Tag Archives: management-group

Barclays and BlackRock: Passive-Aggressive

Barrons – A big question surrounding BlackRock’s $13.5 billion purchase of Barclays Global Investors, including its iShares exchange-traded-funds business, is how effectively a passive management group can work with an active one. The combined firm will have more than 9,000 […]

Alpha Magazine Announces 2009 Hedge Fund 100

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – "Alpha" released the results of the 2009 Hedge Fund 100, the magazine’s eighth annual ranking of the world’s biggest single-manager hedge fund firms. Although most hedge fund managers in 2008 couldn’t escape the carnage from […]

Reputations and friendships at risk in tit-for-tat allegations

Times Online – The verdant olive groves of northeastern Corfu, which obscure the stuccoed villas and the view of yachts moored along the coast, are not a world used to celebrity attention. This is precisely why they are a regular […]

Hedge fund sues Petters

Bizjournals.com – A Minneapolis hedge fund has sued Petters Group Worldwide, alleging it was defrauded out of $60 million in a deal involving “imaginary televisions.” Interlachen Harriet Investments, a Cayman Islands-based unit of Minneapolis-based Interlachen Capital Group, filed the suit […]