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Palestinians plan to boost housing by investing in City hedge funds

Guardian.co.uk – Palestinian house builders on the West Bank could benefit from an influx of cash if plans by the $900m (£552m) Palestine sovereign wealth fund to invest in London-based hedge funds go ahead. The Palestine Investment Fund (PIF) is […]

Precious Metals Surge as Investors Buy Gold, Hedge Against Inflation

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In a Sunday Times article this weekend, Bryan Collings, who manages the Investment Fund for Ingnis International Hexam Global Emerging Markets, predicted an increase in the price of precious metals of 25% over the next 18 […]

Deals backfire as investors seek $5.5bn from Cerberus

Times Online – Investors in Cerberus are seeking the return of more than $5.5 billion (£3.3 billion) from the fund, which has made a series of poor investments, including the acquisition of GMAC, General Motors’ finance division, and of Chrysler, […]

Talk of Harbinger stake in African Minerals

Telegraph.co.uk – The chatter was that Harbinger, a powerful US hedge fund run by Philip Falcone, has built a small stake in African Minerals and has been talking to London brokers in recent days about picking up more stock. Harbinger […]

Guardian lost £24m in bungled currency trading

Times Online – Guardian Media Group, the owner of The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, lost £24m last year on botched currency trading as it tried to protect hedge-fund investments. The newspaper publisher, which is considering closing The Observer, the […]

Few Hedge Funds Started In Europe This Year, Raising Little

NASDAQ – The pace of new European hedge fund launches has stalled this year after the industry’s dismal 2008 performance made investors unwilling to back new ventures. Data provider EuroHedge Monday said just 47 funds started trading in the first […]

Hedge fund manager Chris Hohn donates £500m to his wife’s charity

Guardian.co.uk – The secretive hedge fund manager and philanthropist Chris Hohn last year donated almost half a billion pounds to the children’s charity run by his wife, it emerged yesterday. The £486m gift follows hefty profits at Hohn’s hedge fund […]

REFILE-Activist funds ditch Japan, leave governance void

Interactive Investor – The retreat of two high-profile activist funds from Japan underscores the difficulties such funds face in squeezing value from their investments and raises worries about lax corporate governance in the world’s second-biggest economy. The Children’s Investment Fund […]

Switzerland Investigates Santander

Wealth Bulletin – Geneva’s public prosecutor said he has launched a criminal investigation into allegations that Banco Santander SA’s hedge-fund unit misled investors when it funneled their money into Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. The formal investigation was opened following […]

Barclay Hedge Fund Rankings Rate Tranen #1 in Fixed Income Asset Backed Lending

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – British Virgin Islands based hedge fund manager Tranen Capital took the lead in the Fixed Income – Asset-Backed Lending category for March 2009 with a return of 2.49%. In addition to the March performance, the […]

Horlick fund posts defence against rebels

The Independent – Bramdean Alternatives Ltd, the investment fund started by Nicola Horlick, said it shouldn’t be wound up, as proposed by one of its largest investors. Elsina Ltd, a British Virgin Island-registered investment company controlled by UK property investor […]

Another Madoff linked hedge fund sued

NineMSN – The trustee overseeing the liquidation of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff’s assets sued another investment fund on Tuesday, claiming it owes Madoff’s victims more than $US1 billion ($A1.32 billion) it withdrew from his firm. The complaint in Manhattan bankruptcy […]

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