Hedge Fund News

May Was a Great Month for Hedge Funds

June 27, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The Barclay Fund Flow Indicator suggests that money flowed into hedge funds during the month of May, to the tune of $4 billion. The trend was attributed to improved health in equity markets and a growing US economy. Total assets in hedge funds are at an historic high, valued collectively at $3 trillion. May’s upward […]

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Top-Performing Hedge Funds Picking GE, Facebook and Biogen

June 16, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Hedge funds which are showing excellent results and have been for the past three-years are picking stocks such as General Electric, PG & E, Facebook, Biogen and more. According to the hedge fund tracking firm Symmetric.io, the top 10 stock picker hedge funds are: • Aisling Capital • Boxer Capital • RA Capital Management • […]

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Aisling Capital, Biogen, Boxer Capital, Facebook, PG&E,

Hedge Fund Money Trending Towards ESG Investments

May 30, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Socially responsible investing has been trending in recent years with close to $31 trillion finding its way to investment funds and strategies that look for companies that practice good governance and socially responsible business practices. But until recently hedge funds have lagged a bit behind this trend. According to a study by Preqin published this […]

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Investors Betting on Cryptocurrency Funds

May 22, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The first quarter of 2019 was a good one for cryptocurrency hedge funds. Total AUM (assets under management) exploded by three times in that period, according to research. Investment company Elwood Asset Management partnered with PwC, a consultancy firm, to publish a report that found the median crypto hedge fund AUM was worth $4.3 million […]

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Meet Five Rising Hedge Fund Stars

May 6, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The world’s most talked-about hedge fund conference is about to get underway on May 6, 2019. The Sohn Investment Conference is entering its 24th iteration at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City, and will once again feature up and coming talent in its “Next Wave” series. This special series highlighting […]

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Brazil is Bridgewater’s New Best Bet

March 21, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Until recently Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund has been a big investor in the China market. Another region has caught the interest of the $160 billion Connecticut- based fund, and that is Brazil. Analysts at Bridgewater recently told Reuters they have their eyes on Brazil and expect it to become the country with […]

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Harvard Getting Infusion of Capital for Drug Research

March 13, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Harvard University is getting ready to announce a partnership with health care hedge fund company Deerfield Management which has promised to spend $100 million to grow Harvard’s drug research endeavor. A new company was created to bring the money to the lab. Called Lab1636, the hope is that discoveries made at Harvard will lead to […]

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Hedge Funds Re-Friend Facebook

February 25, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Known for their recent less than sterling performance, hedge funds partly redeemed themselves in the 4Q of 2018. Smartly catching tech stocks as they sunk to their lowest points in recent months, hedge funds were able to cash in on that sectors happy double-digit resurgence. The most-owned stock for the largest of the alternative funds […]

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New Activist Fund Founded by Unusual Pair

February 17, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Perhaps as hard to find as a unicorn are upper ranking hedge funds led by either a woman or a person of color. In the case of Impactive Capital LP, we find both. Christian Amar is a Hispanic man, and his co-founder, Lauren Taylor Wolfe is a woman. Both developed their fund managing skills for […]

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Bella Research Group and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Blue Harbour Group, CALSTRS, Christian Amar, Impactive Capital LP,

Record Donation to Cambridge University from Hedge Fund Founder

February 6, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

David Harding, founder of the Winton Group, a UK-based hedge fund, donated a history-breaking £100 million ($131 million) to the University of Cambridge. It is the single largest private donation to a UK college. About 75% of the gift will support full scholarships to 100 excelling PhD candidates, while the rest of the gift, about […]

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