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Investment Adviser Allegedly Overbilled Clients, Stole Assets for Personal Expenses

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:42:16 +0000

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Los-Angeles based investment advisory firm and its owner with fraudulently overbilling clients and stealing assets from their trusts to pay such personal expenses as his home mortgage, overseas trips, and leases […]

Blackstone’s AUM Crests $361B as Dry Powder Hits Record

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:00:26 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Assets under management at Stephen Schwarzman’s Blackstone Group have risen 8.1% in the past 12 months to a record $361 billion, according to the firm’s third-quarter release, while earnings beat expectations and the firm’s “dry powder” – i.e. cash […]

Activist Hedge Fund JANA Partners Takes 8.1% Stake in HD Supply

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:58:29 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Barry Rosenstein’s activist hedge fund JANA Partners has disclosed an 8.1% stake in industrial distributor HD Supply, noting in a regulatory filing that it believes the company to be undervalued and discussions have been held with members of the […]

Hedge Funds Swarm Into Palm Beach

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:56:43 +0000

(FinAlternatives) As the first flakes of snow fall on New York’s northern suburbs, Dan Weil of South Florida’s Real Deal explains why Palm Beach and neighboring West Palm Beach are becoming ever more attractive to alternative asset managers. Hint – […]

Hedge Funds Witnessed Outflows Of $29.2 Billion In September

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:53:58 +0000

(Valuewalk) The hedge fund industry is facing a difficult time. Q3 2016 flows were the industry’s fourth consecutive quarterly outflow, and monthly data, including redemptions in September, does not show many positive themes. Unlike prior periods of elevated redemption pressures, […]

Hedge Funds Outpacing Stocks in October

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:51:52 +0000

(Valuewalk) Hedge funds are finally outperforming the S&P 500, a Morgan Stanley Prime Brokerage Global Hedge Fund Performance report reveals. This comes as well-known hedge fund managers such as Anthony Scaramucci says he expects hedge funds to see better days […]

Jason Karp on Investing Like a Fundamental Quant and Short-selling Process

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:49:14 +0000

(Valuewalk) Jason Karp was an early bloomer in the investment industry. Four years after leaving college in 2002 he was managing his own portfolio at George Weiss Associates. in 2005 he joined SAC Capital and in 2009 he joined Carlson […]

Activist Jana Partners Stocks up on HD Supply Shares

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:47:06 +0000

(Reuters) Activist investor Jana Partners LLC disclosed an 8.1 percent stake in HD Supply Holdings Inc, and said it had held discussions with the company’s management about possible strategic options. HD Supply, the industrial product distributor that separated from parent […]

Chipotle Builds Team To Defend Against Activist Investor Ackman

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:42:26 +0000

(Reuters) Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc has turned to high-profile investment bankers and lawyers to help defend against activist investor William Ackman, according to two people familiar with the matter on Thursday.Investment banks Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley, as […]

No Excuses For Poor Hedge Fund Performance

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:25:37 +0000

(Reuters) Hedge funds should stop making excuses for poor performance, the chairman of Lansdowne Partners said on Wednesday against a backdrop of weak average returns that have prompted some to pull their money out. “When we as managers … have […]

SEC Adopts Final Rules to Facilitate Intrastate and Regional Securities Offerings

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:21:10 +0000

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted final rules that modernize how companies can raise money to fund their businesses through intrastate and small offerings while maintaining investor protections. “These final rules, while continuing to provide investor protections, update […]

Perceptive Advisors Raises $323M For Healthcare-Focused Private Credit Fund

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:19:04 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Healthcare hedge fund manager Perceptive Advisors has held a final close for its Perceptive Credit Opportunities Fund, raising $323 million for investments in private credit transactions with healthcare companies. To read this article:

Earnings Magic Exposed

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:13:43 +0000

(Harvest) We are once again in the midst of earnings season when most public corporations release their quarterly earnings results. Investors frequently gauge the quality of earnings by judging them against a consensus of forecasts made by Wall Street analysts. […]

Investing’s Crowded Conscience

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:09:25 +0000

(Bloomberg) One of the world’s most famous hedge fund managers is the latest to throw his hat into the ring of socially responsible investing. Paul Tudor Jones, the founder of Tudor Investment Corp., is backing a nonprofit organization called JUST […]

This Hedge Fund’s Contrarian Pound Long May Soon Find Company

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:57:25 +0000

(Bloomberg) Macro hedge fund Harmonic Capital Partners LLP bought the pound about six weeks after the U.K.’s June 23 vote to part ways with the European Union. The fund has lost money on this bet, but it’s not about to […]

Hedge funds are cutting costs – what does this mean for you?

