Tag Archives: swaps


Tokyo FX volume falls as hedge funds leave

Reuters – Foreign exchange trading volume in Japan has fallen 16 percent this year after many hedge funds closed out investments during the global financial crisis, and Tokyo’s turnover in spot trading now lags behind Singapore. But steady turnover in […]

Weavering to Liquidate Largest Fund Amid Swap Probe

Bloomberg – Signet Capital Management Ltd., a hedge fund investor that overseas about $2 billion, wrote down to zero an investment in Weavering Capital, the London-based hedge fund that filed for administration last week. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is liquidating the $506 […]

Hedge Funds County Once Championed Now Prove Too Risky

Voiceof San Diego – San Diego County’s pension fund is slashing its $1 billion hedge-fund portfolio and acknowledging that the investments it once championed have become too risky and no longer make sense. The board of the San Diego County […]

Distressed debt funds line up new year raids

Telegraph.co.uk – Industry sources say private equity and distressed debt specialists have raised about $26bn (£17bn) since the start of October, with some 80pc coming from hedge funds. Distressed debt funds, which buy debt that is trading at a discount […]

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