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Alternative Investors Form Joint Venture to Expand Africa’s Telecommunications Infrastructure

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Satellite communications company Intelsat is launching a joint venture with a South African alternative investor group led by Convergence Partners. The joint venture plans to finance, build and launch a new satellite, Intelsat New Dawn, featuring […]

Hedge Fund Trian Partners to Hold Over 50 Million Fast Food Shares

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund Trian Partners said that they will buy about 49.4 million shares of fast-food operator Wendy’s/Arby’s Group for $4.15 per share, or about $205 million.  The hedge fund and their affiliates now own about […]

Hedge Fund Launched in ’07 Completes Successful 1st Year

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The DM Swiss Equity Asymmetric Fund has successfully completed its first year of operation realising a net gain for its investors +2.67%. "We are extremely pleased to see the fund successfully navigate its way through […]

Lee Sustains Losses, May Shut Down Two Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Thomas H. Lee may downsize or shut the door to two of his funds after posting losses of about 40 percent this year, according to the Wall Street Journal. The funds, which together […]

Citadel Hedge Funds Down, But Not Out

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group lost 13 percent in November, according to a report published by the Wall Street Journal.  This brings the hedge fund firm’s total losses to 47 percent for the year. The losses stem […]

EU Hedge Funds May Face Greater Regulation

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Those who push for greater transparency of the hedge fund industry had a victory this week, when an EU official all but declared that funds in the European Union will be regulated.    Charlie McCreevy, the bloc’s […]

Paulson: Unaffected by Hard Times

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At a time when most hedge funds are posting their worst year to date, John Paulson somehow manages to stay afloat.  The founder of Paulson & Co. has informed investors that his funds are in fact […]

Ramius To Wind Down Four Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York City-based Ramius Capital will close four of its hedge funds that manage about $550 million in capital, the Wall Street Journal reports citing people familiar with the matter.  The closing hedge funds are concentrated […]

Tudor’s BVI Hedge Fund Suspends Redemptions, Will Split in Two

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge Fund firm Tudor Investment Corp. has suspended investor redemptions from its $10 billion BVI Global unit until March 31st, giving the company time to split the fund into two.  BVI Global was hit by a […]

Icahn Ups His Stake in Yahoo, Stocks Rally

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist investor Carl Icahn purchased another 6.8 million shares of Yahoo stock last week at a price tag of about $67 million, further boosting his already vast stake in the company to almost 5.5 percent.  According […]

Carlyle Group To Launch New Fund with $14 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At a time when many hedge funds are experiencing their worst year to date, private equity firm The Carlyle Group is launching a new fund with around $14 billion in capital.  According to a report by […]

Hedge Funds Relunctant About PBL Media Refinancing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Private-equity firm CVC Asia Pacific, who owns 75 percent of PBL Media, is trying to prevent the company from defaulting on its $4.3 billion in debt, according to the Asian Wall Street Journal.  PBL Media, the […]

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