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James Chanos Says Hedge Funds Face Regulation: Year in Review

BloombergThe financial wreckage of 2008 has left no part of our country untouched. It exposed the bankruptcy of business models employed by mortgage companies, investment banks, and rating agencies as well as the flaws of innovations such as structured finance […]

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 […]

Experts Discuss Hedge Fund Growth at ‘Fighting the Tape’ Seminar

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Top financial industry leaders and more than 200 attendees gathered in New York late last week discuss the volatile hedge fund market and provide insights on distressed funds. Sponsored by global offshore law firm Walkers, the […]

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 […]

Hedge Fund Group Gottex Opens Office in Dubai, Hires Ex-Lehman Manager

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Independent alternative asset and hedge fund management group, Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited, announced the opening of an office in Dubai to capitalise on the growth opportunities in the region.  In addition, Gottex appointed Wassim […]

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, […]

Hedge Funds May Sell At Year End As Banks Skimp On Lending

CNNMoney.com – For equity markets, 2008 will long be remembered as a year of massive selling, and it’s likely to end the same way. Hedge funds will find it increasingly difficult to obtain lending at the end of the year, […]

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 […]

CDS protection buyers on Lehman to get their cash

Reuters – Investors who bought protection against a Lehman Brothers default in the credit default swaps market have little to worry about getting paid on Tuesday, when an estimated $8 billion in cash payments on Lehman CDS come due. While […]

Malaysia eyes Islamic hedge funds

Reuters – Malaysia is working on a plan to allow the creation of Islamic hedge funds. "It is now in the developmental stage,” Goh Ching Yin, an executive director at the Securities Commission, was quoted as saying by Business Times […]

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 […]

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