Tag Archives: private pools

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. […]

People Moves: Ms. Sandra Urie Appointed to 100 Women In Hedge Fund’s Board

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Ms. Sandra A. Urie has been appointed to the board of 100 Women In Hedge Funds, further augmenting the organization’s network. Ms. Urie is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Associates LLC, a global […]

Venture capitalists not treated as hedge funds under House bill

The Hill – Venture capitalists breathed a collective sigh of relief Thursday when a proposal from the House Financial Services Capital Markets Subcommittee did not seek to treat them like private equity firms or hedge funds. Venture capital investors had […]

MFA Comments On Obamas Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act of 2009

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Richard H. Baker, President and CEO of the Managed Funds Association (MFA) wrote a letter to MFA members this afternoon, highlighting today’s announcement by the Obama Administration requiring all advisers to hedge funds and other private […]

Congress Gets Obama Hedge Fund Disclosure Bill

CNBC – The Obama administration has sent legislation to Congress that would bring hedge funds and other private pools of capital under government supervision. The proposal calls for the Securities and Exchange Commission to oversee hedge, private equity and venture […]

Obama’s Overhaul Would Register Hedge Funds

Courthouse News Service – President Obama’s plan to overhaul financial regulations, to prevent a repeat of the country’s credit and banking catastrophe, is laid out in a "nearly final" 85-page document the president is expected to reveal today.      Among […]

We’re Not A Hedge Fund

Wall Street Journal – As regulators gear up to monitor private pools of capital more, private equity firms have a message they really, really want to get across: we’re not hedge funds. PE firms hope that they can educate regulators […]

EU Leaders Discuss Stance on Hedge Fund Regulation

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund regulation was the hot topic at this past weekend’s meeting of European Union leaders, when German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted a summit in Berlin discussing ways to curtail the financial crisis. Merkel joined leaders […]

Europe pledges more funds for IMF

Boston Globe – The leaders of Germany, Britain, France, and Italy yesterday said that the resources of the International Monetary Fund should be doubled, to $500 billion, to help head off new problems in countries already hit hard by the […]