Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Researchers predict predisposition by infants to hedge fund industry – Hedge Funds Review Magazine

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Researchers predict predisposition by infants to hedge fund industryHedge Funds Review MagazineThe tehcnology would also increase the long-term chances that babies born in some of the UK's most affluent areas can enter school without worrying about… Continue reading

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US hedge fund adds to pressure on Alliance Trust – Scotsman

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US hedge fund adds to pressure on Alliance TrustScotsmanThe hedge fund, which was set up by Singer in 1977, has recently been more active in the UK. It took a 16 per cent stake in transport group National Express, around the time of its £360m rescue r… Continue reading

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The MT Interview: Crispin Odey – Management Today

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The MT Interview: Crispin OdeyManagement TodayWhat's more, with hedge fund magnate Odey, there is the feeling this is nothing special. The office of his firm, Odey Asset Management, is across the road and Corrigans might as well be his canteen. Rec… Continue reading

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Elliott carves out reputation for ruling with iron fist

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The US hedge fund that has embarked upon a series of high-profile European boardroom battles has taken big stakes with an eye for changing the way companies are run Continue reading

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Hedge Funds Go Long on Japanese Equity – Wall Street Journal

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Hedge Funds Go Long on Japanese EquityWall Street JournalJapanese hedge funds are currently up 2.94% in March, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Investors are also allocating to traditional Japanese funds. Magnus Spence, partner at Dalton Str… Continue reading

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Swiss asset manager registers four Ucits hedge funds in the UK – Hedge Funds Review Magazine

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Swiss asset manager registers four Ucits hedge funds in the UKHedge Funds Review MagazineSwitzerland-based Syz & Co has registered several Ucits hedge funds under its Oyster Sicav in the UK in an attempt to widen its investor base and raise assets … Continue reading

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KPMG boosts hedge fund division with partner appointment – Accountancy Age

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Accountancy AgeKPMG boosts hedge fund division with partner appointmentAccountancy AgeKPMG HAS RECRUITED former Ernst & Young partner Dan Roman as tax partner in its hedge funds division. He worked in Ernst & Young's hedge fund practice, wh… Continue reading

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Japanese crisis triggers $800m hedge fund swing – Financial News

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Financial NewsJapanese crisis triggers $800m hedge fund swingFinancial NewsJapanese hedge funds are currently up 2.94% in March, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Investors are also allocating to traditional Japanese funds. Magnus Spence, par… Continue reading

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Philanthropist saves £15m Francisco de Zurbarán paintings for the nation – Telegraph.co.uk

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Telegraph.co.ukPhilanthropist saves £15m Francisco de Zurbarán paintings for the nationTelegraph.co.ukThe hedge fund manager Jonathan Ruffer has donated £15 million to save for the nation a series of paintings he has never seen. By Gordon Rayner, Ch… Continue reading

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Hedge funds feel repercussions of Japan’s quake

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Man Group’s flagship $22bn quant fund is far from alone in getting caught out, but volatility caused by the disaster is not seen as a long-term problem Continue reading

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