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Sam Barnett, SBB

Phd student serves up ace with quant fund

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 06:30

Sam Barnett, the 23-year old founder and CEO of SBB Research Group, is a talented individual. Having first developed a sophisticated trading algorithm as a teenager, Barnett (pictured) went on to launch his quantitative hedge fund as an undergrad at Cal Tech. »

Michael Azlen, Founder and Chief Executive at Frontier

Frontier’s FrontEdge Global Hedge adds EUR and Swiss Franc share classes

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 14:00

Frontier Investment Management (Frontier) has launched Euro and Swiss Franc share classes for its FrontEdge Global Hedge Fund in response to growing demand from Swiss and European family offices and institutions. The two new additions mean the fund now offers Sterling, US Dollar, Euro and Swiss Franc share classes. »

GLG launches distressed fund

GLG launches distressed fund

Tue, 29/09/2009 - 09:55

London-based hedge fund GLG Partners has launched a new distressed fund, according to a report in the Financial Times. »

Palotta to close Raptor fund after losses

Palotta to close Raptor fund after losses

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:52

Hedge fund manager James Palotta is to close his USD800m Raptor Global fund following investor withdrawals and losses, according to media reports.< »

Vega founder sees new opportunities in turbulent market environment

Vega founder sees new opportunities in turbulent market environment

Tue, 17/03/2009 - 05:59

Ravi Mehra, who made Vega Asset Management one of Europe's largest and best known hedge fund managers, is returning to the market to capitalise on a market environment that he believes wil »

Comment: TCI cuts its losses in India

Comment: TCI cuts its losses in India

Mon, 16/03/2009 - 06:01

The Children's Investment Fund Management, the hedge fund firm founded by Christopher Hohn, has emerged as the single largest seller of Indian stocks among foreign institutional investors. »

Comment: Citadel ready to rise again

Comment: Citadel ready to rise again

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 06:00

Citadel Investment Group, whose two biggest funds fell by some 55 per cent in 2008, is ready to return to investors after starting the new year in sparkling form. »

Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee

Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 16:22

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 0.78 per cent in February, although it remains positive with a bare 0.12 per cent gain so far in 2009, according to Hennessee Group, a provider o »

Comment: Newer hedge funds continued to outperform longer-established brethren in 2008

Comment: Newer hedge funds continued to outperform longer-established brethren in 2008

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 06:02

Peter Urbani, chief investment officer of fund of funds manager Infiniti Solutions, argues that even amid the market turmoil of 2008, newer and smaller hedge fund managers significantly ou »

Comment: Fink splurges on spectacular penthouse

Comment: Fink splurges on spectacular penthouse

Wed, 25/02/2009 - 06:01

The former chief executive of Man Group, Stanley Fink, is reported to have bought an apartment with what is said to be the best view in London for GBP10m, a four-floor penthouse at the top »

Comment: Will Odey stay bullish about the banks?

Comment: Will Odey stay bullish about the banks?

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 05:57

Crispin Odey, the high-profile hedge fund manager, has turned bullish on UK banks recently because he thinks their share prices are currently cheap. »

Comment: Like Obama, hedge fund managers get down to work

Comment: Like Obama, hedge fund managers get down to work

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 05:58

As soon as the dust settles from the new US president's inauguration, hedge fund managers will have their eyes on the Gaim USA 2009 conference as they figure out money-making strategies fo »

Comment: Paulson sounds the charge for distressed investment

Comment: Paulson sounds the charge for distressed investment

Tue, 20/01/2009 - 06:01

The astute observer might have noticed a clue last week about the direction of hedge funds in the coming months, with the announcement that Hong Kong-based asset manager Sun Hung Kai Finan »

Comment: Indian hedge funds take on Bollywood moguls

Comment: Indian hedge funds take on Bollywood moguls

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 05:58

Two activist hedge funds have locked horns with the top management at Bollywood group The Indian Film Company over alleged low returns. »

Blackstone to rationalise single manager hedge funds businesses

Blackstone to rationalise single manager hedge funds businesses

Wed, 24/12/2008 - 11:59

The Blackstone Group is making changes to the single manager hedge funds businesses within its alternative asset management segment, including consolidating its distressed securities fu »

Barclay CTA Index up 1.54 per cent in November and heads for best performance since 1995

