Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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May 29 2008 | 2:00am ET
Avenue Capital, the $16.5 billion New York hedge fund best known as Chelsea Clinton’s very understanding employer, is taking a turn for the better in time for the former First Daughter to return to work.
The firm, headed by major Hillary Clinton supporter Marc Lasry, saw four of its hedge funds return to positive ground in April after a difficult first quarter. The funds rose between 1.3% and 1.6%, according to letters to investors obtained by Reuters, although all remain in the red year-to-date.
The $1.4 billion Avenue Internation fund rose 1.58% last month (down 2.06% year-to-date), the $960 million Avenue Europe International fund rose 1.28% (down 1.99% YTD), the $554 million Avenue Investments fund rose 1.29% (down 2.18% YTD) and the $455 million Avenue Europe Investments fund rose 1.32% (down 2.62% YTD).
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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