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Spielberg victim of alleged fraud

TheChronicleHerald.ca – The list of investors who say they were duped in one of Wall Street’s biggest Ponzi schemes is growing, snaring some of the world’s biggest banking institutions and hedge funds, the super rich and the famous, pensioners and […]

List of duped investors lengthens

Tacoma News Tribune – The list of investors who say they were duped in one of Wall Street’s biggest Ponzi schemes grew larger Monday, snaring some of the world’s biggest banking institutions and hedge funds, the super rich and the […]

Hedge Funds, Other Large Institutions Burned By Madoff

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Just days after what could prove to be the largest Wall Street sham in history, investors that were burned by Bernard Madoff are coming forward in droves. Spanish bank Santander, along with French bank BNP Paribas […]

Geneva banks lost more than $4 billion to Madoff: report

Reuters – Three European banks on Sunday announced a total of about $3.8 billion in exposure to an investment fund run by Bernard Madoff, the U.S. investor accused of running a $50 billion "Ponzi" scheme. The largest banks of both […]

Investors reject Centaurus restructure

FT Alphaville – Centaurus Capital is running down its flagship hedge fund after investors with the London activist failed to back an emergency restructuring. Centaurus, founded by former BNP Paribas traders Bernard Oppetit and Randy Freeman, will now repay the bulk of […]

BNP Paribas Wins Prime Brokerage Business With Hedge Fund CQS

Bloomberg – BNP Paribas SA, France’s biggest bank, won prime brokerage business in Asia with hedge fund CQS (U.K.) LLP as it seeks to lure clients in the region from rivals. The new contract with CQS, a London-based hedge fund […]

Hedge Fund Service Team Launched by BNP Paribas

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – BNP Paribas has launched a global, transversal, multi-asset, hedge fund client service team. The team will be a single point of entry for Hedge Funds for all inquiry, according to BNP, leveraging the bank’s capabilities […]

BNP forks out $26b for Fortis units

Sydney Morning Herald – BNP Paribas SA, France’s biggest bank, agreed to take control of Fortis in Belgium and Luxembourg for 14.5 billion euros ($26 billion), completing a breakup of the lender after a government rescue failed. BNP Paribas will […]

Hedge funds circle Scottish & Southern

Guardian Unlimited – Hedge funds are buying into power supplier Scottish & Southern Energy in hopes of a bid for the company, currently valued at over £12bn. The latest fund to have bought shares is Centaurus, headed by Frenchman Bernard […]

Two New Additions To BNP Paribas’ Hedge Fund Team

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- BNP Paribas has appointed Thomas Mahala and Jason Miller to its global hedge fund relationship management team (HFRM). BNP Paribas now has over a dozen relationship management professionals located in New York, London and Hong Kong […]

Bank of America Sells Hedge-Fund Unit to BNP for $300 Million

Bloomberg- Bank of America Corp. agreed to sell its prime brokerage unit that serves hedge funds to BNP Paribas SA, France’s biggest bank, for as much as $300 million after profit at its investment bank tumbled. BNP Paribas’s purchase price […]

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