Hedge Connection Launches Suite of New Services to Connect Alternative Investment Managers With Allocators Oct2

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NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Oct 2, 2014) – Hedge Connection, the alternative investment industry’s established patented platform for connecting investment managers and accredited investors, announced a suite of new services to facilitate capital raising. Managers will improve their relationship-building by participating in three new levels of visibility: Hedge Connection’s Capital Club — offering enhanced investor… Read more »

The Great Convergence, the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, and Zero Hedge Sep25

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2014: The Great Hedge Fund Convergence? After wildly varying hedge fund performance in 2013, managers have struggled to be different this year. A range of just 16 percentage points separated the best and worst performing hedge funds in the first half of 2014, according to data from BlackRock. Top decile funds in the asset manager’s universe… Read more »

Thiel’s Mission to Cheat Death, the Scottish Rise, and a New Tiger Play Sep19

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Peter Thiel: the billionaire tech entrepreneur on a mission to cheat death The co-founder of PayPal and likely the most successful venture capitalist in Silicon Valley is on a mission to change the world through technology – and to find a cure for death. An hour into my conversation with Peter Thiel the conversation turns, as… Read more »

New SEC Sanctions, Sears’ March to Oblivion, and China’s Japanification Sep17

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SEC sanctions 19 firms and one individual trader for short selling violations The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has imposed a further 20 sanctions in its continuing enforcement initiative against hedge fund advisers and private equity firms illegally participating in stock offers short selling the stock during a restricted period. The SEC last year announced the… Read more »

August Gains, Jeffrey Ubben, the Inversion Pioneer, and Easing the Advertising Ban Sep10

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Hedge Funds Rebound in August Hedge funds rebounded strongly in August, with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.36%, while the MSCI World Index gained 2.48%. On a year-to-date basis, hedge funds are up 4.22%, falling slightly behind underlying markets, as the MSCI World Index returned 5.96% over the same period…   Via Advisor.ca Inversion… Read more »