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Lee Robinson’s Trafalgar Capital Management winds down Catalyst hedge fund

Date: April 28th, 2011
Trafalgar Capital Management, run by partners Lee Robinson and Theo Phanos, has announced that it plans to liquidate its flagship Trafalgar Catalyst Fund....

Citadel LLC hires Edwin Lin and Steven Goldberg to bolster Global Fixed-Income Investment Team

Date: April 21st, 2011
Citadel LLC, a hedge fund with $11 billion in assets, announced the hiring of Edwin Lin and Steven Goldberg for its global fixed income funds. According...

List of Wealthiest College Graduates see assets jump by nearly 15%

Date: April 20th, 2011
Members of the list of the Wealthiest College Graduates saw their stock portfolios jump by 14.94% over 2010, impressively outpacing the Dow Jones Industrial...

Margin of Safety: An alternative risk assessment tool?

Date: April 19th, 2011
I have lost count of the number of times I have been taken to task for not mentioning "margin of safety" in my valuation and investment books. In general,...

Former Gartmore Fund Managers Roger Guy and Guillaume Rambourg to start hedge fund

Date: April 18th, 2011
Roger Guy and Guillaume Rambourg, who ran hedge fund Gartmore Investment Management’s European large-cap fund, have decided to start their own hedge...

Former Deephaven Capital portfolio manager Edouard Salet launches Apson Capital Management

Date: April 18th, 2011
Edouard Salet, a former portfolio manager at Deephaven Capital, has founded Apson Capital Management. Mr. Salet plans to launch the firm’s first hedge...

Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management Corp to accept outside investors for first time in 10 years

Date: April 15th, 2011
Tiger Management Corp, the hedge fund management and seeding firm founded by Julian Robertson in 1980 that closed to outside investors in March 2000,...

BlueGold Capital veteran Stephen Jen founds SLJ Macro Partners

Date: April 15th, 2011
Stephen Jen is reportedly launching his own hedge fund, SLJ Macro Partners, later this month. Prior to forming SLJ Macro, Mr. Jen worked at Dennis Crema...

Former SPM star trader finally joins John Burbank’s Passport Capital

Date: April 15th, 2011
Jeffrey Kong, a former star trader at Structured Portfolio Management (SPM), will be joining Passport Capital, according to the Stamford Advocate....

Tiger Management-seeded Nezu Kuma Fund records an impressive March

Date: April 14th, 2011
Nezu Asia Capital Management’s two Japan-focused hedge funds performed superbly despite the 8.2 percent decline of the Nikkei share index in March after...

Hedge funds flat in March, Fortress Investment Group & BlueGold Capital outperform

Date: April 12th, 2011
Hennessee Group LLC announced yesterday that its hedge fund index was up just 0.23% in March and 2.35% year-to-date. In comparison, the Standard & Poor’s...

Highbridge Capital Management promotes Todd Builione to President

Date: April 11th, 2011
Highbridge Capital Management has announced that it has promoted Todd Builione to be President. Mr. Builione will also retain his role as the firm’s...

CQS Management, OakTree, HSBC and KKR are increasing their European Distressed Debt Investments

Date: April 10th, 2011
CQS Management Ltd has announced that its plans to buy more European distressed debt. According to an article from Bloomberg, the announcement...

Visium Asset Management completes acquisition of Catalyst Investment Management

Date: April 6th, 2011
Visium Asset Management, a hedge fund founded in 2005 by Chief Investment Officer Jacob Gottlieb, has acquired Catalyst Investment Management, according...

Kay Haigh leaves Deutsche Bank AG to launch Avantium Investment Management

Date: April 6th, 2011
Kay Haigh, a trader who joined Deutsche Bank AG in 1994, left his role as head of global macro trading to found hedge fund Avantium Investment Management....

Man Group plc purchases remaining 50% of Ore Hill Capital to take full control

Date: April 2nd, 2011
Man Group, already the world’s second largest hedge fund manager in terms of assets under management, has agreed to acquire the remaining 50% of Ore...

Breach of Trust: Bank Valuation after the banking crisis

Date: March 31st, 2011
Until the banking crisis of 2008, investors had made a Faustian bargain, when it came to valuing and investing in banks. Banks were opaque in their public...

Shareholder Activist Update: Best practices for working with proxy advisors

Date: March 31st, 2011
Proxy advisors consult to investors about how to vote on the range of matters that require shareholder approval at the public corporations in an investor...

Jerry Howarth’s 36 South Capital to launch Black Eyrar Fund

Date: March 29th, 2011
Jerry Haworth’s 36 South Capital Advisors LLP plans to launch the Black Eyrar Fund within the next three months. According to an article from Bloomberg,...

Philippe Jabre's Jabre Capital loses $300 Million on Japanese bets

Date: March 28th, 2011
Philippe Jabre, one of Europe’s more prominent hedge fund managers, incurred $300 million in losses last week from his hedge fund Jabre Capital Partners’

Man Group plc sells stake in BlueCrest Capital Management

Date: March 28th, 2011
Man Group plc agreed to sell its 25% stake in BlueCrest Capital Management back to the company for $633 million last week. The investment dates back to...

Hedge Funds are About to Undress

Date: March 28th, 2011
The July 21 deadline for the hedge funds to register required by the one year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank bill is fast approaching, and the industry...

Hassan Elmasry’s Independent Franchise Partners raises $5bn

Date: March 26th, 2011
Hassan Elmasry, who left Morgan Stanley’s global franchise strategy to found Independent Franchise Partners in 2009, has managed to raise $5 billion...

Frederic Levy & Mathias Piardon launch Noho Capital

Date: March 24th, 2011
Dresdner Bank veterans Frederic Levy and Mathias Piardon are preparing to launch Noho Capital’s first hedge fund, which will follow a managed futures...

Guess Who’s Buying Gold

Date: March 23rd, 2011
With gold threatening to break out to a new all-time high, and silver having already done so, some interesting facts are coming out about the precious...


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