Tag Archives: repercussions


Paulson: Unaffected by Hard Times

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At a time when most hedge funds are posting their worst year to date, John Paulson somehow manages to stay afloat.  The founder of Paulson & Co. has informed investors that his funds are in fact […]

Satellite Halts Hedge Fund Withdrawals, Fires 30 After Losses

Bloomberg – Satellite Asset Management LP, founded by former employees of billionaire George Soros, stopped client withdrawals from its three largest hedge funds and eliminated more than 30 jobs after losses reduced the firm’s assets to about $4 billion this […]

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 […]

600 jobs likely to go at Goldman

Guardian Unlimited – The threat of further redundancies hung over the City last night as it emerged that the investment bank Goldman Sachs is expected to cut at least 600 jobs in London. A wide-ranging cull of hedge funds in […]

Funds of Hedge Funds: ‘A Diminishing Slice Of a Growing Pie’

Seeking Alpha – As the Wall Street Journal pointed out earlier this week, “It may be premature to write the epitaph for funds of hedge funds”. Maybe so, but with predictions for redemptions running in the high teens for this […]

Wachovia Hoping to Strike a Deal with Wells Fargo for $15 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an emergency hearing yesterday, U.S. District Judge John Koeltl left the door open for Wachovia to consider better offers, saying the law “appears” to permit bids from other potential buyers.  This decision comes at a […]

Wall Street Finance “Banking” On Hollywood?

CNBC – The Wall Street fallout is having aftershocks throughout the economy, but believe it or not, the entertainment industry is having no problem securing bank-financed credit. Sure, it’s not boom time, but the fact that media companies are able […]

U.S. seeks delay of civil case vs. Bear managers

Reuters – U.S. federal prosecutors asked securities regulators to delay a civil case against two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers while they hold grand jury hearings in building a criminal case against the pair. Fund managers Ralph Cioffi and […]

Blackstone’s income falls, but beats expectations

International Herald Tribune – Blackstone Group, manager of the world’s largest leveraged-buyout fund, said Wednesday that second-quarter profit beat analysts’ estimates as gains from hedge funds offset a decline in private-equity takeovers. Net economic income, a measure that excludes some compensation […]

Citigroup to Close Another Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citigroup Inc. will close its $400 million Tribeca Convertible hedge fund in what will help wind down the $2 billion Tribeca Global Investments Group, according to a report published on Bloomberg.com.  The closing of the fund […]

Paulson & Co. To Launch New Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – John Paulson, the infamous hedge fund manager turned billionaire who bet brilliantly against the housing market, will start a new fund later this year according to a report published on Bloomberg.com. The new hedge fund will […]

Credit crunch to sting into next year

Reuters UK- A near one year-old credit crunch still has plenty of venom and will sting global financial markets and the economy well into next year or even into 2010, a Reuters poll found. On the eve of its one-year […]

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