Category: hedge fund launch

How This Guy Hacked His Way In To A Hedge Fund

Convicted Hacker Andrew Auernheimer also known as Weeve, told CNBC of his investment strategy and how he shorts it right every time ;) In 2010, Weeve was accused and convicted of hacking into AT&T’s website and stealing more than 100,000 email…

HEDGE FUND FORMATION POINTS TO CONSIDER

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Have you covered the basics? Although somewhat dependent on your investors base, have you chosen your Fund’s legal structure? • Domestic partnership (managing assets for U.S. tax paying individuals and entities) • Offshore Fund (managing assets of foreign persons or…

New Hedge Fund Lauches

DE Shaw $26 Billion Hedge Fund will start a new fund fund in July Akali Fund will invest in residential mortgage-backed securities, consumer asset-backed debt, troubled loans, credit extensions to borrowers who do not have access to bank financing, and…

Hedge Fund Launches

Updated list of hedge funds launching. Two GLG Partners  emerging-markets managers based in Hong Kong will launch their own hedge fund. Hedge fund will be Asia-focused macro fund. Kelvin Woo and Joe Zhang will leave the Man Group unit to…

Hedge Fund Launches

Lawrence Park Capital Partners aims to manage C$200m ($203m) in assets by the end of next year after reaching C$36m with the launch last month of its flagship credit-focused hedge fund, chief executive David Fry said on Wednesday, writes Reuters.…

Hedge Fund Millenium Ex Tradres Starting Own Hedge Fund

Hedge Fund Millennium Former Traders plan to launch new hedge funds that will employ equity long-short strategy. The Japan-focused Terra Grove Japan Fund and the Terra Grove Pan Asian fund, which will invest in Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, South Korea…

Hedge Fund Managers Who Took Home 14.4 Billion in 2011

Hedge funds have had a tough year. Tumultuous markets. Tighter regulations. An insider trading crackdown. But despite the lackluster environment, the top managers still took home $14.4 billion in 2011. Even when returns suffer, the largest hedge funds can collect…