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AIFMD – What you should be doing to comply (Part II)

Date: July 1st, 2013
This is the second of our two part white paper covering AIFMD and what fund managers should be doing to comply.

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC Longs for Less Short Positions

Date: June 28th, 2013
But for a huge short position it has on the books, Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC’s returns this year could well exceed the 15 percent its has generated...

Omega Advisors’ Leon Cooperman to deliver 2013 Stock Picks

Date: June 28th, 2013
It’s getting repetitive, but when Omega Advisors founder, Leon Cooperman, speaks each year at the Delivering Alpha Conference, equity investors are...

Kingdon Capital veteran Geoff Swerdlin forms Partes Capital Management

Date: June 28th, 2013
Geoff Swerdlin has founded Partes Capital Management and is preparing to launch the firm’s flagship hedge fund this fall. New York-based Partes Capital...

Scout Capital Management’s Appetite for Activism Grows with Restaurant Stakes

Date: June 27th, 2013
Scout Capital Management is sinking its teeth deeper into two popular restaurant chains with an eye towards influencing the senior management of both....

Glenview Capital Management and Jana Partners push for Board Makeover at Health Management Associates

Date: June 26th, 2013
New York-Based hedge fund Glenview Capital Management LLC is insisting on wholesale changes to be made in the leadership of Health Management Associates...

FRM enters into strategic relationship with CommEq Asset Management

Date: June 25th, 2013
FRM, Man Group plc‘s (“Man”) fund of hedge fund investment specialist, has formed a strategic relationship with CommEq Asset Management (“CommEq”)...

Top 100 Small- and Mid-Cap Hedge Funds oversee $255 billion; Icahn Associates claims the top spot

Date: June 25th, 2013
The Top 100 Small-Cap and Mid-Cap focused hedge funds oversee $255 billion in U.S. equity SMID assets, according to the most recent rankings. The Top...

Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers Nearly Eclipse $60 billion Mark, PointState Capital & PDT Partners LLC bulk-up

Date: June 20th, 2013
The Top U.S. Equity Emerging Hedge Fund Managers now manage $59.1 billion in U.S. equity assets, according to the latest hedge fund industry report. ...

The Launching of a Hedge Fund - Nathaniel August reveals the secrets of Mangrove Partner’s Success

Date: June 18th, 2013
While most small hedge funds have floundered in the wake of the financial crisis, Mangrove Partners, just three years old and with $250 million under...

Fortress Asia Macro Fund Named “Best Asia-Based Macro Fund” and “Best Singapore Hedge Fund”

Date: June 18th, 2013
Fortress Investment Group’s (NYSE: FIG) Fortress Asia Macro Fund was named “Best Asia-Based Macro Fund” and “Best Singapore Hedge Fund” at the...

78% of the top Mid-Sized Hedge Funds see their Assets increase YTD; Tyrus Capital & Ionic Capital lead the way

Date: June 17th, 2013
The most recent ranking for the Top 100 Mid-Sized Equity Hedge Funds has been released, revealing that the top hedge funds oversee a combined $65.1 billion...

Engaged Capital partnering with Governance for Owners in New Global Shareholder Activist Strategy

Date: June 14th, 2013
Two hedge funds are teaming up to expand their activist strategies on a global-basis. As reported in Pension & Investments Online, Governance for...

With Man Group–GLG Partners Deal, Who’s in Control?

Date: June 12th, 2013
Three years after Man Group’s acquisition of GLG Partners, the jury appears to still be out on the deal’s success. Moreover, as reported by Financial...

Top Technology, Media & Telecom Hedge Funds surge by 34% Year-to-Date

Date: June 11th, 2013
The Top Technology, Media and Telecom hedge funds have seen their TMT assets rise by 34%, jumping by nearly $15.4 billion since the beginning of 2013....

SAC Capital Advisors veteran Dr Wu preps New Volatility Hedge Fund

Date: June 10th, 2013
Sensing the return of volatility to financial assets, Miaodan Wu – “Dr. Wu” to industry insiders – is readying plans for a hedge fund launch later...

Top Small-Cap Hedge Funds see assets jump by 5.5% Year-to-Date; TFS Capital & Starboard Value Lead the List

Date: June 10th, 2013
The Top 50 Small-Cap focused hedge funds now manage nearly $22.5 billion in small-cap assets, an increase of $1.2 billion or 5.5% year-to-date. The top...

CQS Management hires Former SAC Capital Hedge Fund Manager for new Long/Short Hedge Fund

Date: June 9th, 2013
The strong stock market has compelled London-based CQS Management to launch its first long/short equities fund to be managed by former SAC Capital hedge...

Beau Taylor’s Taylor Woods Capital bounces back with strong First Quarter

Date: June 7th, 2013
Commodity hedge fund, Taylor Woods Capital, is finally hitting its stride after a rocky start over the last two years. According to Reuters, the George...

Top Hedge Funds rise by $120 Billion, Up 20% Year-to-Date

Date: June 6th, 2013
The latest Top Equity Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that the top 100 hedge funds now oversee $716 billion in U.S. Equity assets. The 20.2%...

Embattled SAC Capital Advisors Bracing for Mass Exodus of Investor Funds

Date: June 5th, 2013
More than six years into an insider trading investigation, Steven A. Cohen, founder of SAC Capital Advisors, is feeling the pressure of fleeing outside...

JPMorgan prop trading veteran Deepak Gulati launches Argentiere Capital AG

Date: June 5th, 2013
Yet another investment bank’s head prop trader has launched a large hedge fund. The latest launch is Argentiere Capital AG, which is led by Deepak...

Arrowpoint Partners Draws High Profile Janus Capital Group Traders

Date: June 3rd, 2013
The conga line of former Janus Capital Group Inc. stock traders continues to weave towards Arrowpoint Partners with Brian Schaub and Chad Meade bringing...

Interest Macro Hedge Funds Falling – At Exactly the Wrong Time?

Date: May 31st, 2013
Leave it to the dubious timing of investors to abandon an investment strategy just when the trends begin moving in its favor. As reported by Institutional...

Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers Rise to New Heights, Report Equity Assets of $45 billion

Date: May 13th, 2013
The Top U.S. Equity Emerging Hedge Fund Managers now manage $45.2 billion in U.S. equity assets, according to the latest industry update report from Hedge...


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