Tag Archives: private-equity-investors


Fraud worries grow for private equity deals in Asia

Forbes – Private equity investors in Asia are increasingly fearful of fraud within their portfolio companies as the global economic downturn puts mounting pressure on firms in the region. The global financial crisis has already caused significant damage to private […]

Hedge funds forced to adapt or die

International Herald Tribune – The mergers and acquisitions business is about to take a deep dive. For most of the financial crisis, it has remained surprisingly buoyant. This was partly because there was a lot of business to be done selling […]

Hedge fund managers to testify in Washington

International Herald Tribune – Hedge fund managers usually shun the spotlight. But five of them, billionaires all, are about to come under the glare on Capitol Hill. The money managers — Philip Falcone, Kenneth Griffin, John Paulson, James Simons and George […]

Hedge fund winners amid the rubble

International Herald Tribune – Bernard Drury is a rarity on Wall Street: a hedge fund manager who is making money, rather than losing it. While most hedge funds are declining this year and unsettling the markets in the process, a handful […]

What crisis? Some hedge funds are gaining

International Herald Tribune – Bernard Drury is a rarity on Wall Street: a hedge fund manager who is making money rather than losing it. While most hedge funds are sinking into red this year and unsettling the markets in the process, […]

High-flying hedge fund falls back to earth

International Herald Tribune – Only 10 months ago, Remy Trafelet was so flush that he treated about 100 employees at his hedge fund to a getaway in Venice. He and his crew spent a long, luxurious weekend at the five-star […]

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, […]

Golden age of hedge funds dims

International Herald Tribune – Making millions – or even a few billion – by managing a hedge fund has been a running dream on Wall Street in recent years. But suddenly even the masters of this $2 trillion universe are […]

The hedge fund party is ending in London’s Mayfair district

International Herald Tribune – As world markets shudder, the hedge funds based in London, once the toast of the city’s flashy financial elite and magnets for cosmopolitan capital, have stumbled badly. The increasingly global sweep of the credit crunch and the […]

Short-sellers have banks worried

International Herald Tribune – In May, David Einhorn, an outspoken hedge fund manager, took the microphone at a large industry gathering and laid out his case against the investment bank Lehman Brothers. The firm, he told the crowd, had used "accounting […]

A TV reporter gambles, and loses, on running a hedge fund

International Herald Tribune – Do you remember a time, only a short while ago, when virtually anybody could start a hedge fund? It seemed so easy: Billions of dollars were being thrown around like confetti, even at first-time managers. Greenwich, […]

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