Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Dec 27 2010 | 2:18am ET
November was a mixed month for the hedge fund industry, with some indices showing slight increases and others equally slight declines. For Brevan Howard Asset Management, last month brought the latter.
London-based Brevan, Europe's largest hedge fund manager until the consummation of the Man Group-GLG Partners merger earlier this year, saw its flagship drop 0.3% in November, The New York Times reports. The firm blamed the drop on "losses in interest rate trading, mainly in directional strategies."
The US$32 billion firm's BH Macro Limited Fund, a listed vehicle that invests in its flagship Master Fund, is up 1.43% this year.
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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