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Blackstone war chest eyes bank sector

The Australian – Blackstone Group posted a wider second-quarter loss, but results beat analysts’ expectations as the private-equity giant reported positive returns and better fund-raising at its credit-oriented and funds-of-hedge-funds businesses. On a conference call with analysts and investors, chairman […]

Och-Ziff funds gain in June, but assets fall

Reuters – Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, a U.S. hedge fund giant banged up by last year’s market turmoil, said its funds continued their 2009 revival with June gains, although assets under management slipped once again. The New York firm estimated […]

Hedge funds buy up German TV firm’s debt

Independent – Hedge funds Apollo and Octavian have been quietly building up a position in ProSieben, one of Europe’s biggest commercial broadcasters. The move could lead to a showdown with private equity owners Permira, the Damon Buffini-run giant, and Kohlberg […]

Appleby closes in on Dickinson Cruickshank merger

The Lawyer – Offshore giant Appleby is to merge with Isle of Man firm Dickinson Cruickshank to create the world’s largest offshore firm in terms of partner numbers. The combined firm will have 73 partners and nine offices worldwide, including […]

Hermes wants more fund transparency

Reuters UK – Pension fund manager Hermes has called for a shake-up of the hedge fund industry, demanding greater transparency and fee structures closer aligned to performance. The asset manager, which runs BT’s giant pension fund, said it wanted to […]

Hedge funds hiring IT contractors

eFinancialCareers UK – Man Group has been spending freely on technology over the last year, and is expected to continue to do so going into 2010. To carry out the new projects, it’s been hiring an ever-growing team of contractors, […]

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 […]

In Advising US, BlackRock Thrives in Uncertain Times

The Ledger – The financial crisis has ravaged many a Wall Street giant, but it has also produced a handful of winners. BlackRock, a money manager that is much admired but little known outside financial circles, is fast emerging as […]

HudBay stokes interest of Indian mining giant

Globe and Mail – An Indian mining giant has quietly amassed a near 10-per-cent stake in HudBay Minerals Inc., HBM securing a major advantage over potential rival suitors for the Canadian zinc and copper producer that has hired advisers to […]

HudBay stokes interest of Indian mining giant

Globe and Mail – An Indian mining giant has quietly amassed a near 10-per-cent stake in HudBay Minerals Inc., securing a major advantage over potential rival suitors for the Canadian zinc and copper producer that has hired advisers to explore […]

US to work with Switzerland on tax secrecy

AFP – The United States and Switzerland will begin negotiations to amend their bilateral income tax treaty to provide for improved transparency, the US Treasury Department said Monday. The announcement came following Group of 20 pledges last week to clean […]

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