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BNP Paribas Wins Prime Brokerage Business With Hedge Fund CQS

Bloomberg – BNP Paribas SA, France’s biggest bank, won prime brokerage business in Asia with hedge fund CQS (U.K.) LLP as it seeks to lure clients in the region from rivals. The new contract with CQS, a London-based hedge fund […]

Billionaire feels ‘lucky’ he didn’t buy Steelers

Pittsburgh Tribune Review – On Oct. 5, philanthropist and hedge fund billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller sat in his New York den, watching the Steelers play in Jacksonville. Two weeks before, he yanked an offer worth more than $800 million to buy […]

TPG’s Bonderman eyes debt assets sold by hedge funds

Reuters HK – David Bonderman, one of the the most influential figures in the U.S. private equity industry, said on Thursday his firm, buyout giant TPG Capital TPG.UL, wanted to buy debt assets offloaded by troubled hedge funds. Bonderman, speaking […]

TPG’s Bonderman eyes debt assets sold by hedge funds

Reuters – David Bonderman, one of the the most influential figures in the U.S. private equity industry, said on Thursday his firm, buyout giant TPG Capital , wanted to buy debt assets offloaded by troubled hedge funds. Bonderman, speaking at […]

China Construction Bank to launch $731 mln health fund

Reuters Shanghai – The investment banking arm of China Construction Bank plans to launch a 5 billion yuan ($731.3 million) fund to focus on investments in the country’s rapidly growing heathcare sector, state media reported on Tuesday. Hong Kong-based CCB […]

Hedge funds weigh future as investors pull money out

The Australian – David Gray, UBS’s head of prime services in the Asia-Pacific, says:  "In the next three months, people will make decisions about whether they want to continue their business that may prove uneconomic for them," Hong Kong-based Mr […]

Asian stock markets mixed after last week’s rout

KEZI – Most Asian stock markets recovered Monday after last week’s historic sell-off as governments around the world intensified efforts to boost the ailing financial system. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index, which tumbled more than 7 percent Friday, opened over […]

Asia plunges futher into financial chaos

Telegraph.co.uk – A move by US and European central banks, as well as by central banks in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and South Korea, to slash borrowing costs has failed to reassure investors. "It’s impossible to predict the bottom, […]

Asian hedge firms loathe, fear short rule spread

Reuters HK – Asian hedge fund managers are waiting with dread to see if tough new short selling restrictions sweep across the region after Australia and Taiwan joined U.S. and UK regulators in cracking down on the practice. Major Asian […]

Morgan Stanley weighing possible merger

Reuters Singapore – U.S. investment bank Morgan Stanley is weighing whether it should remain independent or merge with a bank, given the recent turbulence in the company’s share price, broadcaster CNBC reported on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley officials were not in […]

FUND VIEW-Evolvence wary on Gulf utilities, likes banks

Reuters HK – Gulf utility stocks should be approached with caution given their need for high capital investment in the next few years and limited pricing power, the manager of the Evolvence MENA Hedge Fund said on Wednesday. But shares […]

Hedge fund manager PMA sees capacity at $4 billion

Reuters – Hedge fund manager PMA has the capacity to manage as much as $4 billion without curtailing returns given current market opportunities in Asia, its chief executive said in an interview. The Hong Kong-based firm, which now manages about […]

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