Solel Partners Starts Trading with $600 Million AUM

October 7, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Veteran traders Craig Peskin and Peter Fleiss, former Highfields Capital Management partners, launched Solel Partners with limited partner Jon Jacobson, founder of Highlands. Others with stakes in the new fund include foundations, endowments, and other high-wealth persons. The fund’s strategy as described in a report from Bloomberg includes value-oriented credit and equities. Reuters first announced […]

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Hedge Fund Moving into Manhattan’s Newest and Chicest Office Building: Solar Carve Tower

September 26, 2019 James Heinsman In the News

The Solar Carve Tower, located at 40 10th Avenue along the High Line and overlooking the Hudson River, is filling its floors with tenants. One of its newest will be RTW Investments, a hedge fund investment firm with a focus on health care. RTW is no located not too far away, at 412 West 15th […]

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Upcoming Trading Show

September 20, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Next Wednesday 25th September the annual Trading Show will be held at New York City’s Hilton Midtown hotel. The exhibition is held each year for automated trading and exchange technologies, giving companies the opportunity to present their most recent developments.  This includes: QA systems, market analysis systems, real-time financial systems, etc.  Some individuals like to […]

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August Great Month for Some Hedge Funds

September 18, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to Hedgeweek, the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index grew by 0.17 percent during the month of August. To date the fund was up by 6.58 percent. About 32.6 percent of hedge fund managers who are part of the index saw double-digit gains from January to August 2019. Other indexes that rose in value this year […]

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Barron’s Likes Two Reinsurance Companies

September 9, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to financial journal Barron’s, two reinsurance companies, which are backed by major hedge funds, are good bets for investors. The recommendation is based on the fact that the companies’ share prices have not yet benefited from the reinsurance sector’s better pricing outlook. Barron’s stated that the two firms “trade well below book value and […]

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Dan Loeb, Greenlight Capital Re, Third Point Reinsurance,

Let’s Take a Look at 2019’s Best Performing Hedge Fund

August 29, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

So far 2019 has been kind to investors. So far, the S&P 500 index has grown by about 20%, a nice performance and hard to beat. But apparently not for three-year-old Singapore-based Vanda Global Fund. This hedge fund outperformed every other fund so far this year, skyrocketing by an awesome 278%! How were these results […]

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Chong Chin Eai, Vanda Global Fund,

July’s Returns Positive for Hedge Funds

August 18, 2019 James Heinsman Economic Barometer

Hedge funds responded positively to the expectation that the Feds were going to cut interest rates, climbing by 0.69 percent in the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index. That brings year-to-date returns to 6.56 percent. Approximately 70 percent of the companies making up the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index had gains in July, and about 27 percent of […]

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Mega Hedge Fund Launched by Two Ex-Citadel Traders

August 8, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

One of the largest hedge funds to get started this year is being brought to market by two managers who got their start at Citadel. Michael Rockefeller and Karl Kroeker launched Woodline Partners this week with $2 billion in investor commitments. So far in 2019 it is the biggest fund to be launched. The beginning […]

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London to be New Home to Caxton Associates

August 1, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

One of the world’s oldest and most famous hedge funds, Caxton Associates, is moving its headquarters to London form New York. The change is seen as a symbolic boost to the financial services industry of the UK as the consequences of Brexit creep closer. Caxton was founded in 1983 by Bruce Kovner, a legendary investor […]

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Hedge Funds Doing Well in 2019

July 22, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

There were more assets under management in the hedge fund sector during the first half of 2019 than during any time in the past. So says the HFR Global Hedge Fund Industry Report. Two factors contributed to this amassing of money: more money flowing into the sector, and better performance of the funds. Total AUM […]

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