Tag Archives: investment-banks


Brazilian Hedge Funds Lure $19.7 Billion This Year: Week Ahead

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds are luring more money than any type of investment pool in the country after record withdrawals last year, offering returns four times the yield from certificates of deposit. Local hedge funds attracted a net 33.7 […]

Delphi emerges from Chapter 11 after 4 years

Associated Press – Delphi nearly emerged from Chapter 11 last year, but was forced to redraw its reorganization plan after a group of investors, led by the Appaloosa Management LP hedge fund, pulled out of an investment deal in April […]

Fortress’ Novogratz says “easy meat” days are over

Reuters – From the edge of the abyss, most investment banks and hedge funds have roared back this year thanks to equity markets that have surged 60 percent from their March lows and healthier credit markets, said Novogratz, who manages […]

Brazil Hedge Funds Post Biggest Monthly Inflow in July for ’09

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds lured about 8.2 billion reais ($4.52 billion) in July, the biggest monthly inflow this year, as a rebounding economy and record low interest rates increased demand for stocks and other higher- yielding assets. The investment […]

The Dust Hasn’t Settled on Wall Street, but History’s Already Repeating Itself

The Washington Post – The Wall Street herd is at it again. Even as the cleanup crew is carting away the debris left by the last financial crisis, the investment banks, hedge funds and exchanges are busy working on the […]

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Costas launches boutique bank and a 2nd act

CNN Money – John Costas, who helped make UBS AG into one of the world’s biggest investment banks, wants to build a lasting Wall Street player — and put the 2007 demise of hedge fund Dillon Read Capital Management behind […]

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, […]

Macquarie’s pioneering funds model under pressure

Reuters – Australian investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd has managed to quell concerns on its capital position but is now bracing for its next big challenge of the global credit crisis: how to prevent its world-renowned specialist listed-funds model from […]

ECB’s Bini Smaghi wants hedge fund, inv bank regulation

Forbes – There should be regulation for areas which have previously been excluded from supervision such as hedge funds, investment banks and derivatives, European Central Bank Executive Board Member Lorenzo Bini Smaghi said on Friday. ‘There is no problem of […]

BGI deal flags institutional bank, fund arm split

Forbes – Consolidation in the asset management industry is set to intensify as encroaching regulation and client demands for independence force banks to hive off fund arms, Barclays said on Friday. Major investment banks were finding it ever harder to […]

JPMorgan’s future in hedge funds

FierceFinance – Not too long ago we were lamenting the trend by top investment banks to move into hedge funds and alternative investments in general. Buying hedge fund firms and launching them internally didn’t work out so well for Citigroup. It […]

Desperado quants go for gambling and defence

eFinancialCareers UK – Times are still not good for junior quants and mathematical PhDs who aspire to work in investment banks. With banks pulling back from complexity, there’s less need for their talents. Mark Davis, a professor of maths at […]

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