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China Construction Bank to launch $731 mln health fund

Reuters Shanghai – The investment banking arm of China Construction Bank plans to launch a 5 billion yuan ($731.3 million) fund to focus on investments in the country’s rapidly growing heathcare sector, state media reported on Tuesday. Hong Kong-based CCB […]

Goldman may be set to post first quarterly loss

Reuters – Goldman Sachs could post its first ever quarterly loss as a public company in December, as market turmoil weighs on revenue for investment banking businesses and forces asset writedowns. One Wall Street analyst, Glenn Schorr at UBS, predicted […]

Thain to head investment banking, wealth at BofA

Reuters – John Thain, the Merrill Lynch & Co Inc chief executive who engineered the firm’s sale to Bank of America Corp, will head investment banking, securities and wealth management at the new company — at least for now. But […]

Hedge funds grab the spotlight on Wall St.

Politico.com – Even as the storied financial names vanish — Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns — they’re being quietly replaced by less familiar ones: Cerberus Capital Management, Citadel Investment Group, SAC Capital Partners and the other biggest hedge […]

Hall Capital Partners Appoints Rick Grand-Jean as Director of Business Development

San Francisco – Hall Capital Partners LLC, an independent investment advisor overseeing $22 billion in global multi-asset class strategies for high-net-worth and institutional investors, is pleased to announce the expansion of the firm’s marketing efforts with the appointment of Richard […]

Is UBS Calling the End of Universal Banks?

The Money Times – Last year, I read an article in which David Herro outlined his rationale for owning shares of UBS in his Oakmark International fund. He focused on the value of its wealth management unit, which delivers stable […]

Ex-Merrill Banker Kim Abandons Plans for Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Dow Kim, the former head of trading and investment banking at Merrill Lynch & Co., dropped plans to start a hedge fund after investors backed out, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Kim had been […]

Duff: Hedge Funds to Fail at Historic Level

CNBC- For the first time, more hedge funds will fail this year than are originated, according to Philip Duff, of Duff Capital Advisors. In a rare interview with CNBC, Duff said the difficulty in gauging the health of banks has […]

Traders head for hedge funds

Times Online- They may be partly responsible for the mess the banks are in but bankers are not sticking around for the clean-up. Many top bankers have lost confidence in their institutions and are quietly heading for the exit. The […]

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