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Costas, Hutchins Said to Reunite For Firm After Failed UBS Fund

Bloomberg – John Costas and Michael Hutchins, are reuniting to start a financial services firm after running UBS AG’s hedge fund Dillon Read Capital Management LLC, according to people familiar with their plans. Costas, 52, took over UBS’s investment bank in […]

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Hedge fund firm Magnetar cuts London jobs

Reuters – Multibillion dollar hedge fund firm Magnetar Capital has shut its London risk arbitrage desk and cut seven jobs, the firm told Reuters on Monday, as the industry goes through its biggest crisis. A spokesman said four traders and […]

Blackstone’s GSO hedge fund shuts Asia desk

Reuters – GSO Capital Partners LP, Blackstone Group’s $25 billion credit hedge fund, is closing its Asia investment desk after failing to find attractive investments in the region, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The four-member team, led […]

Fund manager found dead after Madoff losses

Times Online – A French investment manager who entrusted $2.1 billion (£1.42 billion) with Bernard Madoff was found dead in New York yesterday. Thierry de la Villehuchet is thought to have committed suicide. He was found early yesterday morning in […]

Rooney Brothers Put up Steel Curtain for Hedge Funder Druckenmiller

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Hedge fund billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller has pulled his bid for his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers that he originally placed over nine months ago.  Rooney brothers Tim, John, Pat and Art Jr., had been wavering on their decision of […]

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