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Jun Mihara Announces Launch of Asian Distressed Debt Hedge Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) Former Merrill Lynch banker Jun Mihara, 45, has announced plans to launch a fund to invest in Asian distressed debt.  Mihara was hired by Zais Group LLC of Red Bank, NJ last month to serve as its […]

Lewis Faces More Merrill Queries as $33 Million Accord Delayed

Bloomberg – Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis faces more queries about his purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co. after a federal judge refused to approve a $33 million settlement of a lawsuit over bonuses. The bank […]

Hedge fund GLG backs oil venture with eye for London listing

Telegraph.co.uk – The hedge fund, which has $11bn (£6.7bn) of assets under management, will be the cornerstone investor in the new company called Lothian which will buy oil assets around the world and manage them. The plan is for Lothian […]

Viathon Capital Launches Credit Hedge Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Viathon Capital, LP has officially launched the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, a credit opportunity fund focused on non-correlated absolute returns. Employing a fundamental, credit-intensive research process in order to identify long and short investment opportunities […]

Hedge fund returns up

Stuff – Hedge funds are living up to their high-flying reputation again with strong returns in the last three months, but many investors burned by last year’s losses are clamoring for reforms before committing new money. Final June quarter data […]

Hedge fund returns are up, redemptions down

Reuters India – Hedge funds are living up to their high-flying reputation again with strong returns in the last three months, but many investors burned by last year’s losses are clamoring for reforms before committing new money. Final June quarter […]

BTIG Expands International Capabilities With Japan Equity Team

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Institutional brokerage and hedge fund services company BTIG LLC, announced the expansion of its international capabilities with the addition of a three-person U.S. based live hours (8pm-2am EST) Japan team. The U.S. based Japan team […]

Millionaires’ club sees record drop

Globe and Mail – The ranks of the world’s millionaires shrank at the fastest rate in 2008, with North America suffering the biggest wealth loss worldwide, according to a survey by Capgemini SA and Merrill Lynch & Co. The global […]

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 […]

BTIG to Expand, Hires 4 High Yield Experts

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Institutional brokerage and hedge fund services company BTIG LLC, announced the further expansion of its Global Fixed Income Group with four new hires. The Global Fixed Income Group was launched in February of this year […]

Northern Trust Named Fund of Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Financial technology vendor youDevise Limited congratulated its client Northern Trust upon being awarded the Fund of Hedge Funds Administrator of the Year award at the inaugural HFMWeek Service Provider Awards, held recently in London. Northern […]

BlackRock In Talks For Largest Global Hedge Fund Transaction On Record

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – BlackRock, Inc. confirmed that negotiations are ongoing with U.K.’s third-largest bank, Barclays Bank plc, about the potential purchase of Barclays Global Investors (BGI), including the iShares business. “The discussions are not yet concluded and there […]

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