Apr 16 2014 | 2:58pm ET
The Royal Bank of Canada will spin-off one of its last proprietary-trading desks as an independent hedge fund as it moves to comply with new U.S. and global regulations.
The bank will separate its global arbitrage and trading arm. The spin-off could come as soon as the end of the year.
Apr 17 2014 | 9:51am ET
Private-equity firm J.C. Flowers & Co. has been cleared of allegations that it defrauded customers of defunct futures brokerage MF Global Holdings.
Apr 17 2014 | 9:49am ET
If admitted hedge fund tipster Danny Kuo goes to prison alongside former SAC Capital Advisors trader Mathew Martoma, he’d like to leave the big house with something his fellow insider-trader has lost: an M.B.A.
Apr 17 2014 | 9:48am ET
A hedge fund analyst is going to the Hall of Fame for her pre-Wall Street life as an award-winning gymnast.
Apr 16 2014 | 2:55pm ET
The European hedge fund industry has more than fully recovered from the financial crisis, at least in terms of assets under management.
Apr 16 2014 | 2:54pm ET
A top UBS banker is poised to join Fortress Investment Group’s credit and real-estate business.
Apr 16 2014 | 2:31pm ET
A company linked to Harbinger Capital Partners founder Philip Falcone may have a role to play in the barred hedge fund manager’s plans.More News
Apr 10 2014 | 9:48am ET
Christopher Tsai, whose $28 million long/short hedge fund is up 29% since inception in 2011, spoke to FINalternatives senior reporter Mary Campbell recently about his fund, his outlook on emerging markets and the influence his family has had on his investment approach.
Apr 8 2014 | 6:18am ET
U.S. fund managers are finding roadblocks to marketing in the European Economic Area, as AIFMD regulations fall into place. David Lawrence, director at DMS Offshore Investment Services, explains the challenges facing U.S. funds, including the difficulties of employing reserve solicitation to raise assets, and warns managers that they should proceed with caution.
Mar 28 2014 | 4:58am ET
Bregal Capital founder Edmund Lazarus was set to get what many other London hedge fund managers have: a vast and luxurious basement larger than the house to which it was connected. At least, he was until two trees got in the way.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
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…