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Renaissance Technologies, added more than 3 million shares of Tesla to its holdings in the fourth quarter of last year, as the electric-vehicle maker’s... - SHARE ARTICLE


Citadel is making plans as big as a Ken Griffin beachside getaway.Now that he’s all but cornered the U.S. securities market, Ken Griffin is looking for a new land to conquer—and that land will be China. Citadel Securities already has a beachhead in Shangh - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund investors continued to pull out their money in December, marking the second-straight month of outflows and quickening the pace of annual redemptions. - SHARE ARTICLE


Franklin Templeton agrees to buy Legg Mason for $6.5bn  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE


Jim Simons' quant-focused Renaissance Technologies disclosed its investment in a recent SEC filing. - SHARE ARTICLE


'If a Charge Can't Stick on These Guys, No Charges Can Stick on Anyone.'Institutional Investor - SHARE ARTICLE


You can be sure Jim Simons took some deep, satisfying drags as Elon Musk made him another $2 billion.We’ve heard a lot about the hedge funds—and, really, specifically the hedge fund—getting repeatedly kicked in the nuts by Elon Musk. About the billions an - SHARE ARTICLE


Intelsat Rockets After Hedge Fund Billionaire David Tepper Buys Stake in Satellite GiantTheStreet - SHARE ARTICLE


There were 10 funds with fundamental strategies that reported stakes of at least $50 million in Tesla at the end of the fourth quarter, according to InsiderScore. - SHARE ARTICLE


David Tepper's hedge fund, Appaloosa, is urging satellite company Intelsat to renegotiate terms of its 5G deal with regulators. - SHARE ARTICLE


Global banking and markets division to take brunt of cuts - SHARE ARTICLE


IQ-EQ has acquired Blue River Partners (Blue River), a US provider of outsourced solutions to alternative asset managers in a deal that IQ_EQ says makes it a major player in the US private equity and hedge fund services market. - SHARE ARTICLE


18th Feb 2020 - 5:00pm Electroneum partners with BiKi Submitted 18/02/2020 - 5:00pm Electroneum has expanded its global trading presence by partnering with BiKi, a Top 20 cryptocurrency exchange on CoinMarketCap. The - SHARE ARTICLE


18th Feb 2020 - 4:58pm HSBC's future is regional rather than global Submitted 18/02/2020 - 4:58pm Colin McLean, managing director of SVM Asset management, comments on HSBC full year results… “Today’s announcement marks - SHARE ARTICLE


The Pace of Hedge Fund Redemptions Increased To End 2019AlphaWeek - SHARE ARTICLE


If you’re not an HSBC employee currently worried about coronavirus, you should be worried about your job.Over the summer, Edward Sankey abandoned the sinking ship that is Deutsche Bank to become global head of equity capital markets at HSBC. Sure, HSBC ha - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds use DIY strategies to gauge coronavirus impactThe Globe and Mail - SHARE ARTICLE


Andrew Redleaf, the founder of hedge fund Whitebox Advisors, was asked to assess the political landscape as an investor. - SHARE ARTICLE


Kitco News collects and features the top financial, economic and geopolitical news from around the world. Kitco's aggregated sources include some of the top newswires in the world including the Association Press, Canadian Press, Japanese Economic Newswire - SHARE ARTICLE


Preqin All Strategies Hedge Fund Benchmark Flat To Begin 2020AlphaWeek - SHARE ARTICLE


The world’s biggest technology investor is struggling to attract investors for its second Vision Fund. - SHARE ARTICLE


FAIRFIELD, Iowa (PRWEB) February 18, 2020 -- The hedge fund industry experienced a second straight month of net outflows in December with nearly $29.0 billion - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Two of the Nordic hedge fund industry’s asset managers are expanding their investor relations staff. Oslo-based hedge fund platform Sector Asset Management announced the hiring of Léopold Gasteen as Investor Relations Director, w - SHARE ARTICLE


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YieldStreet's partnership with BlackRock, a behemoth that manages $7.4 trillion, may signal that crowdfunding platforms are ready for wider adoption. - SHARE ARTICLE


18th Feb 2020 - 11:32am Hedge funds weigh in Tullow Oil shorts as shares slide further Submitted By Hugh Leask | 18/02/2020 - 11:32am Tullow Oil, the London-listed oil and gas - SHARE ARTICLE


Opioid wholesalers aren't off the hook yet ...The Opening Bell is powered by The Water Coolest. You can sign up for TWC's full, daily email newsletter here. In the meantime, check out one of the features from today's editi The post appeared first on dealbreaker..DEAL ME OUTIt will be a col - SHARE ARTICLE


HedgeMark Advisors, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. - SHARE ARTICLE


McClatchy Bankruptcy Begins With Call to Probe Hedge Fund DealsBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index returned 8.67 per cent in 2019, supported by the risk-on sentiment among investors and positive geopolitical developments throughout the year. - SHARE ARTICLE


