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

Private equity drawn to hedge funds

Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs are the latest to look for stakes

RMT strikes affect trains at Clapham Junction today.

UK railway pension culls hedge funds

Railpen also plans to pull $3bn from private equity funds

Mutual hedge funds shunned by investors

Concerns over performance and regulatory scrutiny of products

Argentina investors await Macri reforms

Market gains must be franked by new ‘pro-investment’ government

Hedge funds’ oil shorts reach 2015 peak

Bets on further pressure on crude build ahead of Opec meeting

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

Alcoa finds support from activist Elliott

Hedge fund known for challenging management takes different tack

Rolls-Royce needs to reject activist

ValueAct’s softly-softly approach is no reason for British engineer to grant it a seat on board

Trading Algorithms

Hedge funds raid Silicon Valley for talent

Demand for computer scientists makes stars of technologists

Rolls Royce engines

ValueAct switches focus to Rolls-Royce

Hedge fund quits Smiths and pushes for cost-cuts at jet engine maker

Rolls told to give board seat to investor

Hedge fund ValueAct doubles its stake in UK engine maker

BlackRock to close $1bn macro hedge fund

Global Ascent fund suffers its worst-ever period of fund performance

UKIP Members Begin Canvassing Ahead Of Vital By Elections...NEWTON ABBOTT, ENGLAND - MAY 19: A UK Independence Party volunteer takes UKIP election boards for the June European elections from his car on May 19, 2009 in Newton Abbott, England. Once thought as one of the marginal parties, the recent MP's expenses scandal has massively boosted the anti-European Union UKIP's support - with a recent poll putting them at neck and neck with Labour at 17 percent (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
©Getty Images

Business case against hedge fund politics

Financiers’ public opinions risk alienating clients

AQR hedge fund’s ‘consistent free lunch’

Founder Cliff Asness is a libertarian who loves a nerdy joke

Canary Wharf, London
©Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Hedge funds boost campaign against Brexit

Two firms defy fears sector will fund drive to leave union

Beyond Banking: funds’ talent pool dries

Usual entry paths for recruiting have ground to a halt


Dialog Semiconductor hits back at Elliott

Activist investor trying to block acquisition of US rival Atmel

AMG buys stake in Leda Braga’s hedge fund

BlueCrest sells most of its holding in fund manager Systematica

Stock market price digital display abstract. Modern virtual technology, illustration binary code on abstract technology background. Media gray and black image with graphs and icons. New modern computer and business strategy as concept. Financial diagram with candlestick chart used in market analysis for variation report of share price Stock market chart, graph on green background Shallow DOF effect.
Photo taken on: September 01st, 2014

Pershing Square Holdings: closed calls

Locking in client capital sound good, but who has the last laugh?

Why Brexit suits the hedgies

Investors must pressure boards to provide them a scenario of a UK exit from the EU

Bill Gross loses $500m Soros backing

Money pulled after former ‘bond king’ began to record losses

Xu Xiang

China detains ‘Kamikaze Squad’ tycoon

Regulators step up insider trading crackdown following market turmoil

Hedge fund leader eyes Brexit donation

Michael Hintze seen close to backing EU Out campaign

Oaktree founder attacks hedge fund fees

Howard Marks says $100bn company is about more than making money

Too many hedge fund billionaires

It has become hard to justify investing in the asset class, says Yogi Dewan

Globo story highlights role of incentives

Change needed to help spot and stop financial mis-statements

‘Liquid’ alt funds have much to prove

Investment makes sense as a tax-efficient, lower-cost alternative to hedge funds

Valeant becomes weapon in hedge fund war

Bill Ackman and John Hempton square off over pharma group

Ackman lifts Valeant stake as shares dive

Short seller’s note questions drug group’s links with pharmacy

Gramercy distressed debt fund hits $500m

Concerns grow of EM corporate failures after borrowing binge

Deutsche Bank in $6bn ‘fat finger’ slip-up

Mistaken payment to hedge fund adds to German lender’s woes

Hedge fund performance fees drop sharply

Fee decline coupled with weak returns could force funds to close

SEC reveals hedge fund managers’ failings

Some keep profitable trades for themselves, rather than clients

Liongate Capital Management

London hedge fund Liongate to shut down

Second major fund to close this week amid volatility

Where are the pension fund heroes?

Even with perfect hindsight hedge funds still disappoint

Renaissance winds down $1bn fund

Weak performance and poor investor interest spell vehicle’s end

Fortress to close $2bn macro hedge fund

Manager Mike Novogratz expected to leave the investment group

Bond predators humbled by distressed bets

Hedge funds lose 4.2% in year to date on debt bets

Famed stockpickers wait for vindication

Klarman and Einhorn bet gap between price and value will close

Cameron asks Merkel to help fight Brexit

‘In’ campaign to be run by former M&S chief Lord Rose

Magners maker C&C targeted by US activist

Hedge fund presses Irish brewer to sell faltering US operations