Stories

  • Vaughan-Smith Departs ABN AMRO

    July 05, 2006

    Gary Vaughan-Smith, the well-known head of ABN AMRO Asset Management's alternative investment group, has left the firm.

  • "I'm not broke. Thankfully, we can afford it."

    June 30, 2006

    Bulldog Investors' Phil Goldstein on footing the bill for the entire industry following his recent court victory over the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Bonnefoy Launch Targets Euro, Asia Pensions

    June 30, 2006

    Philippe Bonnefoy, the renowned founder of Cedar Partners and investment advisor to Commerzbank's funds of hedge funds, will make his first significant push for European and Asian pension fund assets by launching a low-volatility fund of funds in about six weeks.

  • Chicago Firm Conducts Initial Closing

    June 30, 2006

    Chicago-based private equity firm Industrial Opportunity Partners has conducted an initial closing of $70 million on its first fund last month, according to Kenneth Tallering, senior managing director.

  • Compliance Officers Leaving Hedge Funds Behind

    June 30, 2006

    The chief compliance officers at hedge funds are beginning to head back to other investment advisors over discomfort with high-risk environments and little help developing a compliance culture, reports AIN sister publication Compliance Reporter.

  • Details Emerge On Orthogonal Niche Fund

    June 30, 2006

    Orthogonal Partners, the London firm started by a trio of officials from Lord David Sainsbury's family office is readying a fund of funds that will seek to invest in eclectic strategies including soccer players and shipping derivatives.

  • Emerging Manager

    June 30, 2006

  • First Quadrant To Roll Out Second Global Macro Fund

    June 30, 2006

    First Quadrant is expected to launch a multi-strategy global macro fund in August.

  • Frank Introduces Hedge Fund Bill

    June 30, 2006

    Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) of the House Financial Services Committee introduced a bill on Thursday that would authorize the Securities and Exchange Commission to require the registration of hedge fund advisers.

  • Fund of Funds Leader

    June 30, 2006

  • Goldstein Pays For Industry's Savings

    June 30, 2006

    The hedge fund industry has been very supportive of activist manager Phil Goldstein following his recent court victory over the Securities and Exchange Commission concerning registration.

  • Hedge Fund Launch

    June 30, 2006

  • Hedge Fund Leader

    June 30, 2006

  • HLM Founding Partner Dies

    June 30, 2006

    A.R. "Buck" Haberkorn III, a retired founding partner of Boston-based venture capital firm HLM Venture Partners, died in his summer home in South Dartmouth, Mass., on June, 24 after a short illness.

  • Hudson Bay Launches Offshore Version Of Flagship

    June 30, 2006

    New York-based Hudson Bay Capital has launched an offshore version of its flagship multi-strategy Hudson Bay Fund last month.

  • Hudson, Meyer Take Top Honors At AIN Awards Dinner

    June 30, 2006

    Tom Hudson's Pirate Capital and Jack Meyer's Convexity Capital Management took the top hedge fund prizes last week at AIN's fourth annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards.

  • Industry Split Over Landmark Ruling's Consequences

    June 30, 2006

    A landmark ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit trashing the Securities and Exchange Commission's hedge fund manager registration rule has the industry split on most of its consequences.

  • Innovation Seeks Asset Bump

    June 30, 2006

    Cayman Islands-based Innovation Fund Management is seeking to raise additional capital for its fund of funds.

  • Institutional Investor

    June 30, 2006

  • Institutional Manager

    June 30, 2006

  • KGR Shuffles Manager Roster

    June 30, 2006

    London- and Hong Kong-based KGR Capital is making a number of changes to the portfolio of underlying hedge funds held by its KGR Asia Dynamic 1 fund of funds.

  • London Firm Seeks Investment Director

    June 30, 2006

    London-based private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw is seeking to hire a fifth investment director.

  • Los Angeles Firm Goes Offshore

    June 30, 2006

    Edgebrook Partners is expected to launch an offshore version of its small-cap long/short equity Edgebrook Partners fund Oct. 1, according to Andy Preikschat, founder of the Los Angeles-based firm.

  • May Leads Group From Sagamore Hill...Again

    June 30, 2006

    Less than a year after pulling the plug on the short-lived startup Azura Capital Partners and returning to Sagamore Hill Capital Management, Mark May is setting off on his own again.

  • Platinum Seeks Long/Short Managers

    June 30, 2006

    London-based Platinum Capital Management is seeking to team up with hedge fund managers focused on European or U.S. long/short equity strategies.

  • Shooter Mulls Seeding Opportunities

    June 30, 2006

    Shooter Fund Management, the London-based hedge fund firm, is considering entering into joint ventures whereby the firm would seed start-up hedge funds.

  • Sin City Firm To Launch Seven Funds

    June 30, 2006

    StarFish Capital Partners, a venture capital firm based in Las Vegas, is expected to debut seven $25 million funds at the end of this month, said Peter Ortmann, ceo.

  • U.K. Charity To Increase Alts,

    June 30, 2006

    The Henry Smith Charity, with approximately £650 million in total assets, is planning an increase of its alternative and international equity investments following the completion of a recent asset allocation review.

  • Vega Funds Post May Gains

    June 30, 2006

    Hedge funds managed by Vega Asset Management were seemingly unaffected by the wider industry meltdown in May and posted gains across the board.

  • Webb Plans Offshore Canadian L/S Fund

    June 30, 2006

    Webb Asset Management, the San Francisco- and Toronto-based firm led by Derek Webb, is planning to launch an offshore version of its new Canadian long/short equity fund, probably in the fourth quarter.

  • Completed Searches Table

    June 29, 2006

  • Datazone

    June 29, 2006

    This week, we take a look at market-neutral hedge funds.

  • New Searches Table

    June 29, 2006

  • Potential Searches Table

    June 29, 2006


 

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