Hedge Funds

Hedge Funds Podcast-12/23/14

December 23, 2014

Nathaniel Baker discusses this week’s issue on Bloomberg Radio. Click here to listen. 

Fed Grants Two-Year Volcker Rule Reprieve

December 23, 2014

Banks got a reprieve from the Volcker Rule that will let them hold onto billions of dollars in private-equity and hedge-fund investments for at least two more years. The Federal Reserve granted the delay Dec. 18 after banks said selling the stakes quickly might force them to accept discount prices.

Health Care Funds EcoR1, venBio Best Performing in 2014

December 22, 2014

By Simone Foxman Oleg Nodelman’s EcoR1 Capital, the $206 million healthcare-focused equities fund, gained more than 62 percent this year through November, according to an investor. That places it as this year’s best-performing U.S. hedge fund with more than $100 million in strategy assets, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Hedge Funds Podcast-12/16/14

December 17, 2014

Nathaniel Baker discusses the latest hedge fund news on Bloomberg Radio. Click here to listen.

Ex-SAC’s Health-Care Fund Gains 45% in First Year

December 16, 2014

BY SIMONE FOXMAN Nikej Shah’s health care-focused hedge fund Mountain Brook Capital Management gained 45 percent in its first 12 months, according to two people briefed on the matter. The $46 million fund rose 3.6 percent in November to bring 2014 gains to 43 percent, the people said. Hedge funds that make long


Family Office Special Supplement

December 9, 2014

Bloomberg Brief brings you insights from managers about their investment decisions and philanthropic endeavors, along with rankings of the 50 biggest multi-family offices. Read outlooks for the year ahead from Paul Sedgwick of Frank Investments, Charles Gowlland and Chris Bates of Smith & Williamson, Lorne Baring of B Capital and

Hedge Fund Podcast-12/9/14

December 9, 2014

Click here to listen to Nathaniel Baker discuss the latest hedge fund news on Bloomberg Radio.

Ex-SAC Capital’s Chedid to Launch Tech Fund in April

December 9, 2014

BY SIMONE FOXMAN Anthony Chedid, who oversaw $500 million in technology investments at Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors, is preparing to start his own hedge fund firm. Anthony Chedid is launching Cedrus Park to take bets on technology stocks, according to two people familiar with his plans. The fund is expected to

Hedge Funds Podcast- 12/2/14

December 2, 2014

Editor Nathaniel Baker discusses the latest Hedge Fund news on Bloomberg Radio Click here to listen 

Fortress Said to Start Long-Short Equity Business

December 2, 2014

BY SIMONE FOXMAN Fortress Investment Group LLC is forming a new global equity business, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Fortress Global Equity Advisors LLC, led by Steve Geskos and Tye Schlegelmilch, will complement the firm’s existing hedge funds that focus on credit or macroeconomic themes, said the people. Fortress, which managed