Monday, 20 October 2014
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Oct 11 2012 | 12:10pm ET
Mortgage hedge funds are enjoying something of a renaissance this year.
Led by Metacapital Management's 34% return in 2012, hedge funds investing in all manner of mortgage-related securities, including home-loan debt and non-agency bonds, have posted double-digit returns through the first nine months of the year.
Among the other winners are Pine River Capital Management, whose $3.4 billion fixed-income hedge fund is up 29%, and LibreMax Capital, up 16%, Bloomberg News reports. Brevan Howard Asset Management's $2.5 billion Credit Catalysts Master Fund, run by DW Investment Management, is up 12%.
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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