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London to be New Home to Caxton Associates

August 1, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

One of the world’s oldest and most famous hedge funds, Caxton Associates, is moving its headquarters to London form New York. The change is seen as a symbolic boost to the financial services industry of the UK as the consequences of Brexit creep closer. Caxton was founded in 1983 by Bruce Kovner, a legendary investor […]


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Paulsons Chair Fundraiser for 92nd Street Y

May 27, 2013 James Heinsman In the News

Hedge fund manager John Paulson, along with his wife Jenny, co-chaired the gala fund-raising event which took place at the 92nd Street Y in New York City at the end of May. Paulson and his wife brought along their two daughters, the younger clutching a stuffed toy dog. “My girls went to nursery school here,” […]


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Wall Street Heading South and Not Just for the Winter

January 29, 2013 James Heinsman In the News

Fed-up with exorbitant tax rates and a business-unfriendly establishment, many hedge fund companies and private equity firms have made the decision to relocate to a place where they are being welcomed with open arms and delightful tax breaks: Palm Beach County, Florida. “Florida is a state of choice,” said Thalius Hecksher, global development chief for […]


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Renaissance Technologies Founder James Simons Donates $150 Million to Stony Brook University

December 18, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to a statement recently released by the school, Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons and his wife are donating $150 million to Stony Brook University in New York. Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo and the University are scheduled to announce the gift at the school’s campus on Long Island. The donation is the largest […]


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Hedge Funds and New York’s New Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

June 28, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Hedge fund executives teamed up with New York’s recent same-sex marriage campaign, resulting in the new bill that was passed in the New York State Senate earlier this week. According to a report in the New York Time, several state Senate Republicans were urged to make same-sex marriage legal in the state by hedge fund […]


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