Stories

  • Boola Moola

    January 24, 2005

    Happy family offices are not all alike. Some, it turns out, want to use their experience to help out others -- for a price, of course.

  • CalPERS Meets Its Match

    January 24, 2005

    Compared to the mighty California Public Employees' Retirement System, Peter Scheer is a pipsqueak.

  • Catching Up

    January 24, 2005

    Europe's biggest hedge fund managers are growing faster than the overall market. Here's who leads the pack.

  • Family Matters

    January 24, 2005

    Several family offices say they've developed the skills to help other rich people invest in hedge funds. Some of the biggest skeptics: other family offices.

  • Investing with Conviction

    January 24, 2005

    There's nothing like blowing out the doors in your first year, but in Chris Cooper-Hohn's case, the London hedge fund manager and his investors won't be the only beneficiaries.

  • Is Cuban Betting the Farm Team?

    January 24, 2005

    Internet mogul Mark Cuban faces long odds getting his sports-gambling hedge fund off the ground.

  • Jack Meyer Finally Gets Out of Harvard

    January 24, 2005

    You know what they say about Harvard: It's tough to get in, but once you do it's a sweet sinecure.

  • John Henry Pulls Up His Sox

    January 24, 2005

    John Henry, like his Boston Red Sox, can put on an impressive rally.

  • Klaus's Clout with Hedge Funds

    January 24, 2005

    Reinsurers that want to attract hedge fund money to finance their operations should "follow hedge strategy and diversify," says Robbie Klaus, Pfäffikon, Switzerland­based CEO of start-up Glacier Reinsurance Co.

  • Package Dealing

    January 24, 2005

    Hedge funds pick the top Wall Street trading firms. Execution, they say, is just part of a bigger bundle.

  • Pension Corner

    January 24, 2005

  • Performance Anxiety

    January 24, 2005

    Supercomputing isn't just for governments and universities any more. If banks are buying it, can hedge funds be far behind?

  • Reuters Comes A-Callin'

    January 24, 2005

    Thanks to heavy cost-cutting under CEO Thomas Glocer, London-based Reuters Group posted a £286 million ($537 million) profit in the first half of 2004, up from £7 million the year before.

  • Scoreboard

    January 24, 2005

  • Steyer Power

    January 24, 2005

    Breaking a long silence, Tom Steyer reveals the inner workings of Farallon Capital Management, the quietly successful hedge fund that student activists love to hate.

  • The Coming Era of Private Fund Manager Registration

    January 24, 2005

    Managers may close their funds to new contributions or impose a two-year lockup on such contributions to avoid registration.

  • Wayne's World

    January 24, 2005

    Wayne Cooperman's Cobalt fund is up 22.2 percent annually, net of fees, since 1995. Not bad for a Goldman Sachs dropout.


 

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