LONDON - Cheyne Capital has joined forces with investors to launch a fund that will invest in British property for disadvantaged groups, the $6 billion London-based hedge fund firm said on Thursday.
LONDON - Aviva will shut its unit that invests in external hedge funds, the British insurer said on Wednesday, joining a growing number of so-called fund of hedge funds to have closed shop or merged with rivals as clients cut out the middleman.
LONDON - BlueBay, one of Europe's biggest asset managers, will shut a $1.4 billion hedge fund in an unexpected move as fund manager Neil Phillips is leaving.
LONDON - Hedge fund Kynikos Associates founder James Chanos said the art market is frothy and he is currently shorting Sotheby's, a global auctioneer of art and jewellery.
LONDON - Computers stole a march on their human trading rivals this year and should continue to do so in 2015 as a much-heralded return to sustained volatility is unlikely to happen, an executive of Man Group, the world's biggest listed hedge fund, said.
NEW YORK - Pension funds across America are not expected to follow in the footsteps of the California Public Employees Retirement System, which sent shock waves through the industry with its decision to abandon hedge funds, a prominent investor said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK - Energy exploration and production stocks are poised to tumble in 2015, especially if the price of oil continues to fall, hedge fund manager Michael Corcelli said on Monday.
LONDON - Europe-focused hedge fund Oceanwood Capital Management is closing its fund to new investors after its assets under management hit $2 billion recently, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.
NEW YORK - Hedge fund Omega Advisors expects to see the U.S. stock market's bull run continue into next year, fueled by steady economic growth and a corporate takeover boom.
LONDON - Hedge fund CQS is betting on U.S. high-yield corporate bonds following the return of widening credit spreads and volatility in the second half of the year, the firm's founder Michael Hintze, one of Europe's most influential investors, said on Monday.
REUTERS - Twitter Inc is in talks to buy Shots, a selfie photo-sharing app, CNBC reported, citing a source close to the Justin Bieber-backed company.
MUMBAI - Anticipating data out on Friday will show weakening economic growth, the finance ministry will argue for an interest rate cut, but bankers and company executives say the key to recovery lies in how fast Prime Minister Narendra Modi acts on reforms.