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What Investors Need to Know about the JOBS Act

Date: June 9th, 2012
With great fanfare and ceremony (mostly because it actually made it through Congress), the Jumpstart our Business Startups (JOBS) Act became law on April...

Hedge Funds Protect Capital as Equity Markets Drop Sharply

Date: June 8th, 2012
Hennessee Group LLC, an adviser to hedge fund investors, announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined -1.98% in May (+2.15% YTD), while...

Charlie Chan Unleashes Splendid Asia Macro Fund with 20% Return

Date: June 7th, 2012
Last July, Charlie Chan joined former Credit Suisse Group AG traders, Lam Hoi Leong and Albert Neo to launch the Splendid Asia Macro Fund amidst the Eurozone...

Hedge Fund Association Asks SEC for Clearer Rules on Vetting Investors, Supports Hedge Fund Advertising in Comment Letter

Date: June 6th, 2012
The Hedge Fund Association, an international organization that represents hedge funds, service providers and investors, said liberalized advertising and...

EQA Partners Appoints Former Governor of the Federal Reserve Dr. Randall Kroszner as Partner and Chief Economist

Date: June 5th, 2012
EQA Partners, an alternative investment manager whose expertise lies in currencies and traditional global macro strategies, today announced the appointment...

Adam Gold Launched TMT-Focused Hedge Fund, Espial Capital Management

Date: June 1st, 2012
Espial Capital Management, a long/short equity hedge fund which seeks to identify new opportunities and disruptive technologies in the global technology,...

Armajaro Asset Management’s Harry Morley Shooting for the Stars with Expansion Plans

Date: May 31st, 2012
With an eye towards joining the elites of European hedge funds and eventually taking the firm public, the CEO of Armajaro Asset Management, Harry Morley,...

Top Hedge Fund Gurus bet on Romney

Date: May 31st, 2012
Founders of some of the largest and most well-known hedge funds are throwing big dollars at “Restore Our Future,” a super PAC that is backing Presidential...

Harbinger, Paulson & Hayman, Hedge Fund Stars of the Financial Crisis, Fall Back to Earth

Date: May 29th, 2012
Four years after making the biggest and most successful bet of their careers, yesterday’s hedge fund stars have found that success doesn’t necessarily...

Man Group doubles FoF AUM: Acquires FRM Holdings

Date: May 22nd, 2012
Man Group plc announced today that it has agreed to acquire FRM Holdings Ltd. (Financial Risk Management “FRM”). The addition of FRM’s $8.0 billion...

Carl Wiese’s GROW Partners launches with backing of Oakmont Corporation and ROTH Capital

Date: May 21st, 2012
GROW Partners launched its flagship hedge fund last month with $50 million in assets under management. The flagship GROW Small Cap Equity Long/Short...

Diamondback Credit Team Looking for Fresh Start at Aesir Capital Management LLC

Date: May 21st, 2012
With his former firm Diamondback Capital Management, mired in legal troubles, Mark Fishman is transporting his fixed income group to his startup Aesir...

Perella Weinberg Partners Names Sandra M. Haas As Partner

Date: May 10th, 2012
Perella Weinberg Partners announced today that Sandra Haas has joined the Firm as a Partner and Deputy Head of the Firm’s Asset Management business....

Neuberger Berman Introduces Long Short Fund

Date: May 9th, 2012
Neuberger Berman, one of the world’s leading employee-owned money managers, has introduced the Neuberger Berman Long Short Fund (“the Fund”) (tickers:...

Institutional Investors like what they see in Activist Hedge Funds: ValueAct, PershingSquare & Third Point

Date: May 4th, 2012
In just the last couple of years, an increasing number of institutional investors seeking greater returns are placing bigger bets with activist hedge...

Och-Ziff Capital's AUM up 4% to $29.5B

Date: May 2nd, 2012
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) (the "Company" or "Och-Ziff") today reported a GAAP Net Loss(1) of $122.7 million, or $0.87 per basic...

Vulpes Investment Management Attracts Tudor Investment Corp’s Eye

Date: April 30th, 2012
Tudor Proprietary Holdings Ltd., a member of the Tudor Group controlled by Paul Tudor Jones, likes what it sees in a new, proprietary trading technology...

The Euro Zone Crisis & what it means for the Hedge Fund Industry?

Date: April 23rd, 2012
In this article we will look at the current situation regarding the Euro zone crisis, potential developments over the remainder of the year, and examine...

SkyBridge Capital expands Global Footprint

Date: April 18th, 2012
SkyBridge Capital (SkyBridge), an alternative investment firm, today announced the continued expansion of its global distribution footprint with the addition...

Pierre Andurand and Dennis Crema’s to liquidate BlueGold Capital Management

Date: April 10th, 2012
Co-founders Pierre Andurand and Dennis Crema informed clients that they will be liquidating BlueGold Capital Management LLP and returning 98 percent of...

Nomura Securities veteran Arthur Roulac to launch Three Court hedge fund

Date: April 9th, 2012
Distressed securities specialist Arthur Roulac has left Nomura Securities International as managing director to launch his own hedge fund named Three...

Third Point continues to fight Yahoo for Board seats

Date: April 3rd, 2012
Daniel Loeb, the prominent shareholder activist and founder of hedge fund Third Point Management, has vowed to continue fighting Yahoo after Yahoo’s...

Top Mid-Sized Hedge Funds Bulk-Up, Oversee $55.3 Billion

Date: April 2nd, 2012
The Top 100 Mid-Sized U.S. Equity Hedge Funds oversee $55.3 billion in assets, according to the most recent ranking update.

Eton Park Veteran Thierry Lucas founds Portland Hill Capital

Date: March 30th, 2012
Thierry Lucas has founded Portland Hill Capital, a hedge fund manager that will invest in European equities. According to sources, Portland Hill Capital...

Top 100 Hedge Funds List Rebounds

Date: March 16th, 2012
The latest Top 100 U.S. Equity Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that many top hedge funds are showing signs of recovery after several tumultuous...


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