Tag Archives: blackrock

Treasury Select Committee MPs accuse funds of cashing in on misery

Times Online – Hedge funds were accused by MPs yesterday of gambling against the taxpayer when they bet that the share prices of British banks would fall. Appearing before the Treasury Select Committee, four leading hedge fund managers were told […]

Hedge fund sells shares after Vaalco proxy fight ends

Houston Business Journal – A noisy, contentious proxy battle ended quietly Wednesday when shareholders of Vaalco Energy Inc. voted in the company’s chosen slate of board directors. Houston-based Vaalco (NYSE:EGY) had spent the past three months fending off an attack […]