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CSX settles case over alleged fund violations

CNNMoney.com – Railroad CSX Corp. said Wednesday it has settled a case of alleged securities law violations with two activist shareholder hedge funds. If the settlement is approved by a federal court, CSX will receive $10 million from TCI, which manages […]

General Growth jumps after hedge fund investment

Struggling General Growth Properties Inc. rallied Tuesday after disclosing an investment from hedge fund manager Pershing Square Capital Management LP. General Growth stock nearly doubled in morning trading. New York-based Pershing Square Capital bought 20.1 million shares of General Growth […]

Galleria parent jumps after hedge fund investment

Bizjournals.com – Struggling General Growth Properties Inc., owner of the St. Louis Galleria and 200 malls nationwide, rallied Tuesday after disclosing an investment from hedge fund manager Pershing Square Capital Management LP. General Growth stock nearly doubled in morning trading. […]

Soros fund ups Petrobras stake

Petroleumworld.com – The hedge fund of billionaire investor George Soros increased its stake in Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro ( Petrobras) to 21.1 million American Depositary Receipts as of Sept. 30 from 11.5 million at June 30. Soros Fund […]

Hedge funds working to limit redemptions

Reuters UK – Dozens of hedge funds have told investors they cannot get their money back right now as managers try to limit a wave of redemptions to safeguard all their clients’ investments — as well as their own futures. […]

AIG share crash means more pain for top U.S. funds

Reuters – Fidelity Investments’ Harry Lange, manager of its one-time star Magellan fund, made what now looks like a poorly timed move in June: he nearly doubled his holdings of AIG. Lange, who has already seen other financial bets sour, […]

Bahrain’s Investcorp H2 profit slumps on global woes

Reuters Dubai- Bahrain-based investment bank Investcorp’s INVB.BH profit in the six months to June 30 fell to about a third of the year-ago period as asset-based income dropped on global economic woes. The company, which generates most of its income […]

New York Commits to Private Equity, Hedge Funds

FINalternatives- The $154.5 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund last month made commitments to a trio of hedge fund and private equity managers. The CRF committed €150 million (US$233 million) to CVC European Equity Fund V and $50 million […]

Buffett bets on the S&P 500 to beat a fund-of-hedge-funds

Los Angeles Times – The hedge fund industry can only exist because investors believe their fund managers will deliver above-average returns over time, despite the portfolios’ hefty fees. Master investor Warren Buffett, who has long derided those fees, now has […]

Burlington hedge fund agrees to pay $1M fine

The Lowell Sun – A Burlington hedge fund and its former manager have agreed to pay more than $1 million for trading on inside information surrounding the Citizen Bank’s $10.5 billion purchase of Chapter One. Federal regulators from the U.S. […]

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