and the new list now includes emerging managers that oversee $60.5 billion in...

Ziff Brothers Investment seeds Long/Short Equity focused Hehe Kontiki Capital

Date: March 14th, 2014
Ziff Brothers Investment LLC will become a primary investor in a Honk Kong-based hedge fund that will launch in the next couple of months. According to...

Blackstone Group purchases stake in Senator Investment Group

Date: March 12th, 2014
Already a dominant player in the hedge fund industry, Blackstone Group LP has set its sights on total supremacy with a strategy to buy large stakes in...

Lone Pine Capital repeats as Most Profitable Hedge Fund in 2013

Date: March 11th, 2014
The 20 most profitable hedge funds earned more than $55 billion for investors in 2013, according to a study conducted by LCH Investments NV. The study...

Silver Point, Adage, Citadel, CQS, & Davidson Kempner climb to the Top

Date: February 28th, 2014
Just four years after teetering on the abyss that was the financial crisis, Silver Point Capital has climbed to the pinnacle of the hedge fund industry....

Top Small- and Mid-Cap Hedge Funds Manage $255 Billion, Millennium Management tops the list

Date: February 17th, 2014
The Top 100 Small-Cap and Mid-Cap focused hedge funds oversee $255 billion in U.S. equity assets, according to the most recent rankings.

Top Technology, Media & Telecom Hedge Funds Report $74B; Philippe Laffont’s Coatue Capital remains on top

Date: February 16th, 2014
The latest Top Technology, Media and Telecom Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that the top TMT Funds currently manage more than $74 billion...

Top Small-Cap Hedge Funds see assets jump by 9.5%; Artal Group and MSD Capital claim top spots

Date: February 15th, 2014
The Top 50 Small-Cap focused hedge funds now manage $25 billion in small-cap assets, having added nearly $2.7 billion in small-cap assets since the end...

Top TMT firm Joho Capital and Scout Capital prepare to close

Date: February 7th, 2014
Two multi-billion hedge funds, Joho Capital ($5B) and Scout Capital Management ($6.7B), announced recently that they are closing down.

Joho...

Petrella and Siminerio’s Pineview Asset Management prepares for launch of Technology, Media & Telecom Hedge Fund

Date: February 7th, 2014
Hedge fund veterans Larry Petrella and Michael Siminerio are gearing up for the launch of their recently founded firm’s first hedge fund. Pineview...

Tim Attias and Santiago Alarco’s Canosa Capital on closes in $1 Billion AUM in Less than a Year

Date: February 6th, 2014
Within just one year of its launch, Canosa Capital LLP is expected to surpass $1 billion in assets under management. According to Bloomberg News, the...

Millennium Management Hires Arbalet Capital’s Jennifer Fan as Commodities Portfolio Manager

Date: February 6th, 2014
Just months after closing her commodities hedge fund, Jennifer Fan has joined Millennium Management as a portfolio manager. According to Reuters, the...


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