Tag Archives: appetite


Salida ‘back from the abyss’

Globe and Mail – When Salida Capital Corp. beat all other bidders in a charity auction last month to score lunch with Warren Buffett, the $1.68-million (U.S.) win sent a signal to Bay Street: Salida is back. Salida, the once […]

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 […]

John Ho to step down as Asia chief at The Children’s Investment Fund

Times Online – John Ho, the head of The Children’s Investment Fund’s (TCI) operations in Asia, is poised to resign over what sources describe as a “clash of minds” with Chris Hohn, its notoriously abrasive founder. The same sources said […]

Pallotta’s Slow Start Shows Waning Investor Appetite for Risk

Bloomberg – James Pallotta and Christopher Pia, hedge-fund managers who recently struck out on their own, are discovering just how much the global financial crisis is reducing investors’ appetite for risk. Pallotta, who split from Tudor Investment Corp. last month, […]

Education endowments put more with hedge funds

Reuters – Universities and schools put more money into alternative investments like hedge funds in fiscal 2008, researchers reported on Tuesday. The Commonfund Institute, a group that polled 628 educational endowments on their investment tastes, found their appetite for alternatives […]

Education endowments put more with hedge funds

Universities and schools put more money into alternative investments like hedge funds in fiscal 2008, researchers reported on Tuesday. The Commonfund Institute, a group that polled 628 educational endowments on their investment tastes, found their appetite for alternatives increased slightly […]

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