Mar 7 2014 | 3:17am ET
It is only two months old, but 2014 is already looking better for Bridgewater Associates than 2013.
Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund, saw its flagship Pure Alpha fund rise 3.04% last month. The gain, Pure Alpha’s biggest in seven months, leaves the $80 billion fund up 2.89% on the year.
Mar 7 2014 | 12:33pm ET
Endowments continue to allocate to hedge funds but the vehicles are being used for different purposes in portfolios, according to a new white paper from Infovest 21.
Mar 7 2014 | 9:05am ET
Hedge funds bounced back 1.93% in February, according to the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index.
Mar 7 2014 | 8:16am ET
Franklin Square Capital Partners has tapped two executives with extensive business development company experience as it prepares for the listing of its first BDC, the $4.4 billion FS Investment Corporation.
Mar 7 2014 | 3:12am ET
Gold burned Paulson & Co. in 2013, but is fueling the $21 billion hedge fund in 2014.
Mar 7 2014 | 3:11am ET
Tudor Investment Corp. has dug itself a hole early in 2014.
Mar 7 2014 | 3:10am ET
Canadian private-equity firm Annapolis Capital has garnered C$200 million for its latest energy-focused 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.
Feb 3 2014 | 9:27am ET
In recognition of his extraordinary dedication to philanthropy, Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards will be presented with the Award for Caring during the 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, which takes place on Thursday, March 6. The gala, the largest gathering that Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children holds worldwide, will bring together 1,000 hedge fund executives to raise funds to help prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…