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Neptune buys Man Group, sees M&A among fund firms

Reuters – Equity investors are too negative about the hedge fund industry, says Neptune’s Jeremy Smith, who has recently bought shares in Man Group and expects more consolidation among traditional fund firms. Smith, who manages the 42 million-pound Neptune UK […]

Russian hedge funds face closure

Reuters – Up to half of Russian hedge funds could go out of business as the financial crisis sends investors fleeing and the stock market continues to fall, according to industry experts. Speaking at the Russia Alternative Investment Summit on […]

Medvedev demands action to lure funds into Russian mkt

Forbes – Russia’s government and central bank must act to lure additional funds into its financial market, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday. "The government and central bank should undertake all necessary measures to ensure inflows of additional funds into […]

Africa attracting new private equity interest

Business Day – Private equity firm Actis says equity funds have embraced investing in Africa because many governments have instituted market reforms which are creating opportunities for brave investors willing to take a long-term view on Africa. “There is increased […]

Putin Denies Knowing of Banned Hedge Fund Manager Bill Browder

Bloomberg – Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said he’s “never heard of” Bill Browder, founder of the hedge-fund firm Hermitage Capital Management Inc. who has been barred from Russia since November 2005. “I never heard of that name before,” Putin said […]