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Market Chatter — Corporate finance press digest

Reuters – The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media on Friday: * Fortress Investment Group, among the largest private equity and hedge fund firms, is looking to go on an acquisition drive, the Financial Times said, citing a […]

CDC Invests $10 Million In Rabo Equity Advisors’ Agri Fund

VC Circle – UK fund of funds CDC Group Plc has committed $10 million to Rabo Equity Advisors’ India Agri Business Fund. This investment is part of CDC’s new investment policy which came into effect on January1, 2009, according to […]

Barclays in talks with BlackRock on BGI sale

Financial Post – Barclays PLC, the U.K.’s third-largest bank, is in talks with BlackRock Inc. and other bidders to sell its asset management division for more than US$10-billion. BlackRock, the world’s biggest publicly traded asset manager, is the leading contender […]

Hedge Fund Insurance Costs Rise as Lehman, Madoff Spur Scrutiny

Bloomberg – The cost of insuring hedge funds against negligence has risen as much as 20 percent in the past six months after Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s bankruptcy and Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme increased the threat of lawsuits. A fund […]

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