Sunday, 3 May 2015
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Aug 22 2008 | 12:05pm ET
Bramdean Asset Management’s listed fund of hedge funds is doing away with its less-super investments.
The London firm, run by “Superwoman” Nicola Horlick, pulled its investments in five of the eight hedge funds in its transitional portfolio. Among those canned in the fund’s biggest-ever monthly reshuffle was a fund run by Nobel Prize winner Myron Scholes.
“In response to the continuing market turbulence,” the firm “is increasing the focus on capital preservation,” it said in a statement.
The funds no longer managing money for £131 million (US$243 million) fund of funds are Scholes’ Platinum Grove Contingent Capital Offshore Fund, York Capital Management’s Asian and European funds, the Enso Global Equities Fund and Oak Hill Credit Alpha Fund. Bramdean also switched funds at James Simons’ Renaissance Technologies, moving its money from the Renaissance Institutional Equities Fund to the Renaissance Institutional Funds Fund International.
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…