Tag Archives: speculative-investment

”End-of-era’ feel for hedge fund sector

Business Intelligence Middle East  – As the eye-popping profits of hedge funds dry up amid the financial crisis, the industry looks set to shrink substantially in its European headquarters of London over the next year. Discretion is everything in London’s […]

Finvest to Launch Capital Protected Offering

Forbes – In light of the higher risks which are sweeping global markets, Finvest Asset Management is set to launch a new capital protected offering for investors who are seeking to generate annual returns of between 12-20 percent in a […]

Sidley Expands Hedge Fund Practice in London

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- Sidley Austin has further expanded its hedge fund practice in London by hiring a new counsel in the Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives practice. Barry Breen has joined the firm’s London office and will focus his […]

Skandia launches offshore protected fund of funds

CityWire.co.uk- Skandia has launched an offshore protected fund of funds which aims to offer capital protection alongside investment returns from the global equity markets.  The Royal Skandia Protected Portfolio Investment Global Vista Life fun (PPI Global Vista) will offer exposure […]

Fortis gets $630 mln capital from Russian billionaire

U.S. Daily- Belgian-Dutch financial services group Fortis received $630 million in capital from Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov as part of its recent share issue, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. Fortis, which last week raised […]

Citi offers $250m to hedge fund investors

 Independent- Citigroup is coming under pressure to bail out investors in one of its troubled hedge funds, in another embarrassment for a company already among the biggest losers from the credit crisis.   The company has begun quietly asking private […]