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UBS to Pay $200 Million to Settle SEC Charges

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – UBS AG will pay $200 million to settle the SEC charges that the Swiss Bank acted as an unregistered broker-dealer and investment adviser. According to the original compliant, UBS helped certain U.S. individuals to set up […]

Moore Hires Greg Coffey as European Co-Chief Investment Officer

Bloomberg – Moore Capital Management LLC, founded by Louis Bacon almost two decades ago, tapped Greg Coffey, former GLG Partners Inc.’s top-performing money manager, to be co-chief investment officer of Moore’s European business. Coffey, 37, will join London-based Moore Europe […]

What Makes Me Bearish? Hedge Fund Sales on the Horizon

Seeking Alpha – Investors pulled at least $43bn from U.S. hedge funds in September as market turmoil led to unprecedented withdrawals, an analysis by a leading research house shows. The data from TrimTabs Investment Research – which was to be […]

Thain to head investment banking, wealth at BofA

Reuters – John Thain, the Merrill Lynch & Co Inc chief executive who engineered the firm’s sale to Bank of America Corp, will head investment banking, securities and wealth management at the new company — at least for now. But […]

MSCI Barra Joins Morningstar Arrangement

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – MSCI Barra and Morningstar have entered into an arrangement to calculate and distribute hedge fund indices jointly. “We are delighted to be working with Morningstar, and believe that this exciting development will greatly benefit all […]

Blackstone: $5 billion limit for LBO bank financing

Reuters – Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP’s chief operating officer said on Tuesday that the limit on bank financing for leveraged buyouts was about $5 billion. But COO Tony James said there were multiple opportunities to invest despite the […]

Lionhart aims to attract $2bn from Gulf

Zawya – The Lionhart Group, an alternative investment management group that specialises in global multistrategy arbitrage, aims to attract $2 billion (Dh7.4bn) of investment from the Gulf in the next few years through its new branch at the Dubai International […]

Lehman Brothers removes finance, operating chiefs

The Columbian- The hope at Lehman Brothers is that a management shakeup Thursday will contain the damage of a stunning quarterly loss – yet some on Wall Street fear this is one more step toward a more dramatic outcome for […]

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