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World's biggest hedge funds lose market share

LONDON The world's biggest hedge funds lost market share to smaller rivals over the last year as a result of underperformance, data tracker Preqin said on Friday.

Hedge funds, anticipating ECB buys, move into long-dated euro zone debt

LONDON Hedge funds appear to have spotted an opportunity in the European Central Bank's bond-buying scheme and are snapping up long-dated debt in anticipation of profits from selling it back to the central bank later.

24 May 2016

Hedge fund TCI says first-quarter performance flat as VW, Porsche drag

LONDON Activist hedge fund TCI, which has called for rapid reforms at Volkswagen, said the German carmaker and its Porsche unit were the biggest drags on the fund's flat first quarter performance, according to an investor letter.

24 May 2016

Hedge funds share Brexit views while guarding their bets

LONDON Are some of Britain's largest hedge fund managers putting their money where their mouth is on Brexit?

20 May 2016

Hedge fund investors hold steady despite unsettled markets

LONDON Hedge fund investors held on in April despite a weak first quarter in which funds lost 0.63 percent, according to SS&C GlobeOp data, although other data providers reported big outflows in the first three months of the year.

13 May 2016

Brevan Howard winds down Argentina fund after returning net 18 percent

LONDON Brevan Howard Asset Management, one of Europe's largest hedge funds, said it is winding down a fund that bet on Argentine assets after the country agreed a deal with creditors.

12 May 2016

Activist investor TCI says VW campaign its own initiative

LONDON Activist hedge fund TCI's campaign against German carmaker Volkswagen was launched as its own initiative and not on behalf of a broader investor group, a partner at the firm told Reuters.

10 May 2016

Midas touch gone, hedge fund industry's influence may be waning

By David Randall, Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Lawrence Delevingne

Brevan Howard opens funds to fresh outside investors - source

LONDON Billionaire Alan Howard's hedge fund, Brevan Howard Asset Management, has opened two funds to additional outside investors, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

06 May 2016

Hedge fund rich list king Alan Howard dethroned

LONDON Alan Howard, media-shy founder of Brevan Howard, has lost his top spot in the Sunday Times' list of Britain's richest hedge fund managers following a run of poor performances by his flagship fund.

22 Apr 2016