An SEC Ease, An Ackman Raise, And Permabear Hibernation? Oct1

Posted by & filed under Compliance, Events, Hedge Fund Assets, Hedge Fund Investors.

10159650595_5b591c111a_z

SEC Eases Citi Hedge Fund Restrictions With Waivers: WSJ Back in late August, Citigroup (C) struck a deal with the government related to its sale of collateralized debt obligations in 2006 and 2007, which would have limited its ability to sell investments in hedge funds and private equity. However, regulators have had a change of heart: A five-member Securities… Read more »

Steve Cohen Does it Again , The Fun of Fund-of-Funds, and Why Irish Eyes Are Smiling Jul30

Posted by & filed under Events, Hedge Fund Assets.

Moneytower

Steven Cohen Still Beating Hedge Funds After Shutting SAC Even after shutting down SAC Capital Advisors LP, Steven A. Cohen is still beating most hedge funds. The billionaire, who started Point72 Asset Management LP to oversee his own wealth, has gained about 9 percent this year, according to two people with knowledge of the matter…. Read more »

The Daily Intelligence Briefing: Metals Jul28

Posted by & filed under Daily Intelligence Briefing, Events, Hedge Fund Assets.

DIB

Hedge Connection is pleased to introduce this week’s DAILY INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING provided by McAlinden Research Partners. A unique briefing is presented early each week as a way to quickly glean important current trends in the global news flow and economic data. This extremely comprehensive report provides a way to identify actionable investment themes early. A snapshot of this… Read more »

BlackRock Rising, an Alpha Video, and Viking’s Illiquid Investment Jul16

Posted by & filed under Events, Hedge Fund Assets, Hedge Fund Investors, Hedge Fund Marketing, Hedge Fund Performance.

Screen Shot 2014-07-16 at 11.18.18 AM

BlackRock Second-Quarter Profit Climbs 11% as Assets Rise BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world’s biggest money manager, said second-quarter profit rose 11 percent as investors added money to its funds, boosting assets and the fees for managing them. Net income increased to $808 million, or $4.72 a share, from $729 million, or $4.19 a share, a year earlier,… Read more »

Life & Times of THE Bull Market (2008-?) Jul11

Posted by & filed under Events, Hedge Fund Assets, Hedge Fund Investors, White Papers/ Thought Pieces.

Charging_Bull

The following thought piece was exclusively written for Hedge Connection and is a fascinating look at the current bull market from McAlinden Research Partners, a firm that specializes in identifying actionable investment themes early. Specifically, this report focuses on housing and tobacco and where MRP believes the current bull market is heading from here…