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CIC funnels fund investments via Blackstone, MS: report

Marketwatch – China’s sovereign wealth fund has selected Morgan Stanley and Blackstone Group LP to oversee hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The $200 billion China Investment Corp. has finalized an additional […]

CIC Turns to Friends: Morgan, Blackstone

Wall Street Journal – China Investment Corp.’s $200 billion sovereign-wealth fund is reaching out to old friends in the U.S. as it ventures into hedge-fund investing. The fund has selected Morgan Stanley and Blackstone Group LP to oversee hundreds of […]

CIC Said to Invest $500 Million in Hedge Funds, Blackstone

Bloomberg – China Investment Corp., the nation’s $200 billion sovereign wealth fund, may invest as much as $500 million in hedge funds including those run by Blackstone Group LP, said two people familiar with the matter. CIC aims to allocate […]

Blackstone Cancels Plan for Asian Event-Driven Fund

Bloomberg – Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest buyout company, canceled a plan to start a hedge fund that initially aimed to invest as much as $1 billion in Asian companies affected by events such as mergers and reorganizations. Blackstone […]

Blackstone, Fortress Seek Hedge-Fund Takeovers After Debt Slump

Bloomberg – Blackstone Group LP and Fortress Investment Group LLC are seeking to take over credit funds from managers unable to support their businesses after the value of investments fell. There are “a lot of companies that are on the […]

Buyout, Hedge-Fund Managers Could Pay $24 Billion More in Taxes

Bloomberg – Executives at buyout, venture-capital and hedge-fund firms will pay an estimated $24 billion more in taxes over nine years if President Barack Obama gets his way. Obama’s 2010 budget proposal, released today, proposes raising taxes on the managers […]

Blackstone Falls to New Low as Investors Brace for Another Loss

Bloomberg – Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest private-equity firm, fell to a record low in New York trading this week on concern that a rebound in leveraged buyouts will lag behind any economic recovery. “Given the economic outlook and […]

Amaranth, Perella Were Victims of Dreier’s Fraud, US Says

Bloomberg – The victims of Marc Dreier, the New York lawyer charged in a $400 million fraud, included Amaranth Group Inc., Perella Weinberg Partners and Blackstone Group LP’s GSO Capital Partners, U.S. prosecutors said. Government lawyers identified the firms in […]

Investors joining hedge fund club get burned

Reuters – Two years ago, investors scrambled to snap up shares in elite hedge fund firms, eager for a piece of the lucrative action. What they got instead were big losses. Starting in early 2007, when hedge fund and private equity […]

Daiwa drops big fund plan after Blackstone talks fail

Reuters – Daiwa Securities Group Inc, Japan’s second-largest brokerage, said that it would drop its plans for a large private equity fund after talks with Blackstone fell through. Daiwa had been in talks with private equity firm Blackstone Group LP […]

Blackstone to liquidate two hedge funds

Reuters – Blackstone Group LP said on Tuesday it plans to liquidate two hedge funds as a lack of outside investing amid tight credit markets will prevent them from getting big enough to be meaningful to the company. The private […]

Aussie hedge fund manage HFA Holdings freezes payouts

The Australian – HFA, which has $5.8 billion in assets, joins a long line of fund managers — including Perpetual, Babcock & Brown and Macquarie Group — in suspending redemptions from some funds this year as the credit crisis takes […]

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