Hedge Funds

With global hedge fund assets at roughly $3.45 trillion (and growing by double-digit percentages each year), money managers have a greater influence on public and private markets than ever before. DailyAlts covers every element of the hedge fund industry – from changing performance structures to manager strategies, from regulatory oversight to activist holdings, and from new fund launches to the liquidation of underperformers. This channel is your one-stop-shop for daily news and insights for the influential and topical hedge fund space.

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Pierre Andurand and His Hedge Fund Struggle in January

Pierre Andurand and his hedge fund had a tough start to the year. Andurand Capital Management shed 8% last month due to the slump in oil-and-gas commodities, according to a report from the Financial Times. Last month, crude oil temporarily rallied after the U.S. and Iran appeared on a path toward war. However, once tensions died and concerns about coronavirus and global growth emerged, crude prices went in reverse. 

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Greg Coffey’s Hedge Fund is Up 29%
November 25, 2019

Greg Coffey retired at the age of 41 after time at GLG Partners and Moore Capital Management and returned to Sydney, Australia. But six years later, he announced plans to…

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Ray Dalio Is Shorting the World
November 22, 2019

Hedge fund manager Ray Dalio is shoring the markets. The largest hedge fund in the world – Bridgewater Associates – has a $1.5 billion bet that the markets will fall…

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Preqin: Hedge Fund Performance Improved Again in October
November 22, 2019

Hedge fund performance remained strong in October. As investors cheered lower interest rates and progress on trade between the U.S. and China, hedge funds returned 1.06% for the month. That…

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Hedge Fund Firefly Demands Board Seat at Gulfport Energy
November 22, 2019

Firefly Value Partners is taking the activist approach with Gulfport Energy. The hedge fund has demanded a seat on the board of directors at the energy firm.

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SS&C GlobeOp’s Forward Redemption Indicator was 4.81% for November 2019
November 22, 2019

The SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for November arrived today. Here is a recap from the group’s press release from November 21, 2019. 

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September Hedge Fund Redemptions Continue into Fourth Straight Month
November 22, 2019

Hedge fund redemptions continued for the fourth straight month in September. BarclayHedge says that investors’ redemptions hit net $14.7 billion in September. The figure comprised 0.5% of total hedge fund…

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Louis Bacon to Shutter Hedge Fund Moore Capital
November 21, 2019

Louis Bacon will close his New York hedge fund Moore Capital and return money to investors. The Financial Times first reported the story on Thursday morning. The decision comes after…

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Broadridge Financial Solutions Buys ClearStructure Financial Technology
November 21, 2019

Broadridge Financial Solutions announced today that it has purchased ClearStructure Financial Technology, a global provider of portfolio management solutions for the private debt markets.

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Prison For the Man Who Tried to Scam The Mooch
November 20, 2019

Premium Point Investments trader receives 40 months in prison for a mismarking scheme. Anthony Scaramucci has received justice from the firm that caused Skybridge Capital about a $79 million loss….

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Alden Global Capital Buys Stake in Tribune Publishing
November 20, 2019

Alden Global Capital has purchased Michael Ferro’s 25.2% stake in Tribune Publishing. Ferro was the largest shareholder of the newspaper company. The deal priced the stake at 9 million shares…

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