The Absolute Return Symposium held on November 19-20 is one of the better events of the year – the speaking faculty is high caliber and the audience is comprised of a number of end investors.   Consensus from the investors including Gleacher, JPMorgan Alternative Investment and Joel Katzman was that 1.  the larger hedge funds will… Read more »

An impressive 75 Hedge Connection members turned out for our Annual Networking Event last night in midtown Manhattan. I was delighted to see, not only the large contingent from the Tri-State area, but also the number of members who travelled from afar for the event – from Washington, North Carolina and Jimmy. It was wonderful… Read more »

  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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »