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

Activist investors carried by bull run

Why a bear market will hit activists again, as it did in 2008

Petroceltic challenged on investor vote

Worldview questions process over failed motion to remove chief

Man Group
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Fund managers to reveal mixed fortunes

Man and Henderson expected to show positive turnround

Winton appoints City veteran as chairman

Hedge fund hopes to rebrand itself as a global investment manager

Getting to the bottom of hedge fund fees

Funds are beginning to react to pressure to charge less

Special reports

Traders on the NYSE floor ©Bloomberg

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

illustration of a private bank by Øivind Hovland ©Øivind Hovland

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

Jonathan McHugh illustration
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Relic of empire that created a tax colony

Britain has proffered a fiscal invitation to citizens of the world, writes Richard Brooks

Man Group
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Man Group to buy asset manager NewSmith

Acquisition bolsters capabilities in equity investment management

Japan’s Fanuc robots show new logic

Pressure from Daniel Loeb and a changing business climate is forcing secretive company to adapt

Lord Fink

Hedge fund ‘godfather’ drawn into fray

Lord Fink transformed Man Group into top hedge fund

Elliott challenges Bank of East Asia in court

Activist hedge fund seeks explanation for share sale to Japan’s SMFG

Hedge funds push GM for $8bn buyback

Adviser who worked on carmaker’s bailout seeks board seat

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: (L-R) Dr Norraesch Mohamed, Chairman, WIEF Businesswoman Network, Malaysia, Azeemeh Zaheer, Head of institutional relationships & wealth Management, Gatehouse Bank, Helena Morrisey CBE, CEO Newton Investment Management UK and Philisiwe M Mthethwa CEO National Empowerment Fund, RSA present at the World Islamic Economic Forum at ExCel on October 31, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images for 9th World Islamic Economic Forum)

Is gender a factor in fund performance?

Studies indicate outperformance of female hedge fund managers

Hedge funds short London property companies

Investors seek to profit from downturn in capital

City divided on UK relationship with EU

An FT series considers what it would mean if Britain left the EU

Corporate raiders cosy up to tech groups

Shareholder activists a less controversial part of tech landscape

Labour attacks hedge funds tax relief

Party believes industry is unintended beneficiary of exemption

US endowments pare bets on alternatives

But they should not rush out as the case for hedge funds is improving

Miliband attacks Tories over hedge funds

Labour leader challenges PM to end stamp duty loophole

Donations drag Tories through a hedge

Contributions come at a cost for both the givers and the receivers

Illustration for 'Automated algorithms offer greater choice, but risks remain'

Human investment managers risk obsolescence

Computerised hedge funds will ‘dominate’, says Braga

Ackman breaks into hedge fund top 20

US activist investor’s Pershing fund delivers 33% for year

Weavering founder jailed for 13 years

Hedge fund manager handed tough sentence

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Brevan Howard settles dispute with trader

Founding partner Chris Rokos to set up own hedge fund

BlueCrest suffers in Swiss franc fallout

Hedge fund closes trading books of senior currency trader

Weavering fund founder guilty of fraud

Jury convicts Magnus Peterson on eight counts

Macro managers seek return of volatility

Hedge funds have seen lean times during recent market tranquillity

Shortages hit Argentina as bond talks freeze

Foreign borrowing out of reach since default in July

China funds bring Chaos to metals markets

Shanghai investor believed key player in copper fall

BlackRock income falls amid fund outflows

Asset manager suffers withdrawals from active equity funds

Pershing ‘different’ to other hedge funds

Ackman says it has little in common with competitors in sector

Big investors to stick with hedge funds

Recent withdrawals not sign of wider trend, survey suggests

Dutch investor pulls €4bn from hedge funds

Scheme cites industry’s ‘often limited concern for society’

E00XGC Los Angeles, California, USA. 28th Apr, 2014. Alan Howard, co-founder and partner of Brevan Howard, in a panel ''The Global Economy: Hoping for Momentum amid Tepid Times'' during the Milken Institute Global Conference on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. © Ringo Chiu/ZUMAPRESS.com/Alamy Live News
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Brevan loss galling for co-founder Howard

Asset manager’s status as a ‘sure thing’ under threat

Jeff Ubben

Top shareholders call for MSCI break-up

Company urged to sell its stock market indices business

Kyle Bass plans legal action on pharma patents

Hedge fund manager to target shares for potential falls

First annual loss for Brevan Howard fund

Performance underlines difficulties faced by hedge fund manager

Thomas Gilbert

Police charge son of dead fund founder

Wainscott’s Thomas Gilbert found shot in Manhattan apartment

Permanent capital: Perpetual cash machines

Private equity and hedge funds seek new holy grail: a never-ending supply of funds to invest

Rufo expiry will test Argentina on debt

Analysts are sceptical of any deal before Fernández leaves power

Michael Aronstein
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Star fund manager of 2013 falls to earth

Michael Aronstein’s fund drops 13% and faces redemption requests

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