Emerging markets hedge-fund assets reach record in '16, HFR says... [more]From Bloomberg.com: Emerging-market hedge-fund assets reached a record at the end of last year, thanks to gains in energy prices and a strengthening dollar, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc. Assets of developing-markets hedge funds rose to $200.7 billion as of the end of December, marking the se
Hedge funds outflows to taper off in 2017... [more]From Globalinvestormagazine.com: The global hedge fund industry will bounce back this year and might even manage to post net positive inflows, analysts at Barclays suggest.
The bank's prime services unit sent out a cautiously optimistic research note this week after polling 350 investors at th
Gotham latest to look at linking more hedge fund pay to performance... [more]From Investmentnews.com: Gotham Asset Management, the $6 billion money manager run by Joel Greenblatt and Robert Goldstein, is exploring a new fee structure for its hedge funds, one of a group of firms tying more of their pay to performance.
The firm is in talks with some investors for its Got
People - Aspect Capital names Anna Hull chief risk officer... [more]From Reuters.com: UK-based investment manager Aspect Capital Ltd said it named Anna Hull as chief risk officer and appointed her to the company's board.
Hull will be responsible for the oversight of investment and operational risk across the company's business, and will play a greater role in
News Briefs - Hedge fund billionaire David Einhorn heading for divorce... [more]Hedge fund billionaire David Einhorn is separating from his wife of 24 years, Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, and the pair is heading for divorce, sources have confirmed to Page Six. The Greenlight Capital founder, whose stock picks move markets, has separated from Cheryl, whom he married in 1993 before he
...And Finally - Joey the guard squirrel... [more]From BizarreNews.com: A man is happy that his furry friend protected his home from a thief. Adam Pearl of Idaho, said that he came home to find footprints in the snow, leading to the back of his home.
He said that this was strange as nobody goes to the back of his home. However, when he went