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Uma Thurman’s billionaire fiance among A-listers who fell victim to the man who conned the world

Mail on Sunday – From movie director Steven Spielberg to to Uma Thurman’s fiance Arpad Busson, the list of billionaire businessmen and Hollywood A-listers sucked into the world’s biggest financial fraud is growing. Some of the best-known names in banking […]

Merrill’s Thain seeking 2008 bonus of $10 million

Reuters – Merrill Lynch & Co Chief Executive John Thain has suggested to directors that he get a 2008 bonus of as much as $10 million, but the battered company’s compensation committee is resisting his request, the Wall Street Journal […]

Obama adviser lobbied to protect Fannie

The Washington Times – A transition adviser to President-elect Barack Obama earned millions of dollars overseeing an office that led a lobbying effort to prevent increased oversight of mortgage giant Fannie Mae, the company at the heart of the ongoing […]

TPG’s Bonderman eyes debt assets sold by hedge funds

Reuters HK – David Bonderman, one of the the most influential figures in the U.S. private equity industry, said on Thursday his firm, buyout giant TPG Capital TPG.UL, wanted to buy debt assets offloaded by troubled hedge funds. Bonderman, speaking […]

TPG’s Bonderman eyes debt assets sold by hedge funds

Reuters – David Bonderman, one of the the most influential figures in the U.S. private equity industry, said on Thursday his firm, buyout giant TPG Capital , wanted to buy debt assets offloaded by troubled hedge funds. Bonderman, speaking at […]

Hedge Fund Buys Into Trucking Agency

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a Reglatory filing with the SEC, multibillion-dollar hedge fund, Tontine Associates, has bought 5% of trucking giant YRC, equaling 2.97 million shares of YRC common stock, for more than $48 million. Jeffrey Gendell, founder of Tontine Associates, has made […]

CSX Case Challenges Hedge Funds

New York Post- A looming decision in a heated lawsuit brought by railroad giant CSX Corp. could shut down a loophole used by activist hedge funds to hide their stake from the market. CSX alleges that two big hedge funds […]

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