Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Last updated 15 hours ago
Sep 29 2014 | 1:21pm ET
Times may be tough for hedge fund managers, but you wouldn’t know if from a glance at Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of the richest Americans.
Sep 29 2014 | 11:32am ET
Hedge funds outperformed the S&P 500 during the week ending September 24, losing 0.1% to the broader market's 0.16% loss, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hedge Fund Monitor.
Sep 29 2014 | 11:28am ET
For its first-ever hedge-fund seeding deal in Asia, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts are partnering with a York Capital Management and Citadel Investment Group veteran.
Sep 29 2014 | 11:27am ET
A federal judge has given Citigroup a temporary reprieve in the Argentine default case—with the support of the hedge funds that helped push the country into its current debt crisis.
Sep 29 2014 | 11:26am ET
Activist hedge fund Starboard Value, already embroiled in a battle to take control of Darden Restaurants, has identified its next target: Yahoo! Inc.
Sep 29 2014 | 11:24am ET
There will be no toasts to success at two top private-equity funds pursuing a major wine producer.
Sep 29 2014 | 11:24am ET
Hedge funds aren’t the only ones lining up to oppose Allergan Inc.’s plans to stave off a hostile takeover with an acquisition of its own.More News
Sep 18 2014 | 11:18am ET
Charlotte Valeur chairs the board of Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts, an LSE listed company investing in the $4.9 billion Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts Master Fund. Valeur has 30 years' experience in the financial services industry, ranging from floor-trading on the Danish Stock exchange to investment banking in London to running her own alternative investment funds start-up consultancy. Valeur recently spoke with FINalternatives' Mary Campbell about the BHCC.
Sep 29 2014 | 3:07pm ET
As a former finance professor Peter Hecht experiences heartburn every time he hears the investment community criticize hedge funds for not keeping up with the S&P 500. It is the same type of heartburn he felt when investors thought hedge funds demonstrated skill when they outperformed the S&P 500 in 2008. According to Hecht, both comments reflect a fundamental misunderstanding on how to evaluate hedge funds…or any new investment.
Sep 22 2014 | 9:29am ET
Hedge fund billionaire Kenneth Griffin definitely has a dog in this fight. The Citadel founder and CEO just gave another $1 million to the Illinois gubernatorial campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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