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Hedge Fund Urges Europeans to Move to Rail

September 2, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Oceanwood Capital, an activist hedge fund headquartered in London, called on European leaders to re-think their country’s travel policies in a radically new way. The goal is to reduce carbon emissions in the fight against climate change, and the method is to make a conscious decision to switch from the wasteful use of flying to […]

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ESG investing, Oceanwood Capital,

New 2Q Favs for Hedge Funds

August 25, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Now that second-quarter SEC 13F filings are available for scrutiny, the public can see where experienced investors put their money in April, May, and June. There were a few surprises, like Berkshire Hathaway retreating from many positions and finding a safe haven in Barrick Gold. But in general, a look-see at where the investing greats […]

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Berkshire Hathaway, eBay, JPMorgan, SEC 13F,

Sender Hedge Fund Gains 30% Following the Crowd on RobinHood

August 5, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Adam Sender seems to have hit on a great way to bet on winners in the stock market. Just watch what the numbers tell you on the popular stock-trading app called RobinHood. He says he gained 30% for his fund Sender Company and Partners so far this year following the most picked stocks on the […]

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Hedge Funds on Rebound

July 22, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Institutional investors began funneling money back into hedge funds during the beginning of the second half of 2020. After two years of the industry contracting, hedge funds are beginning to grow again. According to a Bloomberg Mandates survey, half of the 50 respondents either increased their investments in hedge funds at the beginning of the […]

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Bloomberg Mandates, Hedge Funds, private debt,

AI Quant Fund Realizes Growth Even as Market Slows

July 8, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Quantumrock, the Berlin-headquartered quantitative hedge fund manager, has seen excellent returns while others are stymied in a difficult market. The company’s volatility-focused fund, Volatility Special Opportunities Program, (VSOP), grew by a juicy 9.87% in June, with a YTD of 36.16% growth. VSOP uses an equity futures-and-treasuries model designed around Artificial Intelligence trading throughout the market […]

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Quantumrock, Volatility Special Opportunities Program, VSOP,

Pershing Square Gaining While Economy Stuggling

June 9, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management has been enjoying enviable growth just when the economy has been struggling with historically high unemployment and an unprecedented lockdown of people and commerce during the devastating coronavirus pandemic. Public and private funds have seen double-digit growth between 22 and 27 percent so far this year, easily surpassing the […]

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Pershing Square, William Ackman,

London Hedge Fund Offering Discount to Bring in Clients

May 17, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Selwood Asset Management, a $3.5 billion hedge fund and one of the fastest-growing funds in London, has set up a seductive fee structure not seen since the last collapse of the financial markets. The company will not take a share of the profits some of its new clients make until the net asset value of […]

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Selwood Asset Management,

Survey finds Hedge Funds Growing

April 28, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The most recent report of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) found that in the past two years since the last survey done in 2018, the value of the AUM of hedge funds has increased by almost 20%. The report is done once every two years. This year’s report included 8.5% more hedge funds […]

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Cayman Islands, IOSCO,

Arrano Capital Introduces Hong Kong to Bitcoin

April 20, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Venture Smart Asia Ltd.’s blockchain division, Arrano Capital, opened Hong Kong’s first, government-approved cryptocurrency fund. The fund will track bitcoin prices and will be fully funded when it reaches $100 million AUM by one year of operation. The fund offers Hong Kong investors the city’s first government-regulated vehicle for betting on Bitcoin. The Securities and […]

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Arrano Capital, Hong Kong, Venture Smart Asia Ltd,

Multi-Strategy Funds Perform Well in Falling Market

April 2, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Stocks have just had their worst performance during the last three months, yet multi-strategy hedge funds that bet on a wide range of markets using teams of traders, centralized risk management and leverage, are doing well. One example is Balyasny Asset Management. This firm finished Q1 with a 4.8 percent gain, with a 3.7 percent […]

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Balyasny Asset Management, Cinctive Capital Management, Multi-Strategy Funds, Verition Fund Management,

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