Tag: Hedge Fund

How to Start a Hedge Fund

What Does It Take To Start A Hedge Fund Or Litigation Finance Fund? Who doesn’t want to run an investment fund? In my role as a consultant to fund companies, I’m asked this question all the time. The financial press…

Martin Shkreli Convicted of Securities Fraud

Former hedge fund manager and pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli convicted of securities fraud. Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical CEO best known for a 2015 price-gouging scandal, was convicted Friday on two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy…

Hedge Fund Titans Moving Forward

Whats next step to these  legendary hedge fund founders. Billionaire Ray Dalio, the sage of Bridgewater Associates, has a theory about organizations. When leaders hit 60, he says, it’s time to start preparing the young bloods to run the place.…

Hedge Fund Billionaires Wealth Changes

In the annals of the immensely wealthy, the hedge fund manager is a relatively new entry. It has been only about a decade since significant numbers of hedge fund managers, including Kenneth C. Griffin of Citadel, Paul Tudor Jones of…

Billions Star: Most Hedge Fund Managers are Sociopaths

Billions Star Damian Lewis: Most Hedge Fund Managers are Sociopaths. Billions star Damian Lewis says his character Bobby Axelrod is a hero to hedge fund billionaires Damian Lewis is the ginger Brit actor currently playing hedge fund manager extraordinaire Bobby…

Best Hedge Fund Paydays of 2016

Hedge fund big paydays and best hedge fund bets of  2016.   Viking Global Goes All-In On Natural Gas Billionaire Andreas Halvorsen made a lot of headlines in early 2016 when his hedge fund Viking Global built a $6 billion…

Bridgewater Hedge Fund Scandal Sex and Video Surveillance

Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, likes to say that one of his firm’s core operating principles is “radical transparency” when it comes to airing employee grievances and concerns. But one employee said…

Hedge Fund Managers Speak at Sohn Investment Conference

Carson Block, whose Muddy Waters Capital has built a reputation of uncovering fraudulent businesses, laid out a bet against the Bank of the Ozarks Inc (OZRK.O), saying the Little Rock, Arkansas-based bank was making outsized loans relative to its assets…