Tag Archives: clout

Investors turn the table on hedge fund terms

Reuters – Not only are Hedge funds losing clients and money, they are losing clout, too, as large investors turn the table on them and demand better terms. Stung by investment losses and vexed by so-called gates that limit redemptions, […]

Has the moment for greater UK hedge fund regulation passed?

Reuters – Tuesday’s grilling of UK hedge fund executives is likely to create plenty of noise but produce little in the way of new rules. While media-shy TCI founder Chris Hohn and others will face tough questions from the Treasury Select Committee […]

Volcker Helps Finance Museum Raise $470000 at Gala, Defy Slump

Paul Volcker, one of the men President-elect Barack Obama is counting on to save the U.S. economy, last night helped the Museum of American Finance raise about $470,000 at a gala dinner. The former Federal Reserve chairman’s Rolodex and clout […]

Citadel to close its offices in Tokyo

Chicago Tribune – The Citadel Investment Group will shutter its Tokyo offices and cut 37 jobs from its Asian operations. The Chicago-based hedge fund will still have a presence in Hong Kong, where 25 positions will be cut, the company […]

UBP sees ‘unique’ opportunities in hedge fund segment

GENEVA (Reuters) – Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) aims to reinforce its presence in the hedge funds segment as rivals feel the pressure from the prolonged financial crisis, a senior bank official said on Tuesday. "Only the best will survive and […]

Area hedge funds the lure for West Coast firm

Norwalk Advocate- A California firm that provides financial assistance to companies has chosen Westport to locate its first East Coast operation. Seeking to expand its operations to lucrative Greater New York and Fairfield County, San Francisco-based Business Capital, a provider […]

CQS hires Barclays executive to head Hong Kong trading

Reuters India- CQS has hired former Barclays Capital managing director David Kilgore as its head of trading in Hong Kong, part of a broader push by the $9.6 billion (4.9 billion pound) UK hedge fund manager to expand its presence […]