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Harvard seeks to manage more money internally: report

Reuters – Harvard University’s multibillion dollar endowment is adopting a strategy of selling off some holdings in hedge funds, private-equity firms and other money managers to bring more money under the control of internal investing staff over the next few […]

Investors Begin Opening Their Wallets to Hedge Funds Again

Wall Street Journal Blogs – Are hedge-fund managers making a comeback with investors?  The great recession hammered the hedge-fund industry in 2008. Returns tumbled, redemptions soared and investors began questioning the very underpinnings of the industry. Active managers promise to […]

Volkswagen Again a Focus for Hedge-Fund Short Sellers, WSJ Says

Bloomberg – Volkswagen AG has seen a doubling of short interest in its stock by hedge funds since the middle of last month, with 2 percent of the company’s shares, and almost a third of the common stock available for […]

Cuomo likely to file suit against Schwab: report

Reuters – New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, probing illegal marketing and sales of auction rate securities (ARS), is likely to file a lawsuit on Monday against Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW.O) for civil fraud, the Wall Street Journal said, citing […]

Report: Pequot Capital Management, founder Samberg receive SEC Wells notices

News1130.com – The Securities and Exchange Commission is continuing its investigation of possible insider trading involving hedge fund Pequot Capital Management and its founder Arthur Samberg, according to a letter to investors obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The SEC […]

Gendell’s New Tontine Hedge Fund Off To Strong Start

Wall Street Journal – Jeffrey Gendell’s new hedge fund returned more than 25% during its first quarter, as bets on energy and a steady economic recovery paid off, according to a letter the manager sent recently to investors. Gendell, who […]

CIC Turns to Friends: Morgan, Blackstone

Wall Street Journal – China Investment Corp.’s $200 billion sovereign-wealth fund is reaching out to old friends in the U.S. as it ventures into hedge-fund investing. The fund has selected Morgan Stanley and Blackstone Group LP to oversee hundreds of […]

The New Hedge Fund Bucket List: Sojourn to the Middle Kingdom

Wall Street Journal Blogs – From its 17th-floor offices in the New Beijing Poly Plaza building, the monolithic landmark commissioned by the state-owned conglomerate China Poly Group Corp., China’s massive sovereign-wealth fund has established itself as a prime destination for […]

CIC funnels fund investments via Blackstone, MS: report

Marketwatch – China’s sovereign wealth fund has selected Morgan Stanley and Blackstone Group LP to oversee hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The $200 billion China Investment Corp. has finalized an additional […]

CIT may sell aviation-finance, rail-finance ops: report

Reuters – CIT Group Inc (CIT.N), which is looking at selling off some assets, is most likely to sell its aviation-finance and rail-finance operations, the Wall Street Journal said, citing sources familiar with the matter. The people, who said evaluations […]

Gold Gains as Economy Outlook Boosts Demand for Inflation Hedge

Bloomberg – Gold climbed in Asian trading as equity gains and an improving economic outlook boosted demand for the metal as a hedge against accelerating prices. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index of equities gained for a sixth day after an […]

CIC To Invest $500M In Blackstone Fund

Forbes – Chinese sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp is poised to invest around $500 million into a Blackstone Group hedge fund unit, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported the news […]

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