Stories

  • "HFR Asset Management's fine and dandy; I just don't want to work there anymore. I don't want to do their thing--I want to do my thing."

    January 13, 2006

    John Godden, who resigned his position last week.

  • ABN Amro To Launch Its First Asia-Focused Fund

    January 13, 2006

    ABN Amro Asset Management is planning to launch a Japan long/short equity fund, its first Asia-focused single manager hedge fund.

  • Bexley Makes Maiden Alts Foray

    January 13, 2006

    The London Borough of Bexley has tendered roughly £20 million in private equity and hedge funds in a maiden move into alternatives.

  • BSAM Tags Biz Dev Manager For Asia

    January 13, 2006

    Bear Stearns Asset Management has hired Stefan Nilsson, formerly managing director at ProfitFundCom in Tokyo, as associate director for its Asian business.

  • Chicago Firm Eyes Middle East Partnerships

    January 13, 2006

    Chicago-based advisory firm Falcon Global Funds Group is seeking to establish joint ventures in the Middle East and India, starting with a soon-to-be finalized deal in Kuwait, said Kevin Pilarski, president and ceo.

  • CMA Plans More Structured Products

    January 13, 2006

    Capital Management Advisors, the fund of hedge funds firm with $1.6 billion under management, has rolled out a 3x-leveraged certificate--the first linked to its flagship CMA Multi-Hedge range of funds--and plans to create more structured products to further raise the funds' assets.

  • Completed Searches Table

    January 13, 2006

  • Danish Firm Delays Onshore Fund Launch

    January 13, 2006

    Copenhagen-based Scandium Asset Management has delayed the launch of an onshore version of its offshore multi-strategy fund of hedge funds.

  • Data Zone

    January 13, 2006

    Each week, this page will highlight performance statistics of a hedge fund strategy sector. For our inaugural run we have long/short equity funds.

  • Deephaven Readies European Equity Fund

    January 13, 2006

    Minneapolis-based Deephaven Capital Management is planning to roll out a European equity long/short fund in April.

  • DrKW Lands Former TD Chief

    January 13, 2006

    Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein has hired Mark Wells, head of advanced equity product at TD Securities in London as a managing director in its alternative investments group.

  • FRM Readies 2x-Levered FoF

    January 13, 2006

    Financial Risk Management, the London-based fund of hedge funds mammoth with $12 billion under management, will launch a 2x-leveraged version of its multi-strategy FRM Diversified fund of funds during the first quarter.

  • FX Concepts Predicts 'Dramatic' Spike In Oil Prices

    January 13, 2006

    New York-based currency manager FX Concepts, in a recent investor letter, anticipates a looser U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy that will combine with increased global demand to send commodity prices, particularly crude oil, surging to new heights.

  • Godden Quits HFR

    January 13, 2006

    John Godden, the well-known head of HFR Asset Management's European business and a regular on the conference circuit, has quit the firm.

  • Hedge Funds Having Trouble Registering

    January 13, 2006

    A number of hedge fund managers have had difficulties getting their applications for registration through the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to AIN sister publication Compliance Reporter.

  • IKOS To Roll Out New Strategies

    January 13, 2006

    IKOS Group, the $2.2 billion London and Cypress-based hedge fund firm run by Elena Ambrosiadou and Martin Coward, is planning to roll out two new funds.

  • KGR Drops Asia Ex-Japan Manager

    January 13, 2006

    KGR Capital, the Hong Kong- and London-based fund of funds firm run by a group of ex-JPMorgan honchos, has dropped an Asia ex-Japan manager from its KGR Capital Asia Pacific Absolute Return Fund, and has upped its exposure to Japanese equity strategies.

  • Krieger Revamps Northbridge Funds

    January 13, 2006

    Prominent currency trading manager Andy Krieger is overhauling his Edgewater, N.J., hedge fund firm Northbridge Capital Management after a string of negative returns last year cost the firm all but a fraction of its assets.

  • New Searches Table

    January 13, 2006

  • Pacific Northwest CTA To Test New Strats

    January 13, 2006

    Kirkland, Wash.-based Rotella Capital Management is seeking to expand its offerings.

  • Potential Searches Table

    January 13, 2006

  • Santander Targets U.S. Institutions

    January 13, 2006

    Santander Investment Securities is preparing to introduce its funds of hedge funds to U.S. pension funds, foundations and endowments.

  • Tahoma Bags $200 Million From San Diego Family Office

    January 13, 2006

    San Diego-based Avalon Portfolio, the multi-family office subsidiary of Avalon Capital Management, has committed $200 million for five years to Tahoma Capital's multi-strategy hedge fund launch.

  • Texas Firm To Reopen Mortgage Fund

    January 13, 2006

    Houston-based Parallax Investments will reopen its Parallax Capital Partners flagship at the end of this month.

  • The Long & Short Of It

    January 13, 2006

    Going Long: Sid and Mercedes Bass.

  • Threadneedle To Expand Hedge Fund Range

    January 13, 2006

    Threadneedle Investments, the London-based investment management giant with approximately $1.8 billion in hedge fund assets, is gearing up to launch a new hedge fund in the coming months.

  • U.K. Firm Eyes Spanish Investors

    January 13, 2006

    London-based hedge fund firm Langlade Capital Management is planning to roll out a version of its European long/short equity fund aimed at Spanish investors.


 

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