Monthly Archives: September 2010

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Hedge funds reap rewards from Treasuries

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Classic relative value arbitrage – the elegant but dangerous investment strategy that has proved the making and undoing of Nobel prize winners – used to be compared to picking up nickels in front of a steamroller Continue reading

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Credit Suisse unit in York Capital move

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Credit Suisse’s asset management arm is paying $425m for a minority stake in York Capital Management Continue reading

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New CQS fund aims to invest in debt

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The move comes as growing numbers of hedge fund managers look to take advantage of corporate distress that they expect to develop over the next 18 months Continue reading

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Activist investor snaps up Gartmore trust stock

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Weiss Asset Management has bought into an investment trust managed by Gartmore, taking advantage of a fall in the share price when its fund manager quit Continue reading

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Hedge fund stars shine above the crowd

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The top 10 managers are mostly older funds Continue reading

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Soros and Paulson lead hedge fund table

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The top 10 hedge fund managers have earned more than $153bn for their investors since they were founded, a third of the 7,000-strong industry’s returns Continue reading

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Hedge funds feel pressure with August results

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Several big-name managers struggled to gain traction, with many more under pressure to ramp up the level of risk in their portfolios to boost year-end numbers Continue reading

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Threadneedle readies UK Absolute Alpha fund – Investment Week

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Threadneedle readies UK Absolute Alpha fundInvestment WeekThreadneedle is preparing to launch a UK Absolute Alpha fund for Chris Kinder and Mark Westwood, and plans to close its UK Crescendo hedge fund. …Threadneedle launches UK long/short Ucits fund… Continue reading

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UK manager launches Asian fund of hedge funds – Reuters

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Hedge Funds Review MagazineUK manager launches Asian fund of hedge fundsReutersLONDON (Reuters) – British fund management firm City Financial said on Monday it has launched an Asian fund of hedge funds in a move designed to tap into …City Financial l… Continue reading

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Hedge fund Centaurus plans flexible strategy – Financial News

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Hedge fund Centaurus plans flexible strategyFinancial NewsA certain class of hedge fund manager was looking forward to the last four months of the year and Centaurus Capital, co-founded by Bernard Oppetit and Randy … Continue reading

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