Stories

  • Stanfield Pair Splits

    March 31, 2006

    A managing partner and senior marketer at New York's Stanfield Capital Partners have departed the firm for undisclosed reasons.

  • "The macro fund's been dull; it's up, but not by very much."

    March 24, 2006

    Gerald Holtham, Cadwyn Capital founder, conceding his fund's lackluster performance.

  • 2005 Hedge Fund Manager League Table

    March 24, 2006

  • 2005 Private Equity Manager League Table

    March 24, 2006

  • Acadian Pushes Long/Short Strategy

    March 24, 2006

    Acadian Asset Management in Boston has begun promoting a global long/short market-neutral strategy to U.S. defined benefit plans, foundations and endowments, as well as to some international investors.

  • Allstate To Consider Long/Short Strategy

    March 24, 2006

    Allstate Investments will examine whether to invest in a so-called 130/30 strategy during the second half of this year.

  • Carpenter May Get Cash From Citi

    March 24, 2006

    Mike Carpenter, chairman and ceo of Citigroup Alternative Investments, may get some funding for a new venture from his soon-to-be former employer when he exits in May.

  • Completed Searches Table

    March 24, 2006

  • Credit Suisse/Tremont Index Flat For February

    March 24, 2006

    The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index remained flat in February at 0.34% after an equity run-up throughout January finally stalled.

  • Data Zone

    March 24, 2006

    This week, we revisit global macro funds.

  • Emerging Markets Firm Hires Asia Analyst

    March 24, 2006

    Emerging markets firm North of South Capital has hired an analyst for Asia, and is considering bringing another onboard.

  • Ex-Morley CIO's Fund Stalls

    March 24, 2006

    Cadwyn Capital, the London- and Cardiff-based firm set up last year by Gerald Holtham, former cio at Morley Fund Management, has not lived up to its hype and has suffered poor returns for its global macro fund.

  • Galena Delays Special Situations Fund Launch

    March 24, 2006

    Galena Asset Management, the hedge fund subsidiary of commodity trading firm Trafigura Group, has delayed the launch of its planned special situations fund because of legal hold-ups and the need for additional portfolio testing.

  • Goldman Fund Blows Out

    March 24, 2006

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management's $2 billion multi-strategy Global Alpha Dynamic Risk Fund will close its doors to new investors this week, only one month after it opened.

  • Gottex FoFs Flat In February

    March 24, 2006

    Funds of hedge funds managed by Gottex Fund Management were largely flat last month.

  • GSAM, Hamilton Win Briefs From U.K. County

    March 24, 2006

    The £2.6 billion Essex County Council Pension Fund has hired Goldman Sachs Asset Management for a £128 million fixed-income brief and Hamilton Lane for a private equity brief worth £130 million.

  • Hedge Fund Inflows Flat, While Private Equity Party Rages

    March 24, 2006

    For the second straight year, institutional investors increased the number and size of their private equity allocations by substantial amounts.

  • Hedge Funds Clamor For Proxy Voting Guidance

    March 24, 2006

    Hedge fund managers want the Securities and Exchange Commission to offer guidance clarifying when they can disclose they will not vote proxies.

  • HSBC Adds Managers To European FoF

    March 24, 2006

    HSBC Republic Investments, the arm of the private bank that manages funds of hedge funds, has expanded the portfolio of its HSBC European Absolute fund with the inclusion of four more underlying hedge funds.

  • John Levin Fund Still In Liquidation

    March 24, 2006

    BKF Asset Management's Levco Alternative Fund (LAF) is still winding its way through the liquidation process after the firm decided to pull the plug on its event-driven funds late last year.

  • Key Plans Danish Presence

    March 24, 2006

    Key Asset Management, the $1 billion London-based fund of hedge fund firm, is planning to open an office in Copenhagen, from which to target Danish investors.

  • London Firm Mulls Scandinavia

    March 24, 2006

    London-based hedge fund firm Langlade Capital Management is eying Scandinavia and could decide to market to institutional investors there.

  • March Madness, Hedge Fund-Style: The Final Four

    March 24, 2006

  • Mont Perelin Seeks Analyst, Ops Hires

    March 24, 2006

    Mont Perelin Capital, the Newport Beach, Cali.-based firm started by Chuck Martin, is seeking to increase its headcount to eight from five by the end of the year.

  • New Searches Table

    March 24, 2006

  • Phalanx Plans Expansion

    March 24, 2006

    Stamford, Conn.-based Phalanx Capital Management is planning to ramp up its staff ahead of expected asset inflows.

  • Polar To Make Macro Foray

    March 24, 2006

    London-based hedge fund titan Polar Capital is planning to roll out a macro fund in May.

  • Potential Searches Table

    March 24, 2006

  • Rubinoff Forms Infinity Point

    March 24, 2006

    Michael Rubinoff, former Goldman Sachs i-banker and departed founding partner of Behrens Rubinoff Capital Partners, has formed his own hedge fund firm, Infinity Point.

  • Steel Conquers Novoste

    March 24, 2006

    Activist hedge fund firm Steel Partners put the cherry on top of its recent proxy victory with Novoste Corporation by taking control of the company's board.

  • Torrey Marketer To Join Deutsche Bank

    March 24, 2006

    John Stimpson, v.p. of sales and client service at The Torrey Funds, a fund of hedge funds in New York, will join the marketing team of Deutsche Bank's hedge fund business, DB Absolute Return Strategies, on April 10.


 

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