Tag Archives: Private Equity

ECB warns on hedge-fund regulation

AFP – The European Central Bank has warned that European Union plans to regulate hedge funds and private equity groups could tilt the playing field against EU companies. The ECB’s position could influence the rewriting of proposed rules drafted by […]

EU directive may cost funds 3.2 billion euros

Reuters – Hedge funds and private equity could face more than 3 billion euros in costs and investors could see fund choice shrink by up to 40 percent due to proposed new EU rules, a Financial Services Authority report said. […]

Hedge Fund Manager Blocked From Bidding On Newspaper

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Thane Ritchie announced that he has been wrongly blocked from meeting with The Chicago Newspaper Guild and developing a coalition offer to buy the Sun-Times Media Group. A Chicago Newspaper Guild representative stated […]

Hedge Fund Cloning – A Fourth Type of Replicator

Seeking Alpha – “You don’t want to be average; it’s not worth it, does nothing. In fact, it’s less that the market. The question is, ‘How do you get to be first quartile?’ If you can’t, it doesn’t matter what […]

Lloyd’s of London Insurers Punish Hedge Funds After 2008 Losses

Bloomberg – Lloyd’s of London insurers pulled as much as half a billion pounds ($825 million) from hedge funds and private equity after investment returns at the world’s oldest insurance market fell by more than half. Catlin Group Ltd.,Brit Insurance […]

Carlyle raising $3 billion Asia buyout fund

Reuters – The Carlyle Group is raising a new Asia buyout fund with a target size of up to $3 billion (1.8 billion pounds) as the U.S. private equity giant aims to tap more deals in Asia, two fund industry […]

Cerberus dismisses talk of fund defaults

The Washingtom Post – Cerberus Capital Management LP on Tuesday dismissed market speculation that some of its hedge funds, which have suffered losses and heavy redemptions, are in danger of default. Traders in London and Frankfurt were buzzing with talk […]

Deals backfire as investors seek $5.5bn from Cerberus

Times Online – Investors in Cerberus are seeking the return of more than $5.5 billion (£3.3 billion) from the fund, which has made a series of poor investments, including the acquisition of GMAC, General Motors’ finance division, and of Chrysler, […]

The End of Wall Street as We Know It

Gotham Gazette – The turbulent financial market events of recent days demonstrably signal the end of Wall Street as we know it. More uncertainty lies ahead, on Wall Street but also for the national economy. How is this affecting New […]