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'Black swan' hedge fund Qbasis cashes in on market ructions

reuters.com — The fund, which aims to profit from market dislocations, as described in the "black swan" theory of academic Nassim Nicholas Taleb, gained about 11 percent this month to Aug. 24, Chief Executive Florian Wagner told Reuters. Peers as measured by the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index lost 3.2 percent in the month to Aug.

'Black swan' hedge fund Qbasis cashes in on market ructions

reuters.com — The fund, which aims to profit from market dislocations, as described in the "black swan" theory of academic Nassim Nicholas Taleb, gained about 11 percent this month to Aug. 24, Chief Executive Florian Wagner told Reuters. Peers as measured by the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index lost 3.2 percent in the month to Aug.

'Black swan' hedge fund Qbasis cashes in on market ructions

uk.reuters.com — LONDON Qbasis, a hedge fund which more than doubled clients' money during the 2008 financial crisis, is cashing in again by exploiting fresh turmoil in global markets. The fund, which aims to profit from market dislocations, as described in the "black swan" theory of academic Nassim Nicholas Taleb, gained about 11 percent this month to Aug.

Ex-Goldman trader's hedge fund set to join Asia's billion dollar club

reuters.com — The so-called macro hedge fund was launched by Leland Lim, the former co-head of macro trading for Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Goldman, and Allan Bedwick, who was the head of macro trading in Asia for Noble Group, last August with $49.4 million.

Ex-Goldman trader's hedge fund set to join Asia's billion dollar club

reuters.com — The so-called macro hedge fund was launched by Leland Lim, the former co-head of macro trading for Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Goldman, and Allan Bedwick, who was the head of macro trading in Asia for Noble Group, last August with $49.4 million.
Aug 13, 2015

Ex-Goldman trader's hedge fund set to join Asia's billion dollar club reut.rs/1DRkiCT

Exclusive: Star trader Rokos courts investors for blockbuster hedge fund launch

reuters.com — Chris Rokos, 44, who made $4 billion for Brevan's fund between 2004 and 2012 thanks to a track record of winning bets on economic trends, set up Rokos Capital Management in March after ending a legal dispute with his former employer.
Aug 13, 2015

Exclusive: Star trader Rokos courts investors for blockbuster hedge fund launch reut.rs/1N3qDy5

Exclusive: Star trader Rokos courts investors for blockbuster hedge fund launch

businessinsider.com — By Nishant Kumar and Svea Herbst-Bayliss LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) - A former top Brevan Howard trader is courting investors for a hedge fund launch which promises to be among the biggest in the sector this year and which sources say is already on course to attract its initial target of some $3 billion.

Exclusive - Star trader Rokos courts investors for blockbuster hedge fund launch

uk.reuters.com — LONDON/BOSTON A former top Brevan Howard trader is courting investors for a hedge fund launch which promises to be among the biggest in the sector this year and which sources say is already on course to attract its initial target of some $3 billion (1.9 billion pounds).
Aug 12, 2015

Exclusive - Star trader Rokos courts investors for blockbuster hedge fund launch reut.rs/1J431H2

Global macro hedge funds rebound in July, some stock funds fall

reuters.com — The returns put most prominent macro-focused hedge funds into the black for the year, after losses in April and June, but they still lag their equities-focused rivals year-to-date, according to the figures. Among the biggest global macro hedge fund winners in July was Robert Citrone's Discovery Capital Management and Cantab Capital Partners Quantitative Fund, which gained 5.88 percent and 6.25 percent during the month, respectively.

Shire needs to sweeten Baxalta deal

iol.co.za — London - Shire CE Flemming Ornskov will need to dig deeper in his pocket if he wants to win US biotech company Baxalta. The Danish doctor running the London-listed drugmaker from offices in Massachusetts is not taking the easy option with his $30 billion run at Baxalta.
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