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Winton to Start Japan Fund, Hire H.K. Staff in Asian Expansion

Winton Capital Management Ltd., the U.K. hedge fund with $12 billion in assets, will start a new fund in Japan and hire staff in Hong Kong as it expands when rivals such as Citadel Investment Group LLC retreat from Asia. […]

Weavering to Liquidate Largest Fund Amid Swap Probe

Bloomberg – Signet Capital Management Ltd., a hedge fund investor that overseas about $2 billion, wrote down to zero an investment in Weavering Capital, the London-based hedge fund that filed for administration last week. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is liquidating the $506 […]

SEC to Make Hedge Funds Report Short Sales Until 2009

Bloomberg – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission extended a rule forcing hedge funds to tell the agency about short-sale positions amid concerns investors bet against companies after spreading false rumors they will fail. Investment managers who oversee more than […]

Frank looks ahead to the next step

Boston Globe – US Representative Barney Frank yesterday staked out the next battlefront in the economic crisis gripping the world: more regulation of hedge funds, investment banks, and other financial institutions. Frank, who heads the House Financial Services Committee, blamed […]

Regulators probe stock manipulation by rumor

Los Angeles Times- Wall Street regulators are examining whether securities firms adequately police rumor-mongering used to manipulate stocks after shares of Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc., Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac tumbled last week. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s inspections unit; […]

JPMorgan Marathon Embrace Begins Dimon Lure of Lost Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- A year after Andrew Rabinowitz yanked his hedge fund’s cash from Bear Stearns Cos. because of concern the Wall Street firm wouldn’t make good on its trades, he’s ready to return. For Rabinowitz’s New York-based Marathon Asset Management LLC, […]

Asian Funds Increase Use of Multiple Prime Brokers, Survey Says

Bloomberg- Asian hedge funds are increasing their use of multiple prime brokers after the U.S. subprime mortgage market collapse heightened the risk of relying on a single investment bank for brokerage services, an AsiaHedge survey found. Hedge funds that are […]

Bear Stearns defendants’ e-mail use ‘dumbfounding,’ lawyers say

Seattle Post- Incriminating messages allegedly sent by two ex-Bear Stearns Cos. hedge fund managers indicted on fraud charges that even sophisticated professionals disregard the dangers of putting sensitive information in e-mails, ex-prosecutors said. Ralph Cioffi, 52, and Matthew Tannin, 46, […]

Hedge Fund Claim Made Sense, Ex-Bear Executive Says

Bloomberg – Bear Stearns Cos. didn’t investigate the financial health of a hedge-fund client that later collapsed because its claim of an annual 20 percent return on investment “made perfect sense,” a former executive at the firm said. Bear Stearns […]

Bear Stearns Hedge Fund Managers getting indicted for starting credit crisis

India Daily- The Bear Stearns Hedge Fund Managers are getting indicted for starting the credit crisis. According to media sources, Federal prosecutors are preparing to file criminal charges against managers of two Bear Stearns Cos. hedge funds whose collapse helped […]

Investors File Claims Against Bear Stearns

The Wall Street Journal – A group of four law firms has filed additional investor arbitration claims against Bear Stearns Cos. and a fund manager alleging the firm was less than candid with investors in one of its hedge funds. […]

SEC to probe Bear Stearns trading data

Reuters- Bear Stearns Cos plans to turn over documents to securities regulators showing that financial giants like Goldman Sachs Group, Citadel Investment Group and Paulson & Co cut their exposure to the securities firm before its collapse, the Wall Street […]

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