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:15:21 +0000

(eFinancial) Many hedge fund managers have been forced to tighten their belts…Hedge funds are in cost-cutting mode, whether you believe the current crisis hitting alternative investment managers is cyclical or secular…. To read this article:

Highland Capital Investors Allege Wrongdoing in Long-Closed Hedge Funds

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:01:43 +0000

(Nasdaq) Most hedge-fund casualties of the financial crisis liquidated years ago. But investors in two funds that Dallas-based Highland Capital Management closed in October 2008 are still owed hundreds of millions of dollars as the fund liquidations stretch into their […]

Lynn Tilton heads to trial against SEC over alleged fraud

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:00:48 +0000

(New York Post) Lynn Tilton’s lawyer, Randy Mastro, knows how to get attention with an opening argument, stating, “She’s a character, she’s larger than life and she’s all woman.” So began the Distressed Diva’s defense against the SEC charges on […]

Ernst & Young to Pay $11.8 Million for Audit Failures

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:51:22 +0000

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Ernst & Young LLP has agreed to pay more than $11.8 million to settle charges related to failed audits of an oil services company that used deceptive income tax accounting to […]

AIMA/CAIA Study: Adding Leverage Does Not Necessarily Increase Performance Risk

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:48:58 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Adding leverage to an alternative investment fund does not necessarily increase the risk, according to a new joint study by the Alternative Investment Management Association and the CAIA Association. To read this article:

Barclays CEO Dines With Hedgies To Wrest Business From Unlikely Foe

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:46:41 +0000

(New York Post) How do you get $669 billion in one room? Ask Jes Staley. The Barclays chief executive was seen wining and dining some of the world’s biggest hedge funds — all in an effort to wrest business from […]

How Innovation And Technology Are Shaping The Hedge Fund Sector

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:41:01 +0000

( What impact will technology have on competition in the hedge fund sector over the next 5 years? Hedge Fund Sector – A New Era Of Competition. Hedge fund managers know that competition will be tight over the next 5 […]

Favorable Dispersion Presents Opportunity

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:31:38 +0000

(Opalesque) Dispersion in valuations, dispersion in security prices, dispersion in currencies, dispersion in earnings. The point is, ladies and gentleman, that dispersion—for lack of a better word—can be good for hedge strategies. No, we are not talking about “greed” (thank […]

Former Corvex Exec Graziano Gets Seed Money For New Hedge Fund

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:24:22 +0000

(Reuters) Nick Graziano has obtained early-stage financing from Constellation Seeding, putting his new hedge fund on track to start trading on Nov. 1…. Greenwich, Connecticut-based Venetus Partners LP plans to invest in mid-sized North American companies… To read this article:

Hedge Fund Fight Over Puerto Rico Sales-Tax Revenue Heats Up

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:21:26 +0000

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds holding Puerto Rico revenue bonds are asking a court to postpone a lawsuit filed by general-obligation bondholders seeking to stop the commonwealth from directing sales-tax revenue away from the general fund. GoldenTree Asset Management LP, Merced Capital […]

Lyxor: Hedge Fund Index Flat As Rising Yields Sink CTAs

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:32:02 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Long/short equity hedge funds continued to benefit from directionality in the week through October 18, although rising yields and energy prices trimmed gains among CTAs and macro funds to leave Lyxor Asset Management’s Hedge Fund Index flat for the […]

Embraer Paying $205 Million to Settle FCPA Charges

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:12:55 +0000

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a global settlement along with the U.S. Department of Justice and Brazilian authorities that requires aircraft manufacturer Embraer S.A. to pay more than $205 million to resolve alleged violations of the Foreign […]

