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Ramius Capital launches mutual fund, Makes Shareholder Activist waves

Date: July 27th, 2010
Ramius Capital Group has announced the launch of the Ramius Dynamic Replication Fund, its first mutual fund, which will focus on hedge fund replication....

Goldman veterans Thomas de Garidel-Thoron and Herve Gallo launch Occitan Capital Partners

Date: July 26th, 2010
Two former Goldman Sachs traders, Thomas de Garidel-Thoron and Herve Gallo, have teamed up to found their first hedge fund venture, Occitan Capital Partners....

Global macro hedge fund managers lock-in high returns

Date: July 26th, 2010
After a dramatic increase in market volatility in May and June, very few hedge funds have seen positive returns in recent months - but those that did...

The Most Dangerous Investment

Date: July 25th, 2010
A United States Treasury Bond is now the most expensive, most dangerous investment asset in the world -- while blue chip equities, especially American...

John Paulson to launch fund for the masses with UCITS offering

Date: July 25th, 2010
New York-based John Paulson’s hedge fund firm, Paulson & Co., will launch a new fund open to retail investors later this year. According to the Financial...

Jupiter Fund Management hovering as Gartmore’s share price dips

Date: July 23rd, 2010
After Gartmore Investment Management lost its star trader Guillaume Rambourg as a casualty of a Financial Services Authority investigation, the fund manager’s...

Peter Grosskopf joins Sprott Inc, Eric Sprott steps down from CEO role

Date: July 22nd, 2010
Sprott, Inc. (TSX: SII) and its subsidiary Sprott Asset Management have recently announced several anticipated shifts and changes in Sprott’s top management....

Armajaro's Anthony Ward corners the Cocoa Market

Date: July 21st, 2010
That Hershey bar you’ve been sneaking out to buy on breaks is about to cost you a lot more. London based Anthony Ward’s hedge fund, Armajaro Asset...

Hedge Fund Survey Report Indicates Increased Optimism

Date: July 21st, 2010
A Rothstein Kass annual survey report finds that the hedge fund industry is continuing to recover from the 2008 global market crisis. With more than...

LTCM veteran becomes partner at Capula Investment Management

Date: July 19th, 2010
Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM) veteran Ayman Hindy became a partner at government fixed income specialist Capula Investment Management last week...

Big changes at Gartmore: Guillaume Rambourg quits, GAM veteran John Bennett launches new hedge fund

Date: July 19th, 2010
Guillaume Rambourg, a co-portfolio manager at Gartmore Investment Management who oversaw over a third of the firm’s assets, recently announced his decision...

Tim Flannery leads Copia Capital’s spin-off from FrontPoint Partners

Date: July 18th, 2010
Energy and utility hedge fund manager Copia Capital and its original founder Tim Flannery have recently broken away from Morgan Stanley’s FrontPoint...

What does recent academic research say about activist investing?

Date: July 18th, 2010
Generally it works, and sometimes it works really, really well. Investors often wonder whether activist investing truly delivers “alpha” – returns...

Implied Capital Announces Options Fund Launch

Date: July 15th, 2010
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Implied Capital has opened its brand new Volatility Risk Premium Fund to investors. According to HFM Week,...

Distressed debt hedge funds optimistic about economic slowdown

Date: July 15th, 2010
As the specter of a “double-dip” recession appears more and more likely, most fund managers and investors have braced themselves for lower returns...

The Frontier Markets are Beckoning

Date: July 15th, 2010
A quick look at the world's top performing stock markets during the first half of 2010 will not exactly ring bells for many investors. Bangladesh came...

Shareholder Activist Update: Carl Icahn reaches agreements with Hain Celestial & Lions Gate Entertainment

Date: July 15th, 2010
Last week activist investor Carl Icahn entered into agreements with two companies, Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF)....

FourWinds purchases Cole Partners’ fund of commodity hedge funds for undisclosed amount

Date: July 12th, 2010
Last week FourWinds Capital Management announced that it had taken over the management responsibilities of Chicago-based Cole Partners Asset Management’s...

John Paulson’s Advantage Plus hedge fund loses 6.9% in June

Date: July 12th, 2010
Paulson & Co.’s Advantage Plus hedge fund logged a 6.9% loss for the month of June, bringing its YTD performance down to -8.8%. According to Business...

Hedge Funds fall in June but outperform major indices

Date: July 12th, 2010
Hennessee Group LLC has release its latest figures for hedge fund performance during the month of June. The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index, an equally-weighted...

Round Rock’s Tan Maruyama aims to raise $100 Million

Date: July 10th, 2010
Round Rock Capital Advisors’ founder Tan Maruyama announced this week that his firm is aiming to raise additional capital for its flagship hedge fund,...

Michael Lau to spin-off Candlewood Investment Group from Credit Suisse

Date: July 10th, 2010
In late September of this year, Credit Suisse Group AG will spin-off two credit hedge funds in response to new regulations that limit the amount of capital...

Man Group looks to China for hedge fund sales expansion

Date: July 10th, 2010
On Thursday Man Group PLC CEO Peter Clarke reportedly stated that the hedge fund manager was looking to offer product to Chinese investors within the...

Top hedge fund firm launches of 2010 YTD raise over $700 million

Date: July 8th, 2010
The first six months of 2010 have seen a number of new firm foundings, fund launches, and spin-offs in the hedge fund world, some led by a new generation...

John Ho’s Janchor Pan Asian hedge fund raises $100 Million

Date: July 5th, 2010
Janchor Partners Ltd has launched its flagship long/short equity hedge fund with more than $100 million in assets under management. The firm was founded...


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