Tag Archives: mortgage-fund


Ex-AIG exec under probe by U.S. prosecutors: report

Reuters – Former American International Group Inc executive Joseph Cassano is under investigation by U.S. prosecutors for possibly misleading auditors and investors about subprime mortgage-related losses, according to a Bloomberg report citing people familiar with the probe. The report said […]

Wall Street can’t shake economic woes

Washington Observer Reporter – Wall Street’s initial enthusiasm about a $586 billion Chinese stimulus package fizzled Monday, as investors succumbed to anxieties about how U.S. companies will survive a severe pullback in spending. Stocks got a short-lived boost from China’s […]

Government provides record aid package to AIG

The Times and Democrat – In a record bailout of a private company, the government on Monday provided a new $150 billion financial-rescue package to troubled insurance giant American International Group, including $40 billion for partial ownership. The action, announced […]

Hedge funds, mortgages on House agenda

Boston Globe  – TODAY American International Group releases third-quarter results. The insurance giant is expected to post a loss of 90 cents a share, compared with a $1.35-a-share profit last year. Starbucks Corp. releases fourth-quarter financial results and is expected […]

AIG share crash means more pain for top U.S. funds

Reuters – Fidelity Investments’ Harry Lange, manager of its one-time star Magellan fund, made what now looks like a poorly timed move in June: he nearly doubled his holdings of AIG. Lange, who has already seen other financial bets sour, […]

Hopes and fears mix at hedge fund conference

Reuters UK – "Does anyone know what is happening with the markets?" former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers asked after stepping out of his car and into a hedge fund industry conference in Connecticut on Tuesday. And he wasn’t the […]

Stocks stabilize; government bails out AIG

Portsmouth Herald News – The Federal Reserve resisted a cut in interest rates Tuesday and then forged a plan to take over American International Group Inc. and rescue the insurance giant from the brink of bankruptcy with an extraordinary $85 […]

AIG Seeks Investors, Deals With Harsh Ratings Cuts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an effort to stave off bailout rumors, the Federal Reserve is urging American International Group Inc. to find private investors and warns that they should not expect a loan from the central bank.  However, talks […]

AIG Earnings Slump on Private Equity, Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Just when American International Group Inc. shareholders figured things couldn’t get worse at the world’s largest insurer, profit from the company’s private equity and hedge fund investments is evaporating. Earnings from so-called alternative holdings were probably close to […]

AIG Investments reaches hedge fund investment pact

Reuters – American International Group Inc’s asset management division has reached a joint venture agreement with Larch Lane to make seed funding investments in hedge funds. The AIG Investments and Larch Lane venture expects to invest between $50 million and […]