Strategies that hurt ARP funds in 2018 did better but some cancelled out last year, write Luc Dumontier and Guillaume Garchery - SHARE ARTICLE


18th Feb 2020 - 9:58am Matchbook and Argyll & Buchannan form strategic partnership Submitted 18/02/2020 - 9:58am Matchbook, the talent marketplace for the financial services industry, has entered into a strategic a - SHARE ARTICLE


Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Company and a state investor from Kazakhstan are thinking about committing up to US$ 4 billion into a hedge fund managed by Japan-based SoftBank Group Corporation. The hedge fund would be based in Abu Dhabi and invest i - SHARE ARTICLE


By Saeed Azhar, Anirban Sen and Davide Barbuscia (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp has pumped $2.5 billion of its own cash into new investments since October, people familiar with the matter said, hoping to restore its money-making credentials - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge-fund billionaires are sending donations to help fight coronavirus in China. The timing is convenient. - SHARE ARTICLE


As investors crunch numbers todetermine how the coronavirus will hit China’s economy, hedge fund manager Nathaniel Polachek has tied much of his outlook to the fate of a ship anchored near Weihai, China. - SHARE ARTICLE


Oil prices bounce on hope for short coronavirus downturnHedgeCo.net - SHARE ARTICLE


Meet the 5 hedge fund managers who took home more than $1Billion last yearHedgeCo.net - SHARE ARTICLE


Watchdog to target operator, sellers in hedge fund probe코리아타임스 - SHARE ARTICLE


European clearers are stuck with CEM until 2021, but some US banks are reluctant to switch early - SHARE ARTICLE


Drug dealer Michael Hanna seemed to have little to show for his crimes, but police are still looking. - SHARE ARTICLE


As the coronavirus rages in China, the world's most prominent hedge-fund billionaires are starting to open their wallets. It doesn't hurt that Shanghai is at the cusp of a bull market. - SHARE ARTICLE


Green investing is getting more and more mainstream, and while the size of these funds has been limited for years, money managers are seeing the size of their portfolios explode in 2020 - SHARE ARTICLE


By Keith Black, PhD, CFA, CAIA, FDP, Managing Director of Content Strategy, CAIA Association CAIA’s second webinar starring the authors of papers that are required readings for the FDP exam featured Gene Getman, CAIA, a client portfolio manager and produc - SHARE ARTICLE


The challenge U.K. asset managers face in balancing their fiduciary duty to deliver returns to clients with the growing demand from investors and regulators for investments to be sustainable has intensified recently - SHARE ARTICLE


Blue River’s founding partners, Mark Fordyce, Chief Executive Officer and Michael Minces, President, will assume the leadership of IQ-EQ’s U.S. operations - SHARE ARTICLE


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: Optima Asset Management has just launched the Optima Healthcare and Biotechnology strategy, which will be managed by five portfolio managers, each specialising in a branch of the sector. The US-centric long/short strategy will - SHARE ARTICLE


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: Singapore-based asset manager APS Asset Management Pte Ltd has decided to focus solely on China going forward, and concentrate all our resources in only managing China mandates including Hong Kong, Taiwan and ADRs. APS will be e - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The new decade started flat for hedge funds, with minimal growth. The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark returned +0.01% in January 2020. This contrasts with the strong end to 2019, with returns reaching +1.71% in Dece - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Among all of the emerging technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) attracted the highest number of venture capital (VC) investors during 2019, said a study. However, big data and internet-of-things (IoT) led in terms of inve - SHARE ARTICLE


Skype co-founder's VC firm just raised an $820m fund to back European start-ups From CNBC: Atomico, the venture capital firm founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, has raised $820 million for a new fund - the biggest since it was set up by the bil - SHARE ARTICLE


SoftBank spends $2.5bn to get second Vision Fund off the ground From Reuters: SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) has pumped $2.5 billion of its own cash into new investments since October, people familiar with the matter said, hoping to restore its money-makin - SHARE ARTICLE


Nearly half of Nordic institutional investors now invest in impact From IPE: Impact investment is now a widespread strategy among institutional investors in the Nordic region, according to a new survey that shows 43% of the entities currently invest usin - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund Renaissance built stake ahead of Tesla surge From FT: Renaissance Technologies, a secretive computer-powered hedge fund founded by billionaire Jim Simons, added nearly 3.3m Tesla shares ahead of the electric car maker's surge earlier this year - SHARE ARTICLE


From Funds Europe: Keith Skeoch, the chief executive of Standard Life Aberdeen, has been appointed chair of the UK's Investment Association (IA) board.Skeoch replaces Peter Harrison, the chief executive of Schroders, after his three-year term as chair com - SHARE ARTICLE


Russia's central bank proposes new token framework, but labels crypto transactions 'suspicious' From Coin Desk: The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has formally proposed a legal framework for tokenization, but also plans to label cryptocurrency transactions - SHARE ARTICLE


