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Deephaven Freezes Multistrategy Hedge Fund to Avoid Asset Sales

Bloomberg – Deephaven Capital Management LLC, the hedge-fund unit of stockbroker Knight Capital Group Inc., froze a $1.6 billion fund after investors asked to get back 30 percent of their money. Withdrawals from the Deephaven Global Multistrategy Fund were suspended […]

Nippon Life Insurance to Boost Hedge Fund Investments

Bloomberg – Nippon Life Insurance Co., Japan’s biggest life insurer, said it will boost hedge fund investments and may target distressed assets to take advantage of volatility caused by the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market. Nippon Life, with […]

Nippon Life Targets Hedge Funds, Considers Distressed Assets – Bloomberg

Bloomberg.com: Asia – Nippon Life Insurance Co., Japan’s biggest life insurer, said it will boost hedge fund investments and may target distressed assets to take advantage of volatility caused by the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market. Nippon Life, […]

Developing markets ideal for hedge funds

Gulf Daily News – Developing markets are fertile ground for hedge funds, if the funds have experienced managers, according to Paulson and Company founder and chief executive officer John Paulson."Underdeveloped markets are less efficient and create more opportunities," Mr Paulson […]

Hedge Fund RAB Consdiers Buying Back Shares

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – RAB Special Situations hedge fund is contemplating a share buyback, after getting burned by the nationalization of Northern Rock and the plummeting of share values that followed. The fund said it may repurchase the shares and […]

Hedge Fund SageCrest Files for Bankruptcy

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Greenwich-based hedge fund SageCrest Finance has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  The credit opportunity fund, which grants short-term loan to companies left with few financing alternatives, said its recent losses were due to the condition […]

Paulson hedge fund now looks to buy banks

Independent- The man who made a personal $3.7bn (£1.85bn) fortune by predicting the credit crisis is hoping to make another killing by helping to prop up financial companies brought to the brink of ruin by the chaos in the debt […]

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