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UPDATE: Hedge Fund Brokerage Firm Updates Connectivity

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund prime broker, Newedge, has started using a Dubai Point of Presence (POP) connection to facilitate their access to the Dubai Gold and Commodity Exchange (DGCX). The new connection has high bandwidth and is […]

SocGen reducing China fund venture stake – sources

Forbes – French bank Societe Generale (SocGen) plans to reduce its holdings in its China fund joint venture due to regulatory concerns after a global reorganisation, two people familiar with the situation said. SocGen already owns a fund venture with […]

Montier quits SocGen for hedge fund

Reuters – One of London’s top analysts, James Montier, has resigned from French bank Societe Generale to join a hedge fund, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday. The source did not say which hedge fund has […]

SocGen fund managers leave to create own fund

Reuters – A team of hedge funds managers at Societe Generale is leaving to set up their own hedge fund with capital from the French bank, La Tribune reported on Tuesday. The paper said the move was led by Arié […]

Greek Isles enters bankruptcy; owner says fault lies with fund

ReviewJournal.com – The majority owner of the Greek Isles blamed "greedy hedge-fund guys" interested in wiping out the current owners’ equity stake for pushing the property into Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday. Harold Rothstein said the Greek Isles’ creditors have already […]

Newedge, Amiri Capital to launch Islamic hedge FoF

Reuters – Amiri Capital, the Islamic asset manager backed by investment firm Olivant, said on Monday it has teamed up with broker Newedge to launch the first Islamic fund of long/short hedge funds marketed in the Middle East. The partnership […]

Paulson Likes Distressed Assets Amid Global Recession

Bloomberg – Distressed assets offer the best investment opportunities this year as the global recession deepens, billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson said. “The decline in the market has created a very good buying opportunity,” Paulson, 53, whose New York-based Paulson […]

SocGen, Agricole to merge asset management units

Reuters – Societe Generale and Credit Agricole have signed a preliminary agreement to merge their asset management arms and create a top 10 global player, the French banks said on Monday. The new company will be 70 percent owned by […]

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