Friday, 19 December 2014
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Dec 19 2014 | 9:51am ET
London hedge funds stepped up bets this month against European companies with the highest sensitivity to lower oil prices, speculating that share prices have further to fall.
Firms including BlueCrest Capital Management and Marshall Wace increased their short positions this month in exploration and oil-services stocks including Petrofac Ltd., SBM Offshore NV and Lundin Petroleum AB, according to data compiled by Bloomberg and European regulators.
Dec 19 2014 | 11:46am ET
Christmas has come early for Highland Capital Management. The Dallas-based hedge fund firm today won its court case against Credit Suisse AG, which was convicted of defrauding Highland in a real estate refinancing deal.
Dec 19 2014 | 7:35am ET
Third Point Reinsurance has announced that it is winding down its catastrophe fund and reallocating the investment to an insurance-linked securities vehicle.
Dec 19 2014 | 6:34am ET
It may not be a very merry Christmas for some hedge funds this year, as investors redeeming their money from funds is at its highest point this year.
Dec 19 2014 | 5:28am ET
With less than one year in office, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has been named Wall Street’s Person of the Year for 2014, according to a poll taken by Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider.
Dec 19 2014 | 4:30am ET
Banks added to their wins in Washington this month by getting a reprieve from the Volcker Rule that will let them hold onto billions of dollars in private-equity and hedge- fund investments for at least two more years.
Dec 19 2014 | 4:25am ET
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Dec 19 2014 | 6:58am ET
This year, hedge funds have been closing at a rate not seen since the financial crisis. Adam L’Esperance, a partner at executive recruiting firm Long Ridge Partners, has noted this trend—his firm specializes in the hedge fund and asset management sectors. FINalternatives senior reporter Mary Campbell spoke to him recently about the effect the closures are having on the industry.
Dec 19 2014 | 6:10am ET
A handful of the top alternative investment firms on both sides of the Atlantic have realized the importance of brand communications. Unsurprisingly, they are among the industry’s most successful firms. What do they know that others are missing? Peregrine's Max Hilton explains.
Dec 18 2014 | 9:51am ET
The ex-wife of hedge fund billionaire Christopher Hohn will not contest a divorce settlement that awarded her less than half the family fortune.
Dec 1 2014 | 10:21am ET
As 2014 winds down, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services executives took some time to share their outlook on trends facing the industry in 2015. Read more…
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