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Group Backs Mandatory Hedge Fund Registration

New York Times Blogs – The compulsory registration of hedge fund managers was backed by a global regulatory body on Monday in an effort to restore investor confidence. The International Organization of Securities Commissions, representing regulators from more than 100 […]

Chicago Hedge Fund Manager Indicted

New York Times – The managing director of a collapsed Chicago hedge fund, Lake Shore Asset Management, was indicted by a federal grand jury. Prosecutors say the director, Philip J. Baker, operated a $300 million fraud. The 27-count indictment was […]

Hedge fund body taps heavyweight lobbyist

Wealth Bulletin – The Managed Funds Association, a leading trade group for the hedge fund sector, has recruited Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, the heavyweight K Street lobbying firm, to press its interests on Capitol Hill, a document filed this week […]

Citadel in Rescue Talks With E-Trade, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – E*Trade Financial is in talks with Citadel Investment Group, the hedge fund that is its largest shareholder, about a deal to shore up the struggling brokerage firm’s balance sheet, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing […]

Hedge Fund Managers Switch Strategies and Reap Rewards

New York Times – In mid-March, with the global stock markets plunging, Philippe Jabre, a hedge fund manager based in Geneva, started buying bombed out financial stocks in the United States, Europe and Asia. A procession of sleepless nights followed […]

It’s Thankless, but He Decides Madoff Claims

New York Times – The Ponzi scheme’s victims denounce him as cold-hearted, dishonest and just plain wrong No, they are not describing Bernard L. Madoff, the author of the fraud that has ruined their lives. They are criticizing Irving H. […]

Hedge Fund Is Dissolving as It Faces 2nd Inquiry

New York Times – In the rarefied world of hedge funds, he is one of the greats — a stock-picker who managed to make money, bull market or bear, for more than two decades. But on Wednesday, Arthur J. Samberg […]

Paulson to Launch New Real Estate Fund, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – John Paulson, the hedge fund manager who reaped a windfall betting against the U.S. housing market before the credit crunch, is now hoping to ride to riches on the property industry’s recovery, The Telegraph reported. […]

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Farewell

New York Times – Two weeks from now, a seven-year-old hedge fund called Alson Capital Partners will return around $800 million to its investors, and shut its doors for good. The fund was founded and managed by Neil Barsky, 51, […]

David Geffen loses bid for stake in New York Times

PerthNow – Mr Geffen tried to acquire a 19 per cent stake in the New York Times Company that was held by Harbinger Capital Partners, the activist hedge fund, but was rebuffed, it emerged overnight. Since 1896, the newspaper has […]

Geffen offered to buy NY Times stake: source

Reuters – Media mogul David Geffen tried to buy a stake in the New York Times Co from hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners, but was rejected, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday. Geffen offered to buy […]

US Hedge Funds Face Regulatory Tsunami, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – The biggest regulatory changes since the 1930s are bearing down on the U.S. securities and investment industry, and many firms are ill-prepared, according to a new study by research firm TowerGroup. From derivatives and hedge […]

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