17 April 2015
Ben Bernanke has become a senior adviser to a prominent US hedge fund, his first non-research role since leaving the US Federal Reserve.
13 March 2015
After five years languishing at the bottom of performance tables, the trend-following fund MAN AHL Diversity managed to produce a stellar return last year, as asset classes diverged.
20 February 2015
Hedge fund manager Man Group has agreed to acquire fund boutique NewSmith for an undisclosed sum.
06 February 2015
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is on course to win a $1m bet that the humble index tracker will produce better returns than a complex hedge fund.
04 February 2015
A rise in global M&A activity could offer investors a new source of diversification in future, according to Franklin Templeton's David Saunders.
27 January 2015
Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has warned major economies are entering a recession that will be "remembered in a hundred years".
23 January 2015
Billionaire investor George Soros is finally retiring from fund management at the age of 84 to focus on political philanthropy.
20 January 2015
Magnus Peterson, head of the collapsed Weavering hedge fund that took £354m of investor cash, has been sentenced to 13 years in jail after being found guilty of several offences.
14 January 2015
Cheyne Capital’s European hedge fund manager Moni Sternbach has joined GLG to work on a new mid-cap long/short strategy set to be launched later this quarter.
18 December 2014
Media tycoon Richard Desmond has agreed to settle his £42m court case against Credit Suisse and GLG, accepting a significant settlement figure, according to reports.
20 October 2014
Franklin Templeton has launched its first multi-manager alternatives fund for European investors following its acquisition of K2 Advisors in 2012.
16 October 2014
Man Group has reported net inflows of $400m (£250m) in the third quarter of 2014, as renewed interest in its quantitative strategies was offset by redemptions at GLG.
09 July 2014
The percentage of stocks borrowed by short sellers has fallen to the lowest level since before the financial crisis, as markets continue to rally.
16 June 2014
The hunt for active return is still on and with more realistic pricing, hedge funds could be the answer, argues Neuberger Berman's Fred Ingham.
29 April 2014
Schroders is to launch a merger-arbitrage strategy run by hedge fund veteran John Paulson.
Risk-averse investors could target absolute returns by diversifying across hedge fund strategies , writes Fred Ingham, managing director at Neuberger Berman Alternative Investment Management.
James de Bunsen, fund manager in the multi-asset team at Henderson Global Investors, explains why it may be time to start believing – and learning – from the hedge fund hype.
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