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September 2011

FrontPoint To Spin Off Largest Remaining Hedge Fund

September 6, 2011 Comments (0)

FrontPoint Partners will spin-off the largest of its three remaining hedge funds, leaving the once-US$7 billion firm managing a relatively trifling amount of money. read more

Hedge Funds Down 3.36% In August, Replication Index Shows

September 6, 2011 Comments (0)

Hedge funds took a big hit in August, battered by tremendous market volatility and declining stocks, according to Credit Suisse's suite of hedge fund replication indices. read more

Filing Shows Third Point May Enter Reinsurance

September 6, 2011 Comments (0)

Daniel Loeb appears to following his friend David Einhorn into the reinsurance business. read more

Huge Divorce Settlement For GLG's Lagrange

September 6, 2011 Comments (0)

GLG Partners co-founder Pierre Lagrange could be on the hook for more than £160 million in what would be one of the largest divorce settlements in U.K. history. read more

Oops: Madoff Is Talking With Harvard Biz Prof.

September 6, 2011 Comments (0)

It seems that Bernard Madoff's claims about his relationship with the Harvard Business School are not outright lies, but mere stretches of truth and imagination. read more

Cliffwater Exec. Breaks Bar-Crawl Record

September 6, 2011 Comments (0)

Here's one line that hedge fund executive Christopher Solarz won't be adding to the resume: breaking the Guinness Book of World Records' bar-crawl record. read more

Bacon Loses Ranch Appeal, Plans Lawsuit

September 6, 2011 Comments (0)

Moore Capital Management founder Louis Bacon is taking his fight to keep a 140-mile power line off of his massive Colorado ranch to the courts. read more

Schroders Nabs Aethra's Scheiber

September 6, 2011 Comments (0)

Aethra Asset Management hedge fund manager Matthias Scheiber has joined Schroders' multi-asset business. read more

Network Before, During and After Our Annual Hedge Fund Summit

September 5, 2011 Comments (0)

Deirdre BrennanDelegates of the FINforums Annual Hedge Fund Summit will be invited into our custom online event networking community hosted on Leebug, a conference networking platform. The community will open on September 5, 2011. read more

SAC, Greenlight, Pershing Post August Losses

September 2, 2011 Comments (0)

This year, Labor Day weekend will offer a much-needed reprieve for the many prominent hedge fund managers to suffer losses during a brutal August. Greenlight Capital, Pershing Square Capital Management, SAC Capital Advisors, T2 Partners and Third Point all suffered drawdowns last month—to say nothing of one of the industry's biggest losers, Paulson & Co. read more