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LNG eyes debt play on cash-strapped companies

Reuters UK – Hedge fund LNG Capital is eyeing the debt of companies at risk of running short of cash, seeing the potential for high returns at an early stage of the credit crisis when companies are still able to […]

LNG eyes debt play on cash-strapped companies

The Guardian – Hedge fund LNG Capital is eyeing the debt of companies at risk of running short of cash, seeing the potential for high returns at an early stage of the credit crisis when companies are still able to […]

JO Hambro Shuts Hedge Fund After VW-Porsche Trade

Bloomberg – JO Hambro Capital Management Ltd., which oversees about $3.5 billion of assets, will close one of its two hedge funds partly because a bet against Volkswagen AG shares backfired, people familiar with the situation said. The $240 million […]

Seven hedge funds bet millions on Irish banks falling

Irish Times – Seven international hedge funds have bet hundreds of millions of euro that Irish bank stocks will continue to fall. Although it is normal stock market practice, since last Friday short-selling of the four Irish publicly quoted banks […]

US hedge fund Paulson bets big against UK banks

Reuters – John Paulson, a U.S. hedge fund manager who gained a superstar reputation with a big bet against the U.S. housing market, was shown holding a 1 billion pound ($1.9 billion) bet against UK banks as short sellers were […]

Resource rout claims hedge fund

Globe and Mail – A year ago, Dwight Anderson was being hailed as the "king of commodities," a precocious 40-year-old hedge fund manager who made a prescient – and highly profitable – bet that global food prices would spike in […]

Swing back to bank stocks is overdone, says Merrill Lynch

Times Online – The fashionable investment tactic of the past month – buying bank stocks while selling energy companies – could already have gone too far, Merrill Lynch, the financial management group, warned clients yesterday. In mid-July, hedge funds, pension […]

Ackman Adds Cash to Target Hedge Fund as Stock Slides

Bloomberg- William Ackman, the activist hedge fund manager, increased his $2 billion bet on Target Corp. as shares of the second-largest U.S. discount retailer declined as much as 38 percent in the past year, according to two people with knowledge […]

Hedge fund managers betting on plunge in bank shares

The Independent- The American hedge fund group Harbinger Capital Partners revealed that it has made a significant bet on HBOS’s price falling, while its UK counterpart GLG admitted it is targeting the rival mortgage bank Bradford & Bingley, as investors […]

Buffett bets on the S&P 500 to beat a fund-of-hedge-funds

Los Angeles Times – The hedge fund industry can only exist because investors believe their fund managers will deliver above-average returns over time, despite the portfolios’ hefty fees. Master investor Warren Buffett, who has long derided those fees, now has […]

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