A dangerous game
When Stanley Fink decided to come out of retirement after only a couple of months, few were surprised. The man who was one of the dominating characters of the hedge fund industry commands respect.
A conventional play
Panellists at Risk Europe, held in early April in Brussels, claim banks are demanding much higher levels of collateral from hedge funds today, reducing a source of systemic risk
A selection of videos from the Risk Europe 2011 conference on April 5 & 6 in Brussels, Belgium
New York SEC director says two managers “violated the most fundamental duties of an investment adviser"
A dangerous game
Recent global events have not dented the popularity of dispersion trades among hedge funds, claim bankers
Stephen Diggle, co-founder of defunct Singapore hedge fund Artradis, which closed after incurring losses of $700 million, will re-launch an Asian long volatility fund under his new vehicle Vulpes Investment Management in May.
Artradis was one of Asia’s most successful hedge funds until it hit difficulties in 2009 and 2010 that resulted in losses of $700 million and culminated in its closure in late February. But the fund’s co-founder says error of judgement and a lack...
FM Capital - a UK hedge fund with ties to Libya - gets HM Treasury licence to keep trading, but dealers are wary
Exchange-traded funds provide a straightforward way to diversify a portfolio across markets and asset classes for hedge funds, says Sonia Schulenburg, head of The Maya Fund.
According to sources, Investcorp's launch is the culmination of seven years of research, known internally as the "alpha project"
Four US hedge fund managers accused of insider dealing
Powershares expects leveraged loan ETF to appeal to mutual funds, hedge funds and individual investors.
Oil prices will continue to rise to triple-digit highs over 2011 on long-term Egypt risk premiums and continual unrelated underlying issues, say market experts
Energy market fragmentation is likely to continue as larger players scale back their activities under Dodd-Frank
Deutsche Bank's London-listed ETF provides access to the returns of real hedge funds rather than a replication strategy
Diversified investing is not the way to achieve returns and investors should avoid broad market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and anything structured, according to hedge fund Noster Capital
Improved corporate governance in Asia could lead to greater institutional demand for the region's hedge funds
Series of scandals at Gartmore results in fund giant being taken over by smaller rival