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Hedge Fund Billionaire John Paulson puts his money on Citigroup

New York (HedgeCo.net) – According to a regulatory filing, Hedge Fund manager John Paulson’s of the $12.5 billion Paulson & Co. bought 300 million shares of Citigroup worth $1.45 billion. This move puts Paulson & Co. alongside other hedge funds […]

Hedge fund Paulson & Co raises bet on Cadbury

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Paulson & Co, which earned billions with savvy bets during the credit crisis, has doubled its stake in candy maker Cadbury Plc, according to a regulatory filing released on Tuesday. The New York-based hedge fund […]

Hedge flows above pre-crisis levels -Martin Currie

Guardian – Scottish fund firm Martin Currie is seeing investors put money into its hedge funds at a faster rate than before the credit crisis, an executive told Reuters, in another sign the industry is reviving. After $300 billion of […]

John Paulson buying Citigroup shares: report

Reuters – Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who bet against financial companies after foreseeing the credit crisis, has been buying Citigroup Inc <C.N> shares over the past few weeks, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Paulson bought around a […]

UK fraud authority investigation into BVI company prompts wider probe of structured finance, swaps

Caribbean Net News – The UK Serious Fraud Office is investigating sales of credit-default swaps and structured-finance products, including collateralized debt obligations, prior to the credit crisis, following up an earlier investigation into a hedge fund and a related British Virgin […]

RAB says clients returning to some hedge funds

Reuters UK – Hedge fund firm RAB Capital said on Wednesday that clients had started putting money back into some of its funds helped by a recent upturn in performance, adding to signs the industry may be recovering. The firm, […]

Ex-Man team backs Bayswater hedge fund relaunch

Reuters – Bayswater Asset Management, a computer-driven hedge fund shut down last year after big losses during the credit crisis, has relaunched after revamping its risk management controls, its new backers said on Wednesday. San Francisco-based Bayswater had initially been […]

Activist funds eye resurgence in friendlier climate

Alibaba News Channel – European companies emerging from the credit crisis should start looking over their shoulders: activist investors are set to return from hibernation, working more closely than ever with institutions to effect change. The activists, who favour methods […]

Man team backs Bayswater hedge fund relaunch

The Guardian – Bayswater Asset Management, a computer-driven hedge fund shut down last year after big losses during the credit crisis, has relaunched after revamping its risk management controls, its new backers said on Wednesday. San Francisco-based Bayswater had initially […]

Sovereign fund assets shrink to $3 trln

The Guardian – Value of assets held by the world’s sovereign wealth funds fell to $3 trillion this year from $3.6 trillion at end-2007 as the credit crisis nearly halved their equity portfolio, according to Deutsche Bank. The German bank’s […]

LNG eyes debt play on cash-strapped companies

Reuters UK – Hedge fund LNG Capital is eyeing the debt of companies at risk of running short of cash, seeing the potential for high returns at an early stage of the credit crisis when companies are still able to […]

LNG eyes debt play on cash-strapped companies

The Guardian – Hedge fund LNG Capital is eyeing the debt of companies at risk of running short of cash, seeing the potential for high returns at an early stage of the credit crisis when companies are still able to […]

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