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Shanghai to give foreign pvt equity ‘legal status’

Reuters – Shanghai has decided to let foreign investors, including private equity and venture capital funds, register legally as local equities investment firms as China’s financial hub moves to lure more overseas investment. Foreign investors with a focus on Chinese […]

Hedge Fund Advisor Hires Mathematician and Boosts Assets

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  Hedge fund advisory firm D5 announced the launch of two new accounts, with each promising capacity of $50 million, for a possible $ 100 million on additional capital for the firm. The new accounts coincide […]

Cuomo Pressing Major Banks in ARS Probe

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Less than one week after UBS and Citigroup were called upon to buy back over $30 billion in bad auction-rate securities, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is forcing JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and Wachovia to follow […]

Merrill, Citigroup to Buy Back $30 Billion in ARS

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Merrill Lynch and Citigroup, two banks that have already written down billions in losses, will buy back $30 billion in auction-rate securities as part of an agreement with regulators.  This comes after the threat made by […]

Judge Drops Suit Against UBS, Not Responsible for Hedge Fund Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Service providers for hedge funds scored a victory yesterday when a New York judge threw out a suit filed against UBS by defrauded investors. Judge Charles Ramos dismissed the complaint in a Manhattan court at the […]

Ackman Adds Cash to Target Hedge Fund as Stock Slides

Bloomberg- William Ackman, the activist hedge fund manager, increased his $2 billion bet on Target Corp. as shares of the second-largest U.S. discount retailer declined as much as 38 percent in the past year, according to two people with knowledge […]

Ackman Adds Cash to Target Hedge Fund as Stock Price Slides 38%

Bloomberg- William Ackman put more cash into the $2 billion hedge fund he started to invest in Target Corp. as shares of the second-largest U.S. discount retailer declined 38 percent in the past year, according to two people with knowledge […]

Leopard Capital Competes to Invest in Cambodia Acleda Bank

Bloomberg – Leopard Capital, which is setting up a $100 million private-equity fund to invest in Cambodia, said it’s competing to buy a stake in Acleda Bank Plc, the largest Cambodian bank. “It’s the best-run bank, it’s clean and it […]

Goldman’s $100 Million Man Walks

The Money Times- A $100 million here, a $100 million there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real compensation. U.K.-based hedge fund manager GLG Partners (NYSE: GLG) announced today that it has hired Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) partner Driss Ben-Brahim. […]

Taylor Wimpey Gets Financing Approach From Hedge Fund, FT Says

Bloomberg- Taylor Wimpey Plc, Britain’s biggest housebuilder, may get a 100 million-pound ($199 million) investment from a hedge fund to bridge a financing gap, the Financial Times reported, citing unidentified people close to the money-raising effort. Shares of Taylor Wimpey […]

Seeder Pulls Out, New York Hedge Fund to Liquidate

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York hedge fund Manhasset Capital will start the liquidation process later this month after the decision was made by the fund’s seeder to pull out their $100 million initial investment.    A spokesperson for Fairfield […]

Egypt’s Naeem Said to Start $19 Million Pre-IPO Fund

Black Enterprise- Naeem Holding, Egypt’s second-largest investment bank by market value, will start a 100 million Egyptian pound ($19 million) fund to buy stakes in firms planning public listings, its chief executive said on Wednesday [June 18]. The fund would […]