Monday, 20 October 2014
Last updated 14 min ago
Sep 20 2011 | 2:26pm ET
A pair of prominent credit hedge funds managed to best their peers last month, the worst for the hedge fund industry in almost three years.
PAMLI Capital Management's Global Credit Strategies Fund rose 5.02% in August, Bloomberg News reports. The firm was founded in January by Faisal Syed, formerly of Highbridge Capital Management, and its flagship currently manages $115 million.
BlueMountain Capital Management's fund did not do quite as well, losing 1.89% last month. But that's something of a victory, given the bloodbath that befell the industry. The firm's Credit Alternatives Fund remains up 3.06% on the 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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