Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Aug 21 2012 | 1:05pm ET
LibreMax Capital soared into the double-digits for the year on the back of a rally of the mortgage market last month.
The New York-based hedge fund, led by Greg Lippmann and two other Deutsche Bank veterans, is up 10.12% this year, Reuters reports. The $1.76 billion fund returned 2.71% in July.
"The combination of a strong rally in pricing and an increase in dealer inventories motivated us to reduce our exposure to certain higher beta sectors," Lippmann wrote to investors. LibreMax's net exposure dropped from 102.4% to 99.9% during the month.
"We saw fewer opportunities to add securities," Lippmann wrote.
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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