Mar 10 2014 | 12:54pm ET
Adam Bernstein, technology sector head and fund manager at Highbridge Capital Management, plans to launch a tech and media-focused hedge fund.
Bernstein, who has been with Highbridge for almost nine years, has told the firm he plans to leave with two colleagues—Mark Hoffman, Highbridge's global head of stock trading, and an unnamed investment analyst.
Mar 11 2014 | 8:42am ET
HSBC hopes to unload as much as €2 billion in private-equity investments as it moves to comply with new U.S. and European banking rules.
Mar 11 2014 | 8:41am ET
For activist hedge fund Casablanca Capital, it's all or nothing in its battle with Cliffs Natural Resources.
Mar 11 2014 | 8:40am ET
Institutional Shareholder Services is used to weighing in on acquisitions. But for the third time in seven years, it's to become one with private-equity firm Insight Venture Partners poised to buy it.
Mar 11 2014 | 8:39am ET
Carl Icahn is expanding his social-media footprint.
Mar 11 2014 | 8:16am ET
A year after buying a fund of hedge funds, Principal Global Investors is on the lookout for another acquisition.
Mar 11 2014 | 8:15am ET
The embattled board of directors at CommonWealth REIT has won a rare show of support in its battle with a hedge fund.More News
Mar 5 2014 | 2:45pm ET
The Eyck European Tactical Distressed Opportunities Fund recently won The AIF Factor, a competition for alternative investment funds organized by ABN AMRO Clearing, and Khing Oei said he hopes the win will add to the positive fundraising momentum Eyck Capital is currently enjoying.
Feb 3 2014 | 9:58am ET
Investment consulting firms are paying greater attention to ‘soft’, subjective factors in assessing money managers, according to a recent survey by Market Strategies International’s Cogent Reports. Firms that place a greater emphasis on increasing and demonstrating transparency in their communications and processes are favored, Cogent noted.
Mar 4 2014 | 11:40am ET
Hedge funds underwhelmed last year, but that didn’t keep 2013 from being a good one for the world’s alternative investment billionaires.
At least 78 hedge fund and private-equity managers made Forbes magazine’s annual list of global billionaires. In a year that saw stocks soar, the 10-figure ranks grew by 268 members to 1,645, an all-time high, with an aggregate net worth of $6.4 trillion.
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…