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FRM Unit Plans $300 Million Investments in Hedge Fund Managers

Bloomberg – FRM Capital Advisors Ltd., a unit of London-based asset manager Financial Risk Management Ltd., plans to make as much as $300 million of strategic investments in hedge funds this year, including its first in Asia. FRM Capital may […]

Hedge fund group Lasair hires investment officer

Reuters – Lasair Capital, a hedge fund industry newcomer that boasts General Electric Co as its blue-chip backer, said on Tuesday that it has hired a senior investment officer to help put $180 million to work. Carrie McCabe, who founded […]

Stock Manipulation Probe Launched After Prices Spike

Bloomberg – U.S. regulators are investigating whether investors manipulated end-of-day stock prices to avoid being forced by their brokers to sell holdings. These gaps, which caused the Dow Jones Industrial Average to swing as much as 104 points this month […]

GE to raise $15 billion, Buffett gets preferred stake

Reuters – General Electric Co plans to raise $15 billion through stock sales — including $3 billion from Warren Buffett — to improve liquidity and give it the option of more acquisitions at a time of intense market turmoil, the […]

Coca-Cola: A Strong Stock in Shaky Times

BusinessWeek – Not many stocks were left standing when the Dow Jones industrial average crashed by 504 points on Sept. 15—the worst drop since the September 11 terrorist attacks. One stock that did stand firmly was Coca-Cola, the world’s largest […]

Dry times for hedge funds

Asia Times – In olden days, explorers sailing the world’s oceans in search of new profit opportunities navigated the unknown by means of looking to the heavens and guiding by the stars. Today, investors still attempt to navigate the dark […]

Global fluctuation may affect hedge fund demand positively

Turkish Daily News – Hedge funds, which have reached an estimated asset volume of $2 trillion globally by attracting investor’s interest with their rapidly changing asset allocation and high risk appetite, are about to be accessible to investors in Turkey. Oyak Securities, Garanti […]

Blackstone Risks Hedge Fund Returns as LBO Loans Fade

Bloomberg- When Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest buyout firm, was pursuing the takeover of the Weather Channel cable network earlier this month with General Electric Co. and Bain Capital LLC, Wall Street balked at providing financing. So the New […]

Blackstone Risks Hedge Funds’ Return as LBO Lending Evaporates

Bloomberg- When Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest buyout firm, was pursuing the takeover of the Weather Channel cable network earlier this month with General Electric Co. and Bain Capital LLC, Wall Street balked at providing financing. So the New […]

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