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Return To Eastern Europe

Forbes  – Plummeting stock prices in Eastern European should have made the region full of rich pickings for Western investors, but hedge funds and private equity firms have been sitting on the side lines for the last few months, fearful […]

Reality of the Hedge Fund Industry in 2009

Seekingalpha.com – The tide has gone out for hedge funds. Many have indicated that they "feel" X% of the hedge fund industry will go under. Perhaps a little data and a crude stab at a model will improve a rather […]

Hedge Funds Shrink by $64 Billion, Eurekahedge Says

Bloomberg – The global hedge-fund industry lost $64 billion of assets in November, with an index tracking its performance declining for a sixth month as economies in Asia and Europe joined the U.S. in recession, Eurekahedge Pte said. “It’s very […]

Asian hedge funds step in as global players flee

Reuters - The investment banks and global hedge funds that are the usual buyers of debt and equity in struggling Asian companies have largely fled the market, leaving the distressed asset space to home-grown investors. Local players with the cash — […]

Hedge Funds Shrink by $64 Billion, Eurekahedge Says

Bloomberg - The global hedge-fund industry lost $64 billion of assets in November, with an index tracking its performance declining for a sixth month as economies in Asia and Europe joined the U.S. in recession, Eurekahedge Pte said. “It’s very clear that there […]

Citadel to close its offices in Tokyo

Chicago Tribune – The Citadel Investment Group will shutter its Tokyo offices and cut 37 jobs from its Asian operations. The Chicago-based hedge fund will still have a presence in Hong Kong, where 25 positions will be cut, the company […]

Citadel Cuts Asian Principal Investments, Exits Tokyo

Bloomberg – Citadel Investment Group LLC, the hedge fund manager founded by Kenneth Griffin, will close down its Tokyo office and Asian principal investments operations, cutting more than half of jobs in the region. Citadel will run its remaining Asian […]

Hedge fund Avenue Capital says now is time to buy

Forbes – Financial assets have become so cheap because of the credit crisis that now is a good time to scoop up bargains, the head of one of the world’s biggest hedge funds, Avenue Capital, said on Wednesday. ‘Now is […]

Global Task Forces To Target Short Sales, Hedge Funds

EasyBourse.com – Global securities regulators have formed three task forces targeting short selling, hedge funds and unregulated financial trading, in an effort to take "urgent action" to coordinate responses to current market turmoil, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox […]

Hedge fund Abax co-founder Hsu resigns CEO role

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Hedge fund fighters deal with market pounding in the boxing ring

AFP – Is it more painful to see the value of your fund disappear as the global economy crumbles, or for another man to punch you as hard as he can in the face? For Elliot "The Machine Gun" Odell, […]

Triple A seeds new hedge fund by Hong Kong’s EIP

Reuters HK – Triple A Partners, an alternative fund firm specialising in seeding new managers, said on Tuesday it would invest an initial $20 million in a new hedge fund launched by Hong Kong’s Enhanced Investment Products Ltd. Triple A, […]

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