Tag Archives: dislocations


Hedge Fund Group Awarded Private Equity By Korean Sovereign Wealth Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Swiss-based alternative asset manager, Partners Group, has been selected as the manager for a private equity secondary mandate by the sovereign wealth fund Korea Investment Corporation (KIC). KIC aims to profit from current dislocations in […]

Hedge Fund Industry Assets Surge – HFR

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Assets invested in the hedge fund industry increased by $100 billion in the second quarter of 2009, ending at $1.43 trillion, according to figures released by Hedge Fund Research (HFR). This is the first quarterly […]

MENA Multistrategy Hedge Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative asset manager, Duet Group, has launched the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) multistrategy hedge fund "Duet MENA Opportunities Fund". The new fund will target both equity and fixed income markets in the […]

Strong Performance In First Six Months For ACP Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  London hedge fund manager ACP Partners, which is soon to merge with TriAlpha Investment Advisors, said that their long/short eguity strategy fund, ACP Financial Opportunities, has beaten its benchmark by over 65% in its first […]

Credit Suisse Veteran To Start SE Asian Hedge Fund

Dow Jones Deutschland – While hedge funds suffer from redemptions and closures amid volatile markets, some firms are taking advantage of falling valuations and market dislocations to launch new funds. Mark Fuchs, chief executive of Singapore-based Fuchs Capital Partners, said […]

GM, Chrysler considering bankruptcy to get bailout: report

Reuters – General Motors Corp and Chrysler LLC are considering accepting a pre-arranged bankruptcy as the last-resort price of getting a multi billion dollar government bailout, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with internal discussions. In response to automakers’ bailout […]

VW squeeze may hit hedge funds frozen by Lehman

Reuters – Several hedge funds with assets frozen at Lehman Brothers may have been hit by wrong-way bets on Volkswagen, industry executives said, possibly hurting funds on trades they cannot close. While no money has yet been demanded by the […]

Asian hedge firms loathe, fear short rule spread

Reuters HK – Asian hedge fund managers are waiting with dread to see if tough new short selling restrictions sweep across the region after Australia and Taiwan joined U.S. and UK regulators in cracking down on the practice. Major Asian […]

New player on the bad loan scene

Star News Online- Dozens of hedge funds, private equity groups and other investors have plunged into the beaten-down mortgage market in recent months, buying tens of thousands of distressed loans and foreclosed properties around the country. They hope to profit […]

China’s Safe to invest $2.5bn in TPG fund

Financial Times – China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange has agreed to invest more than $2.5bn in the latest TPG fund, in what could be the largest commitment ever made to a private equity firm, people familiar with the matter […]

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