Hedge Funds

What are Hedge Funds?

March 10, 2014 Debbie Jacobs In the News

Hedge funds are relatively new vehicles for investors which have been on the investing radar for about twenty years. Since they are restricted to only the wealthiest of investors, the average investor knows very little about them. Hedge funds can be compared to mutual funds, investments that spread risk by investing in a variety of […]

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Hedge Funds Not Interested in Advertising, at Least Not Yet

January 7, 2014 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Despite all the hoopla about the new freedoms the JOBS Act bequeathed to hedge funds, it appears that few managers are interested, and even fewer acting on that weak interest. The new rules allowing hedge funds to advertise established by the JOBS Act had many speculating that hedge funds would take advantage of this leniency, […]

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Hayman Capital Invests in General Motors

December 8, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Hayman Capital recently acquired a stake in General Motors Co, stating that the company’s stock has the potential to increase over 40% over the next year or so once the U.S. Treasury sells its stake. The hedge fund’s decision comes as the government prepares to sell and other investors move in on the GM stake. […]

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Shanghai Positioned to Become New Hedge Fund Mecca

October 24, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

As China continues to expand as an economic contender on the world financial scene, hedge funds are becoming more prevalent as a financial instrument for many investors there. As such, China is now beginning to establish Shanghai as a powerful financial center and a headquarters for the sprouting hedge fund industry. So far growth is […]

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Learn How to Choose a Hedge Fund

October 3, 2013 Ruth Curtis Hedge Fund News

In an interview with Don Steinbrugge, Founding Principal of Andor Capital, viewers can learn the best approach to choosing a hedge fund as an investment vehicle.  

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Hedge Funds Paying Less and Demanding More

October 2, 2013 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

It’s a whole new world in the hedge fund universe ever since the credit-crunch crisis. Some firms are creating increased competitiveness by offering more services at lower prices. Companies that offer administrative and custodial services to hedge funds are definitely feeling the change, and some of the smaller administrators are being forced to charge lower […]

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New Employees Add Muscle to the Conifer Group

August 19, 2013 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

Providing a host of services to the hedge fund industry, The Conifer Group has added several new personnel to its management team in its New York office. Coming on board as Conifer’s vice president and team leader is Drew Burggraf. Also joining is Jarod Riley who will fill the role of vice president. Kyle Vedder […]

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What are Hedge Funds?

July 22, 2013 Maria Morales In the News

Now that hedge funds are allowed to advertise by the SEC it is probably a good idea to review exactly what is a hedge fund. According to Wikipedia a hedge fund “is a collective investment, often a limited partnership, which invests private capital speculatively to maximize capital appreciation.” A good clue to understanding what hedge […]

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Consumers Should Practice Caution as Hedge Funds Gear Up to Advertise

July 17, 2013 Ryan James Hedge Fund News

Now that the Securities and Exchange Commission is giving the green light to hedge funds to advertise, investors should proceed through that light with caution. It is no accident that the SEC forbade hedge funds from advertising to the general investing public: hedge funds are no place for the faint-hearted, or risk adverse. Yes, it’s […]

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How to Start a Hedge Fund: Understanding Compliance

June 26, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Hedge Fund managers today have to be more than just good at raising capital or getting great performance; they also need to understand rules and regulations and how to maintain compliance with those rules. Nancy King, Partner at Portman Compliance Consulting LLP, answers some questions at Hedgeweek about how a manager of a new hedge […]

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