Tag Archives: investment-funds


Interview: EU law set to discriminate against private equity  

EurActiv.com – European Commission proposals to regulate alternative investment funds discriminate against private equity and favour direct competitors like sovereign wealth funds or maverick businessmen, Javier Echarri, secretary-general of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA), told EurActiv in an interview. […]

Darling warns banks of return to risk-taking

Times Online – Alistair Darling has warned that he will impose tougher regulation to avoid a repeat of the banking crisis amid fears of a return of the bonus-driven, risk-taking culture in the City. The Chancellor told The Independent newspaper […]

Hedge Fund Paulson & Co Buys $100 Million CB Richard Ellis Stock

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Real estate services company, CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. has reached an agreement to sell in a direct placement 13,440,860 shares of its Class A common stock for gross proceeds of approximately $100.0 million, to […]

Hedge Fund Indictment Says Cravath, Bryan Cave Were Duped

Law.com – Federal prosecutors Thursday unsealed an indictment charging the chief executive of what used to be one of the world’s largest investment funds with constructing elaborate tax shelters for some of his wealthiest clients. The executive, Jeffrey Greenstein, the […]

Hedge Fund Expert to Run ATC’s Cayman Operations

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Ali Mudeen has joined hedge fund provider ATC Group as managing director of its Cayman Islands operations. Mudeen will oversee and build the firm’s Private Clients and Corporate Services practices in the region, as well […]

GLG Partners Sells $214 Million Of Notes

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund GLG Partners has completed its private offering of $214 million aggregate of dollar-denominated convertible subordinated notes due 2014. The notes bear interest at a rate of 5.00% per year and rank junior in […]

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 […]

Cayman Island Hedge Funds Webinar

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Cayman Island law firm Solomon Harris is today hosting its inaugural Webinar on the highly topical subject of ‘Managing Distressed Cayman Funds and lessons learned for new funds’.  "This fits in perfectly with our firm’s […]

Legg Mason Launches Tactical Allocation Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Investment management company Legg Mason Inc. has launched a global multi-asset tactical allocation mutual fund named Legg Mason Permal Tactical Allocation Fund. The fund, which targets institutional and retail taxable and tax-exempt investors, will be […]

Offshore Law Pioneers Expand to Brazil

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Cayman Islands law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman now has the official approval and licensing permission for a São Paulo partnership by the the Brazilian Bar Association. As the only offshore firm to have an […]

New Legislation Proposed, Raising Hedge Fund Issues

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Carried interest legislation is being considered at the federal, state and local level, raising significant local and international tax issues. Carried interests, which form an essential element of business in almost every section of the […]

Obama Seeks Investors in Plan to Buy Illiquid Assets

Bloomberg – The Obama administration will announce details of a plan today to expand the $700 billion rescue of the financial system that will rely on enticing private investors to buy the troubled assets clogging banks’ balance sheets. Treasury Secretary […]

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