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3 Years Later, $20 Million Fraudsters Face Charges

Date: May 4th, 2009
Three years after the Securities and Exchange Commission started its investigation of A.R. Capital Group Inc, charges have finally been made against its...

Plural Investments, GCore Capital and Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn add to investment teams

Date: May 1st, 2009
Matthew Grossman’s Plural Investments LLC, a multi-strategy hedge fund manager that was launched in 2008, has bolstered its portfolio management team...

Cavenagh Capital Launches Maiden Fund

Date: May 1st, 2009
Trading began today for Cavenagh Capital’s maiden fund, Cavenagh Asia Macro. The fund will run an Asian macro strategy that looks for events which...

Third Point’s Loeb has a Brighter Outlook

Date: May 1st, 2009
The New York Times DealBook got a hold of hedge fund Third Point Management Co’s most recent investor letter and reports that the hedge fund’s founder...

Biotech-Focused Hedge Fund RA Capital Might Need a Life Line

Date: May 1st, 2009
Dow Jones reports that biotech hedge fund manager RA Capital Management’s shareholders may be in world of pain after the Sequenom Inc.’s (SQNM) stock...

Former-Paulson & Co. Star Pellegrini hires Merrill Economist

Date: May 1st, 2009
PSQR Management LLC has hired Merrill Lynch & Co’s former chief international economist Alex Patelis. According to an article from the Wall Street...

Harbinger’s Falcone Sued by Former Chief Investment Officer Kagan

Date: April 30th, 2009
The New York Post reports that Harbinger Capital Partners’ former Chief Investment Officer Howard Kagan is suing Harbinger’s founder Philip Falcone...

JPMorgan Execs to Launch China-focused JTM Capital

Date: April 30th, 2009
Three former JPMorgan portfolio managers are teaming up to co-found JTM Capital Partners, a Chinese Equity-focused hedge fund manager that will be headquartered...

Top Public Pension Funds Shun Solar Stocks

Date: April 30th, 2009
A recent HedgeTracker.com Public Pension Fund Study has revealed that top funds have limited exposure to leading US-listed Solar companies. While US...

Beverly Hills Hedge Fund Fraud Unraveled

Date: April 29th, 2009
The Securities and Exchange Commission put an end to another hedge fraud today when it used a court order to halt Bradley L. Ruderman and his two hedge...

Fortress Takes Over Zwirn’s Hedge Fund Assets

Date: April 29th, 2009
Bloomberg reports that Fortress Investment Group (FIG) has been chosen by the board and top investors of D.B. Zwirn & Co. to liquidate the Zwirn’s $2.5...

CalSTRS Gives Bank of America's Board a F

Date: April 28th, 2009
CalSTRS, which is the second-largest public pension fund in the US, has announced that it is voting against Bank of America Corp’s (BAC) slate of investors...

U.S. Senators Seek Hedge Fund Transparency, Bulldogs Beware

Date: April 28th, 2009
A bipartisan bill that U.S. Senators Charles Grassley and Carl Levin are proposing seeks to increase hedge fund transparency. Reuters reports that the...

Hall of Fraud Passes $81 Billion

Date: April 27th, 2009
The Connecticut suburbs are home to many of the most famous hedge fund managers of all time. More recently, Connecticut is making a name for its self...

Tough Times Influence Activists to Adjust Agendas

Date: April 27th, 2009
The Wall Street Journal’s Gregory Zuckerman reported this morning that many activist investors may need to rethink their agendas after struggling over...

TCI Reaches the End of the Line at CSX

Date: April 27th, 2009
Late last week the Children’s Investment Fund (TCI) revealed in a SEC filing that it had sold out of its entire 4.5% position in CSX Corp. The 17,796,988...

Ironfire’s Jackson thinks Ken Lewis’ Time is Running Out

Date: April 27th, 2009
Eric Jackson of activist investment firm Ironfire Capital predicted on his blog that Chairman and CEO Ken Lewis’ time at Bank of America is nearing...

Al Gore Sells Only US-Listed Solar Holding

Date: April 26th, 2009
An analysis of Generation Investment Management’s public filing with the SEC reveals that the investment manager did not hold any US-listed Solar Stocks...

Morgan Stanley May Spin-Off Lucrative Prop Trading Desk

Date: April 25th, 2009
The Wall Street Journal reports that Morgan Stanley is considering spinning-off its Process Driven Trading (PDT) group, a proprietary-trading desk that...

Lincoln National Selling Delaware Investments

Date: April 24th, 2009
Reuters reports that life-insurer Lincoln National is currently shopping around its asset management business Delaware Investments. As of 12/31/08, Delaware...

Moore Launches Emerging Markets Funds for Coffey

Date: April 24th, 2009
Reuters reported today that Moore Capital Management is in the process of raising capital for two emerging market hedge funds that are managed by its...

Octagon Capital Launching Asia-Focused Quant Macro Fund

Date: April 23rd, 2009
Bloomberg reports that Octagon Capital Management Pte is planning to launch a quantitative macro fund to invest in the Asian Markets. The fund will be...

Founders of Gladius Investment Group, RA Capital, Plainfield and Passport Set to Present

Date: April 23rd, 2009
The Institutional Investor Alpha Hedge Conference starts on Sunday in San Francisco and will feature many of the top names in the hedge fund industry....

Och-Ziff Ups it Babcock & Brown Capital Stake

Date: April 22nd, 2009
Och-Ziff Capital Management revealed on Monday in a regulatory filing that it had upped its stake in Australian-based investment company Babcock & Brown...

Bill Ackman Touts His Target Board Nominees

Date: April 22nd, 2009
Activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square sent another letter to Target shareholders in support of his slate of Board nominees yesterday. In the...


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