Russian Turm-Oil, 2014 Ceo Screw-Ups, And The Options Wipe Out Dec17

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Turmoil Boosts Hedge Funds That Bet Against Russia, Oil Randy Smith’s Alden Global Capital has been betting against the ruble for the past month and a half. Yesterday, it paid off when Russia’s currency fell as much as 19 percent. Alden, a $1.8 billion New York-based hedge fund firm, is emerging as one of the… Read more »

An Alternative View of Liquid Alternatives – Concept Capital Dec12

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This interview was written by James Williams and originally published on HedgeWeek. Concept Capital’s Jack Seibald (pictured) discusses the risks of ’40 Act liquid alternatives, the potential mismatch between managers and investors, fund investor alienation, and why prime brokers might raise their costs to support the ‘short’ side of these funds. Jack is also an Executive in Hedge… Read more »

November’s Rebound, Our Virtual Intro Service Launch, And A Tax Loophole In Jersey Dec10

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eVestment Hedge Fund Performance Report – November Rebound According to the just released report, aggregate hedge fund performance was positive 1.08% in November, ending the industry’s two-month decline. Year-to-date aggregate returns of 2.85% are well below 2013’s full-year increase of 10.20%. Aided by rebounding US equity markets and strong moves in currency and interest rate markets, November’s biggest winners were managed futures… Read more »

Hedge Connection Releases the Capital Club: Next Generation Patented Online Investor Introductory Service Dec9

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NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Dec 9, 2014) – Hedge Connection, the alternative investment industry’s established patented platform for connecting investment managers and accredited investors, announced the launch of the industry’s most advanced virtual introduction system of its kind. The Capital Club allows fund managers to request introductions to allocators based on matching investment profiles. The… Read more »

Setting The Record Straight: JOBS Act Marketing Opportunities For Smaller Hedge Fund Managers Dec5

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By: Irwin M. Latner, Partner, Herrick, Feinstein LLP Why are hedge fund managers so confused about what marketing activities they can and cannot engage in post JOBS Act?  Sources of confusion arise from the lack of harmony and uniformity between the relevant federal and state laws in this area, as well as certain misconceptions about… Read more »