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Category Archives: Private Equity

Major UK pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Forbes – Britain’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound ($32.79 billion) pension scheme […]

Major pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Reuters UK – The nation’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound pension scheme […]

Bain Capital raises $475m for latest fund

Boston Globe – Despite the gloom gripping the markets, Bain Capital has raised $475 million for a new venture capital fund, according to two executives with direct knowledge of the fund. It is the firm’s fourth fund that invests in […]

December investor survey finds managment fees too high

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – When surveyed about what they think about fee levels and value for money offered by investment managers, investors believe that managment fees are too high. Two surveys were conducted by bfinance in December, questioning institutional […]

Hedge Funds & Private Equity & Bears

istockAnalyst.com  – First it was the sovereign wealth funds, controlling vast portions of American companies. Then it was the private equity cowboys who came in and took public companies private, removing them from public investment – and scrutiny. Finally, there […]

Hedge Fund Editor to Join NetSalonFX as Adviser

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Chris Gillick, currently an associate editor with Trader Monthly and Dealmaker magazines, has agreed to join NetSalonFX as an adviser, principal/branch manager, and regulatory liaison, having just completed his NASD Series 30 exam. As an […]

JC Flowers, others close to IndyMac deal

Reuters – A consortium of private equity and hedge fund firms, including J.C. Flowers & Co, is close to a deal to buy the assets of failed mortgage lender IndyMac, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The […]

Hedge funds ‘must reorganise’ to avoid Obama-era taxes

Business Intelligence Middle East  – International Tax lawyers are urging private-equity and hedge-fund clients to restructure their partnerships so they can sidestep the higher taxes that president-elect Barack Obama has vowed to impose on their profits. Obama’s promise to revive […]

Aussie hedge fund manage HFA Holdings freezes payouts

The Australian – HFA, which has $5.8 billion in assets, joins a long line of fund managers — including Perpetual, Babcock & Brown and Macquarie Group — in suspending redemptions from some funds this year as the credit crisis takes […]

Distressed debt funds line up new year raids

Telegraph.co.uk – Industry sources say private equity and distressed debt specialists have raised about $26bn (£17bn) since the start of October, with some 80pc coming from hedge funds. Distressed debt funds, which buy debt that is trading at a discount […]

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