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Hedge Fund Manager Blocked From Bidding On Newspaper

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Thane Ritchie announced that he has been wrongly blocked from meeting with The Chicago Newspaper Guild and developing a coalition offer to buy the Sun-Times Media Group. A Chicago Newspaper Guild representative stated […]

Madoff Brother, Sons Sued by Trustee for $199 Million

Bloomberg – Bernard Madoff’s brother, sons and niece were sued by a liquidator over claims they spent $198.7 million of victims’ money and treated the con man’s investment firm as their personal bank. The lawsuit against the brother, Peter Madoff, […]

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 […]

Third competitor files to take over Asarco

Daily Territorial – A third offer to take copper miner Asarco out of Chapter 11 was filed last week in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Corpus Christi, Texas, by New York City-based hedge-fund manager Harbinger Capital Partners. The $500 million reorganization […]

New Group of Creditors Tries to Block Chrysler

Washington Post – The government-orchestrated sale of Chrysler to Italian carmaker Fiat is facing a fresh legal challenge from some of the American carmaker’s lenders, which are trying to take the fight to federal district court. Pension funds representing Indiana […]

Hedge funds wary of US govt

Straits Times – Hedge fund executives at the conference said Mr Obama’s deal undercut bankruptcy court rules that have long given priority to secured lenders. The White House move and its combative stance with hedge funds may keep some managers […]

Another Madoff linked hedge fund sued

NineMSN – The trustee overseeing the liquidation of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff’s assets sued another investment fund on Tuesday, claiming it owes Madoff’s victims more than $US1 billion ($A1.32 billion) it withdrew from his firm. The complaint in Manhattan bankruptcy […]

Madoff buddy, Ezra Merkin, sued over plunder from Ponzi scheme

New York Daily News – Ezra Merkin should have known better, a lawsuit claims. The Park Avenue hedge fund king funneled investments to Bernie Madoff and received millions in fees Merkin knew were the spoils of a massive Ponzi scheme, […]

Chrysler Dissidents Must Reveal Identity, Judge Says

Philadelphia Bulletin – Chrysler LLC dissident lenders must reveal their identities by 10 a.m. today, a bankruptcy judge ruled, rejecting claims that their safety was at risk. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur Gonzalez in New York forced the group to file […]

Bankrupt Tulsa Execs Receive Over $3 Milllion in Bonuses

West Palm Beach – A pair of SemGroup LP executives are the only two administrators named to receive bonuses from both the bankrupt Tulsa company and its publicly held and struggling subsidiary, SemGroup Energy Partners LP, tulsaworld.com first reported Thursday. […]

Wall Street slips on earnings risks

The Australian – US stocks fell as another drop in oil prices and a warning from Toyota Motor underscored the unsparing nature of the slowdown. Toyota forecast an operating loss for the current year, the first in the car maker’s […]

Pegasus’ Auto Loan Fund Shows Positive Trend

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund advisor and manager American Pegasus LDG, LCC., is seeing the 36th subsequent month of positive returns for the Pegasus Auto Loan Fund, which invests in US subprime auto loans. The fund has returned […]

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