Tag Archives: market-meltdown


Salida ‘back from the abyss’

Globe and Mail – When Salida Capital Corp. beat all other bidders in a charity auction last month to score lunch with Warren Buffett, the $1.68-million (U.S.) win sent a signal to Bay Street: Salida is back. Salida, the once […]

Hedge fund investors to demand more data

Reuters – Many hedge fund investors burned by last year’s market meltdown will likely demand a system of checks and balances in which outsiders keep a closer watch over assets, data released on Wednesday show. Pension funds, endowments and wealthy […]

Hedge fund manager Singer wants limits on leverage

Alibaba News Channel – Aggressive government action can hurt the market, but regulators should clamp down on leverage among banks and investors to prevent another credit crisis, veteran hedge fund manager Paul Singer said at a conference. Singer said the […]

Hedge fund manager Singer wants limits on leverage

Forbes – Aggressive government action can hurt the market, but regulators should clamp down on excessive borrowing by banks and investors to prevent another credit crisis, veteran hedge fund manager Paul Singer said at a conference. Singer said the current […]

Hedge fund manager Singer wants limits on leverage

Reuters – Aggressive government action can hurt the market, but regulators should clamp down on excessive borrowing by banks and investors to prevent another credit crisis, veteran hedge fund manager Paul Singer said at a conference. Singer said the current […]

Fund managers poised for wave of consolidation

Reuters – Hedge fund and traditional money management firms hard hit by last year’s market meltdown are poised for a surge of mergers and acquisitions to bolster depleted assets and widen sources of revenue. "We’re going to see a massive […]

Hedge fund in talks with Target on board seats

Associated Press – Activist hedge fund manager William Ackman is in talks with Target Corp. about naming potential directors to the discount retailer’s board, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Thursday. Target shares gained 61 cents, or […]

Hedge fund founder used phony firm, returns: authorities

Reuters – A hedge fund manager overstated values by hundreds of millions of dollars, set up a phony accounting firm and showed uniformly positive returns for nine years to defraud investors, U.S. authorities said on Wednesday. James Nicholson, 42, founder […]

Silvercreek latest hedge fund to feel sting of market downturn

Globe and Mail – The market meltdown has claimed another hedge fund, with Silvercreek Management into workout mode on a convertible bond fund that featured a who’s who of Canadian finance backers. Silvercreek oversees an estimated $300-million, and ran into […]

Hedge Funds in Swaps Face Peril With Rising Junk Bond Defaults

Bloomberg- It’s Friday, March 14, and hedge fund adviser Tim Backshall is trying to stave off panic. Backshall sits in the Walnut Creek, California, office of his firm, Credit Derivatives Research LLC, at a U-shaped desk dominated by five computer […]

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