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Hedge Fund Middle Office Services Launch by Citi

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Citi is opening a daily operational suite of solutions for hedge fund managers that they hope will improve efficiency and allow managers to focus on optimizing investment decision making. "The Hedge Fund Middle Office service […]

Hedge Fund Managers In Bermuda To Register By June 30th

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Two new legislations were introduced in Bermuda January 1, requiring regulated financial institutions to comply with various obligations under the recently updated legislative framework, according to Cayman Islands law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman. The […]

MFA Supports the Registration of Hedge Fund Advisors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In testimony before the House Financial Services Subcommittee; “Perspectives on Hedge Fund Registration”, the Managed Funds Association (MFA) announced its support for the new push for mandatory registration of managers with the SEC. "Though hedge […]

Bank of America’s $35 Billion Headache

Reuters – Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis is facing a $35 billion headache this morning after financial regulators informed the bank that was the figure it need to find now to pass the so-called stress test for viable financial […]

US bailouts won’t work, says Nobel winner

Moneycontrol.com – Joseph Stiglitz, a professor at the Columbia University and the 2001 Nobel Prize winner, said the US government’s bailout packages designed for financial institutions may not work. “It is a peculiarly-structured programme,” Stiglitz said, “The government puts in […]

Star commodities traders ditch banks for hedge funds

Reuters – Star commodity traders, once synonymous with high-profile banks, are leaving for little-known investment firms that let them work and earn in ways iconic Wall Street firms no longer can. The financial crisis and its amplifying threat on risk […]

Star commodities traders ditch banks for hedge funds

Reuters – Star commodity traders, once synonymous with high-profile banks, are leaving for little-known investment firms that let them work and earn in ways iconic Wall Street firms no longer can. The financial crisis and its amplifying threat on risk […]

AIMA Supports New US Treasury Investment Program

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Todd Groome, Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) said in a statement regarding the Public-Private Investment Program announced by Tim Geithner, "It shows that there is recognition among policy makers at the highest […]

Asian finance firms are more optimistic on acquisitions

The China Post – Asia-Pacific banks, brokerages, insurers and private equity firms are more optimistic about mergers and acquisitions as they seek to expand following a decline in asset prices, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. About 42 percent of financial institutions […]

NY State Pension Fund Linked to Millions in Kickbacks from Private Equity, Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two high-ranking men who worked in the New York State comptroller’s office were arrested yesterday after it was discovered they took millions of dollars in kickbacks from private equity and hedge funds, said Attorney General Andrew […]

CBS Coverage Offers Protection for Hedge Funds

HedgeCo.Net – The "post-Madoff era" and the litigious society in which firms operate today have presented many operational risks that are beyond control. Managers are not getting paid to take those risks and the consequences can be devastating.   Regulatory investigations […]

Australia Extends Short-Selling Ban, Fears Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Australian regulators have extended the ban on short-selling, saying the move was in the “national interest” of the country. As large national banks prepare to release their profits in the wake of more write-downs and rising […]

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