Tag Archives: wealthy individuals


Swiss officials make pitch to lure UK bosses

TimesOnline – It is understood that one chief executive was offered a flat tax rate of 10 per cent on his personal income if he relocated the company to Geneva and lived there, as long as he provided a forecast […]

Investors sue Highland Capital after funds shut

Reuther – A group of wealthy clients who invested $50 million with two hedge funds felled by last year’s credit crisis are accusing Highland Capital Management’s partners of having lied about key facts. LV Highland Credit Feeder Fund LLC, an […]

5 Top-Rated Stocks Hedge Funds Are Buying

Motley Fool – Hedge funds — private investment partnerships for wealthy individuals and institutions — are thought to be managed by well-informed, talented investors. Where are they placing their stock bets in this highly volatile market? And does the investing […]

Hedge funds accept controls

The Columbus Dispatch – The hedge-fund industry, battered and humbled by the market downturn, no longer is planning to fight an increased role for government in regulating and inspecting the secretive investment pools.   Opposition has melted away as the […]

With Trial Looming, Fate of UBS Looks Grim

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – UBS may have until July 13 to “vigorously contest” the demands of the Internal Revenue Service to disclose the names associated with 52,000 offshore bank accounts, but the vice that the troubled Swiss bank is finding […]

A Hedge Fund Gambles on Death

BusinessWeek – The market for exotic securities hasn’t entirely gone away. It’s just gone underground—-six feet under, to be precise. Hedge fund Davidson Kempner Capital Management is plunging into life settlements—a market in which speculators buy-up unwanted life insurance policies […]

Former UBS Exec Declared a Fugitive by South Florida Judge

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. authorities have officially declared Raoul Weil, formerly of UBS, a fugitive.  The one-time prominent business man and former chairman of UBS’s global wealth management unit, failed to surrender to police after being charged with aiding […]

Madoff Avoids Jail, Continues House Arrest

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Bernard Madoff will continue his house arrest at his swanky Manhattan apartment, after a judge refused to send him to prison on Monday. Madoff’s lawyers have pointed out that he has cooperated fully with officials and […]

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