Tag Archives: financial-institutions


$200 Billion Cap On Collapse Fund – Barney Frank

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The fund which the U.S. House Financial Services Committee is setting up to dismantle large insolvent financial institutions will be limited to $200 billion, MarketWatch reported earlier today. “The cap we have is $200 billion,” House […]

What caused the decline in market liquidity

The Economic Times – The mavens continue to pore over figures and analyse the why, how and after-effects of bankruptcy of the major-league investment bank Lehman , on September 15 last year. It’s clear that financial innovation in the mature […]

Omnium: The New Standard in Hedge Fund Administration

New York (Press Release) – Citadel Solutions announced today that it has changed its name to Omnium, effective immediately. This name change reflects the continuing evolution of the state-of-the-art hedge fund administrator, which has grown significantly since it began in […]

Hedge funds bet big on BofA

Reuters – At least 20 top hedge funds boosted their positions in financial institutions in the latest quarter in a sign that Wall Street is ready to bet on more risky sectors in the hope of longer-term rewards. The push […]

Hedge Fund Atalaya Expands Investment and Marketing Team

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Encouraged by a promising investment environment and accelerated investment pace, New York-based special opportunities fund, Atalaya Capital Management LP, today announced that it has expanded its team, adding three investment professionals and a marketing professional.  […]

CIC Said to Invest $500 Million in Hedge Funds, Blackstone

Bloomberg – China Investment Corp., the nation’s $200 billion sovereign wealth fund, may invest as much as $500 million in hedge funds including those run by Blackstone Group LP, said two people familiar with the matter. CIC aims to allocate […]

Cayman Islands in the Foreign Press

Caymen Net News – Hedge funds and financial institutions based in the Cayman Islands have been pulling their money out of Britain as they are hit by the credit crunch, according to figures from the Bank of England. The low-tax […]

Obama’s Overhaul Would Register Hedge Funds

Courthouse News Service – President Obama’s plan to overhaul financial regulations, to prevent a repeat of the country’s credit and banking catastrophe, is laid out in a "nearly final" 85-page document the president is expected to reveal today.      Among […]

Hedge funds in Cayman Islands withdraw from UK banks

Hedge funds and financial institutions based in the Cayman Islands have been pulling their money out of Britain as they are hit by the credit crunch, according to figures from the Bank of England. The low-tax regime and limited ­regulation […]

Obama readies stricter rules on financial institutions

Detroit News – President Barack Obama is ready to roll out an overhaul of the intricate rules and systems that govern America’s troubled financial institutions, proposing the most ambitious revision since the Great Depression. The goal is to prevent a […]

Switzerland – a hedge fund haven?

World Radio Switzerland – Several major hedge funds in London say they’re considering moving abroad, notably to Switzerland. They are angered by a proposition from the European Union that would require more accountability and limit the amount of money they […]

Hedge Fund Industry Expert Hired to Run Distressed Mortgage Securities Tool

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – LoanInsights, a San Francisco-based financial services and technology company, has hired James Sias as Director of Business Development. Sias will be responsible for working with banks, hedge funds and US government entities to help them […]

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