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Thames River plans two credit funds, US foray

Reuters – Thames River Capital is hoping to launch two investment grade credit strategies later this year and is looking at how best to target the U.S. institutional market, chief executive Charlie Porter told Reuters. The independent fund house, which […]

Thames River plans two credit funds, US foray

Reuters UK – Thames River Capital is hoping to launch two investment grade credit strategies later this year and is looking at how best to target the U.S. institutional market, chief executive Charlie Porter told Reuters. The independent fund house, […]

Winton to Start Japan Fund, Hire H.K. Staff in Asian Expansion

Winton Capital Management Ltd., the U.K. hedge fund with $12 billion in assets, will start a new fund in Japan and hire staff in Hong Kong as it expands when rivals such as Citadel Investment Group LLC retreat from Asia. […]

Hedge-Fund Startups Sprout as Roc Gathers $1 Billion

June 16 (Bloomberg) — Arvind Raghunathan , former head of Deutsche Bank AG’s global arbitrage business, will open his new hedge-fund firm next month with more than $1 billion, a sign that investors are trickling back after record losses last […]

Hedge funds eye shift of EU power

Hedge funds and private equity firms are hoping a resurgent right wing in European politics will give them stronger support when they call for changes to proposed legislation they see threatening their industries. The coalition of European conservative parties won […]

Hedge fund makes £13m short-selling Aviva

Independent – Lansdowne Partners, the hedge fund, has made almost £13m from a short position in Aviva – and stands to make more if the beleaguered insurer announces a rights issue. The London-based investor has had a net short position […]

Hedge-Fund Firms Pressed to Consolidate After Losses Erode Fees

Bloomberg – Mohammed Syed has spent the past seven years scouting out the best hedge-fund investments for clients of his Axiom Fund Manager Ltd. Now, he’s seeking to expand the $100 million he oversees by acquiring rivals. “I am looking […]

Penjing Asset Says It May Not Get Performance Fees Until 2010

Bloomberg – Penjing Asset Management, a Hong Kong-based hedge fund of funds manager overseeing about $520 million, said it may not get any performance fees until next year, and declining income will restrict staff bonuses. The company, which ran the […]

SSgA Launches Intermediate-Term Bond ETF

Seekingalpha.com – As more investment pros warn of a bubble in Treasuries, State Street Global Advisors is launching an intermediate-term bond exchange-traded fund focused on investment-grade corporates and government debt. The SPDR Barclays Capital Intermediate Term Credit Bond ETF started […]

DEALTALK-Not all bad news in hedge funds

Reuters – A handful of hedge funds has resisted the global crisis ravaging their rivals, reaping bumper returns in 2008 in a sign some niche players will always beat the market no matter how dire the outlook. There is no […]

Ex-Citadel Manager Returns 18% With Atom Japan Fund

Bloomberg - Atsuko Tsuchiya, the Japanese hedge- fund adviser who left Merrill Lynch & Co. to found her own firm, led Atom Japan Equity Fund to an 18 percent return in 2008, beating rivals who suffered the worst year on record. […]

Renewed fears as Lloyds shares crash

nebusiness.co.uk – LLOYDS Banking Group became the latest casualty of the bank sector sell-off yesterday as its shares plunged as much as 47%. Royal Bank of Scotland steadied a little after Monday’s mammoth 67% fall, but doubts over the Government’s […]

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