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Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Added to the List

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative investment firms continue to post poor second quarter results. On Monday, Greenlight Capital RE, the reinsurer headed by David Einhorn, reported a second quarter loss of $39.6 million on revenue of $67.6 million. Shares of […]

Carlyle Group Sets Sights On Battered Banks

Free Internet Press – With the leveraged-buyout business on life support, major private-equity firms such as the Carlyle Group are taking a closer look at the battered banking sector as a way to make money for their clients. Last September, […]

Morris Emerges as Key Figure in Probe of New York Pension Fund

Bloomberg – Former Democratic political adviser Hank Morris and New York State Deputy Comptroller David Loglisci may hold the keys as authorities examine whether private equity firms and hedge funds knowingly paid kickbacks to manage state pension money. The pair, […]

New York, SEC investigates Carlyle Group

SmartBrief – Carlyle Group is being investigated by New York prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegations that it made improper payments to get investments from the state’s pension fund. The payments allegedly were made to intermediaries and […]

Church Pension fund opens shop in Asia

Reuters – India Church Pension Fund has invested in Future Group backed Indivision India, Advantage Partners and IDG Accel China. The $8 billion Church Pension Fund based in New York City has roped in Eric Mason(ex-Carlyle Group), to open a […]

Hedge Funds, Buyout Firms Say Regulation Unstoppable

Bloombergb – Hedge funds and private-equity firms, after opposing increased federal oversight for years, said they can’t escape the Obama administration’s plan to include them in an overhaul of U.S. financial regulation. “We’re not going to be able to stand […]

NY State Pension Fund Linked to Millions in Kickbacks from Private Equity, Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two high-ranking men who worked in the New York State comptroller’s office were arrested yesterday after it was discovered they took millions of dollars in kickbacks from private equity and hedge funds, said Attorney General Andrew […]

Blackstone Falls to New Low as Investors Brace for Another Loss

Bloomberg – Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest private-equity firm, fell to a record low in New York trading this week on concern that a rebound in leveraged buyouts will lag behind any economic recovery. “Given the economic outlook and […]

Fixing US economy’s health is a boon for DC region

Charleston Gazette – Whether it’s a buildup of Civil War troops, Depression-era bureaucrats or defense contractors after Sept. 11, the region has prospered in times of crisis. Today, the financial meltdown is delivering a jolt of its own. Lawyers, lobbyists […]

Aussie hedge fund manage HFA Holdings freezes payouts

The Australian – HFA, which has $5.8 billion in assets, joins a long line of fund managers — including Perpetual, Babcock & Brown and Macquarie Group — in suspending redemptions from some funds this year as the credit crisis takes […]

John Paulson Buys Mortgage Bonds as Hedge Fund Losses Widen

Bloomberg – Money manager John Paulson has started buying beaten-up mortgage bonds as hedge funds stumbled for a fifth straight month. Paulson, 52, is purchasing debt backed by home loans after generating sixfold returns last year with help from bets […]

Hedge Funds Fell 0.75%, Worst First-Half Performance

Bloomberg – Hedge funds turned in their worst first-half performance in almost two decades as the collapse of subprime-mortgage bonds and rising commodity prices pushed stocks to the brink of a bear market. Hedge funds declined by an average 0.7 […]

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