Stories

  • "Hedge funds should be insightful and sophisticated enough to pick out these stellar performances within the energy area overall."

    March 17, 2006

    Chilton Investment Company Portfolio Manager Leigh Goehring on the performance of energy hedge funds compared to energy stocks and commodities.

  • Attica To Launch Emerging Markets FoF

    March 17, 2006

    Attica Alternative Investments, the London-based fund of hedge funds firm with almost $700 million under management, is planning to roll out an emerging markets fund with an emphasis on Russia, India and China.

  • BlueBay Hires Marketer From K2

    March 17, 2006

    Meredith Vosburgh will join BlueBay Asset Management in New York on March 27 as a sales manager.

  • Boston Shop Launches Long/Short Equity Strategy

    March 17, 2006

    Boston Shop Launches Long/Short Equity Strategy OneWorld Investments, a Boston-based fixed-income/emerging markets hedge fund firm, has entered the equities world, launching onshore and offshore versions of the long/short OneWorld BRIC Opportunity Fund last month.

  • Calif. Firm Snags Marketing Head From RCM

    March 17, 2006

    Theodore "T.J." Deutz, chief marketing officer at RCM in San Francisco, has joined Santa Monica, Calif.-based Strome Group. Maren Armour, spokeswoman for RCM, said Deutz left on good terms.

  • Completed Searches Table

    March 17, 2006

  • Dallas FoF Hits $50M Threshold

    March 17, 2006

    Belmont Wealth Management's fund of funds strategy hit the $50 million mark at the end of last month.

  • Data Zone

    March 17, 2006

    This week, we revisit long/short funds.

  • Departed Carlson PM To Launch L/S Fund

    March 17, 2006

    Departed Carlson PM To Launch L/S Fund Rich Morano, former portfolio manager at Carlson Capital, is setting up a yet-unnamed hedge fund firm in his hometown of New York and plans to launch a long/short equities fund.

  • Dorset Makes Maiden P/E Foray

    March 17, 2006

    The Dorset County Pension Fund will make its first allocations to private equity on April 1.

  • Dutch Private Bank Makes Newspaper Play

    March 17, 2006

    A Continental Europe long/short fund managed by Amsterdam-based Insinger de Beaufort Asset Management has benefited from a new position in Dutch newspaper company Wegener. This

  • Eden Rock Cuts ABL Exposure In Portfolio Reshuffle

    March 17, 2006

    Eden Rock Cuts ABL Exposure In Portfolio Reshuffle London-based fund of hedge funds firm Eden Rock Capital Management has made some alterations during February to its Solid Rock Fund, which invests in early-stage and niche managers.

  • Energy Hedge Funds Outperform Commodities, Stocks

    March 17, 2006

    Energy hedge funds, as measured by the Hedge Fund Research Sector's Energy Index, composed of 30 hedge funds, outperformed both energy stocks and commodities themselves.

  • Ernst & Young To Hedge Funds: Prepare For IRS Audits

    March 17, 2006

    The Internal Revenue Service is preparing to send audit notices to hedge funds, according to a memo sent by Ernst & Young last Wednesday.

  • Goodyear Canada Mulls Hedge Funds

    March 17, 2006

    Goodyear Canada's C$543 million pension fund continues to mull a potential investment in hedge funds.

  • Gottex Preps First Structured Products

    March 17, 2006

    Gottex Fund Management, the Swiss fund of hedge funds mammoth, is gearing up to launch its first structured products in the next two-three months.

  • Harmonic Gets SEC Approval

    March 17, 2006

    London-based Harmonic Capital Partners, a $500 million fixed income and currency firm, successfully registered last month with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Hedge Funds Love Spitzer...Really!

    March 17, 2006

    Several top hedge fund firms and star managers have thrown their support behind the gubernatorial campaign of New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.

  • Hedge Funds Well-Represented On Billionaire List

    March 17, 2006

    Twenty-one hedge fund managers or people connected to hedge fund firms are among the world's billionaires, according to Forbes' ranking of The World's Richest People.

  • Highfields Buys HealthSouth Pivate Placement

    March 17, 2006

    Activist hedge fund firm Highfields Capital Management has purchased part of a private placement of convertible preferred stock issued by HealthSouth Corporation.

  • ING Launches Emerging Manager Fund, Mulls Others

    March 17, 2006

    ING Investment Management launched an emerging manager fund last month and is expected to open it to outside investors later this year.

  • Julius Baer CIO Resurfaces At Attalus

    March 17, 2006

    Attalus Capital, a $1 billion fund of hedge funds firm in Philadelphia, has hired Bob Serhus as a portfolio manager. He was most recently cio of Julius Baer Investment Management's fund of hedge funds group.

  • Key Taps Microsoft Vet For Norwegian Sales

    March 17, 2006

    Key Asset Management, the $1 billion fund of hedge funds firm, has made a new sales hire for its Oslo office.

  • Marathon Readies Offshore Funds

    March 17, 2006

    San Francisco-based Marathon Resource Investments is planning to roll out offshore versions of its precious metals and natural resources funds next month.

  • Pension Funds Leading Source For Minority VC

    March 17, 2006

    Established public pension funds are the leading source of venture capital funds for minority businesses enterprises (MBEs), according to a study released by the Kansas City, Mo.-based Ewing Marrion Kauffman Foundation.

  • Porret To Start New Firm

    March 17, 2006

    Claude Porret, the head of RMF Investment Management's hedge fund seeding business and a member of RMF's management committee, has quit the $19 billion-plus fund of hedge funds firm to set up her own Switzerland-based shop, according to an official at the firm.

  • Potential Searches Table

    March 17, 2006

  • Rule Boosts Number Of SEC-Registered U.K. Funds

    March 17, 2006

    A Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring hedge fund managers to register as investment advisors has caused a spike in the number of U.K.-based registrants.

  • Treflie Eyes Acquisitions

    March 17, 2006

    Fund of funds firm Treflie Capital Management is actively seeking potential acquisitions.


 

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