Hedge Funds

Follow funds as they adjust their positions amid some of the biggest gains on equities markets since the peak of the financial crisis

Firm partners rush to beat tax crackdown

Banks face loan requests from juniors needing to stump up equity

Tech stocks fuel fears of wider sell-off

Investors worry market is heading for a tumble

Tiger Cub funds hit in tech stock slide

Heavy losses after falls for Facebook, Amazon and Tesla Motors

Coatue returns $2bn to investors

US ‘Tiger cub’ hedge fund reacts to heavy tech losses

Elliott Management in insider trading suit

Case involves UK arm’s investment in French motorway operator

Special reports

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Since 2009 the industry has underperformed the market. But in 2012 a few winners have been found

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Switzerland, strategies, competition, crisis fallout, technology, emerging markets, recruitment, consolidation

Medieval jousting at Auckland Castle, County Durham

Ruffer lowers drawbridge on ambitious castle plan

Fund manager builds a medieval theme park in County Durham

City of London skyline

US law firm opens UK activism practice

Expansion comes amid US hedge fund activity in Europe

Porters at Sothebys handle "Les Pommes", one of Cezanne’s greatest still life paintings
©Charlie Bibby

Loeb files suit over Sotheby’s poison pill

Measure stopping activists buying more than 10% stake in dispute

City watchdogs focus on big hedge funds

FCA targets funds posing largest potential risk to system

Strauss-Kahn is to launch $2bn hedge fund

$2bn hedge fund former French presidential-hopeful’s new venture

HK hedge funds conjure up Alibaba shares

Synthetic shares sold by investment banks as certificates

Fortress rolls Bitcoins into $150m fund

Fund targets investment from virtual currency fans

Och-Ziff warns over Libya probe by DoJ

Hedge fund says it could face hit to its financial results

Hedge funds face ‘Truman Show’ markets

Has central banks’ loose monetary policy created a fake reality

Hedge fund founder cannot afford £3m fine

Dynamic Decisions suffered ‘catastrophic losses’ during crisis

Hedge fund reveals 2.5% Man Utd stake

Baron Capital has one quarter of publicly available shares

Activist funds’ growing clout deepens bond risk, says Moody’s

‘Rising tide of credit-negative events’ looms for corporate debt holders

Buyout groups likely to dodge tax rise

Scrapping ‘carried interest’ dependent on wider reform

A church in the City of London
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Blessed be the short sellers, says church

Not all ‘hedge funds are wicked’, says endowment boss

A church in the City of London
©Charlie Bibby/FT

The CofE’s moral investment dilemma

Hedge funds not a comfortable companion for an arbiter of moral values

A church in the City of London
©Charlie Bibby/FT

Faith, hope and hedge funds for Church

CofE ramping up exposure to alternative investments

Ikos founder to open fund to outsiders

Malta-based Dormouse hopes to raise about $300m in assets

Ingram Pinn illustration
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Do not leave activism to the hedge funds

The danger is that directors talk to the loudest voices but spurn contact with anyone else

Elliott Management takes 11% stake in F&C

Activist investor expected to use stake to draw in new F&C bidders

Regulators target financial giants

Hedge funds face being reclassified as Sifis

Manny Roman

Man Group steps up acquisition search

Hedge fund manager seeks purchase with ‘right cultural fit’

Hedge fund investors look for liquidity

Redeeming funds can be a problem and investors want quicker access

Investors move in favour of lower risk

Changing expectations reflect institutionalisation of funds

Sohn Conference to add HK event

Convention shows growing clout of Asia hedge funds

Brevan Howard shuts $2bn EM fund

European asset manager’s move follows poor performance last year

Tages and La Française set to merge units

Combined fund of hedge fund will target underexposed countries

Quantum nets Soros $5.5bn in a year

Fund cements status as most successful ever

16/02/10. RICHARD ALDERMAN, DIRECTOR OF THE SERIOUS FRAUD OFFICE PHOTOGRAPHED AT THEIR OFFICES IN GRAY'S INN ROAD, CLERKENWELL. CREDIT: DANIEL LYNCH. 07941 584556.
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SFO under fresh fire over missing records

Barrister in hedge fund case attacks ‘element of almost chaos’

Weavering founder denies fraud

Hedge fund creator faces trial accused of false accounting

GAME GROUP HANDOUT OF SHOP

Elliott in line for windfall from Game IPO

Float of UK’s video chain would complete turnround

Succession exposes risks for hedge funds

Why many founding managers are finding it hard to say goodbye

Porsche faces €1.8bn lawsuit in Frankfurt

Hedge funds accuse founder’s grandsons of misleading market

Morten Spenner of International Asset Management

Funds of hedge funds to protect business

Investment consultants asked to sign non-disclosure agreements

Elliott builds on its activist reputation

Hedge fund hungry to take on businesses in US and Europe

16/02/10. RICHARD ALDERMAN, DIRECTOR OF THE SERIOUS FRAUD OFFICE PHOTOGRAPHED AT THEIR OFFICES IN GRAY'S INN ROAD, CLERKENWELL. CREDIT: DANIEL LYNCH. 07941 584556.
©Daniel Lynch

Alderman may testify in hedge fund case

Ex-SFO chief told to be available for Weavering Capital hearing