Monday, 20 October 2014
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Jul 1 2013 | 1:24am ET
Add Tudor Investment Corp. to the roster of last month’s hedge fund victims.
The firm’s Tensor Fund was down 4.35% through June 21, leaving it down 2% on the year, DealBreaker reports. The loss leaves the fund 15% below its high-water mark, according to a source, and down for the third year in a row—albeit with plenty of time to make up the losses.
According to DealBreaker’s source, there may be deeper issues at Tensor, however.
There was an exodus of people in January, just after bonuses (or the lack of them) were paid,” the source said.
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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