Stories

  • Bridgepoint Seeks Hires For Investment Team

    April 21, 2006

    London-based private equity firm Bridgepoint is seeking to make up to three investment hires.

  • Completed Searches

    April 21, 2006

  • Data Zone

    April 21, 2006

    The table below displays some of the top performing long/short equity hedge funds, according to data provided by Eurekahedge.

  • Eden Rock Seeks Managers For ABL FoFs

    April 21, 2006

    London-based fund of funds firm Eden Rock Capital Management is seeking to add managers to its two asset-based lending offerings.

  • IKOS Kicks Off Onshore U.S. Fund

    April 21, 2006

    IKOS Group, the $2.5 billion London- and Cyprus-based hedge fund firm run by Elena Ambrosiadou and Martin Coward, has launched an onshore version of its Financial Strategy for U.S. investors.

  • London Firm To Soft-Close Volatility Arb Fund

    April 21, 2006

    London-based volatility arbitrage firm Shooter Fund Management will soft-close its Shooter Multi-Strategy Fund next month.

  • New Searches Table

    April 21, 2006

  • Northern Calif. Firm Closes Fund, Opens Two Others

    April 21, 2006

    BlueLine Partners closed its distressed, long-biased Blue Line Capital Partners fund to investors one year after launch and will roll out two others this summer with the same strategy.

  • Potential Searches Table

    April 21, 2006

  • Ranger Rolls Out Offshore Fund

    April 21, 2006

    Ranger Capital Group, the hedge fund firm started by Texas billionaire Sam Wyly, has rolled an offshore version of its Synthesis Fund.

  • Syz Unit Plans Euro Expansion

    April 21, 2006

    3A, the $2 billion fund of hedge funds arm of Swiss banking concern Syz & Co., is seeking to grow its business from European onshore investors.

  • U.K. County Fund Seeks Absolute Return Mandate

    April 21, 2006

    Bedfordshire County Council Pension Fund, with approximately GBP925 million in total assets, will shortly tender for an absolute return mandate to replace a long-term long-only mandate it tendered in January last year, according to AIN sister publication Global Money Management.

  • Vega Funds Continue Recovery

    April 21, 2006

    Hedge funds managed by Vega Asset Management continued their climb back from last spring's nadir, posting solid gains in the first quarter.

  • Chicago Firm Performs Initial Closing On Flagship Fund

    April 20, 2006

    Chicago-based private equity firm Industrial Opportunity Partners will conduct an initial closing of its $75 million flagship Industrial Opportunity Partners fund within the next two months.

  • GLG Fund Loses Big On Dollar, Inflation Bets

    April 20, 2006

    The global macro fund managed by London-based hedge fund giant GLG Partners lost 10.18% last month after its views on the U.S. fixed income and currency picture did not play out as expected.

  • Goldman Duo Unveil Event-Driven Fund

    April 20, 2006

    Andrew Metcalfe and Svein Hogset are the latest Goldman Sachs executives in search of hedge fund fame, with the duo shopping their Montrica Investment Management venture to potential investors.

  • Harvey Pitt-Connected Fund Revamps For Launch

    April 20, 2006

    New York and Washington, D.C.-based Hudson Fairfax Group, whose advisory board includes former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Harvey Pitt, has revamped with a new set of high-profile Indian nationals and international stars.

  • Investcorp Hires Marketer, Fills Out FoF Team

    April 20, 2006

    New York-based Investcorp Asset Management (IAM), the fund of funds subsidiary of Bahrain-based Investcorp, has hired Lora Goldwater to market its fund of funds flagship to endowments and foundations.

  • Loeb Attacks Coal Company

    April 20, 2006

    Third Point, the activist hedge fund firm run by outspoken manager Daniel Loeb, is conducting a proxy fight with Massey Energy Company.

  • New Bailey Venture To Include Defunct Fund Investors

    April 20, 2006

    Copenhagen Capital, the new short-biased hedge fund firm of Jonathan Bailey, will grandfather in investors of now-defunct Bailey Coates Asset Management, according to Patrick Spens, co-founder of Copenhagen.

  • Pirate Capital Hires New Trader

    April 20, 2006

    Pirate Capital has hired Glenn Haberfield as a fixed-income trader. Haberfield is a 17-year veteran of the business, previously working at Tradition-Asiel Securities, First Brokers Securities, and Merrill Lynch.

  • Steel Settles Score With Water Co.

    April 20, 2006

    Activist hedge fund firm Steel Partners has reached a truce with water and mineral concern Layne Christensen.

  • Toronto Firm Hires Marketer

    April 20, 2006

    Leeward Hedge Funds has hired Chris Vokes to fill the new position of v.p. of business development.

  • Tudor Vet To Roll Out Event-Driven Fund

    April 20, 2006

    Chris Gate of Tudor Investment Corp.'s London office is preparing to launch an event-driven fund with a target of $300 million, according to a letter from a private banking group.

  • Virginia RIA Launches L/S Fund

    April 20, 2006

    Richmond, Va.-based registered investment advisor Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley, with $7 billion in assets, has launched the TS&W Long/Short Fund.

  • Worcester Eyes Multi-Strat Hedge Funds, Commodities

    April 20, 2006

    The $664 million Worcester Retirement System is considering allocating to multi-strategy hedge funds, according to AIN sister publication Money Management Letter.


 

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