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A New Track for Private Equity

The major broker-dealers have been decimated, with only Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs remaining independent and solvent. There are daily fears of hedge funds facing the equivalent of a bank run, as investors scramble to withdraw their cash. Those private-equity […]

Carlyle Group To Launch New Fund with $14 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At a time when many hedge funds are experiencing their worst year to date, private equity firm The Carlyle Group is launching a new fund with around $14 billion in capital.  According to a report by […]

TPG’s Bonderman eyes debt assets sold by hedge funds

Reuters HK – David Bonderman, one of the the most influential figures in the U.S. private equity industry, said on Thursday his firm, buyout giant TPG Capital TPG.UL, wanted to buy debt assets offloaded by troubled hedge funds. Bonderman, speaking […]

TPG’s Bonderman eyes debt assets sold by hedge funds

Reuters – David Bonderman, one of the the most influential figures in the U.S. private equity industry, said on Thursday his firm, buyout giant TPG Capital , wanted to buy debt assets offloaded by troubled hedge funds. Bonderman, speaking at […]

Third-Quarter 2008 Asset Manager M&A Activity Climbs Amid Financial Crisis, According to Jefferies Putnam Lovell

NEW YORK – Deals involving asset managers rose in the July to September 2008 period, with the global credit crunch as the backdrop for a jump in divestitures to almost 40% of total sales, up from 23% a year earlier, […]

Foreign funds cut Nigeria exposure, impact limited – analysts

Reuters – Nigeria’s buoyant real economy and strong domestic liquidity will limit the damage caused by hedge funds and portfolio investors pulling money out of the country as the global financial crisis bites, analysts say. The sheer size of Nigeria’s […]

Hedge Funds In The Microwave

Forbes – In an op-ed in the Financial Times on Monday , I described the unraveling and demise of the shadow banking system that started with non-bank mortgage lenders, structured investment vehicles (SIVs) and conduits, major independent monoline broker dealers […]

Advent raises $560 mln for first PE fund in Japan

Reuters Tokyo – Global buyout firm Advent International said it has raised 60 billion yen (317 million pounds) for its first private equity fund in Japan. The fund, which opened its office in Tokyo in 2001, will target companies with […]

Foreign funds cut Nigeria exposure, impact limited – analysts

Reuters – Nigeria’s buoyant real economy and strong domestic liquidity will limit the damage caused by hedge funds and portfolio investors pulling money out of the country as the global financial crisis bites, analysts say. The sheer size of Nigeria’s […]

Artemis snares prize manager ‘Rock Hard’ Ruth Keattch for flagship fund

Daily Telegraph – Ruth Keattch, the star fund manager nicknamed "Rock Hard Ruth", is to make a come-back with a move to Artemis, the activist fund manager with £14bn under management. Mrs Keattch, who earned a fearsome reputation at Deutsche […]

Harbinger Hedge Fund Looking to Shake Up Another Board

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Harbinger Capital has taken an 8 percent stake in Cablevision Systems Corp., according to a regulatory filing done yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The activist hedge fund now owns nearly 19 million shares of […]

Distressed funds circle Spain

Reuters UK – Vulture funds are finally saying debt from Spanish retailer Cortefiel is now cheap enough to buy, after waiting for months to see prices of the struggling company’s debt fall further. The funds, which have raised billions of […]

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