Oak Hill Advisors Raises $2.7B For New Distressed Debt Fund

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:11:15 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Global alternative credit investment manager Oak Hill Advisors has reportedly raised $2.7 billion for its second distressed debt fund. To read this article:

Hedge Funds Raising Tech Investment As AI, Cybersecurity Risks Loom

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:05:49 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Hedge fund managers are investing into technology in order to solve regulatory and operational issues as well as to carve out competitive advantages, according to the 2016 KPMG/AIMA/MFA Global Hedge Fund Survey. To read this article:

Hedge Funds Holding Puerto Rico Sales-Tax Bonds Ask to Halt Suit

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:03:29 +0000

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds holding Puerto Rico revenue bonds are asking a court to postpone a lawsuit filed by general-obligation bondholders seeking to stop the commonwealth from directing sales-tax revenue away from the general fund. GoldenTree Asset Management LP, Merced Capital […]

Hedge Funds Are Getting Whacked, and It Could Spell Bad News For The Global Economy

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:58:25 +0000

Hedge Funds Are Getting Whacked, and It Could Spell Bad News For The Global Economy The Business Insider posted on Fri 21 Oct 2016 Permalink Print NY-based Rosebrook Capital Partners is a hedge fund that buys hedge fund stakes in […]

Squeezing Hedge Funds Is Path to Profit at Three Big Banks

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:53:41 +0000

(Bloomberg) In the battle for supremacy on Wall Street’s equity trading desks, the most successful banks are dangling a precious resource in front of hedge-fund clients: a balance sheet.Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. grabbed […]

Fanning the Flames of Inflation

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:51:06 +0000

(Harvest) Since 2009, tremendous central bank inflationary monetary policies on a global scale have been met with deflationary inflation expectations in what some refer to as a Keynesian liquidity trap. The result is the largest global financial asset bubble of […]

Investors Pull 1 Percent Of Hedge Fund Capital in Third Quarter

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:45:53 +0000

(Reuters) Investors frustrated by poor returns and high fees at hedge funds pulled out roughly 1 percent of industry capital in the third quarter, with outflows totaling $28 billion. This puts the hedge fund sector on track for its first […]

Steve Cohen is going global to recruit for his $11 billion hedge fund

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:09:55 +0000

(Yahoo Finance) Point72 Asset Management, the $11 billion family-office hedge fund led by Steven A. Cohen, is now looking for the best young recruits internationally. The firm’s Point72 Academy — a program aimed at training new college grads — has […]

Liquid Alternatives Veteran Takes Over Fund To Expand Alterantives Offering To Advisors And Investors

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:09:24 +0000

(Opalesque) Liquid alternative investment veteran, Dick Pfister, founded AlphaCore Capital to bring alternative investments to private clients in an independent, boutique setting. A year later, the La Jolla-based firm’s success and demand from advisors for sub-advisory services have led the […]

SEC Charges Board Member With Insider Trading During and After Board Meeting

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:07:27 +0000

(HedgeCo.NET) — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Tennessee-based lawyer who served on the executive committee of the board of directors at Nashville-based Pinnacle Financial Partners with insider trading based on nonpublic information he learned about an impending […]

SS&C GlobeOp: Forward Redemption Indicator Falls to 3.40%

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:05:52 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Amid industry reports that hedge fund redemptions in the third quarter were at the highest level since the financial crisis, new data from SS&C GlobeOp suggests the pace going forward may be a bit slower. To read this article:

Allianz Global Investors To Close Structured Alpha Liquid Alt to New Investors

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:52:38 +0000

(FinAlternatives) Allianz Global Investors has closed one of their most popular liquid alternatives strategy to new investors as the fund nears its capacity limit of $7 billion. To read this article:

Hedge Fund Managers Struggle to Master Their Miserable New World

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:47:07 +0000

(Bloomberg) Howard Fischer, wearing a white shirt and khakis, leans back into a window seat at a juice bar in Greenwich, Connecticut, sips a cold-brewed Mexican mocha and shares his angst. “It’s miserable, miserable,” the 57-year-old manager of $1.1 billion […]