Tag Archives: liabilities

BBC shares huge pension deficit problem with many other UK employers

Times Online – Investment returns have been diabolical. Share values collapsed last year by 30 per cent. Commercial property — office blocks and shops — slumped in value. Hedge funds, in which the BBC fund has been dabbling, proved far […]

Clock Ticking on Accord to Sell Good GM Assets

New York Times Blogs – In his court testimony on Wednesday in New York, Mr. Wilson — formerly a senior executive of Silver Point Capital, a hedge fund specializing in distressed-debt investments — described some of the negotiation process that […]

Distressed debt funds line up new year raids

Telegraph.co.uk – Industry sources say private equity and distressed debt specialists have raised about $26bn (£17bn) since the start of October, with some 80pc coming from hedge funds. Distressed debt funds, which buy debt that is trading at a discount […]