Cooperman Gets SEC Waiver to Keep Raising Money for Hedge Fund – Bloomberg

Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman has received permission from U.S. regulators to keep raising money from outside investors, a privilege that was put at risk when he settled insider-trading allegations last week. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has granted Cooperman and his firm, Omega Advisors Inc., a waiver from punishments that automatically kick […]

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Hedge Fund Plummets 62% After Betting Against the Chinese Economy – Bloomberg

A hedge fund at Emerging Sovereign Group that has bet against the Chinese economy sunk about 62 percent this year through April. The Nexus fund dropped 8.2 percent last month, according to an email to investors seen by Bloomberg News. The April results mark at least the third consecutive month of negative returns for the […]

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Hedge Fund Basks in World-Beating Surge for Greece's Markets – Bloomberg

The odyssey of Greece and its economic crisis has taken a positive turn in recent months, and hedge funds are among those reaping the rewards. Once the epicenter for the euro region’s debt turmoil, Greece is now the top beneficiary of improved sentiment on Europe. The nation’s stock market has a 23 percent return so […]

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Massive Hedge Fund Trades Highlight Insider Buying: GE, Pentair, Tempur Sealy, Apollo Global and More – Yahoo Finance

In a week that saw that saw the largest sell-off of the year and had some people thinking a true correction was ready to start, top hedge funds and executives reached into their wallets and made some major purchases. Like the week before, we also saw a huge amount of insider activity concentrated on the […]

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New Due Diligence Questionnaire Lets Hedge Funds Share ESG Info – ValueWalk

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This year's hedge-fund shindig 'low energy' as industry swoons – New York Post

LAS VEGAS — Working at a hedge fund isn’t the party it used to be. The annual Skybridge Alternatives Conference for hedge funds, known as SALT, was lavish as ever, with free-flowing booze, a roster of guests like Joe Biden, David Cameron and Mike Tyson, and a late-night concert from Duran Duran. Nevertheless, several attendees […]

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