Unstructured Finance

Hedge fund manager Hempton on Herbalife

By Jennifer Ablan
October 17, 2013

John Hempton is bullish on Herbalife but bearish on coal

By Jennifer Ablan and Matthew Goldstein

Hedge fund manager and frequent blogger John Hempton is a little bit like the Jim Chanos of Australia.

Deals wrap: Fund manager Soros ending career

July 26, 2011

Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros will be returning capital to outsiders and ending his nearly four-decade long career. In a letter to investors, Soros’ two sons cited tougher impending regulations on the hedge fund industry being the reason for returning the money. Soros said he will now only manage money for himself.

Markets could be derailed again, warns Soros

April 14, 2010

CLIMATE-COPENHAGEN/Railway porter-turned-billionaire financier George Soros delivered a stark warning last night that the financial world is on the wrong track and that we may be hurtling towards an even bigger boom and bust than in the credit crisis.

And the award for best hedge fund goes to….

October 30, 2009

Take a bow George Soros, Trafalgar Capital, King Street, Credit Agricole and a host of others.

Breaking down hedge fund billions

March 25, 2009

Four of the world’s top hedge fund managers took home 10-figure paychecks last year, even as the loosely regulated industry delivered its worst returns and hundreds of firms were forced out of business.