Dec 16 2010 | 8:48am ET
The third quarter of 2010 saw the launch of 260 new hedge funds—up from 201 launches in Q2, according to Hedge Fund Research.
Hedge fund liquidations fell to 168 in Q3 from 177 in the previous quarter. This brings the total number of liquidated funds in 2010 to 585, down 31.8% over the same period in 2009. HFR notes that this is the fifth consecutive quarter in which launches outnumbered liquidations.
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…