Tag Archives: creditors


Lehman administrators plan assets return

ninemsn – Administrators for the main European unit of bankrupt US investment bank Lehman Brothers Holding Inc have revealed plans to return frozen hedge fund assets to creditors. This could start as early as next year. PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lehman Brothers International […]

Congress Gets Obama Hedge Fund Disclosure Bill

CNBC – The Obama administration has sent legislation to Congress that would bring hedge funds and other private pools of capital under government supervision. The proposal calls for the Securities and Exchange Commission to oversee hedge, private equity and venture […]

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 […]

Third competitor files to take over Asarco

Daily Territorial – A third offer to take copper miner Asarco out of Chapter 11 was filed last week in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Corpus Christi, Texas, by New York City-based hedge-fund manager Harbinger Capital Partners. The $500 million reorganization […]

General Growth files for bankruptcy protection

Reuters – General Growth Properties Inc GGP.N, the second largest U.S. mall owner, on Thursday filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, making it one of the biggest real estate bankruptcies in U.S. history. Ending months of speculation, the Chicago-based mall […]

Washington’s reluctant auto bailout

CNNMoney.com – General Motors and Chrysler LLC have about a week or less before they find out if they’ll get the additional help they need from taxpayers, creditors and unions to avoid bankruptcy. What they already know is that any […]

Stanford Receiver, SEC Ask Judge to Bar Investors From Lawsuit

Bloomberg – Stanford Group Co.’s court-appointed receiver and securities regulators asked a U.S. judge to deny requests by hundreds of investors to join the regulatory lawsuit at the heart of an $8 billion fraud investigation. The receiver, Ralph Janvey, and […]

GM warns it may be forced into bankruptcy

Reuters – General Motors Corp on Thursday said its auditors had raised "substantial doubt" about its ability to survive outside bankruptcy if it fails to stem its losses and stop burning cash. The "going concern" warning from the struggling U.S. […]

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