Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Sep 7 2012 | 10:53am ET
Brevan Howard Asset Management continues to struggle to dig itself out of the red.
The firm's listed BH Macro fund, which invests in Brevan Howard's US$26 billion flagship hedge fund, rose 0.79% in August. That's better than the average hedge fund last month, according to industry indices, but still leaves the huge fund down 0.45% on the year, Institutional Investor reports.
BH Macro and Brevan Howard Master managed a 2.3% return in July. The fund fell 3.74% in the first half due to a dismal second quarter.
Brevan Howard Master rose 12.15% last 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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