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Companies Trying to Attract Women to Hedge Fund Sector

August 24, 2017 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The hedge fund space controls an estimated $3 trillion, and women manage about 1 percent of that. Of every 100 fund managers, only 20 are women. This data shows starkly the glaring gender imbalance is this exclusive club of hedge fund executives. This is contrast to the strides gender equality has made recently in other […]

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Pine Grove Asset Management Bought by Man Group

June 9, 2014 Marcus Black In the News

Pine Grove Asset Management, a New Jersey-based fund of funds, was acquired by Man Group, the world’s largest publicly traded hedge fund. PGAM is an investment firm that has about $1 billion under management and was founded in 1994. PGAM charges their investors fees to pick credit hedge funds. CEO of Man Group Emmanuel Roman […]

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Man Group Introducing Computer Trader

September 4, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

In another attempt to breathe new life into its struggling hedge fund firm, Man Group has begun trading government bonds utilizing a specialized computer program. The Nomura Man Systematic Fixed Income fund was launched in July, and despite the generally low yields of government bonds, is hoping to make money using algorithms from Man’s $16.7 […]

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World’s Largest Hedge Funds

June 10, 2012 James Heinsman Tops

Despite the difficult year for all financial service providers, and especially hedge funds, there are still several with massive amounts of assets still in their control. Here is a list of the five largest hedge funds in the world. 1.    Bridgewater Associates: With about $77.6 billion assets under management, Bridgewater’s strategy is global macro, is […]

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Focus on Companies: Man Group

May 1, 2012 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The Man Group Plc (EMG) is the largest publicly traded hedge fund manager in the world, but that has not prevented them from suffering from bad economic times. They say that clients relieved them of a net value of $1 billion in funds during the first quarter of 2012, and other costs such as employee […]

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Macro Hedge Funds Generate Fewer Returns Than Expected

December 13, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Macro hedge fund managers are grappling with the global economic status, and struggling to generate returns on par with their previous successes. This past year has seen very rough waters, including the euro zone debt crisis and sweeping central bank action. Veteran hedge fund managers were mostly expected to record the highest profits in the […]

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Man Group Collects $3.7 Billion Investments in Three Months

July 7, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to Man Group PLC, $3.7 billion were invested in its fund over the last three months. The firm explained that the transactions removed $1.1 billion from its assets, including a 0.6% decline in its AHL managed-futures strategy, which was worth $23.9 billion. “Current markets are creating challenging performance conditions for most asset classes, and […]

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Hedge Fund Raises Funds for Japan

May 4, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Man Group Assists Post-Japan-Trauma The Man Group has been working hard on helping out Japan. It has just raised $1.5bn for a new hedge fund that will be run from Japan. It did way better than it expected. It actually only thought it would make a third of that amount, rendering it the Man Group’s […]

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