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Hong Kong Hedge Fund Triples Investor Relation Technology

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager PMA has chosen to more than triple the number of users of PerTrac CMS in the company’s Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York, London, and Dubai offices. PerTrac CMS is an alternative […]

Neuberger Berman to buy Lehman Holdings

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  Due to their recent share decrease, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. has agreed to sell majority interest to asset manager Neuberger Berman. The transaction will create a new, independent investment management company to be called Neuberger […]

Legg Mason unit eyes distressed sales: report

Tehran Times – Permal Investment Management, the hedge fund investment division of U.S. asset manager Legg Mason Inc, is aiming to raise up to $500 million to take advantage of a boom in distressed sales of hedge fund holdings, the […]

Number of hedge funds could halve in ’09

Reuters – Turmoil in financial markets could halve the number of hedge funds by next year, and the survivors will likely charge less for their service, an industry executive said on Monday. Ultra-wealthy investors, who fueled a doubling in hedge-fund […]

Lehman to sell stake in R3 hedge fund

Reuters – Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc agreed on Wednesday to sell its 45 percent stake in hedge fund R3 Capital Partners for $250 million in cash and a $250 million investment in another fund managed by R3. Lehman, which filed […]

Third-Quarter 2008 Asset Manager M&A Activity Climbs Amid Financial Crisis, According to Jefferies Putnam Lovell

NEW YORK – Deals involving asset managers rose in the July to September 2008 period, with the global credit crunch as the backdrop for a jump in divestitures to almost 40% of total sales, up from 23% a year earlier, […]

Putnam shuts $15 billion money market fund

Reuters – U.S. asset manager Putnam Investments said on Thursday that it had closed its $15 billion (8 billion pound) Prime Money Market Fund due to redemption pressures. Putnam, a unit of Canada’s Great-West Lifeco, said in a statement that […]

Trailblazer Fink returns to head £200m hedge fund

The Independent – Stanley Fink, the so-called godfather of UK hedge funds, has made a dramatic return to the industry after retiring from Man Group, the largest alternatives manager in the world, only two months ago. Mr Fink confirmed yesterday […]

Unigestion Hires Former Julius Baer Manager as Head of Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Privately owned asset manager, Unigestion, has appointed Konstantinos Iordanidis as Managing Director and Head of Hedge Funds. Unigestion has $11 billion invested in hedge funds, private equity funds and quantitative equity strategies. Iordanidis is a […]

Hedge Fund Blackstone Opens Office in Beijing

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Global alternative asset manager Blackstone Group is opening a representative office in Beijing with former Vice President of Beijing Mainstreets Investment Group, Mr. Shan Fu as chief representative. "The opening of our Beijing office and […]

$100 Million Legacy Africa Alpha Fund Launched By Bank & Hedge Fund Duo

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- Florida based hedge fund manager INTL Consilium LLC and First City Monument Bank Plc have jointly launched the Legacy Africa Alpha Fund, a $100 million hedge fund investing in Africa and the Middle East. "The new […]

BlackRock details amended agreements with Merrill

Reuters- U.S. asset manager BlackRock Inc gave details on Tuesday of the revised agreements it has struck with top shareholder Merrill Lynch & Co Inc that, among other things, try to protect BlackRock’s interests if Merrill’s structure changes substantially. Merrill […]

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