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Hedge fund FRM unit to invest $60 mln in new fund

Forbes – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors (FCA) said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

Sprott profit sags as equity rise hits hedge funds

Reuters – Quarterly profit at asset manager Sprott Inc was down by half as some hedge funds were hurt by rallying stock prices, while the company said opportunities still exist on the long side of the market. Eric Sprott, who […]

FRM unit to invest $60 million in new fund

Reuters India – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

Kuwait financier facing U.S. fraud suit found dead

Reuters – A brash Kuwaiti financier facing a fraud suit by U.S. authorities was found dead Sunday in an apparent suicide that sent shockwaves through the Gulf Arab financial sector. A security source told Reuters that Hazem Al-Braikan appeared to […]

Major U.S. exchange chief urges SEC-CFTC merger

Bloomberg – The two main regulators of U.S. financial markets should merge, the chief executive of America’s largest options exchange says in remarks to be delivered to a congressional panel on Friday. William Brodsky, CEO of the Chicago Board Options […]

Could E.U. Hedge Fund Plans Cause a Cold War?

New York Times Blogs – A move by the European Commission to adopt proposed regulation for hedge funds could end up igniting a transatlantic regulatory war, one of Britain’s hedge fund veterans warned in an interview with The Financial Times. […]

Jean-Pierre Aguilar, Head of French Fund, Dies

New York Times – Jean-Pierre Aguilar, a pioneer in hedge fund investing in Europe and chief executive and co-founder of Capital Fund Management, died in a gliding accident over the weekend, the company said in a letter to investors Sunday. […]

Hedge fund firm Polar assets fall, sees new inflows

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Polar Capital reported a fall in assets but has seen net inflows in recent months and said on Wednesday it was looking "more aggressively" at buying firms in distress. Polar said assets under management fell […]

Switzerland Investigates Santander

Wealth Bulletin – Geneva’s public prosecutor said he has launched a criminal investigation into allegations that Banco Santander SA’s hedge-fund unit misled investors when it funneled their money into Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. The formal investigation was opened following […]

Hedge funds buy up German TV firm’s debt

Independent – Hedge funds Apollo and Octavian have been quietly building up a position in ProSieben, one of Europe’s biggest commercial broadcasters. The move could lead to a showdown with private equity owners Permira, the Damon Buffini-run giant, and Kohlberg […]

Citadel in Rescue Talks With E-Trade, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – E*Trade Financial is in talks with Citadel Investment Group, the hedge fund that is its largest shareholder, about a deal to shore up the struggling brokerage firm’s balance sheet, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing […]

Grail to Launch Active Single-Manager ETFs

Seeking Alpha – Grail Advisors, LLC, the investment advisor that launched the Grail American Beacon Large Cap Value Fund (GVT) last month, has filed with the SEC to launch four additional ETFs. Grail notes that these four funds will be […]

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