Tag Archives: bbc

Fund plans ‘could strangle’ City

BBC – Under the EU plans, hedge funds would be required to be more open, and their ability to borrow would be limited. The Mayor is concerned that if these rules are adopted, hedge funds will be driven to relocate […]

BBC shares huge pension deficit problem with many other UK employers

Times Online – Investment returns have been diabolical. Share values collapsed last year by 30 per cent. Commercial property — office blocks and shops — slumped in value. Hedge funds, in which the BBC fund has been dabbling, proved far […]

Hobbling hedgies and bashing buyout boys

BBC – In much of continental Europe, there’s a widespread belief that hedge funds and private equity firms caused the global economic crisis. Which is presumably one reason why the European Commission wants much tighter regulation of both the hedgies […]