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CIC funnels fund investments via Blackstone, MS: report

Marketwatch – China’s sovereign wealth fund has selected Morgan Stanley and Blackstone Group LP to oversee hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The $200 billion China Investment Corp. has finalized an additional […]

BofA’s asset management unit gets lukewarm bids: report

Reuters – Bank of America Corp’s primary investment management unit is drawing lower than expected bids after its likeliest suitor, BlackRock Inc, inked a blockbuster deal to buy Barclays Global Investor, the Financial Times reported, citing people close to the […]

M&G’s Dobell blasts ‘selfish’ hedge funds

Times Online – One of the most senior fund managers at Prudential has attacked hedge funds as selfish and devious and blasted derivatives as “the scourge of the modern age”. Tom Dobell, who manages the £3 billion Recovery Fund for […]

Sumitomo Trust Finance to Start New Japan-Focused Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Sumitomo Trust Finance (H.K.) Ltd., the asset-management unit of Japan’s fifth-biggest bank, will start a new multi-strategy hedge fund that invests in Japanese stocks, index options, futures and credit-default swaps. The Tactical Equity Concepts-Japan Fund, also called TEC- […]

Religare in race for AIG’s fund management unit -

domain-B – Indian financial services firm Religare Enterprises is reported to have bid for the investment management arm of beleaguered US insurer, American International Group (AIG) as part of its plans to expand its financial services portfolio. he reports say […]

Hedge-Fund Assets Set to Drop $192 Billion by March, UBS Says

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund assets will likely drop by about $192 billion this quarter after the industry posted record losses in 2008, according to estimates by UBS AG. Global assets will likely fall to $1.215 trillion in the first quarter, said […]

Wealthy wary of putting new money in hedge funds

Reuters – Millionaires who long put money with hedge funds are now skittish about adding fresh cash after these loosely regulated portfolios posted record losses last year, a top industry executive said on Thursday. "We have probably seen the worst […]

Former UBS Exec Declared a Fugitive by South Florida Judge

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. authorities have officially declared Raoul Weil, formerly of UBS, a fugitive.  The one-time prominent business man and former chairman of UBS’s global wealth management unit, failed to surrender to police after being charged with aiding […]

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