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Witnesses Call for Tighter Hedge Fund Restrictions

New York Times – Several leading hedge fund managers told Congress on Thursday they support some new regulation of hedge funds and the complex derivative securities that are partly blamed for the global financial crisis. But they advocated only the […]

Life after death for hedge funds?

AllAboutAlpha.com – Several pundits have recently pronounced the so-called “hedge fund model” to be dead (or at least “upended“).  But is the patient clinically dead, or is it just having an out-of-body experience?  After the recent trauma experienced by the […]

Citadel Hires Three From Lehman’s Europe Mortgage Bond Trading

Bloomberg.com: UK & Ireland – Citadel Investment Group LLC, the $19 billion hedge-fund firm run by Kenneth Griffin, hired three senior executives from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to boost its fixed-income team. Timothy Bryan Wilkinson, former head of fixed income […]

Hedge funds circle Scottish & Southern

Guardian Unlimited – Hedge funds are buying into power supplier Scottish & Southern Energy in hopes of a bid for the company, currently valued at over £12bn. The latest fund to have bought shares is Centaurus, headed by Frenchman Bernard […]

Swiss Bank Picks Up On Electronic Trading Used By Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- A Swiss Bank has picked up on a hedge fund platform, Orc Trading, to replace key technology for its electronic trading operations. The order was booked in Q1 2008. "We have thoroughly evaluated several trading systems […]

Citi Special Situations Team To Found Distressed Debt Hedge Fund

FINalternatives- Another pair of Citigroup fixed-income executives is to set up its own hedge fund shop. Jeff Jacob and John Humphrey, who run the global special situations group they established at Citi four years ago, will leave the firm in […]

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