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Emerging markets show their mettle

Guardian – Emerging markets have been the place to invest over the past decade. While the FTSE 100 is down more than a quarter since it peaked in December 1999, and the S&P 500 in the US by 28%, markets […]

FRM unit to invest $60 million in new fund

Reuters India – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

Asian hedge funds returned 1.79 pct in June -Eurekahedge

Reuters India – Asian hedge funds were up a fourth straight month in June, rising an estimated 1.79 percent, on the strength of gains in Chinese and Japanese stocks, hedge-fund tracker Eurekahedge said. The positive returns in June, which is […]

India Draws Hedge Fund Attention

Seeking Alpha – During the past week, almost 15 percent of investors have expressed a specific interest in India-focused funds. When compared with the first week of the second quarter, this percentage is almost double. In a recent article in […]

ANALYSIS – Wall Street girds to pay more for commods talent

Reuters India – Wall Street, where hundreds of commodity traders lost jobs last year as the recession set in, is on a new hiring phase where banks and hedge funds want to pay top dollar but only to a few, […]

Nomura plans prime broking to take on rivals

Reuters India – Nomura Holdings plans to launch a global prime brokerage business by September as the financial crisis creates room for new players to offer lucrative services to hedge funds, a senior executive said on Monday. The move shows […]

Madoff Investors ‘Greedy’: Hendry

CNBC – People who invested with Bernard Madoff were greedy and happy to accept high returns without probing too much in the way these were achieved, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday. "I’m sympathetic […]

Hedge fund returns are up, redemptions down

Reuters India – Hedge funds are living up to their high-flying reputation again with strong returns in the last three months, but many investors burned by last year’s losses are clamoring for reforms before committing new money. Final June quarter […]

Hedge funds, private equity brace for U.S. reports

Reuters India – Hedge funds, private equity firms and other investors are scrambling to meet a looming deadline to report their offshore income, as U.S. tax collectors boost efforts to track foreign holdings. The reports will give authorities a glimpse […]

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 […]

Monier lenders approve restructuring deal

Reuters India – Lenders to French roofing company Monier Group have approved a restructuring deal that sees a group of debt investors take control of the company, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday. The deal is […]

Guinness-backed hedge firm debuts alternatives fund

Reuters India – Hedge fund firm 47 Degrees North has launched a portfolio that will invest in funds in areas such as electricity, transportation and volatility arbitrage as it seeks fresh ways to sidestep falls in traditional markets. The firm, […]

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