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Greed can backfire on hedge fund seeders: Man

Reuters – Early-stage investors in hedge funds should not be too greedy when negotiating with start-ups or it may hit their own investment, warns Man Investments, which this week agreed a short-term deal with an Asian start-up fund. Net outflows […]

U.S. Confirms Criminal Cases Against UBS Clients

New York Times – The United States is building criminal cases against more than 150 American clients of UBS as part of a crackdown on tax evasion now made easier by a deal over access to secret account information. U.S. […]

Sovereign funds join forces for strategic investment

Reuters – An increasing number of sovereign wealth funds are working in concert to make joint strategic investments in order to reduce risks and maximize returns, which could provide a stabilizing force in financial markets. State-owned funds from China, Singapore, […]

VW drops as hedge funds move in

Reuters Blogs – Volkswagen ordinary shares are down today after yesterday’s report of increased short positions. Stock out on loan, a good indication of shorting, has doubled over the past month to 2 pct of total issuance, according to figures […]

NewRiver revives suspended IPO at fraction of value

Reuters – Opportunistic property investment firm NewRiver Retail said on Monday it would list in September with a capitalisation of 25 million pounds, two months after suspending a planned 250 million pounds float. NewRiver expects its shares to be admitted […]

U.S. pay czar says he can “claw back” exec compensation

Reuters – Kenneth Feinberg, the Obama administration’s pay czar, said on Sunday he has broad and "binding" authority over executive compensation, including the ability to "claw back" money already paid, and he is weighing how and whether to use that […]

Cuomo likely to file suit against Schwab: report

Reuters – New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, probing illegal marketing and sales of auction rate securities (ARS), is likely to file a lawsuit on Monday against Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW.O) for civil fraud, the Wall Street Journal said, citing […]

Fed orders CIT to submit capital plan

Reuters – The U.S. Federal Reserve has ordered CIT Group Inc, the cash-strapped corporate lender struggling to avoid bankruptcy, to submit a plan for raising capital and meeting debt obligations within 15 days. The order from the powerful regulator comes […]

U.S. agencies fine Amaranth hedge fund $15 million

Reuters UK – Amaranth Advisors, the largest collapsed hedge fund in history, has been ordered to pay $15 million in civil fines for attempting to manipulate natural gas markets, federal agencies said on Wednesday. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission said […]

Japan July retail trust funds value hits 10-mth high

Reuters – The value of Japanese retail-targeted mutual funds rose to a 10-month high of 58.8 trillion yen ($613 billion) in July, lifted by inflows into international equities funds and strength in share prices, an industry body said on Thursday. […]

Europe buyout firms eye IPOs as stock mkts thaw

Reuters – European private equity firms are keen to start bringing their best-performing portfolio companies to market, encouraged by early successes on the other side of the Atlantic. Last week KKR successfully listed semiconductor business Avago Technologies Ltd and is […]

UBS names Sclater to head Singapore prime broking

Reuters – UBS has named Alastair Sclater to the new post of head of its Singapore prime brokerage, as the Swiss bank aims to build that business in Asia’s second-biggest centre for hedge funds. Singapore, which competes with rival Asian […]

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