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Arden to Manage $1.1 Billion Fund of Funds Portfolio for J.P. Morgan's Investment Bank; J.P. Morgan to Seed New Arden Funds NEW YORK -- Arden Asset Management LLC, a leading independent fund of hedge funds manager, and J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) today announced an agreement under which Arden will manage a $1.1 billion proprietary hedge fund of funds portfolio for J.P. Morgan's investment banking division, effective July 1, 2009. J.P. Morgan's investment bank has agreed to seed several new Arden funds and invest in one of Arden's current flagship funds with these assets. As part of the agreement, a team led by ...
Movers and Shakers: Rachel S. L. Minard, Partner and Managing ...
opened in 1991, it marked the first time that five United States presidents had gathered in one place. This prestigious gathering of ribbon-cutters—Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Bush Sr. and their respective First Ladies—at the largest Presidential library in the nation, could be attributed to a number variables. Three factors come immediately to mind: Longer lives due to improved health care, Presidential privilege, and the marketing acumen of Rachel Minard. Fresh out of Northeastern University in Boston, from which she graduated with honors in journalism and philosophy, Minard got her start in marketing with the launch of ... market research, surveys and trends
AllAboutAlpha: Hedge Fund Trends & Alternative Investment Analysis ...
High frequency trading has been raining a lot of eyebrows recently – especially since the Flash Crash.  Were they responsible for the market nose dive (either directly, or by virtue of their sudden withdrawal from the market) or were they simply at the scene of the crime?  Were quantitative hedge funds – cousins on the family tree of market participants -  also involved?  In a comprehensive piece in Institutional Investor last week (“ Inside the Machine: A Journey into the World of High-Frequency Trading “), Executive Editor Michael Peltz tells a tale of secrecy, massive trading volumes, and time measured ... market research, surveys and trends


Hedge Fund
As previously reported, the New York State legislature is looking to tax hedge fund managers that commute from Connecticut to work in New York. Connecticut has responded by attempting to lure hedge funds into moving from the Big Apple to Connecticut. As Mayor Bloomberg warns, the movement--led by Connecticut governor Jodi Rell--is already gaining traction among the hedge fund industry.  To watch a video report on this hedge funds in Connecticut, follow this link. When Albany lawmakers last month proposed a tax hike on hedge-fund managers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg called it the best thing to ever happen to Connecticut. Sure ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Hedge Fund Lounge
According to Reuters, New York is poised to assess a new income tax on hedge fund managers who work in New York but live elsewhere in the hopes of raking in an extra $50 million a year. They propose to do this by taxing carried interest– profits earned by managing assets– at ordinary income tax rates. Hedge fund managers who live in New York already pay these rates. Reuters notes: Read the rest of this entry » Author: cmccaffrey | Filed under: Uncategorized Remember a few months back when I wrote about the insane fraud perpetrated by the men behind Gryphon Holdings? The guys who thought it was a good idea ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Alternative Investments
Alternatives has been the buzzword among pension investors for the past few years. Investments in alternative asset classes were going to solve everyone’s problems—improve returns and funded positions, and reduce reliance on equity markets and their associated volatility. Unfortunately, this has not turned out to be the case for many. In 1999, pension funds in the seven largest pension markets (Australia, Canada, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States) had allocated 6% of their pension plan assets to alternative investment strategies. By 2009, this had grown to 17%, with substantially larger ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Opera performer deals Lincoln Square condo
Mitchell Sendrowitz and Daniel Mauk sold a one-bedroom, one-bath condo at 155 W. 68th St. in Lincoln Square to David Tsung and Jennifer Tso for $870,000 on May 6. Unit #1605 measures 975 square feet and is one of the 680 units in the 34-story development known as the Dorchester Towers , which was built in 1964. Sendrowitz is an opera performer. She has served as area chair of the American Guild of Musical Artists in New York. She is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Tsung is senior vice president and head of hedge fund manager selection and research at Zurich Alternative Asset Management in New York. He previously ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Hedge Fund of Funds - Risk Management and Diversification in ...
Apr 13, 2009 ... Hedge Fund of Funds –. Risk Management and Diversification in Alternatives. Last year, many hedge fund managers were caught in a vortex ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Hedging Your Bets: A Heads Up on Hedge Funds and Funds of Hedge Funds
hedge funds pool investors' money and invest those funds in financial instruments in an effort to make a positive return. Many hedge funds seek to profit in all kinds of markets by pursuing leveraging and other speculative investment practices that may increase the risk of investment loss. Unlike mutual funds, however, hedge funds are not required to register with the SEC. Hedge funds typically issue securities in �private offerings� that are not registered with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933. In addition, hedge funds are not required to make periodic reports under the Securities Exchange Act of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Hedge Fund Paper
hedge funds and analyze the determinants of hedge fund survival as well as ... The Fund of Funds category encompasses managed portfolios of hedge funds ...
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WikiAnswers - What is a fund of funds
These are registered with the SEC in the US -- unlike the original hedge funds -- thereby enabling smaller individual investors to buy into them. Here is Wikipedia's summary: A "fund of funds" is a package of funds of the same type, and is sold as one single product. There are several types of fund of funds, including mutual fund of funds, hedge fund of funds etc. Just as a mutual fund invests in a number of different securities, a fund of funds holds shares of many different mutual funds. These funds are designed to achieve even greater diversification than traditional mutual funds. On the downside, management ...
What's the main difference between hedge funds and mutual funds ...
A mutual fund is subject to the Investment Advisor Act of 1940, they are restricted on the types of investments they can make, they can short only a to a certain point, they cannot use more than 1.5x leverage, they are required to file specific documents with the SEC, including a prospectus, a annual report, a semi-annual report, and report their holdings quarterly. Hedge funds are Regulation D offerings under the SEC code, and as part of the Regulation D requirement they are not an investment that can be offered to all investors, cannot be marketed directly to the public, and to meet the ...