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Hedge Fund Dalton to Start $550 Million Distressed Asset Fund

Bloomberg – Dalton Investments LLC, the Los Angeles-based hedge fund with 70 percent of its assets in Japan, is starting a 50 billion yen ($550 million) fund that will invest in U.S. distressed assets, taking advantage of low prices. The […]

Life after death for hedge funds?

AllAboutAlpha.com – Several pundits have recently pronounced the so-called “hedge fund model” to be dead (or at least “upended“).  But is the patient clinically dead, or is it just having an out-of-body experience?  After the recent trauma experienced by the […]

A bailout to some, a hedge fund to others

Globe and Mail – Daniel Gross, writing on Slate, makes an interesting point about the latest version of the U.S. government’s bailout plan: The plan, officially known as the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, looks a lot like the […]

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 […]

Gulf firms shy away from US distressed assets

Emirates Business 24/7 – Cheap they may be, but not all cash-rich Gulf investors are up for buying distressed assets in the US. Such a move historically was a good way to make a profit. A good fund manager can […]

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, […]

Activist American hedge fund eyes Sky stake in ITV

Times Online- An activist American hedge fund has drawn up detailed plans to buy BSkyB’s 17.9% stake in ITV. Silver Point Capital, an American fund that specialises in distressed assets, has held talks with investment bankers who could assist with […]

Cerberus raising funds to buy distressed assets

Reuters- Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is starting a new fund to invest in assets it thinks have been driven down too low by the credit crisis, Chairman John Snow told Reuters on Thursday. The decision by Cerberus to […]

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