Jan 8 2008 | 1:00am ET
Activist hedge fund shop Bulldog Investors is adding a new strategy to its product line. The Saddle Brook, N.J.-based firm is launching the Absolute Plus Fund, focused on investing in special purpose acquisitions companies or “blank check companies,” this month with some $8 million in assets.
“There are great opportunities there and I think we’re one of the top hedge fund managers in understanding how they work and their risks and rewards,” said co-founder Phil Goldstein.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…