Tag Archives: bankruptcy


Capmark Financial bankruptcy due soon: source

Reuters – Capmark Financial Group Inc., the commercial real estate company created through a 2006 leveraged buyout of certain GMAC assets, is preparing to file for bankruptcy possibly by the end of next week, according to a source with direct […]

Hedge funds in Alameda? Oh my!

SF Gate – Apparently, hedge funds are so toxic in Alameda that just throwing the word around is enough to qualify as in depth criticism of the Alameda Point Revitalization initiative. The question at Alameda Point is whether or not […]

Report: CIT Group again on brink of collapse

The Associated Press – CIT Group Inc. shares plunged in premarket trading Wednesday as the commercial lender is reportedly trying to craft an exchange that would cut its debt and offer bondholders an equity stake in the company in a […]

Citadel fund files $470 mln claim against Lehman

Reuters – Hedge fund Citadel Investment Group claims it is owed $470.5 million on derivatives contracts it held with Lehman Brothers, according to a claim filed in a New York bankruptcy court last week. Citadel, which manages around $12 billion […]

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 […]

Delphi Favors Bid from Lenders

Private Equity Hub – A group of hedge funds that provided bankruptcy funding to Delphi Corp on Monday won a high-stakes auction to take control of the auto parts supplier, scuttling a rival deal brokered by the Obama administration. Delphi’s […]

CIT may sell aviation-finance, rail-finance ops: report

Reuters – CIT Group Inc (CIT.N), which is looking at selling off some assets, is most likely to sell its aviation-finance and rail-finance operations, the Wall Street Journal said, citing sources familiar with the matter. The people, who said evaluations […]

Lehman’s U.K. Administrator Seeks to Return Hedge-Fund Assets

Bloomberg – Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. may return hedge-fund assets as soon as next year that were frozen when the New York-based securities firm collapsed in the largest bankruptcy on record. PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lehman Brothers International Europe’s administrator, plans today to […]

GM to file for bankruptcy, Chrysler sale cleared

Reuters – General Motors Corp will file for bankruptcy later on Monday, U.S. officials said, forcing the 100-year-old automaker once seen as a symbol of American economic might and dynamism into a new and uncertain era of government ownership. The […]

Hedge-Fund Titans Hear Chanos, Einhorn, Raise Funds for Cancer

Bloomberg – At last year’s Ira W. Sohn Investment Research Conference, Greenlight Capital Inc.’s David Einhorn told an audience of hedge-fund managers that Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. wasn’t disclosing the whole truth about its finances. Four months later, Lehman filed […]

Fund Managers Burned by Obama Now Say They Are Wary

Bloomberg – Hedge fund manager George Schultze says he may avoid lending to any more unionized companies after being burned by President Barack Obama in Chrysler LLC’s bankruptcy. Obama put Chrysler under court protection on April 30 after lenders balked […]

‘Hedge Fund Man’ for next president

Pottstown Mercury – I have seen the future of conservatism and … he is a hedge fund manager. I refer to hedge fund manager Clifford S. Asness, and I’m only halfway kidding. Or maybe I’m not kidding at all. The […]

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