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Atticus closing two hedge funds

Forbes – Investor Timothy Barakett on Tuesday said Atticus Capital, which suffered some of the hedge fund industry’s steepest losses last year, is closing two of its three funds and will return $3 billion to shareholders. The Atticus founder and […]

Polar Capital hedge fund manager Barnett to leave

Reuters – Polar Capital Holdings Plc said on Wednesday that Julian Barnett, the founder and manager of hedge fund Polar Capital Paragon Fund Ltd, has resigned. The firm said Barnett had decided to leave for personal reasons, and would continue […]

Barclays Sues Chicago Hedge Fund Over Ties to Petters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Barclays Bank Plc has sued Chicago-based Ritchie Capital Management and the hedge fund’s principal Thane Ritchie, accusing them of concealing a $150 million investment in the controversial and now collapsed Petters Group Worldwide LLC. According to […]

Ritchie Funds Sued by Barclays Over Hidden Petters Group Stake

Bloomberg – Ritchie Capital Management and Thane Ritchie, the hedge fund manager’s principal, were sued by Barclays Bank Plc over accusations they concealed more than $150 million in investments made in the collapsed Petters Group Worldwide LLC and affiliates. Now […]

Wealth managers fret as the rich turn away from them after losses

Times of India – Can the wealthy trust their wealth managers any more after losing 30 to 60% of their wealth during the current global financial crisis? The world’s top banks including brands like Morgan Stanley, UBS, Barclays and Standard […]

Hedge Fund Brotman Capital Shows Top Performance

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Brotman Capital Partners LP, based in Boca Raton, Florida, has turned in the best performance Year to Date of a Market/Trend Timing Hedge Fund according to Barclays Hedge Fund Database. Through October, 2008 the Fund […]

Nomura grabs Lehman Asia unit

Reuters Tokyo – Japan’s Nomura Holdings is to buy the Asian operations of Lehman Brothers, a source with direct knowledge of the deal said on Monday, outbidding other banks seeking to scoop up the bankrupt U.S. bank’s Asian assets. The […]

Wall Street layoffs could surpass 200000

Los Angeles Times – Traders and investment bankers might have more to worry about than dwindling bonus pools this year as mass firings on Wall Street are set to hit a record. The fallout from this year’s global credit crisis […]

Lehman failure dogs Evergreen Solar

Boston Globe – Evergreen Solar Inc. got a shock when Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. went bankrupt last month: The solar panel maker lost control of almost 31 million shares of its stock. How that happened is the subject of a […]

Feds expand probe into Bear Stearns

Newsday – A federal probe of the $1.8-billion collapse of Bear Stearns hedge funds has spread to include the activities of a number of banks and other lenders, according to court records and legal sources. Investigators are also reviewing various […]

Bear Stearns Hedge Fund Probe Expands

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The infamous collapse of the two $1.8 billion Bear Stearns hedge funds that many believe helped spark the credit crisis is still being investigated, and now other banks and individuals are being probed in the process. […]

Two equity firms buy Lehman’s money management unit

International Herald Tribune – Lehman Brothers said Monday that it would sell for $2.15 billion much of its money management business, including its prized Neuberger Berman asset management unit, to Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman. The sale of the business, […]

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