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Six overseas funds seen eyeing stake in MCX-SX

Private equity funds General Atlantic and Fidelity, hedge fund TPG-Axon, CME, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and a group company of Singapore‚Äôs sovereign wealth fund Temasek are said to be eyeing a 5% stake each in MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX), […]

Qatar govt to buy investment shares from banks

Forbes – Qatar launched new measures to support its banking sector on Monday with the government saying it would purchase listed shares within banks’ investment portfolios, according to a statement by the Doha bourse. The news sent shares in Qatari […]

Pharos Hedge Fund Launches Office In Dubai

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Pharos Financial Advisors Limited, a specialist emerging markets fund manager, announced that it has been granted a license by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to operate as an authorised firm within the Dubai International […]

Soros fund ups Petrobras stake

Petroleumworld.com – The hedge fund of billionaire investor George Soros increased its stake in Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro ( Petrobras) to 21.1 million American Depositary Receipts as of Sept. 30 from 11.5 million at June 30. Soros Fund […]

Soros, Falcone Defend Hedge Funds at House Hearing

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund managers including George Soros and Philip Falcone, in an unprecedented appearance before Congress, defended their practices and profits while splitting over whether the U.S. should impose stricter regulations. "This is not a case where management takes huge […]

The Who’s Who of Hedge Funds Defend Their Industry

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Five billionaire hedge fund managers stood up before Congress yesterday and shared their differing views on the hedge fund industry. George Soros, Philip Falcone, John Paulson, James Simons and Ken Griffin all took turns defending hedge […]

Hedge funds suffer further pain

Reuters UK – The bankruptcy filing of Lehman Brothers is another blow for the hedge fund industry, but at least the damage is limited from here for funds exposed the U.S. investment bank. Even legendary fund manager George Soros, who […]

Soros hedge fund bought Petrobras stake worth $811 million

West Palm Beach – Billionaire investor George Soros bought an $811 million stake in Petroleo Brasileiro SA in the second quarter, making the Brazilian state-controlled oil company his investment fund’s largest holding. As of June 30, the stake in Petrobras, […]

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