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Conseco shares soar on hedge-fund investment

Indianapolis Business Journal – Wall Street loves Conseco Inc.’s deal to get a $278 million shot in the arm from a New York hedge fund. Shares of the Carmel-based life insurer soared as much as 26 percent, to $6.30 apiece, […]

Hedge funds: If you can’t beat ‘em …

TheDeal.com – Since increased regulation for hedge funds and private equity managers is essentially inevitable, several organizations, including the Managed Fund Association and the Alternative Investment Management Association, have stopped trying to stymie legislation, but they have instead saddled up […]

Governor’s hedge fund investment questioned

The Star-Ledger – Gov. Jon Corzine has a stake in a private hedge fund related to the corporate owner of four New Jersey casinos, an investment Republican critics contend presents at least the appearance of a conflict for a multimillionaire […]

Tokio Marine to Cut Hedge-Fund Investments This Year After Rout

Bloomberg – Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Japan’s biggest casualty insurer, plans to trim hedge-fund investments and shift more of its portfolio in the industry to strategies such as macro and long-short equity funds. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., […]

Lord Rothschild dumps his son’s hedge fund Atticus

Telegraph.co.uk – RIT Capital Partners, Lord Rothschild’s investment vehicle, had £36.5m ($58.3m) allocated to Atticus at the end of March 2008, but the company’s latest annual report shows the money has been entirely withdrawn. The trust had invested in Atticus […]

Spanish bank to repay $235M it withdrew from Madoff scheme

USA Today – A Spanish banking giant that channeled $3 billion of its clients’ funds to Bernard Madoff has agreed to repay more than $235 million it withdrew from the confessed Ponzi scheme architect in the months before the scam […]

SEC’s Salvo In The New War Against Insider Trading & Credit Default Swaps

24/7 Wall St. – According to a civil suit filed today by the Securities Exchange Commission in the Southern District Court of New York, John-Paul Rorech, a bond salesman at Deutsche Bank Securities, and Reanto Negrin, a former portfolio manager […]

Major pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Reuters – The nation’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound pension scheme confirmed […]

Major pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Reuters UK – The nation’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound pension scheme […]

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 […]

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