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Jul 23 2007 | 2:13pm ET
The highly-publicized problems in the sub-prime mortgage market, and its high-profile hedge fund victims, have not dampened investor enthusiasm for hedge funds, Hedge Fund Research said today.
Investors poured $58.7 billion in new money into hedge funds during the second quarter, HFR said, pushing total hedge fund assets to $1.74 trillion.
“We still see extremely strong flows to hedge funds, with second-quarter 2007 the second-best quarter on record, trailing only the last quarter,” Kenneth Heinz, HFR president, said in a statement.
Funds of hedge funds hit a new asset-level record, adding $17.4 billion to reach $745 billion.
Among individual strategies, HF said that relative value arbitrage, which includes some multi-strategy credit funds, added $16.4 billion, and equity hedge $12.6 billion.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…