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U.S. hedge fund D.E. Shaw sees chance in Gulf region

Reuters – D.E. Shaw, the world’s fourth largest hedge fund, is opening in Dubai to tap public and private opportunities in the world’s largest oil exporting region and ease Gulf Arab investors moves into overseas markets. “We wanted to be […]

Oil Little Changed on Concern Demand Recovery Yet to Occur

 Bloomberg – Crude oil was little changed near $60 a barrel in New York amid concerns the global recovery has yet to take root, postponing a rebound in demand for fuel. Hedge-fund managers and other large speculators reduced their net-long […]

Appleby closes in on Dickinson Cruickshank merger

The Lawyer – Offshore giant Appleby is to merge with Isle of Man firm Dickinson Cruickshank to create the world’s largest offshore firm in terms of partner numbers. The combined firm will have 73 partners and nine offices worldwide, including […]

Emerging Hedge Fund Managers Get Fee Cuts Through Philanthropy

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) -Hedge fund admin provider, Variman LLC, and Hedge Funds Care are working together offering discounted monthly service fees to emerging hedge fund managers who donate the standard set-up fee to Hedge Funds Care on behalf of […]

China Construction Bank to launch $731 mln health fund

Reuters Shanghai – The investment banking arm of China Construction Bank plans to launch a 5 billion yuan ($731.3 million) fund to focus on investments in the country’s rapidly growing heathcare sector, state media reported on Tuesday. Hong Kong-based CCB […]

Potential for Hedge Fund Returns Is Still There For Investors – Report

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – According to a recent survey conducted by the Association of Investment Companies (AIC), a poll of 1,300 sophisticated private investors showed that 15% believed that hedge funds offer the potential for strong returns in the […]

Europe’s turmoil batters London shares

Independent – The FTSE 100 Index tumbled more than 200 points today after a weekend of financial turmoil in Europe. Investors took scant comfort from Friday’s backing of a US financial rescue to leave the FTSE 100 Index down almost […]

Market tanks on likely US hedge funds redemption

Economic Times Mumbai – The concomitant impact of huge selling in European markets such as FTSE, CAC and DAX, falling more than 3 per cent, has seen a dip back home in realty, bank, IT and capital goods stocks. Sectors […]

Hedge funds seen switching short exposure to retail

Reuters UK – Hedge funds are likely to increase short exposure to retail stocks following a ban on short selling financial shares imposed by UK and U.S. regulators, industry insiders said on Friday. Equity long/short and market neutral hedge funds […]

Lloyds TSB Group: Financials soar after FSA bans short selling

Proactive Investors UK – The top thirty gainers for the London Stock Exchange (‘LSE’) read out like a roll call for the British and Irish financial industry, after the Financial Services Authority (‘FSA’) announced late last night that it was […]

Advent raises $560 mln for first PE fund in Japan

Reuters Tokyo – Global buyout firm Advent International said it has raised 60 billion yen (317 million pounds) for its first private equity fund in Japan. The fund, which opened its office in Tokyo in 2001, will target companies with […]

Former Pimco Manager to Launch New Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former Pacific Investment Management Co. portfolio manager John Brynjolfsson is rumored to be starting his own hedge fund in the near future.   Ronald Solberg of Viking Asset Management will team up with Brynjolfsson to run […]

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