Stories

  • Hedge Funds Lead Compensation Survey

    September 06, 2005

    Hedge fund managers continue to lead the way in terms of total compensation, weighing in at $1.2 million a year, according to Greenwich Associates' annual study of the U.S. fixed-income markets.

  • "It appears it's not so easy to set up a German fund that the tax [law] allows."

    September 02, 2005

    Ricardo Payro, Syz & Co spokesman, on the delays his firm is experiencing with its German fund of hedge funds launch.

  • ABN Amro Mounts First U.S. Push

    September 02, 2005

    ABN Amro Asset Management, which manages $2.3 billion in alternatives, will begin targeting U.S. investors.

  • Advent Rolls Out Fixed-Income Fund

    September 02, 2005

    Advent Capital, a $4 billion New York-based manager of hedge funds, mutual funds and separate accounts, last Thursday launched Advent Enhanced Phoenix Fund, an absolute return convertible hedge fund.

  • Azura Cashes Out

    September 02, 2005

    Azura Capital Partners, the Sagamore Hill Capital Management/EagleRock Capital Management spin-off, has folded after failing to grow its initial $25 million capital commitment.

  • Balance Taps Soros Vet For CFO Role

    September 02, 2005

    Balance Asset Management has hired Marc Luongo, a veteran of Soros Fund Management, as its chief financial officer.

  • Chicago Firm Plans Second Fund

    September 02, 2005

    Chicago-based Sellers Capital is planning to roll out a second fund in March.

  • Completed Searches Table

    September 02, 2005

  • Connecticut Firm Preps First Fund

    September 02, 2005

    Farifield, Conn.-based SJL Capital is preparing to launch SJL Capital Hedge Fund I, this week.

  • Highpoint Rolls Out L/S Strat

    September 02, 2005

    Highpoint Capital Advisors, a Coral Springs, Fla.-based hedge fund, has launched a long/short equity fund, Highpoint Domestic Partners.

  • King Street Goes To Asia

    September 02, 2005

    New York-based King Street Capital Management has opened a satellite office in Singapore.

  • Martin Currie Plans More Sector Funds

    September 02, 2005

    Martin Currie, the Edinburgh-based firm with $1.2 billion in alternatives, is looking to launch more sector-focused long/short funds, starting early next year with a global financials fund.

  • More Hedge Funds Investing In Start-ups

    September 02, 2005

    As hedge fund inflows continue to increase and fund managers broaden the scope of their investing, many managers are investing in other hedge funds to gain access to top traders, analysts and fund managers, said Adam Herz of search firm Hunter Advisers.

  • New Searches Table

    September 02, 2005

  • Perry To Close Flagship Fund

    September 02, 2005

    Perry Capital, the $10 billion New York firm run by well-known manager Richard Perry, is planning to close its onshore flagship Perry Partners fund on Oct. 1.

  • Potential Searches Table

    September 02, 2005

  • Sagamore U.K. Spin-Off Takes Shape

    September 02, 2005

    The U.K. operation of Sagamore Hill Capital Management is starting to prepare for life after its scheduled Jan. 1 independence.

  • Syz Onshore German FoF Delayed

    September 02, 2005

    Plans by Swiss banking concern Syz & Co for a German onshore fund of hedge funds for Germany have hit delays.

  • Third Wave Gains On U.K. Short

    September 02, 2005

    Third Wave Global Investors, a Greenwich, Conn.-based firm, saw its global macro fund return 0.82% in July.

  • Threadneedle Gets Thumbs Up For Deutschland

    September 02, 2005

    London-based asset management giant Threadneedle Investments received approval for a multi-strategy fund of hedge funds to be distributed in Germany.

  • Titanium Fund Scores In July

    September 02, 2005

    London-based Titanium Capital's global event driven arbitrage fund was up an estimated 2.71% in July.

  • Update Searches Table

    September 02, 2005


 

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