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EU hedge-fund rules will lead to IFSC exodus, Dail warned

Independent – A new EU directive aimed at tightening up the regulation of hedge funds could be counter-productive and cause a mass exodus of business from the International Financial Services Centre, a Dail committee was told yesterday. The directive, being […]

Steel Partners forges ahead with fund conversion

Reuters – Warren Lichtenstein’s Steel Partners LLC is forging ahead with a controversial plan to convert its flagship hedge fund, Steel Partners II, into a publicly traded holding company in the face of opposition from shareholders calling for liquidation. The […]

Steel Partners forges ahead with fund conversion

Reuters – Warren Lichtenstein’s Steel Partners LLC is forging ahead with a controversial plan to convert its flagship hedge fund, Steel Partners II, into a publicly traded holding company in the face of opposition from shareholders calling for liquidation. The […]

Indea Hedge Fund Plans to Buy, Not ‘Panic,’ on Polls

Bloomberg – Indea Capital Pte, an India-focused hedge fund that manages about $300 million, plans to buy shares even if India’s election results disappoint investors, said Chief Investment Officer Raj Mishra. The ruling Congress party-led coalition and the main opposition-led […]

Hedge funds accept controls

The Columbus Dispatch – The hedge-fund industry, battered and humbled by the market downturn, no longer is planning to fight an increased role for government in regulating and inspecting the secretive investment pools.   Opposition has melted away as the […]

BBC scandal dominates the papers

BBC UK News – Anger over the prank phone messages left for the actor, Andrew Sachs, is vented in the editorials of six papers. Prime Minister Gordon Brown has joined the attack and the Sun says the scandal is now beyond […]

2-EU’s McCreevy says no need to regulate hedge funds

Reuters – Hedge funds and private equity funds should be monitored closely but there are no plans to propose regulation, a top European Commission official said on Monday, sparking anger from left wing lawmakers. It has been the heavily regulated […]

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