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Man Group Advances as Pace of Redemptions by Investors Declines

Bloomberg – Man Group Plc, the largest publicly traded hedge-fund manager, rose as much as 4.5 percent in London trading after redemptions by institutional investors slowed. Pension plans, endowments and money managers pulled $1.8 billion on July 1, half the […]

Falkland Oil raises 7.6 million stg in placing

Your Industry News – Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd (FOGL.L: Quote) said it conditionally raised about 7.6 million pounds ($11.8 million) to help fund capital expenditure on long-lead drilling equipment, and general and administrative costs through 2010 into 2011. The […]

Hedge fund millionaire trumps offer for Panmure

Reuters UK – Hedge fund millionaire Bertrand des Pallieres’s SPQR Capital has launched a bid to trump BlueGem Water’s proposed stake building in stockbroker Panmure Gordon & Co. SPQR said that, via vehicle P.G. Holdings, it proposed to take part […]

Hedge fund takes HSBC short position

Reuters – U.S. hedge fund Harbinger Capital is the first company to declare a short position in HSBC following the bank’s record rights issue, after making millions from a similar tactic with UK bank HBOS last year. Harbinger said in […]

U.S. hedge fund takes HSBC short

International Herald Tribune – U.S. hedge fund Harbinger Capital is the first company to declare a short position in HSBC following the bank’s record rights issue, after making millions from a similar tactic with UK bank HBOS last year. Harbinger said […]

Paulson Fund Makes at Least $420 Million Shorting RBS

Bloomberg – Paulson & Co., the hedge fund run by billionaire John Paulson, made at least 295 million pounds ($420 million) since September by short selling Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc. Paulson held a short position of 0.87 percent […]

Biggest Listed Hedge Fund to Sue over Madoff Exposure

CNBC – Shares in Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund firm, slid on Wednesday after it said funds under management fell 21 percent and that it would sue over its exposure to the Madoff scandal. Man said its […]

Petters Files for Bankruptcy, Hedge Fund Seeks Answers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Petters Group Worldwide has filed for Chapter  11 bankruptcy protection after feds launched a probe into an alleged $3 billion scam that was said to be orchestrated by the founder.  The subsidiary company under investigation is […]

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