Articles and Video on Hedge Funds
New Providence Asset Management adds 2 managing directors
trueJeannine Caruso and Brooke Parish joined investment outsourcing specialist New Providence Asset Management, each as a managing director and partner.
Under the hood of hedge fund leverage
trueOne of the key differentiators between hedge funds and other investment vehicles is the use of leverage. Leverage can be your best friend one day, and your worst enemy the next. Everyone knows that leverage will accentuate both gains and losses. However, less is known about how hedge funds actually ...
Ohio School Employees picks 2 hedge funds
trueOhio School Employees Retirement System invested a total of $110 million in two hedge funds.
Illinois State Board of Investments searching for hedge fund-of-funds manager
trueIllinois State Board of Investment, Chicago, issued an RFP for a hedge fund-of-funds manager to run up to $150 million in a custom multistrategy portfolio made up of underlying emerging hedge fund managers.
Florida SBA on lookout for global macro hedge funds
trueFlorida State Board of Administration is searching for global macro hedge fund managers.
New York State Insurance Fund seeks hedge fund managers
trueNew York State Insurance Fund, New York, is searching for either hedge fund-of-fund managers or hedge fund-of-one managers to run at least $200 million.
Deutsche Bank: Lack of transparency biggest reason for rejecting hedge fund investment
trueA hedge fund manager's refusal to provide adequate transparency is the top reason an investor will veto an investment, Deutsche Bank's global prime finance group's third annual Operational Due Diligence survey said.
Hedge fund executives on the move
trueA rash of small hedge fund firms suffering from “failure to thrive” syndrome and big firms looking to expand their strategy stables have perfectly aligned to make 2014 the year of the move.
SEC settles with Paradigm over prohibited transaction, whistle-blower retaliation claims
trueParadigm Capital Management and founder Candace King Weir agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle charges that it engaged in prohibited transactions and retaliation against an employee whistle-blower, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday.
Pine River closes $4.5 billion global hedge fund to new capital
truePine River Capital Management has closed its Pine River Fund to new capital at $4.5 billion.
U.S. Open week - a brief look at how the USGA invests its assets
trueThis week the 114th U.S. Open golf championship is taking place at Pinehurst Golf and Country Club in North Carolina. In its latest IRS Form 990, the United States Golf Association – which oversees the championship – listed the value of investments on its balance sheet to be a little more than $251 ...
Texas Employees taps Marshall Wace for $250 million customized hedge fund
trueTexas Employees Retirement System invested $250 million in Marshall Wace TOPS World Equities fund.
San Francisco tables hedge fund discussion for 90 days
trueSan Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System Chief Investment Officer William Coaker Jr. will have to wait at least 90 days before the board passes judgment on his plan to invest 15% of assets in hedge funds.
Fort Lauderdale Police & Fire eyes opportunistic hedge funds
trueFort Lauderdale (Fla.) Police & Fire Retirement System is considering going into opportunistic hedge funds.
Investors seeking to alter hedge fund fees backed by IRS ruling
trueThe Internal Revenue Service issued a ruling Tuesday clearing the way for institutional investors to seek changes to incentive fees assessed by hedge funds, which might make it cheaper for them to invest in such offerings.