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  • LONDON, July 11- Continued hedge fund liquidation of former bullish bets on oil and the establishment of new short positions have kept crude prices on the defensive over the last month. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their bullish bets on crude oil by another 22 million barrels over the seven days ending on July 5. Hedge fund long positions have been cut...

  • NEW YORK, July 7- U.S. hedge fund Moore Capital Management has fired a portfolio manager a day after a media report of a raucous party he threw at a rented mansion in the Hamptons, New York's summer playground for the rich and famous. Brett Barna had been employed for 6-1/ 2 years at Moore Capital, the $15 billion hedge fund run by billionaire Louis Bacon.

  • Tiger 21 founder on investing, Brexit & private equity

    Michael Sonnenfeldt, Tiger 21 Founder & Chairman, discusses his investment community and where he's looking for opportunity.

  • Activist hedge funds dial it back in first half of 2016.

  • Activist hedge funds dial it back in first half of 2016.

  • BOSTON, July 5- Activist hedge funds were choosier in throwing their weight around corporate boardrooms during the first half of the year as they managed a smaller cash pile and struggled to beat benchmark returns. Activist investors, including billionaires like Pershing Square's William Ackman and Trian Fund Management's Nelson Peltz, mounted 75 activist...

  • LONDON, July 4- Hedge funds and other money managers are betting diesel and heating oil will take over from gasoline as the main driver of U.S. refinery profitability in the second half of the year. The most recent data published by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission shows some profit-taking on these positions in the week to June 28.

  • LONDON, July 4- Hedge funds and other money managers are betting diesel and heating oil will take over from gasoline as the main driver of U.S. refinery profitability in the second half of the year. The most recent data published by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission shows some profit-taking on these positions in the week to June 28.

  • BOSTON, June 30- Hedge fund BlueMountain, which oversees $21.5 billion in assets, has reordered senior management by promoting Amy Wierenga to chief risk officer as Bryce Markus, who held that position and served as co-president, cuts back on his roles at the firm. "Amy Wierenga's promotion to Chief Risk Officer reflects BlueMountain's deep bench of...

  • BOSTON, June 30- Chesapeake Partners, a $1.4 billion hedge fund that bet on special situations including mergers, bankruptcies and spin-offs, is shutting down after an 18- month stretch of losses, as it blamed government regulation for making investing tougher. Founders Traci Shanbrun Lerner and Mark Lerner, in a June 27 letter to investors, which was seen by...

  • Michael Phelps competes in a semi-final heat of the Men's 200 Meter Butterfly during Day 3 of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials on June 28, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Credit opportunities top equities now, KKR's McVey says, with banks restricted from making loans to private equity.

  • SHANGHAI, June 30- China will detail rules to allow foreign hedge fund managers to launch products in the country, the nation's securities regulator said on Thursday, as authorities step up efforts to further liberalize and deepen the domestic capital markets. Some foreign asset managers, including the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, have...

  • LONDON, June 29- New York- based global macro hedge fund firm Caxton Associates made gains of 2 percent on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, a source told Reuters on Wednesday. Caxton, founded in 1983 by Bruce Kovner, manages $8 billion in assets and is run by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Law, who had supported Britain remaining in...

  • Pro: This is nothing like a Lehman experience

    Glenn Hutchins, North Island Chairman, discusses the private equity space amid the sell-off in markets following the Brexit vote.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON June 25- UK voters' surprise decision to leave the European Union roiled markets on Friday, but hedge funds appear to have avoided crippling losses, according to market data and people familiar with fund performance. "I don't want to say it's a non-event, but we're not seeing panic," said Eric Siegel, head of hedge fund investments at Citi Private Bank.

  • LONDON, June 24- Crispin Odey, a hedge fund manager who backed the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, could turn out to be one of the biggest financial winners of the vote to quit the bloc. Those bets looked to have paid off on Friday when markets tumbled in reaction to Britain's decision on Thursday to leave the EU, providing a much-needed boost for Odey,...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are pursuing insider trading cases on a pace not seen since 2012- before a major appellate ruling limited their ability to bring charges against hedge fund managers and other traders. Since May alone, those charged include famed Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters and hedge fund manager Sanjay...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service raided the New York headquarters of hedge fund firm Platinum Partners Wednesday morning, according to a person familiar with the situation. Kelly Langmesser, an FBI spokeswoman, confirmed a "law enforcement action" was undertaken at the hedge fund firm's...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- The death of Sanjay Valvani, a hedge fund manager at Visium Asset Management LP who had been charged last week in a major insider trading case, has been declared a suicide, the New York City medical examiner's office said on Wednesday. Valvani died of stab wounds to his neck, and the manner of death was suicide, medical examiner spokeswoman Julie...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- Private Advisors is liquidating approximately $1 billion from a nearly two decade-old hedge fund investment strategy and its head of hedge funds has departed the firm, according to a spokesman with majority owner New York Life Investment Management Holdings. New York Life spokesman Jacqueline Meere said in an email on Tuesday that Private...