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DE Shaw, Farallon Restrict Withdrawals as Fund Freeze Deepens

Bloomberg – D.E. Shaw & Co. LP, the investment firm run by David Shaw, and Farallon Capital Management LLC limited withdrawals by clients, joining more than 80 hedge-fund managers to impose restrictions in the past two months. D.E. Shaw, which […]

Glitzy Greenwich feels hedge fund pain

Reuters – As many hedge funds suffer big losses and anxious investors yank out their money, the town synonymous with the riches of their recent glory is now hurting. In Greenwich, Connecticut, the luxury car dealers are quiet, the prices […]

Hedge Funds Concede Errors, Profess Optimism After Worst Losses

Bloomberg – Hedge fund managers, after enduring the industry’s worst month in a decade, are seeking to explain to investors what went wrong and what they are doing about it. “We clearly underestimated several things, most importantly the tsunami of […]

Hedge Fund’s Art of a Bankruptcy

CFO.com – Even hedge funds are not immune to the credit crunch. A small hedge fund that provided short-term debt to companies has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Greenwich, Connecticut-based SageCrest Finance, managed by Windmill Management, said in its […]

A TV reporter gambles, and loses, on running a hedge fund

International Herald Tribune – Do you remember a time, only a short while ago, when virtually anybody could start a hedge fund? It seemed so easy: Billions of dollars were being thrown around like confetti, even at first-time managers. Greenwich, […]

Duff Capital to acquire hedge fund North Sound

Reuters- Investment firm Duff Capital Advisors said on Tuesday it acquired hedge fund group North Sound Capital. The two firms, both located in Greenwich, Connecticut, did not disclose terms of the deal. For Duff Capital, which launched in March with […]

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