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Alternative investments tank

Denver Post – College endowments and state pension funds that once plowed billions of dollars into hedge funds and private-equity investments as a way to balance their stock holdings officials are watching the value of their alternative investments shrink. So […]

Aberdeen CEO sees chance to buy hedge funds

Reuters UK – Fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management is eyeing opportunities to snap up funds of hedge funds and funds of private equity funds at bargain-basement prices, its chief executive said on Thursday. Martin Gilbert said that with opportunities in […]

Former Citigroup Manager Joins RFA

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund IT provider, Richard Fleischman & Associates, announced that Colin Moe has joined the firm as account manager. The appointment furthers RFA’s unprecedented growth and commitment to serve its client base of 400-plus alternative […]

Sidley Austin Promotes Hedge Fund Lawyers Among Others

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Sidley Austin LLP has added six new members to its Executive Committee, the Committee that exercises general authority over the affairs of the firm, and two new members to its Management Committee, the Committee which […]

Buyout, Hedge Funds Will Be Next Dominos to Drop: Matthew Lynn

Bloomberg – If Sherlock Holmes were analyzing the credit crunch, he would be drawing our attention to the dog that didn’t bark, just as he did in “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” The dog, of course, would be hedge and […]

Blackstone Closes China Investment in Bluestar

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – State-owned company China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) and hedge fund manager the Blackstone Group announced the closing of Blackstone’s investment in ChemChina subsidiary, China National Bluestar Corporation. Bluestar has also completed its group restructuring and […]

2-EU’s McCreevy says no need to regulate hedge funds

Reuters – Hedge funds and private equity funds should be monitored closely but there are no plans to propose regulation, a top European Commission official said on Monday, sparking anger from left wing lawmakers. It has been the heavily regulated […]

Pension plans need advice on hedge funds

Reuters – The U.S. Labor Department should provide pension plans with guidance on investing in hedge funds and private equity, a report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said on Wednesday. The report found that pension plans are investing […]

Africa attracting new private equity interest

Business Day – Private equity firm Actis says equity funds have embraced investing in Africa because many governments have instituted market reforms which are creating opportunities for brave investors willing to take a long-term view on Africa. “There is increased […]

Swiss to lower tax burden for hedge funds

Reuters – Switzerland plans to ease the tax burden for hedge funds and private equity funds and soften regulations for investment funds in a first step to boost its standing among other financial centres. The goal is to get the […]

Unigestion Hires Former Julius Baer Manager as Head of Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Privately owned asset manager, Unigestion, has appointed Konstantinos Iordanidis as Managing Director and Head of Hedge Funds. Unigestion has $11 billion invested in hedge funds, private equity funds and quantitative equity strategies. Iordanidis is a […]

Shanghai to give foreign pvt equity ‘legal status’

Reuters – Shanghai has decided to let foreign investors, including private equity and venture capital funds, register legally as local equities investment firms as China’s financial hub moves to lure more overseas investment. Foreign investors with a focus on Chinese […]

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