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Hedge Fund Managers In Bermuda To Register By June 30th

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Two new legislations were introduced in Bermuda January 1, requiring regulated financial institutions to comply with various obligations under the recently updated legislative framework, according to Cayman Islands law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman. The […]

John Ho to step down as Asia chief at The Children’s Investment Fund

Times Online – John Ho, the head of The Children’s Investment Fund’s (TCI) operations in Asia, is poised to resign over what sources describe as a “clash of minds” with Chris Hohn, its notoriously abrasive founder. The same sources said […]

Hedge fund fraudster to pay $2.78M

Bizjournals.com – A Massachusetts federal court has ordered a British man to pay $2.78 million in restitution, interest and penalties for orchestrating a scheme to defraud more than 60 investors who invested in his phony hedge fund operation based in […]

CSX says $11M shareholder settlement approved

Forbes – CSX Corp. said a New York Federal Court has approved a settlement in which the railroad operator will be paid $11 million by two activist shareholder hedge funds over alleged securities law violations. CSX said late Friday it […]

GPIF says alternative investments need closer study

Guardian Unlimited – Japan’s public pension fund, the world’s largest, said on Thursday it needs a deeper study of diversifying into alternative investments, such as hedge funds and real estate, after seeing the asset class hit by the financial crisis. […]

Madoff Hedge Fund Shut Down by Luxembourg Regulators

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Swiss bank UBS AG’s money manager, Luxalpha, was one of the main European hedge funds that gave money to US money manager Bernard Madoff, it is now being shut down by CSSF, Luxembourg’s financial supervisors. […]

HK Fund to team up with Paulson Hedge Fund in Offshore Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – One of Hong Kong’s largest independent financial institutions, Sun Hung Kai Financial, is teaming up with hedge fund Paulson & Co, launching a distressed asset investment fund, according to a Reuters report. John Paulson will […]

Viewpoint: Madoff scandal makes case against regulation

Baltimore Sun – If there is anything we have learned from the crisis in the financial sector, it’s the urgent need for more regulation. Had federal regulators been more vigilant or wielded greater powers, all this suffering and heartache might […]

TCI founder, partner Degorce leaves hedge firm

Forbes – Patrick Degorce, a founder and partner at high-profile activist hedge fund firm The Children’s Investment Fund (TCI), has left the company, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday. Degorce was in the public eye in early 2007 when he […]

Global financial crisis: An interview with George Soros

The Independent – Judy Woodruff: You write in your new book, The New Paradigm for Financial Markets, that “we are in the midst of a financial crisis the likes of which we haven’t seen since the Great Depression.” Was this […]

Citadel Hedge Fund Down for the Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The largest hedge fund run by Citadel Investment Group has fallen 30 percent this year stemming from losses tied to convertible bonds. The $10 billion Kensington Global Strategies Fund has been hit hard by the credit […]

UBP cuts hedge funds, sees industry shrinking

Reuters – Union Bancaire Privee has cut its exposure to hedge funds and industry performance has disappointed, while other assets look more attractively-priced, a top executive said. Christophe Bernard, the Swiss-based firm’s head of asset management, also told the Reuters […]

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