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Investing Private Equity

  • Family offices for the world's super-rich have been pulling out of hedge funds and increasing allocations to private equity, a survey found.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- Protege Partners is planning to provide funding to new hedge funds next year at a time many investors are pulling away from the industry and new managers are eager for cash to start their businesses. "We hope to do multiple seeds next year," Protege's chief investment strategist Michael Weinberg said on Wednesday at the Reuters Global Investment...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- Many hedge fund managers have reason to cheer even as their investors grouse about lackluster returns; they are on track to reap a much larger payday for 2016 than for 2015.. "There have been a lot of reports about hedge fund compensation being down this year but that is misleading," said Adam Zoia, chief executive officer of Glocap, the largest...

  • KASHKARI SAYS PLAN WOULD TAX DEBT ISSUED BY LARGEST HEDGE FUNDS, MUTUAL FUNDS AND OTHER ASSET MANAGERS.

  • LONDON, Nov 15- Hedge funds have tempered their earlier bullishness towards U.S. natural gas and heating oil as unusually warm weather has persisted nearer to the heart of the winter heating season. Hedge funds and other money managers slashed their net long position in the U.S. natural gas futures and options by 1,241 billion cubic feet or 45 percent over just...

  • LONDON, Nov 15- Hedge funds turned bearish towards oil prices at the fastest rate on record in the first week of November amid growing doubts about whether OPEC will reach a successful deal to curb its growing production. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their net long position in Brent and West Texas Intermediate futures and options by 149 million...

  • LONDON, Nov 14- Scottish hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry is betting on a break-up of the European Union in a trade he said could deliver 30-35 percent gains, the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit heard on Monday. "The biggest risk to the global economy is the acute and impending political crisis in Europe, which monetary policy does not have the tools to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Healthcare stocks, including insurers, have jumped since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election last week and some hedge fund managers may see further gains in after making new bets in the sector in the third quarter. Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point portfolio invested in insurer Humana Inc during the third quarter,...

  • Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb, who recently told clients that idiosyncratic opportunities have buoyed Third Point's portfolio this year, invested in insurer Humana Inc during the third quarter, according to a new filing. Diamond Hill Capital, Samlyn Capital, P. Schoenfeld Asset Management and Clovis Capital Management also made new bets on the insurer,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Hedge fund Omega Advisors plans to keep managing money for outside clients and expects to post stronger returns even as assets have shrunk after the U.S. government charged its billionaire founder with insider trading two months ago. "We have no plans turn into a family office," Vice Chairman Steven Einhorn said at the Reuters Global Investment...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Hedge fund Omega Advisors plans to keep managing money for outside clients and expects to post stronger returns even as assets have shrunk after the U.S. government charged its billionaire founder with insider trading two months ago. "We have no plans turn into a family office," Vice Chairman Steven Einhorn said at the Reuters Global Investment...

  • TOKYO/ LONDON, Nov 9- Hedge fund closures globally are likely to outpace launches this year for the first time in more than 16 years' of data, a leading market data tracker said on Wednesday. High-profile closures in the year to end-September include Chesapeake Partners and Perry Capital. The preliminary nine-month roll-call of closures stood at around 566,...

  • LONDON, Nov 7- Hedge funds and other money managers have reduced bullish bets on crude oil amid reported differences among OPEC members about how to implement their recently agreed output ceiling. The production accord left crucial details unresolved, including how the output ceiling of 32.5-33.0 million barrels per day would be shared among OPEC members.

  • Nov 3- Goldman Sachs Group Inc has launched a new exchange traded fund that mimics the most popular stock bets made by hedge funds, the bank said on Thursday. The new ETF is based on a popular research report put out by Goldman analysts Ben Snider and David Kostin in the Wall Street bank's research division. Both types of products are marketed to Main Street...

  • BOSTON, Nov 1- Billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb on Tuesday told clients that "idiosyncratic opportunities" have helped boost returns this year as a string of constant surprises has shaped markets, adding that more may be in store. With next week's U.S. presidential election looming large, Loeb's Third Point hedge fund wrote to clients in a letter seen by...

  • BOSTON, Oct 31- Lee Hennessee-Gradante, a pioneer who helped create an index to track the secretive hedge fund industry, died on Saturday. Hennessee-Gradante, 64, was found dead in her apartment in West Palm Beach, Florida, West Palm Beach Police Department spokeswoman Lori Colombino. Together with her husband, Charles Gradante, she ran New York- based Hennessee...

  • BOSTON, Oct 25- Nick Graziano, a former top executive at hedge fund Corvex Management, has obtained early-stage financing from Constellation Seeding, putting his new hedge fund on track to start trading on Nov. 1, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Greenwich, Connecticut- based Venetus Partners LP plans to invest in mid-sized North American...

  • BOSTON, Oct 25- Nick Graziano, a former top executive at hedge fund Corvex Management, has obtained early-stage financing from Constellation Seeding, putting his new hedge fund on track to start trading on Nov. 1, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Greenwich, Connecticut- based Venetus Partners LP plans to invest in mid-sized North American...

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