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Greed can backfire on hedge fund seeders: Man

Reuters – Early-stage investors in hedge funds should not be too greedy when negotiating with start-ups or it may hit their own investment, warns Man Investments, which this week agreed a short-term deal with an Asian start-up fund. Net outflows […]

Australian Hedge Funds Will Attract New Cash in 2009

Bloomberg – Australian hedge funds will attract a net inflow of cash in 2009 after record redemptions by overseas investors led to the closure of at least 10 funds in the fourth quarter, the local arm of the Alternative Investment […]

Citadel to close its offices in Tokyo

Chicago Tribune – The Citadel Investment Group will shutter its Tokyo offices and cut 37 jobs from its Asian operations. The Chicago-based hedge fund will still have a presence in Hong Kong, where 25 positions will be cut, the company […]

More jobs axed and rents fall in hedge-fund land

Guardian Unlimited – Wolseley, the world’s biggest trade distributor of plumbing and heating supplies, said it was cutting 2,000 jobs in the UK. The group, which earlier this year said it was cutting more than 5,000 jobs, mainly in the […]

European shares climb higher

Reuters – European shares climbed on Friday while most Asian shares fell as investors sought to balance economic worries with a new era of lower interest rates ahead of key U.S. jobs data. Oil dropped briefly below $60 a barrel […]

Nomura grabs Lehman Asia unit

Reuters Tokyo – Japan’s Nomura Holdings is to buy the Asian operations of Lehman Brothers, a source with direct knowledge of the deal said on Monday, outbidding other banks seeking to scoop up the bankrupt U.S. bank’s Asian assets. The […]

Nomura grabs Lehman Asia unit

Reuters Tokyo – Japan’s Nomura Holdings is to buy the Asian operations of Lehman Brothers, a source with direct knowledge of the deal said on Monday, outbidding other banks seeking to scoop up the bankrupt U.S. bank’s Asian assets. The […]

Papers turn on hedge fund managers

BBC UK News – "They hunt as a pack and can bring down financial systems" says the Daily Mirror, describing the hedge fund managers widely blamed for bringing down HBOS. The decision to halt short selling of bank shares – […]

Hedge funds clipped by short-selling ban

Daily Telegraph – As short-selling is banned to protect Britain’s banks, Gordon Rayner names the men who have made millions from the financial crisis As 70,000 employees of HBOS wonder which of them will still have jobs this time next […]

Dollar near 1-mth high vs euro before US jobs

Forbes – The dollar edged up towards a one-month high against the euro on Friday before monthly U.S. jobs data later in the day, with investors viewing the report as a key hurdle for whether the U.S. currency can sustain […]

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