Tag Archives: credit-crisis


Investors sue Highland Capital after funds shut

Reuther – A group of wealthy clients who invested $50 million with two hedge funds felled by last year’s credit crisis are accusing Highland Capital Management’s partners of having lied about key facts. LV Highland Credit Feeder Fund LLC, an […]

Macquarie’s pioneering funds model under pressure

Reuters – Australian investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd has managed to quell concerns on its capital position but is now bracing for its next big challenge of the global credit crisis: how to prevent its world-renowned specialist listed-funds model from […]

Hedge funds crawl back to life

Reuters – Hedge funds are crawling back to life after a turbulent 2008 that has almost halved their assets, and fewer but stronger survivors are set to regain their leverage to chase bargains in a less competitive environment. Hedge funds, […]

Hedge fund manager Singer wants limits on leverage

Alibaba News Channel – Aggressive government action can hurt the market, but regulators should clamp down on leverage among banks and investors to prevent another credit crisis, veteran hedge fund manager Paul Singer said at a conference. Singer said the […]

Hedge fund manager Singer wants limits on leverage

Forbes – Aggressive government action can hurt the market, but regulators should clamp down on excessive borrowing by banks and investors to prevent another credit crisis, veteran hedge fund manager Paul Singer said at a conference. Singer said the current […]

Hedge fund manager Singer wants limits on leverage

Reuters – Aggressive government action can hurt the market, but regulators should clamp down on excessive borrowing by banks and investors to prevent another credit crisis, veteran hedge fund manager Paul Singer said at a conference. Singer said the current […]

Move Over, Black Boxes: Brains Are Back

Wall Street Journal – Quantitative fund managers, who use computer models rather than human judgment to pick securities, have seen their world turned upside down by the credit crisis. The first generation of managers and their models have moved on: […]

FRM Unit Plans $300 Million Investments in Hedge Fund Managers

Bloomberg – FRM Capital Advisors Ltd., a unit of London-based asset manager Financial Risk Management Ltd., plans to make as much as $300 million of strategic investments in hedge funds this year, including its first in Asia. FRM Capital may […]

Swiss Hedge Fund Manager Announces Equity Buyback and Investment Program

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Swiss alternative investment company ALTIN AG has said it intends to maintain its share price by buying back between 5% and 10% of its own shares, its Board of Directors has also approved a capital […]

Managed accounts to cost smaller hedgie clients

Reuters – A switch by some big investors chastened by the Madoff scandal and the credit crisis into managed accounts at hedge fund firms could end up penalising smaller clients in mainstream funds. Managed accounts offer greater visibility and flexibility […]

Hedge Fund Fiction Bought by Faber

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – A new book set set in the world of hedge funds ‘This Bleeding City’, set against the global financial collapse, has been bought by Faber editorial director Walter Donohue. It is 30-year-old City trader Alex […]

Hedge Fund Manager Silk Invest Launches Two Equity Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  FSA regulated asset manager, Silk Invest Ltd, successfully launched the African Lions Fund and the Arab Falcons Fund, which helped the hedge fund manager achieve its goals in becoming a specialist in Arab and African […]

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