Articles and Video on Hedge Funds
HFA symposium to give students a feel for hedge fund industry
trueDo you know a college student interested in entering the hedge fund industry, but who is worried about possibly losing his or her soul to greed?
Hedge funds brush off rising rents to keep tony addresses
trueHedge fund managers remain loyal to London's posh Mayfair and St. James environs, despite rising costs and a tight office space market.
Oregon puts $200 million with AQR fund, eyes new investment beliefs
trueOregon Investment Council committed $200 million to the AQR Style Premia long/short hedge fund strategy managed by AQR Capital Management and $500 million to an internally managed risk premia strategy.
Black River adds marketing director
trueClara Kim joined alternative investment manager Black River Asset Management as managing director, marketing and strategic client management for North America.
Och-Ziff's AUM up 3.3% in Q3, 21% in year
trueOch-Ziff Capital Management's assets under management totaled $37.8 billion as of Sept. 30, up 3.3% in the third quarter, 16% year-to-date, and 21% for the year.
CFTC accuses AlphaMetrix of misappropriating $2.8 million
trueAlphametrix was accused of misappropriating $2.8 million belonging to pool participants in a lawsuit filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
S.A.C. accepts guilt for insider trading in $1.8 billion SEC settlement
trueS.A.C. Capital Advisors and three affiliated companies will plead “guilty to every count” of an insider-trading indictment and will pay an additional $1.2 billion to settle charges.
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trueInstitutions that invest directly in hedge funds like the improved transparency, liquidity and control offered by managed accounts over commingled funds, but many think they are too expensive.
Preqin: SWF assets exceed $5 trillion
trueAggregate assets managed in sovereign wealth funds topped $5 trillion for the first time, according to a report from Preqin released Friday.
AlphaMetrix closing down funds of funds
trueAlphaMetrix Group announced it will shut down the funds of funds it manages using hedge/managed futures funds running trading strategies on its investment platform on Thursday.
Milwaukee County Employees pulling $17 million from 2 hedge funds of funds
trueMilwaukee County Employees' Retirement System plans to pull $17 million total from ABS Investment Management and K2 Advisors to rebalance its hedge fund allocation to a 10% target from the 11% actual share, according to the board's minutes report.
AlphaMetrix owes $600,000 in fee rebates
trueExecutives at managed futures managers, commodity trading advisers and hedge funds are furious and stymied over non-payment of fee rebates owed to them by AlphaMetrix Group LLC.
Illinois investment board raises hedge fund allocation, terminates 2 managers
trueIllinois State Board of Investment, Chicago, raised its allocation to hedge funds and restructured its fund-of-funds strategies to loosen constraints, while terminating two managers, William R. Atwood, executive director, said in an interview.
Black River Asset Management picks portfolio manager for event-driven hedge fund
trueAdam Tyrrell was named portfolio manager at Black River Asset Management.
Ohio PERS commits $200 million, OKs allocation tweaks
trueOhio Public Employees' Retirement System committed and invested about $200 million to two alternatives managers and approved a new long-term asset allocation.