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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 […]

Lehman may force collapse of hedge funds

The Daily Deal – Lehman Brothers Holdings may have gone bankrupt eight weeks ago, but the filing continues to reverberate throughout the financial world and even in some unexpected places like the National Football League’s New York Giants. The latest to […]

Englander’s Millennium Funds May Lose $1 Billion to Withdrawals

Bloomberg – Millennium Partners LP, the $13.5 billion hedge-fund firm run by Israel Englander, plans to return $1 billion to investors who asked for their cash back by year-end, according to two people familiar with the matter. The redemptions, equal […]

Rivals bet against Morgan Stanley in September

Forbes – Major Wall Street firms placed large bets against Morgan Stanley using credit-default swaps, two days after Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc sought bankruptcy protection, the Wall Street Journal said, citing trading records. The firms included Merrill Lynch & Co, […]

M. Stanley Asia prime broker head leaves-source

CNBC – The head of Morgan Stanley’s prime brokerage arm in Asia, Kurt Baker, has left the firm amid the slump in Asia’s hedge fund industry, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said on Wednesday. A spokesman for […]

Scholes Among Losers as Hedge Funds Slump in October

Bloomberg – Hedge funds run by Jeffrey Gendell and John Burbank III posted their worst monthly losses in October. Peter Thiel gave back gains made earlier in the year. Nobel-prize winner Myron Scholes froze his biggest fund. The managers, like […]

Wall Street can’t shake economic woes

Washington Observer Reporter – Wall Street’s initial enthusiasm about a $586 billion Chinese stimulus package fizzled Monday, as investors succumbed to anxieties about how U.S. companies will survive a severe pullback in spending. Stocks got a short-lived boost from China’s […]

Mizuho Said to Hire Ex-Lehman Electronic Trading Team

Bloomberg – Mizuho Financial Group Inc., Japan’s second-largest bank by revenue, will start electronic trading in Asia after hiring a team of 16 former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. employees, two executives familiar with the plan said. The team, led by […]

Hedge fund Autonomy Capital halts withdrawals-report

Reuters – Autonomy Capital Research LLP, a $1.7 billion hedge-fund firm run by former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc trader Robert Gibbins, halted withdrawals from its flagship fund after losses this year, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. The $1.2 billion Autonomy Capital […]

Hong Kong Says Hedge Funds Provided Inaccurate Data

Bloomberg – Some hedge fund managers provided inaccurate information to investors in newsletters and monthly fact sheets, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission said. In one instance, the hedge fund manager excluded the fund’s largest stock holding from its top […]

Broken Securities Industry Still Has $20 Billion to Pay Bonuses

Bloomberg – Five straight quarters of losses and a 70 percent slide in its stock this year haven’t stopped Merrill Lynch & Co. from allocating about $6.7 billion to pay bonuses. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley, both still […]

Hedge Funds Meet With FSA, BOE Over Lehman Assets, FT Reports

Bloomberg – Hedge funds met with the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority and the Bank of England in London to discuss the return of their assets from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., the Financial Times reported, citing unidentified funds. Representatives from the […]

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