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Abu Dhabi Investment House eyes China fund

Reuters China – Abu Dhabi Investment House, a Gulf Arab bank, is planning a $1.5 billion (824 million pounds) private equity fund to invest in real estate and manufacturing in China with a local partner, a senior executive said on […]

Summers has ties to prominent hedge fund

Politico – On the same day Lawrence Summers was announced as President-elect Barack Obama’s top White House economics adviser, the veteran economist said he would resign as the part-time managing director of one of the nation’s largest and most successful […]

Summers Offers Big-Picture Advice to Hedge Fund

Wall Street Journal – In 2006, Lawrence Summers resigned as president of Harvard University and took a position as a part-time managing director with D.E. Shaw Group, a New York hedge fund with a reputation as one of the most […]

See acceleration in outflows from hedge funds

EPFR – Moneycontrol.com – Brad Durham, Managing Director of EPFR said there could be some acceleration in outflows from hedge funds. He added that India funds saw USD 24 million of inflows and that recently, outflows from some EMs (emerging markets) have tamed. […]

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 […]

Wealth managers fret as the rich turn away from them after losses

Times of India – Can the wealthy trust their wealth managers any more after losing 30 to 60% of their wealth during the current global financial crisis? The world’s top banks including brands like Morgan Stanley, UBS, Barclays and Standard […]

Man eyes more Asian institutional sales

Interactive Investor – Man Group aims to win more business from big Asian investors such as pension funds and insurers even as global financial turmoil spurs some existing clients to redeem holdings and seek safety in cash. The world’s largest listed […]

INTERVIEW-Hedge funds return to mark to model

Reuters London – Hedge funds are starting to move back to the practice of marking complex structured credit instruments to their financial models because market prices are unreliable, says financial advisory firm Duff & Phelps. James De Bono, managing director […]

Last-hour US market madness seen abating for now

Reuters – In the past month, traders could have shown up on Wall Street at 3 p.m. and not have missed much. The last hour, even the last min utes, of trading seemed to be the only ones that mattered […]

Abu Dhabi Investment House eyes China fund

TIANJIN, China (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi Investment House, a Gulf Arab bank, is planning a $1.5 billion (824 million pounds) private equity fund to invest in real estate and manufacturing in China with a local partner, a senior executive said […]

Number of hedge funds could halve in ’09

Reuters – Turmoil in financial markets could halve the number of hedge funds by next year, and the survivors will likely charge less for their service, an industry executive said on Monday. Ultra-wealthy investors, who fueled a doubling in hedge-fund […]

Salida Capital Freezes Three Funds That Used Lehman as Broker

Bloomberg – Salida Capital Corp., a Toronto-based hedge-fund manager with assets of about C$900 million ($834 million), halted redemptions on three of its funds after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Lehman acted as prime broker for Salida’s C$157 […]

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