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Morgan Stanley’s Mack Says Some Hedge Funds May Fail

Bloomberg - Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer John Mack said tumbling markets may drive some hedge funds out of business, prompting his firm to “resize.” “Friends in that community say that by year-end, you’ll see the number of firms in the […]

U.S. funds urge freeing of Lehman assets

Reuters – A U.S.-based trade group for hedge funds has urged the Bank of England to step in and speed up the freeing up of assets frozen in the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, saying it has become "an […]

Morgan Stanley may scale back prime-brokerage ops-NY Post

Trading Markets – Morgan Stanley is looking at scaling back its prime-brokerage operation, selling assets or buying a faltering regional bank, the New York Post said citing sources. The firm may also try to work out a way to piggyback […]

Wolver Hill Japan Hedge Fund Resists Slumping Topix

Bloomberg – Wolver Hill Japan Multi-Strategy Fund, run by Deutsche Bank AG’s former prime brokerage sales chief in Tokyo, resisted the worst month for the nation’s stocks in almost 15 years to be little changed in September. The $11 million […]

Fearing financial trouble hedge funds flee Morgan Stanley

Hindu Business Line – Worried that global financial services provider Morgan Stanley may land into financial troubles like Lehman Brothers, several hedge funds fled the bank resulting in a loss of billions of dollars in its prime brokerage business last […]

Update – Vodia Expands Into Frontier Markets

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Reflecting a growth in corporate activities, Vodia Group has rebranded as Finadium. The move was made, the re-named Finadium says, to showcase an ability to develop new ideas and create products and marketing strategies in […]

Funds Flee Morgan, Goldman for JPMorgan

New York Post – The JPMorgan Chase CEO is seeing the coffers of the bank he runs being filled with "billions of dollars a day" coming from hedge funds that have pulled their cash from Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, […]

Hedge Funds Pulled Back From Lehman Prime Bkg Before Bankruptcy

CNNMoney.com – Hedge funds were leaving the prime brokerage business of Lehman Bros. (LEH) long before Lehman filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Sunday, and now, business there has all but stopped, according to sources. But in certain areas, like the […]

Hedge Fund Man Group Hires New Middle East CEO

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The CEO of Man Group, Peter Clarke, announced the appointment of the new CEO of the Middle East arm as Patrick Merville, to take effect from 1 October, following the retirement of Antoine Massad. Man, […]

Two New Additions To BNP Paribas’ Hedge Fund Team

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- BNP Paribas has appointed Thomas Mahala and Jason Miller to its global hedge fund relationship management team (HFRM). BNP Paribas now has over a dozen relationship management professionals located in New York, London and Hong Kong […]

Global Prime Services Group Simplifies Outsourcing for Hedge Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – RBC Capital Markets has unveiled its newest venture, the Global Prime Services Group that will provide comprehensive support and a vast platform of services to hedge fund and mutual fund managers as well as institutional asset […]

Asian Funds Increase Use of Multiple Prime Brokers, Survey Says

Bloomberg- Asian hedge funds are increasing their use of multiple prime brokers after the U.S. subprime mortgage market collapse heightened the risk of relying on a single investment bank for brokerage services, an AsiaHedge survey found. Hedge funds that are […]

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