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Sweden sees progress on EU hedge fund rules

Reuters – A minister of EU president Sweden said on Friday progress was being made on the contentious issue of European hedge fund regulation and that he was optimistic a deal might be reached in the coming months. “My view […]

Selector hails rise of Ucits III hedge funds

Citywire.co.uk – Fund selector Christian Lundström, from Independent Investment Group in Sweden, is welcoming the evolution of the Ucits III space which is seeing more and more hedge fund groups entering the area. Last week, HSBC Asset Management’s Farley Thomas warned […]

David Prosser: At last, some good news for hedge funds

The Independent – Grimly aware that a European Commission crackdown on regulation of hedge funds and private equity spells disaster for the EU’s predominantly London-based industry, Treasury ministers have been desperately lobbying their counterparts in Brussels for months, but their […]

EU should regulate not demonise hedge funds-Sweden

guardian.co.uk – A minister for Sweden, which took over the EU presidency on Wednesday, said hedge funds and private equity firms needed regulation but should not be viewed as a primary cause of the global financial crisis. Speaking after a […]

Madoff Investors ‘Greedy': Hendry

CNBC – People who invested with Bernard Madoff were greedy and happy to accept high returns without probing too much in the way these were achieved, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday. "I’m sympathetic […]

UK, Sweden to advocate value of hedge funds, private equity

SmartBrief – Britain and Sweden, which takes over the EU’s rotating presidency on 1 July, agreed to work together to explain to other European nations the value of private-equity firms and hedge funds. The UK is concerned that one proposal […]

Myners pledges vigorous campaign against EU hedge fund curbs

Wealth Bulletin – Paul Myners has vowed to fight “tooth and nail” to revise a directive from Brussels that would give the European Union the power to set limits on how much hedge funds are allowed to borrow. The draft […]

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