Tag Archives: private-equity-funds

Galleon ‘Not Good News’ for Hedge Funds, Coleman Says

Bloomberg – The Galleon Group insider-trading investigation may sap investor confidence in the hedge-fund industry, already under scrutiny after Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said Michael Coleman, chairman of the Singapore chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association. “It’s obviously not […]

Avenue Capital nears deal for China medical firm

Reuters – Hedge fund Avenue Capital is in the final stages of talks to buy a Chinese medical equipment company backed by a unit of Citigroup Inc in a deal worth over $100 million, sources familiar with the situation said […]

Congress told venture capital firms need oversight

Reuters – U.S. hedge funds and private equity firms told Congress on Tuesday that all advisers to private pools of capital should be subjected to the same level of federal scrutiny, including those managing venture capital funds. A draft U.S. […]

Credit Suisse Targets Japan’s $800 Billion Pensions

Bloomberg – Credit Suisse Group AG, which sold its Japanese asset management unit in June, will offer alternative investments including private-equity funds to attract the nation’s $800 billion in pension money. Tokyo-based Credit Suisse Securities (Japan) Ltd., the Japanese brokerage […]

Brazil Private Equity Funds to Grow as Falling Rates Hurt Bonds

Bloomberg – Brazilian money managers will open more funds targeting real estate, private equity and corporate debt as record low interest rates reduce demand for government bonds, said Jose Luiz Osorio de Almeida Filho, a former chief securities regulator. Investors […]

China investing billions in hedge funds

The Korea Herald – China Investment Corp., the country’s sovereign wealth fund, is continuing to shift its investments away from cash and is investing billions in hedge funds and private-equity funds, chairman Lou Jiwei said. China Investment has invested “many […]

Six overseas funds seen eyeing stake in MCX-SX

Private equity funds General Atlantic and Fidelity, hedge fund TPG-Axon, CME, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and a group company of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek are said to be eyeing a 5% stake each in MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX), […]

Alternative Investments Report: Identify Demand for Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "High Net Worth Alternative Investments" report to their offering. The report identifies demand for hedge funds, capital protected funds, private equity funds and real estate funds […]

‘Green’ Hedge Fund of Funds Launched by Hedge Fund Veteran

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Richard Bookbinder is launching TerraVerde Capital Partners LLC, one of the first ”green” hedge fund of funds in the United States. Bookbinder is Managing Member of Bookbinder Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund of […]

Hedge Funds Accepted To London Stock Exchange’s Specialist Fund Market

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – European hedge fund manager, NB Private Equity Partners (NBPE), and a new fund launched by Altus, ‘Altus Resource Capital,’ have been accepted by The London Stock Exchange into the The Specialist Fund Market (SFM). As […]

Conn. Senate votes to regulate hedge funds

Charleston Daily Mail – The Connecticut Senate has voted to require hedge funds and private equity funds located in the state and doing business here to disclose certain conflicts of interest to customers. Supporters of the bill, which passed on […]

Proactive Preparations For Hedge Fund Regulation

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a white paper which was presented to high-level asset managers in New York by FinServ Consulting, ‘Preparing for Alternative Asset Management Regulation’, it is said that hedge funds should be prepared to identify, aggregate […]