Tag Archives: asian-equities

Execution LLC Opens New York Office

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Execution LLC, an agency-only global broker dealer, today announced that it has opened a New York office as part of its long-term US growth plan. Execution’s new office is located at 450 Park Avenue and […]

Flowering Tree to Grow Hedge Fund in ‘Fertile Environment’

Bloomberg – Flowering Tree Investment Management Pte, set up by the co-founder of New York-based Sansar Capital Management LLC, plans to grow its Asian equities hedge fund by about 20 times its starting capital within the next two years. The […]

Former JPMorgan execs to launch Greater China fund

Reuters – Three former executives at JPMorgan Asset Management plan to launch a Greater China hedge fund via a start-up in Hong Kong, tapping rising investor demand for Asian equities amid the global financial crisis. "Greater China may be the […]

SEC Plans to Protect Lehman Investors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – While coordinating with overseas regulators to protect Lehman’s customers and maintain orderly markets, the SEC staff who have been on-site at the U.S. broker-dealer will remain in place to oversee the orderly transfer of customer […]

Temasek may invest more in Western banks

Reuters – Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings, which has pumped billions of dollars into ailing lenders such as Merrill Lynch, said it may invest more in Western banks if the opportunity arose. The fund also said its assets rose […]

Short sellers hack into Fortescue

News.com.au- Iron ore tycoon Andrew Forrest is under attack from international hedge funds in a co-ordinated short-selling blitz against his Fortescue Metals Group — a campaign that has caused the company’s stock, and the executive’s paper fortune, to slump by […]