On PIPES, TARPs and Government Oversight Nov14

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  I have had 11/13 circled on my calendar for a month. This was a date where Rep. Waxman was to parade the leading lights and big earners of the hedge fund world – Soros, Simmons, Paulson, Falcone and Griffen – in front of the oversight committee.   It was quite a show.   I

Walkers Fundamentals – Fighting the Tape Nov7

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Attended the first in a series of Walkers Fundamentals Hedge Fund Group Seminars. The Nov. 6 event was ominously titled, “Fighting the Tape…” A unique discussion on protecting and growing a hedge fund business in volatile markets.  For those unfamiliar, Walkers is a leading law firm focused on “offshore” jurisdictions including Cayman, Jersey, Dubai, London

Jefferies Cap-intro Event Nov6

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Attended a nice cap-intro event sponsored by Jefferies last night.  In attendance were a number of hedge funds and investors that are members of Hedge Connection. Always good to put a face to a name. The event was well done and the Jefferies team was helpful in introducing investors and hedge funds where it made

Hedge Connection’s Annual Networking Event Nov6

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Join Hedge Connection members for an evening of networking on November 18th.   During these tough times, we like to look at the (wine) glass as being half full…   As we move into the holiday season, Hedge Connection would like to invite you to mingle with club members in New York over a glass

Opal Foundation and Endowment Forum Nov3

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We have been aware of the Opal Foundation and Endowment Forum in Boston for years, but only this year did we make it.  It was worth the trip.   Tim Sykes from Anchor Point Capital and formerly CIO of the James L. Knight foundation chaired a panel on fund of fund investing. Anchor Point has two