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Activist funds eye resurgence in friendlier climate

Alibaba News Channel – European companies emerging from the credit crisis should start looking over their shoulders: activist investors are set to return from hibernation, working more closely than ever with institutions to effect change. The activists, who favour methods […]

U.S. seeks delay of civil case vs. Bear managers

Reuters – U.S. federal prosecutors asked securities regulators to delay a civil case against two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers while they hold grand jury hearings in building a criminal case against the pair. Fund managers Ralph Cioffi and […]

Korea’s No. 1 Money Manager Says Genghis Khan Model for Funds

Bloomberg – Days after a March negotiating session to buy San Francisco’s Citicorp Center building for $370 million, Park Hyeon Joo is in the air on a Korean Air flight bound for Seoul, sipping a glass of red wine. He’s […]

Future grim for two Bear Stearns hedge fund managers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Troubles keep arising for Bear Stearns, even after its demise and the resulting takeover by JPMorgan Chase.  It seems investors are still targeting Bear after the implosion of their two failed hedge funds last year that […]

UBS’s Commodities Co-Head Quits to Join Hedge Fund

Bloomberg- Hunter Shively, global co-head of UBS AG’s commodities business for the past seven months, is resigning to join a start-up hedge fund that is raising money to trade energy futures. Shively, 38, will stay on for two months to […]

US official says credit crunch easing

News Channel 8- A U.S. Treasury official said Monday the global credit crunch is gradually calming following efforts by the Federal Reserve and other central banks.Clay Lowery, assistant secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury, said the Fed and […]

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