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Hedge funds in Cayman Islands withdraw from UK banks

Hedge funds and financial institutions based in the Cayman Islands have been pulling their money out of Britain as they are hit by the credit crunch, according to figures from the Bank of England. The low-tax regime and limited ­regulation […]

NY fund makeover sneaks under radar

Pensions & Investments – While every move of the New York State Common Retirement Fund is in the spotlight these days, what the bright lights don’t reveal are the dramatic improvements in the fund during the past two years. An […]

G20 to discuss hedge fund crackdown

This is Money – ‘The big principle to come out of this is we have to care about things that are systemically important, and if necessary regulate them – and that includes hedge funds,’ said one UK official. It marks […]

SW1 Capital eyes control of hedge fund platform

Reuters – Investment firm SW1 Capital said on Friday it has bought into hedge fund platform PCE Investors and plans to build a controlling stake, cutting private equity firm Ubequity Capital Partners’ own holding. PCE runs $1.6 billion (1.1 billion […]