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Man Group Launches Onshore Version Of Giant Hedge Fund

Dow Jones – Man Group PLC said Thursday it is launching an onshore version of its AHL product, one of the largest single hedge funds with some $20 billion assets under management, in a further sign of the company’s confidence […]

Hedge Fund FII Named to Inc. 500/5000 List

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund firm, Financial Investments Inc. (FII), is to be recognized as one of the 500/5000 winners to be honored at a special event in Washington in September. The hedge fund will also be featured […]

EBay to sell Skype to private investors: report

Reuters – Internet auction and services company EBay Inc has reached a deal to sell its online telephony unit Skype to a group of private investors, the New York Times said, citing two people briefed on its plans. Andreessen Horowitz, […]

Man Group sees net inflow from private investors

Reuters UK – Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund firm, reported a rise in sales to private investors and said it expects to return to overall net client inflows in its second half, boosting its shares. In a […]

Cogo Wolf Trimaran Liquidity FoHF Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Global hedge fund manager Cogo Wolf Asset Management has launched the Cogo Wolf Trimaran Liquidity Fund, a highly liquid fund of hedge funds designed to help institutional and private investors navigate the current global investing […]

Hedge Fund Industry Expert Hired to Run Distressed Mortgage Securities Tool

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – LoanInsights, a San Francisco-based financial services and technology company, has hired James Sias as Director of Business Development. Sias will be responsible for working with banks, hedge funds and US government entities to help them […]

Hedge fund managers leery of activist Uncle Sam

Forbes – Following a brutal 2008 of losses, plunging assets and the Madoff scandal, the activities of the Obama administration were a primary worry among the nearly 500 hedge fund managers and other industry executives gathering at a Las Vegas […]

Treasury seeks more partners for bad asset program

Norristown Times Herald – The Treasury Department is making it easier for hedge funds and other private investors to participate in its plan for buying up banks’ bad assets, an acknowledgment that the interest level so far has been lackluster. […]

Uncle Sam?s hedge fund is risk for economic recovery

Fort Worth Business Press – The rescue of the American financial system proposed by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is, in all but name, a gigantic hedge fund. The government would lend vast sums to private investors to enable them to […]

World’s Largest Listed Hedge Fund’s Assets Fall

CNBC – Man Group , the world’s largest listed hedge fund firm, said funds under management are $47.7 billion, down 11 percent from end-December, as clients pulled out assets in the face of falling markets. The firm said net client […]

Obama Outlines Toxic Asset Plan – Pressure is on Private Investors, Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Obama administration has unveiled its much anticipated program aimed at clearing toxic assets from the books of U.S. banks and finding a middle ground between inaction and nationalization.  By financing the purchase of up to […]

Geithner’s Toxic Asset Plan: Wall Street Finally Cheers

Time.com – To stop the economy’s deflationary spiral, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner need to get toxic assets off banks’ balance sheets so the banks can start lending again. With much fanfare and after much delay, Geithner on […]

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