Tag Archives: lehman brothers

Hedge fund loses $130 mln on shares held by Lehman

Reuters – Hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners said on Tuesday it had lost more than a quarter of its stake in sugar maker Tate & Lyle as it has been unable to reclaim them from collapsed bank Lehman Brothers. Harbinger […]

Cioffi, Tannin Face U.S. Jury Over Bear Stearns Funds Collapse

Bloomberg – Former Bear Stearns Cos. hedge fund managers Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin are either responsible for triggering a $1.4 billion hedge fund implosion or are scapegoats for a government eager to affix blame for it. Jurors selected for […]

Hedge funds in Alameda? Oh my!

SF Gate – Apparently, hedge funds are so toxic in Alameda that just throwing the word around is enough to qualify as in depth criticism of the Alameda Point Revitalization initiative. The question at Alameda Point is whether or not […]

Griffin’s Citadel Securities to Unveil Credit Team in October

Bloomberg – Citadel Investment Group LLC will formally open its credit business next month as the $13.5 billion hedge fund founded by Ken Griffin expands into the market for leveraged loans and high-yield, high-risk bonds. The new group, part of […]

Barclays, GLG Partners, Abu Dhabi among Lehman claimants

Reuters – The list of investors filing billion dollar claims against Lehman Brothers illustrates the global damage caused by its collapse, with companies from the United States, Europe and Abu Dhabi making some of the largest demands. Barclays Bank, Morgan […]

Recession winners: historians and hedge funds

Sydney Morning Herald – Hedge funds over bankers. If Lehman Brothers had a dollar for every time someone warned that hedge funds would bring the financial system to its knees, the bank wouldn’t have gone bust. While hedge funds took […]

Capital Gold Group Clients Haunted by Lehman Fall 1 Year Later

CNBC – A year after the fall of Lehman Brothers, Capital Gold Group, Inc. is still helping retirees and investors to diversify and protect what is left of their investment funds and retirement portfolios in tangible gold assets. During the […]

Goldman Hedge Fund Report: More Consolidation Ahead

Seeking Alpha – The one trend market pundits seem to collectively be predicting with ease for the hedge fund industry is so-called consolidation. Which is why a list of the 100 largest U.S. hedge funds, ranked by equity assets, buried […]

Omnium: The New Standard in Hedge Fund Administration

New York (Press Release) – Citadel Solutions announced today that it has changed its name to Omnium, effective immediately. This name change reflects the continuing evolution of the state-of-the-art hedge fund administrator, which has grown significantly since it began in […]

Citadel fund files $470 mln claim against Lehman

Reuters – Hedge fund Citadel Investment Group claims it is owed $470.5 million on derivatives contracts it held with Lehman Brothers, according to a claim filed in a New York bankruptcy court last week. Citadel, which manages around $12 billion […]

Ex-Lehman Banker Filippi Raises $35 Million for Commodity Fund

Bloomberg – Edward Filippi, previously with Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., raised $35 million for a hedge fund investing in energy, metals and agricultural derivatives. The Ground Zero Strategic Commodities Fund may begin trading in the first quarter of next year, […]

Funds: Behind Bob Olstein’s Comeback

BusinessWeek – The collapse of Lehman Brothers on Sept. 15, 2008, and the ensuing stock market crash forced Bob Olstein, who has been analyzing companies’ financial statements and managing money for 41 years, to change the way he evaluates and […]