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Talk of Harbinger stake in African Minerals

Telegraph.co.uk – The chatter was that Harbinger, a powerful US hedge fund run by Philip Falcone, has built a small stake in African Minerals and has been talking to London brokers in recent days about picking up more stock. Harbinger […]

Ex-Insight managers launch multi-asset firm

MONACO (Reuters) – Former Insight Investment fund managers Patrick Armstrong and Ana Cukic-Armstrong have launched a new fund management business that will invest in a broad range of assets and seek to beat inflation. The firm, Armstrong Investment Managers, will […]

The hedge funds always win in the end

Independent – The collapse of Lloyds’ share price on Friday afternoon was deeply upsetting – and not just for shareholders in the bank. Two weeks ago, those annoying folk at Paulson & Co, the hedge fund that has made a […]

Fund managers put up billions to back cash calls

Times Online - Some of Britain’s most powerful fund managers are setting aside billions of pounds to fund cash calls from sound companies hamstrung by a lack of bank lending. Investment bankers say that they have been inundated with calls from […]

Paulson nets £100m from RBS slide

Guardian Unlimited – Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson has made a £100m profit by betting that the Royal Bank of Scotland’s share price would fall dramatically, according to calculations by the Guardian, adding fuel to the debate about the […]

Hedge Funds Not Behind Sell-Off In Banks Say Experts

Wall Street Journal – Experts say hedge funds are not responsible for the wholesale selloff in U.K. financial stocks which saw shares in the four remaining major banks dive to record lows earlier this week and prompted renewed calls to […]

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