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Blackstone war chest eyes bank sector

The Australian – Blackstone Group posted a wider second-quarter loss, but results beat analysts’ expectations as the private-equity giant reported positive returns and better fund-raising at its credit-oriented and funds-of-hedge-funds businesses. On a conference call with analysts and investors, chairman […]

Funds in turf war

Stuff – Mauled by the carnage on Wall Street, mutual funds are copying hedge fund strategies in an effort to regain some of the shine they have lost this decade. Many investors have been burned investing in a single asset […]

Mutual funds copy hedge fund strategies in turf war

Reuters UK – Mauled by the carnage on Wall Street, mutual funds are copying hedge fund strategies in an effort to regain some of the shine they have lost this decade. Many investors have been burned investing in a single […]

Och Stores Up Cash as Funds Brace for Stock Losses

Bloomberg – Daniel Och had about 35 percent of his $20 billion of hedge-fund assets in cash during the first quarter because he suspects global stock markets will start falling again. “The world will not just bounce back to where […]

Eveillard and Englander Shun Leverage, Beat Rivals

Bloomberg – Jean-Marie Eveillard, who beat 99 percent of rival equity fund managers last year by hoarding cash instead of borrowing it, is loading up on Japanese insurers and Hong Kong developers. “Leverage eliminates your staying power,” said Eveillard, whose $16.8 […]

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