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Edinburgh Hedge Funds Feel Madoff Effect as Clients Get Pickier

Bloomberg – Hedge funds in Edinburgh say they escaped any direct losses from Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. That doesn’t mean they’re not living with his legacy. Clients are demanding more disclosure, quicker access to their money and individual, rather than […]

NAPF publishes ‘hedge funds made simple’

Politics.co.uk – The new guide, will be launched today at the NAPF Investment Conference in Edinburgh, provides a clear, easy to understand explanation of the main features of hedge funds as an investment for UK pension funds. As the role […]

Paulson Fund Makes at Least $420 Million Shorting RBS

Bloomberg – Paulson & Co., the hedge fund run by billionaire John Paulson, made at least 295 million pounds ($420 million) since September by short selling Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc. Paulson held a short position of 0.87 percent […]

Cobra on sale for 200 million pounds

Business Standard – Indian entrepreneur Lord Karan Bilimoria has put Cobra, the beer company he founded 18 years ago, up for sale for an estimated £200 million, a leading daily here claimed today. The 46-year-old businessman had drafted in advisers […]

Artradis AB2 Fund Said to Profit During Market Rout

Bloomberg – The Artradis AB2 fund, run by Singapore’s biggest hedge-fund firm, gained 4.96 percent in September, when Asian equities had their worst month in 18 years, two people with knowledge of its performance said. The $2.2 billion hedge fund, […]