Single Manager Hedge Funds http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/211/interviews en Phd student serves up ace with quant fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2013/11/12/192977/23-year-old-phd-student-serves-ace-quant-fund <p><em><strong>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. </strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SBB Research Group, Sam Barnett, quant, hedge fund </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2013/11/12/192977/23-year-old-phd-student-serves-ace-quant-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:30:00 +0000 mkitchen 192977 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Frontier’s FrontEdge Global Hedge adds EUR and Swiss Franc share classes http://www.hedgeweek.com/2011/07/19/124983/frontier%E2%80%99s-frontedge-global-hedge-adds-eur-and-swiss-franc-share-classes <p><em><strong>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.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Frontier Investment Management, FrontEdge Global Hedge, launched Euro and Swiss Franc share classes </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2011/07/19/124983/frontier%E2%80%99s-frontedge-global-hedge-adds-eur-and-swiss-franc-share-classes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 19 Jul 2011 13:00:00 +0000 wendy.chothia 124983 at http://www.hedgeweek.com GLG launches distressed fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/09/29/glg-launches-distressed-fund <p><em><strong>London-based hedge fund GLG Partners has launched a new distressed fund, according to a report in the Financial Times.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/09/29/glg-launches-distressed-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 29 Sep 2009 08:55:25 +0000 mkitchen 15841 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Palotta to close Raptor fund after losses http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/06/03/palotta-close-raptor-fund-after-losses <p><span>Hedge fund manager James Palotta is to close his USD800m Raptor Global fund following investor withdrawals and losses, according to media reports.&lt;</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/06/03/palotta-close-raptor-fund-after-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Wed, 03 Jun 2009 10:52:33 +0000 12033 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Vega founder sees new opportunities in turbulent market environment http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/03/17/vega-founder-sees-new-opportunities-turbulent-market-environment <p><em><strong>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</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/03/17/vega-founder-sees-new-opportunities-turbulent-market-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 17 Mar 2009 05:59:45 +0000 10253 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Comment: TCI cuts its losses in India http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/03/16/comment-tci-cuts-its-losses-india <p><em><strong>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.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/03/16/comment-tci-cuts-its-losses-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Mon, 16 Mar 2009 06:01:44 +0000 10275 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Comment: Citadel ready to rise again http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/03/12/comment-citadel-ready-rise-again <p><strong><em>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.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/03/12/comment-citadel-ready-rise-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Thu, 12 Mar 2009 06:00:42 +0000 10319 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/03/09/hedge-funds-decline-078-cent-february-equity-markets-plummet-says-hennessee <p><em><strong>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</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/03/09/hedge-funds-decline-078-cent-february-equity-markets-plummet-says-hennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Mon, 09 Mar 2009 16:22:37 +0000 10371 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Comment: Newer hedge funds continued to outperform longer-established brethren in 2008 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/02/27/comment-newer-hedge-funds-continued-outperform-longer-established-brethren-2008 <p><em><strong>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</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/02/27/comment-newer-hedge-funds-continued-outperform-longer-established-brethren-2008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Fri, 27 Feb 2009 06:02:30 +0000 9720 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Comment: Fink splurges on spectacular penthouse http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/02/25/comment-fink-splurges-spectacular-penthouse <p><em><strong>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</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/02/25/comment-fink-splurges-spectacular-penthouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Wed, 25 Feb 2009 06:01:10 +0000 9762 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Comment: Will Odey stay bullish about the banks? http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/02/19/comment-will-odey-stay-bullish-about-banks <p><em><strong>Crispin Odey, the high-profile hedge fund manager, has turned bullish on UK banks recently because he thinks their share prices are currently cheap.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/02/19/comment-will-odey-stay-bullish-about-banks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Thu, 19 Feb 2009 05:57:18 +0000 9846 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Comment: Like Obama, hedge fund managers get down to work http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/01/21/comment-obama-hedge-fund-managers-get-down-work <p><em><strong>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</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/01/21/comment-obama-hedge-fund-managers-get-down-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Wed, 21 Jan 2009 05:58:04 +0000 9493 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Comment: Paulson sounds the charge for distressed investment http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/01/20/comment-paulson-sounds-charge-distressed-investment <p><em><strong>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</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/01/20/comment-paulson-sounds-charge-distressed-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 20 Jan 2009 06:01:12 +0000 9511 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Comment: Indian hedge funds take on Bollywood moguls http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/01/19/comment-indian-hedge-funds-take-bollywood-moguls <p><em><strong>Two activist hedge funds have locked horns with the top management at Bollywood group The Indian Film Company over alleged low returns.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2009/01/19/comment-indian-hedge-funds-take-bollywood-moguls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Mon, 19 Jan 2009 05:58:01 +0000 9540 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Blackstone to rationalise single manager hedge funds businesses http://www.hedgeweek.com/2008/12/24/blackstone-rationalise-single-manager-hedge-funds-businesses <p><strong><em>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</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2008/12/24/blackstone-rationalise-single-manager-hedge-funds-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Single Manager Hedge Funds Wed, 24 Dec 2008 11:59:18 +0000 8937 at http://www.hedgeweek.com