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Hedge-Fund Industry 2.0 Is Already Taking Shape: Matthew Lynn

Bloomberg – There are signs of life returning to the hedge-fund industry. Assets under management are rising. New funds are being launched. Some are even making money. Reports of hedge funds’ demise are exaggerated even if it isn’t quite time […]

London’s Hedge Fund Alley Tenants Face a Doubling in Tax Rates

Bloomberg – Hedge funds and other tenants in London’s Mayfair and St. James’s district, the world’s second- most expensive business location, face a doubling in property taxes in the next five years, real estate brokers said. Tenants in central London […]

Hedge Fund Fiction Bought by Faber

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – A new book set set in the world of hedge funds ‘This Bleeding City’, set against the global financial collapse, has been bought by Faber editorial director Walter Donohue. It is 30-year-old City trader Alex […]

Commercial property rents collapse in London hedge fund areas

The Independent – Rents for plush offices in Mayfair and St James’s plunged almost 30 per cent last year, hammered by the declining fortunes of many of their hedge funds tenants.   The commercial property agency NB Real Estate has […]

Burning hedges blow smoke on Busson

The Australian – ARPAD Busson is angry. He has just looked at the returns of a hedge fund he used to invest in and they’re down more than 60 per cent in the past nine months. "That a-hole!" Busson says […]

Uma Thurman No Help to Arpad Busson in Madoff Fraud’s Nightmare

Bloomberg –  Arpad Busson is angry. He’s just looked at the latest returns of a hedge fund he used to invest in; it’s down more than 60 percent in the past nine months. “That a-hole!” Busson says of the New […]

”End-of-era’ feel for hedge fund sector

Business Intelligence Middle East  – As the eye-popping profits of hedge funds dry up amid the financial crisis, the industry looks set to shrink substantially in its European headquarters of London over the next year. Discretion is everything in London’s […]

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