Hedge Funds Challenge Lehman Sale

Reuters – A hedge fund that specializes in distressed investments has filed a notice of appeal in the Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc bankruptcy case, indicating it intends to challenge the court order approving the sale of Lehman’s core U.S. business to Barclays Plc.

The fund, Bay Harbour Management, did not disclose in the filing what it plans to argue in the appeal, but in court last week it filed an objection to the sale based on concerns about an $8 billion transfer from the investment bank’s European unit to its U.S. unit just before Lehman filed for bankruptcy protection.

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