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Morgan Stanley prime broker woes seen lasting

guardian.co.uk – Morgan Stanley survived the recent panic in financial markets, but its prime brokerage business may never fully recover. More than a third of Morgan’s prime brokerage assets went out the door during the past month — some rivals […]

Buyout, Hedge Funds Will Be Next Dominos to Drop: Matthew Lynn

Bloomberg – If Sherlock Holmes were analyzing the credit crunch, he would be drawing our attention to the dog that didn’t bark, just as he did in “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” The dog, of course, would be hedge and […]

Citadel Hedge Fund Down for the Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The largest hedge fund run by Citadel Investment Group has fallen 30 percent this year stemming from losses tied to convertible bonds. The $10 billion Kensington Global Strategies Fund has been hit hard by the credit […]

Finvest to Launch Capital Protected Offering

Forbes – In light of the higher risks which are sweeping global markets, Finvest Asset Management is set to launch a new capital protected offering for investors who are seeking to generate annual returns of between 12-20 percent in a […]

Goodwood adds to hedge fund red ink

Globe and Mail – Goodwood Inc., a value-oriented manager, briefed investors Thursday on a dismal September. There’s a lot of these letters going out from hedge fund managers. Goodwood’s funds were down 16 per cent last month, bringing the year-to-date […]

Hedge funds suffer mass redemptions

Independent – Hedge funds could have an unprecedented level of cash pulled out by investors this quarter, according to insiders, just as they faced millions of pounds of losses from last week’s shock regulation of short selling. It has been […]

MEPs demand unprecedented openness from hedge funds

Guardian.co.uk – MEPs will call tomorrow for EU legislation to force private equity groups and hedge funds to disclose unprecedented amounts of information about their activities. The demand for tougher regulation comes as private equity groups are warning that the […]

The hedge fund party is ending in London’s Mayfair district

International Herald Tribune – As world markets shudder, the hedge funds based in London, once the toast of the city’s flashy financial elite and magnets for cosmopolitan capital, have stumbled badly. The increasingly global sweep of the credit crunch and the […]

Fed Reverses Stance on AIG, Provides Rescue

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Just one day after reaffirming their stance they would not rescue America International Group Inc., the Fed has agreed to lend the collapsing insurer $85 billion in exchange for a 79.9 percent majority stake. The Fed […]

WhiteRock Says Markets May Be Rollercoastering but Recruitment is Accelerating

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Recruiters at WhiteRock Group are seeing increased opportunity for job-seekers and hiring firms. The meltdown in sub-prime mortgages, and the ensuing credit crunch, has led to uncertainty and turmoil throughout financial markets worldwide, says WhiteRock, […]

Lehman Declares Largest Bankruptcy Filing in History

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Despite valiant efforts to find investors and stay afloat the credit crisis, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. is now at the center of the biggest bankruptcy filing in history. The fourth-largest investment bank filed for Chapter 11 […]

Hedge Funds Perform Well

Cayman Net News – Despite the ongoing housing crisis in the US, the credit crunch, and the general slowing of the American economy the number of hedge fund terminations in the most recent financial year has been only slightly higher […]

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