Company Spotlight

First Compliant Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Opens in Asia

January 15, 2020 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The Circle Fund, with teams of investors in Shanghai, Hong Kong and New York, is the first Asian cryptocurrency hedge fund to be compliant with global regulations. The company behind the fund is made up of people with over five years of experience in the primary and secondary blockchain industry markets. The investors involved in […]

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China, Circle Fund, cryptocurrency,

Parplus Fund Has No Management Fees

January 7, 2020 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

James Carney, founder of Parplus Partners, says his fund will never take a management fee. He will, instead, charge his clients a performance fee when and if his funds surpass the S&P 500 stock index. “Eat what you kill. That’s what I’ve been doing for 34 years,” said Carney, who is also the fund’s CEO. […]

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management fees, S&P 500,

BlueCrest Capital Ringing in the New Year with Great Gains for 2019

December 30, 2019 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Michael Platt’s BlueCrest Capital, now a private investment firm, saw profits climb by about 50% this past year. The hedge fund has had a run of great years since it gave back outside investors’ funds and became a strictly family investment company. Until 2015 BlueCrest was one of the world’s largest hedge funds. The company […]

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Deal Creates Largest Movie Operator in North America

December 23, 2019 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Britain-based Cineworld is taking over Canada’s Cineplex Inc in a deal valued at $2.1 billion. The merger will create the largest cinema operator in North America. Cineworld offered US$25.56 (C$34) per share for the Toronto-based Cineplex, that is 42% more than its closing price before the weekend. Cineworld shares climbed by 1.4% in early trading. […]

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Britain, Canada, Cineplex, Cineworld,

Deutsche Bank’s James Ruane Moving to Bayview International Hedge Fund

December 4, 2019 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

As Germany’s largest bank, Deutsche Bank, is making big changes during its most comprehensive restructuring since it was established 149 years ago, James Ruane, head of the bank’s internal mergers and acquisitions, has chosen to depart. Ruane was a member of a small group working closely with Chief Executive Christian Sewing, which led the unsuccessful […]

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Christian Sewing, James Ruane,

Compare Apple to Amazon: How Different Company Cultures Get Great Results

November 18, 2019 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Apple is a tech company founded in 1976 in Cupertino, California, whose pursuit of great design and beautiful products says “Money is no object.” Compare this to Amazon, founded almost 20 years later in Seattle, Washington, is a company known for its frugality that breathes “we’re gonna save you money.” Both companies rose to mega-fame […]

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Amazon, Andreeson Horowitz, Apple, Ben Horowitz, What You Do Is Who You Are,

Smaller than Average Fund Reaping Better Than Average Returns

May 14, 2019 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Launched in 2015, Monica Hsiao’s Triada Capital Ltd is the little fund that could. Hsiao, who is a native of Guam, started her fund with a mere $7 million, some of it from her parents’ savings. That number is only about one-third of what an average Asia-focused hedge fund company begins with, at least recently. […]

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Monica Hsiao, Triada Capital Ltd.,

Castle Harlan Press Release: Launch of Titan Production Equipment

July 21, 2018 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Exterran sells production equipment business, creating new local company Titan Production Equipment has launched in The Woodlands, the company announced in a July 11 press release. The company was created through the sale of Houston-based Exterran Corp.’s (NYSE: EXTN) North American production equipment manufacturing assets to an affiliate of New York-based private equity firm Castle […]

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Castle Harlan, Exterran, Titan Production Equipment,

Credit Suisse Cut More Jobs as Part of Three-Year Plan

July 14, 2018 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The New York hedge fund division of Credit Suisse has been re-organizing. In late June-early July, seven positions were trimmed at the company’s key brokerage unit. Included in the cuts were senior bankers Tony Bertoldo and Justin Carey. Others asked to leave were Philippe Hatstadt and Ralane Bonn. Not all are fired; some will be […]

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Credit Suisse, firing, hiring, Indrajit Bardhan, Paul Galietto,

Activist investor Jana Hired Staff for New Socially Responsible Fund

July 4, 2018 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Jana Partners LLC, the activist investment firm now taking steps into socially responsible investing, has hired a portfolio manager and analyst to help oversee its effort of pushing companies to become better corporate citizens. To read the full article, click here.

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