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Talk of Harbinger stake in African Minerals

Telegraph.co.uk – The chatter was that Harbinger, a powerful US hedge fund run by Philip Falcone, has built a small stake in African Minerals and has been talking to London brokers in recent days about picking up more stock. Harbinger […]

Major U.S. exchange chief urges SEC-CFTC merger

Bloomberg – The two main regulators of U.S. financial markets should merge, the chief executive of America’s largest options exchange says in remarks to be delivered to a congressional panel on Friday. William Brodsky, CEO of the Chicago Board Options […]

SocGen reducing China fund venture stake – sources

Forbes – French bank Societe Generale (SocGen) plans to reduce its holdings in its China fund joint venture due to regulatory concerns after a global reorganisation, two people familiar with the situation said. SocGen already owns a fund venture with […]

Lawmaker accuses Fed of ‘over-up’ in BofA deal

Reuters – The Federal Reserve sought to hide its involvement in Bank of America Corp‘s (BAC.N) acquisition of Merrill Lynch as Merrill’s financial condition worsened, the top Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said on Wednesday. The […]

Appleby closes in on Dickinson Cruickshank merger

The Lawyer – Offshore giant Appleby is to merge with Isle of Man firm Dickinson Cruickshank to create the world’s largest offshore firm in terms of partner numbers. The combined firm will have 73 partners and nine offices worldwide, including […]

Renewed fears as Lloyds shares crash

nebusiness.co.uk – LLOYDS Banking Group became the latest casualty of the bank sector sell-off yesterday as its shares plunged as much as 47%. Royal Bank of Scotland steadied a little after Monday’s mammoth 67% fall, but doubts over the Government’s […]

TCI founder, partner Degorce leaves hedge firm

Forbes – Patrick Degorce, a founder and partner at high-profile activist hedge fund firm The Children’s Investment Fund (TCI), has left the company, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday. Degorce was in the public eye in early 2007 when he […]

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