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Conyers Named Offshore Law Firm of the Year

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman was named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at 2009 The Lawyer Awards.  According to the judges’ criteria, the award is presented to the firm which demonstrates […]

BlueMountain to post record returns

Financial Standard – US-based hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management hopes its forecast 20 per cent plus returns, lower fees and new liquidity rules will appeal to local super funds allocating new money into alternative strategies. Hedge funds are a hard […]

Government Considering GM Debt/Equity Swap

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Obama administration is considering a deal in which they would forgive part of the $13.4 billion owed to them from General Motors Corp. in exchange for an equity stake in the company, according to a […]

Collapse and fall of the Rock

MSN Money UK – Northern Rock was the darling of the UK mortgage sector, but fuelled its rapid growth by borrowing in money markets and selling on its mortgage debts rather than customer deposits. The eruption of the credit crunch […]

What Mortgage Crisis? Lender Shells Out Massive Cash for Jets Tics

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At least David Findel can never be called a band-wagon fan. The owner of mortgage-lender Financial Resources just agreed to pay a record $400,000 to the rights to two of the best seats at the new […]

Housing plan signed, but concerns linger

San Francisco Chronicle- The giant housing rescue plan President Bush signed Wednesday might help stanch the bleeding in the housing market, but experts on both sides of the political divide worry that it is, at best, only an emergency step. […]

Canberra drags its heels as the SEC tackles the problem

The Australian- The SEC’s decision to take a hard line on the illegal practice of naked short-selling is a band-aid attempt to fix a problem that is plaguing most stock markets in various guises, but at least it is having […]

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