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Aviva Agrees Terms Of Offer To Policyholders

FOXBusiness – U.K. life insurance and pensions provider Aviva said Wednesday that it’s agreed with a policyholder advocate that a reattribution offer can be put to policyholders. The offer gives policyholders in two with-profits funds the right to choose whether […]

Hedge fund makes £13m short-selling Aviva

Independent – Lansdowne Partners, the hedge fund, has made almost £13m from a short position in Aviva – and stands to make more if the beleaguered insurer announces a rights issue. The London-based investor has had a net short position […]

Hedge funds target insurers

The Australian – Some of the City of London’s shrewdest hedge fund investors, who made millions of pounds betting that UK bank shares would fall, have turned their guns on insurers amid heightened worry about the financial strength of the […]

Asia plunges futher into financial chaos

Telegraph.co.uk – A move by US and European central banks, as well as by central banks in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and South Korea, to slash borrowing costs has failed to reassure investors. "It’s impossible to predict the bottom, […]

Prudential name Harvey McGrath as new chairman

Glasgow Daily Record – Insurers Prudential yesterday named the former boss of the world’s largest listed hedge fund manager as their new chairman. Harvey McGrath, 55, will join the board on September 1 and take over from Sir David Clementi […]

Paulson Wants a Say in Hedge Fund Breakdowns

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson outlined a plan yesterday that may give some power to the U.S. government when hedge funds come to the end of the road. Paulson said that in the event of trouble, he […]

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