Tag Archives: survey-respondents


UBS considers Paine Webber sale in review

Reuters- Beleaguered Swiss bank UBS is considering the sale of Paine Webber, the heart of its U.S. wealth management business, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter. UBS is under pressure from the Swiss financial watchdog and from […]

Foreign wealth pours into London’s hedge funds

Guardian.co.uk- Foreign sovereign wealth investors are targeting London’s hedge fund industry as they seek to boost returns on their vast savings, much of it generated from trade with the west in oil and other commodities. The hedge funds have seen […]

HNWIs cool on allocation to hedge funds

Hedge Funds Review Magazine- In early 2007 HNWIs bet heavily on riskier asset classes. However further into the year, financial market turmoil and economic uncertainty intensified and HNWIs began to shift their investments to safer, less volatile asset classes. Exposure […]

Investor accuses hedge fund of siphoning off money

Hartford Courant- An investor has sued a Greenwich hedge fund management firm, accusing its operators of siphoning off money and enriching themselves at the expense of investors. Westerly Capital sued Windmill Management LLC, manager of SageCrest hedge fund, and operators […]

Hedge fund assets jump to $2,900bn

Financial Times – Hedge funds have more than $2,900bn under management, according to a survey of valuers of their assets, sharply up on last year in spite of the credit crunch and a series of high-profile problems in the industry. […]

Larch Lane and AIG Create Hedge Fund Seeding Deal

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- Hedge Fund Investor AIG and Advisor Larch Lane have announced the formation of a joint venture to make seed investments in hedge funds. The joint venture seeks to capitalize on synergies between AIG Investments’ global alternative […]

AIG Investments reaches hedge fund investment pact

Reuters – American International Group Inc’s asset management division has reached a joint venture agreement with Larch Lane to make seed funding investments in hedge funds. The AIG Investments and Larch Lane venture expects to invest between $50 million and […]

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