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Obscure Chinese Firm Wants To Buy The Chicago Stock Exchange

(Bloomberg) While the world has gotten used to seeing Chinese companies snap up overseas businesses, the purchase of a 134-year-old U.S. stock market by Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group ….why does a provincial Chinese business with no apparent ties to the […]

Hedge Funds Make a Back-Up Plan

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds are bracing for another round of upheaval in the investment banking industry, judged by their closest day-to-day relationship.Banks are a key link in the hedge fund supply chain. Hedge funds need their prime brokerage desks for access […]

BTG Said Among Investors to Pull Money From Own Hedge Fund

(Bloomberg) Grupo BTG Pactual is among investors that have pulled money out of the Brazilian bank’s own hedge fund unit, according to two people familiar with the matter.The firm had hundreds of millions of dollars invested in the BTG Pactual […]

Lone Pine, Corvex Each Lose $250 Million in One Day

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds Lone Pine Capital LLC and Corvex Management, among the biggest shareholders in pipeline operator Williams Cos, each lost about $250 million Monday as the stock slumped along with natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp. Williams declined 35 […]

A New York hedge fund is making a $1 billion bet on more bond-market pain

(Business Insider) Perry Capital, a $10 billion New York-based multistrategy hedge fund led by Goldman Sachs alum Richard Perry, is making a $1 billion bet against investment-grade corporate bonds, according to The Wall Street Journal.The Journal reports that Perry Capital […]

Memories of 2008 Still Impacting Wealthy Investors’ Decisions

(Evestment.com)While almost 80% of wealthy investors say the economic recovery has met or exceeded their expectations and almost half say they wish they had invested more during the rebound, many still aren’t fully participating in the financial markets due to […]

Hedge Fund Investors in the Lion City

(Preqin.com) As one of the leading financial centres in Asia, Singapore has become a significant source of capital for the hedge fund industry. According to Preqin’s Hedge Fund Investor Profiles module on Hedge Fund Online, there are currently 62 hedge […]

MetLife Bets on Hedge Fund Rebound After Reducing Energy Wagers

(Bloomberg) MetLife CIO Steven Goulart is betting on a recovery in the insurer’s hedge-fund holdings, after scaling back energy investments as oil prices slumped. Goulart said Thursday in a conference , “This is a portfolio that has provided strong returns […]

GSAM Launches Multi-Manager Liquid Alts Fund

(Hedgefund Intelligence) Goldman Sachs Asset Management has launched a UCITS-compliant multi-manager liquid alternative fund that will follow a similar strategy to the $1.6 billion Goldman Sachs Multi-Manager Alternatives Fund, the group’s 1940 Act product offered to US investors. To read […]

Hedges Bet on Risks in U.S. Blue-Chip Debt

(Wall Street Journal Interactive) Hedge funds are betting the next bond sector to crack will be the $4.5 trillion market for the safest U.S. corporate debt. For example New York’s Perry Capital has placed a $1 billion wager against investment-grade […]

Sharp Rally Spells Bad News for Short-Selling Hedge Funds

(Bloomberg) Sharp Corp.’s 42 percent increase since the beginning of the year has left hedge funds that have placed wagers on a decline in the stock of the Japanese consumer electronics maker in the midst of a bailout smarting. Osaka-based […]

A Lone Hedge Fund Seeks Allies In $5.1 Billion Peru Bond Dispute

(Bloomberg) Allegations that Peru is misleading international investors about its debt record aren’t resonating with the bond market. The South American nation’s notes are outperforming rival emerging-market debt since a lawyer hired by Gramercy Funds Management LLC accused Peru of […]

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