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Geneva Funds of Funds Slump as Banks Struggle to Nullify Madoff

Bloomberg – Geneva banks, which began investing client money in funds of hedge funds during the 1960s, are struggling to rebuild the business after market losses and Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme cut assets by 72 percent. The assets of funds […]

Geneva Funds of Funds Slump as Banks Struggle to Nullify Madoff

Bloomberg – Geneva banks, which began investing client money in funds of hedge funds during the 1960s, are struggling to rebuild the business after market losses and Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme cut assets by 72 percent. The assets of funds […]

Colonial Seeks Hedge Fund to Join Gore, 452 in Alliance Stable

Bloomberg – Colonial First State, Australia’s biggest asset manager, may seek an alliance with a hedge fund to offer customers a strategy capable of profiting in rising or falling markets. The manager of about A$130 billion ($103 billion) has A$4 […]

A fund manager who protested too much

Globe and Mail – When Mark Bloom was arrested last week in New York for allegedly bilking clients of North Hills Fund, the case marked a new low in the hedge fund world. Not just because Mr. Bloom had allegedly […]

Madoff May Cost Insurers $1 Billion to Cover Funds

Bloomberg – Bernard Madoff’s alleged Ponzi scheme may cost insurers who cover financial institutions more than $1 billion as they pay legal costs for investment managers who gave client money to Madoff, an industry executive said. Insurers who sell such […]

UBP wants independent hedge fund administrators

Reuters – Swiss private bank Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) may pull client money out of hedge funds unless they set up independent administrators, the Financial Times said on Wednesday. The Geneva-based bank, one of the world’s largest investors in hedge […]

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