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Lansdowne halts investments in fund

Reuters UK – Lansdowne Partners, one of the country’s largest hedge fund managers, has stopped accepting investments in its flagship fund with several other big funds set to follow suit, according to the Financial Times. It said the 4.9 million […]

Hedge fund makes £13m short-selling Aviva

Independent – Lansdowne Partners, the hedge fund, has made almost £13m from a short position in Aviva – and stands to make more if the beleaguered insurer announces a rights issue. The London-based investor has had a net short position […]

Fund admits short-selling bank shares

guardian.co.uk – A hedge fund admitted yesterday it had been speculating that shares in Barclays would fall. The admission by Lansdowne Partners that it had been shorting Barclays shares on Friday – a day when the bank lost a quarter […]