Tag Archives: mergers and acquisitions


Sovereign fund assets shrink to $3 trln

The Guardian – Value of assets held by the world’s sovereign wealth funds fell to $3 trillion this year from $3.6 trillion at end-2007 as the credit crisis nearly halved their equity portfolio, according to Deutsche Bank. The German bank’s […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

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 […]

Greenwich Investor Starts Advisory Firm in Stamford

American Chronicle – An investment professional from Greenwich with more than 20 years of experience is going out on his own by starting a Stamford-based advisory firm for small- to medium-size companies from here to Texas. Peter Schweinfurth, a former […]

Asian finance firms are more optimistic on acquisitions

The China Post – Asia-Pacific banks, brokerages, insurers and private equity firms are more optimistic about mergers and acquisitions as they seek to expand following a decline in asset prices, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. About 42 percent of financial institutions […]

Tough times bring fund sector consolidation

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – A wave of mergers and acquisitions could sweep the fund management industry this year as players come under pressure from the market turmoil, said speakers at the Reuters Funds Summit. One leading hedge fund manager added that […]

Hedge Fund Manager Joins Water Reclamation Company

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Long time hedge fund manager, Eric D. Pedersen has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors at fresh water reclamation company, STW Resources, Inc. Pedersen has […]

Hedge-Fund Firms Pressed to Consolidate After Losses Erode Fees

Bloomberg – Mohammed Syed has spent the past seven years scouting out the best hedge-fund investments for clients of his Axiom Fund Manager Ltd. Now, he’s seeking to expand the $100 million he oversees by acquiring rivals. “I am looking […]

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