Barclay CTA Index up 1.54 per cent in November and heads for best performance since 1995

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 12:20

Managed futures enjoyed a new gain of 1.54 per cent in November, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cumula »

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson sets an example for his peers

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson sets an example for his peers

Wed, 03/12/2008 - 06:01

There are not many investment options that can deliver strong positive returns in the current turbulent market environment, but US hedge fund manager John Paulson has managed to do that - »

RWC Partners plans distressed convertibles fund

RWC Partners plans distressed convertibles fund

Mon, 01/12/2008 - 12:55

RWC Partners is planning to launch a convertible bond fund in January to take advantage of pricing anomalies in the convertible bond asset class. »

New Zealand Absolute Return Index gains 2.83 per cent in October

New Zealand Absolute Return Index gains 2.83 per cent in October

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 16:00

The Ernst and Young New Zealand Absolute Return index surged in October to its second highest level since launch in July 2007, gaining 2.83 per cent for the month. »

Barclay CTA Index up 3.48 per cent in October as 2008 gain tops 10 per cent

Barclay CTA Index up 3.48 per cent in October as 2008 gain tops 10 per cent

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:47

Managed futures posted a gain of 3.48 per cent in October, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cumulative a »

RBC Hedge 250 Index lost 5.40 per cent in October

RBC Hedge 250 Index lost 5.40 per cent in October

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:40

RBC Capital Markets has reported that the RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by an estimated 5.40 per cent in October, bringing the index's fall over the first 10 months of the year to 18.20 per »

Hedge fund assets fall 5.52 per cent in October as worst-ever year looms

Hedge fund assets fall 5.52 per cent in October as worst-ever year looms

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 10:21

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 5.52 per cent in October, only narrowly improving on the industry's dismal record the previous month, and is now down by nearly 16 per cent over »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 8.04 per cent as two-month losses approach 15 per cent

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 8.04 per cent as two-month losses approach 15 per cent

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 06:17

Hedge funds dropped by an average of 8.04 per cent in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, and have lost 14.44 per cent of the »

Edinburgh&#039;s SVM says long/short funds buck downward trend in 2008

Edinburgh's SVM says long/short funds buck downward trend in 2008

Wed, 12/11/2008 - 06:15

Edinburgh-based independent fund management group SVM Asset Management has reported that the its Highlander long/short fund has returned 18.1 per cent over the first 10 months of 2008 and »

Deutsche&#039;s Rreef takes minority interest in Rosen Real Estate Securities

Deutsche's Rreef takes minority interest in Rosen Real Estate Securities

Thu, 30/10/2008 - 06:01

Rreef Alternative Investments, Deutsche Bank's global alternative asset management business, has agreed to acquire a significant minority interest in Rosen Real Estate Securities, a Berkel »

Hedgeweek Comment: The weeding-out process

Hedgeweek Comment: The weeding-out process

Thu, 30/10/2008 - 05:58

As the domino effect from the credit crunch continues, it is becoming increasingly clear that many hedge funds will be forced to shut down due to the interplay of shrinking access to lever »

Rated hedge funds may be under fire, but they will likely recover, says report

Rated hedge funds may be under fire, but they will likely recover, says report

Wed, 29/10/2008 - 05:53

Although hedge funds' earnings volatility will likely be higher and assets under management lower as the markets work through the current credit downturn, rated hedge funds are positioned »

Singapore&#039;s Artradis to launch Asian Convertible Bond Fund

Singapore's Artradis to launch Asian Convertible Bond Fund

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 06:03

Singapore-based alternative asset manager Artradis Fund Management, which currently has more than USD4bn in assets under management, has annouced it will launch the Artradis Asian Converti »

CMA Global Hedge proposes redemptions and discount controls to address NAV discount

CMA Global Hedge proposes redemptions and discount controls to address NAV discount

Thu, 23/10/2008 - 06:42

The board of Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended hedge fund CMA Global Hedge PCC has announced measures to address the problem of the persistent discount of its share price to the fund's net a »

CF Partners launches carbon emissions hedge fund strategy

CF Partners launches carbon emissions hedge fund strategy

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:02

London-based CF Partners (UK), an environmental finance firm specialising in carbon advisory and trading, is launching a carbon emissions hedge fund strategy. »

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