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UFC: Michael Bisping vs Tim Kennedy, TUF Nations Finale: live →  April 17, 2014

After suffering a serious eye injury last April, which required surgery on a torn retina, Bisping finally announced his return back to the Octagon after a 12 month lay-off. Regarded as the face of British MMA, “The Count” makes his 20th appearance in a UFC Octagon. The Brit has been one of the most consistent […]

Bringing inclusivity to the investment process →  April 17, 2014

Geneva-based Unigestion has been investing in hedge funds for over 25 years and has seen investor attitudes change substantially over that time. The dominance of institutional money flooding into alternatives is well documented. But whilst fund-of-hedge fund firms appear to have responded quickly to the demand for tailored, segregated solutions, in many cases this has […]

Michael Zimmerman’s Fund Prentice Capital Predicts ‘Click & Collect’ Service … →  April 17, 2014

SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Michael Zimmerman of hedge fund Prentice Capital notes that 17% of US consumers used a “click and collect” service last year and believes that fulfillment is going to be the next big battleground among internet retailers (1). The concept is very simple: Customers buy something online then, rather than […]

Exclusive: US hedge funds swoop for European Care Group →  April 17, 2014

US-based hedge funds DE Shaw and Varde Partners have acquired one of the UK’s largest care businesses, European Care Group (ECG), HealthInvestor can confirm. ECG, which is to be immediately rebranded as Embrace, first came to market 12 months ago as the social care provider struggled under a debt burden in excess of £300 million. […]

Odey fund falls 7.3% in March →  April 17, 2014

Citi wakes up in the first quarter The bank surprised markets with first-quarter results that meaningfully exceeded analyst forecasts Article source: http://www.efinancialnews.com/story/2014-04-17/odey-hand-to-hand-fighting-investor-letter-april-2014

Europe’s car sales upturn fails to halt price war →  April 17, 2014

PARIS (Reuters) – Europe’s car sales recovery may be taking hold, according to registrations data published on Thursday, but a confidential industry survey shows the pickup is failing to halt a price war. Discounts outgrew first-quarter sales, according to the data seen by Reuters, casting doubt on the strength of the recovery and earnings outlook […]

Ferry Disaster: Hopes Of Finding Survivors Fade →  April 17, 2014

Rescue teams are battling bad weather conditions as they search for around 290 people who remain missing after a South Korean ferry capsized and sank. Nine people have already been confirmed dead and the death toll is expected to increase sharply in what could be the country’s worst maritime accident in two decades. The dead […]

UFC: Michael Bisping vs Tim Kennedy, TUF Nations Finale: live →  April 17, 2014

After suffering a serious eye injury last April, which required surgery on a torn retina, Bisping finally announced his return back to the Octagon after a 12 month lay-off. Regarded as the face of British MMA, “The Count” makes his 20th appearance in a UFC Octagon. The Brit has been one of the most consistent […]

BNY Mellon is Top Fund of Hedge Funds Administrator in Two New Industry … →  April 16, 2014

Named best large FoHF administrator by HFMWeek and largest FoHF servicer, according to eVestment survey  BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been recognized as the best large fund of hedge funds (FoHF) administrator in HFMWeek’s 2014 European Hedge Fund Services Awards. The company also was listed as top FoHF […]

Hedge Funds’ Worst Start Since 2008: Preqin →  April 16, 2014

By Brendan Conway Hedge funds are coming off their worst first-quarter performance since the dark days of 2008. That’s the contention this morning from data supplier Preqin, whose all hedge-fund strategies benchmark gained a meager 1.23% for the period. It’s a shift from the last two years, when the early part of the year was […]

Klarman, Singer, Simons Dig Deep For Midterm Races →  April 16, 2014

Dueling groups of deep-pocketed hedge fund managers are hoping to have an outsized impact on the U.S. congressional elections this year. Baupost Group’s Seth Klarman and Elliott Management’s Paul Singer have contributed a combined $800,000 to the Ending Spending Action Fund, a so-called “super PAC” dedicated—primarily—to supporting Republican candidates for Congress. That money has been […]