From Market Watch: Jupiter Fund Management PLC said Monday that it has agreed to buy Merian Global Investors Ltd. in a deal that will create an asset manager with more than 65 billion pounds ($84.79 billion) in assets under management. Jupiter said it wil - SHARE ARTICLE


Real estate funds are under scrutiny for a lack of liquidity in some vehicles. A "structural vulnerability risk" exists in the real estate funds sector, according to a recent report by the European Securities and Markets Authority. Many - SHARE ARTICLE


Amazon's Bezos pledges $10bn to climate change fight From Reuters: Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will commit $10 billion to fund scientists, activists, nonprofits and other groups fighting to protect the environment and counter the effects o - SHARE ARTICLE


Europe and UK lag mean global dividend growth From Funds Europe: Europe and the UK are lagging the global average of dividend growth, a report by Janus Henderson has found. At a global level, payouts rose 3.5% on a headline basis to a "record&am - SHARE ARTICLE


High costs hold back foreign funds from investing in Chinese debt From Nikkei: Foreign fund managers eyeing the $1.5 trillion Chinese distressed debt market are put off by high accountant and lawyer fees, which can be five times that of other regional ma - SHARE ARTICLE


From MSN: Where the euro goes next may be all about investor positioning. The common currency has slipped to the lowest since 2017 versus the dollar, yet this hasn't deterred asset managers from accumulating the largest net long position on record. The m - SHARE ARTICLE


Venture debt: Is it a loan? Is it equity? Is it an pportunity? From Forbes: Venture Capital is usually the default option for fast-growth startups looking for a cash injection, thanks to our willingness to take risks in return for equity, and with no nee - SHARE ARTICLE


Investors track ships, chase rumours to get edge on COVID-19 risks From Reuters: As investors crunch numbers to determine how the coronavirus will hit China's economy, hedge fund manager Nathaniel Polachek has tied much of his outlook to the fate of a sh - SHARE ARTICLE


Aviva's Waygood calls for international panel on climate finance From IPE: Steve Waygood, chief responsible investment officer at Aviva Investors, has called for the creation of an international panel on climate finance at the upcoming United Nations cli - SHARE ARTICLE


From Fortune: The Cosmopolitan and Bellagio hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. Stuyvesant Town, the largest apartment complex in Manhattan. Embassy Office Parks in Bangalore, one of India's biggest destinations for IT tenants. Except for their prominence and - SHARE ARTICLE


One G-Sib resolution group has an MREL requirement of 32.8% of RWAs - SHARE ARTICLE



Sneak peekat January hedge fund and managed futures returns from Kettera Hydra Platform Investor Letter. - SHARE ARTICLE


117 resolution entities report bail-in bond and capital shortfalls - SHARE ARTICLE


17th Feb 2020 - 5:05pm How to prepare for a successful hedge fund launch - Step 2: Build the Team & Infrastructure Submitted 17/02/2020 - 5:05pm In the secondinstalmentof - SHARE ARTICLE


The Alternative Investment Management Association says the plan to add the Cayman Islands – the major offshore domicile for the global hedge fund industry – to a tax haven blacklist remains an “open matter” until any formal decision is reached. - SHARE ARTICLE


A top hedge fund manager has sold off nearly three million WWE shares amid the stock's continued decline. - SHARE ARTICLE


Making dealers pay for trades raises ‘payment for order flow’ questions - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds continued selling petroleum last week as fears about a coronavirus-driven recession centred on China gripped the market, but the rate of sales slowed compared with the previous fortnight. - SHARE ARTICLE


Does your current advisor have your money invested in these "Mutual Fund Misfires of the Market" that charge high fees for low returns? If so, it may be time for a new advisor. - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Finnish systematic asset manager Estlander & Partners has expanded its fund range with the launch of Estlander & Partners Glacies, a futures-based cross-asset multi-factor vehicle. Launched in February last year, the fund - SHARE ARTICLE


(Reuters Breakingviews) - SoftBank’s Vision Fund chief, Rajeev Misra, may have a cunning hedging strategy for the giant technology investor. He’s pushing to raise as much as $4 billion to make bets on listed companies, the Financial Times reported late on - SHARE ARTICLE


17th Feb 2020 - 12:21pm Algebris’ macro credit fund powered by catalyst gains Submitted By Hugh Leask | 17/02/2020 - 12:21pm Algebris Macro Credit, a macro credit-focused hedge - SHARE ARTICLE


Synthetic hedge fund asset class; low beta, high alpha and diversification of an investor’s overall portfolio - SHARE ARTICLE


As you know, I misspent much of the past 20 years trying to understand and report on the excesses of the City of London that led to the banking crisis and everything that followed. There were two hedge fund managers who made a bundle out of the rise and - SHARE ARTICLE


The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Indexfor January 2020 measured -0.22 per cent. - SHARE ARTICLE


17th Feb 2020 - 9:21am STP Investment Services acquires Accusource Submitted 17/02/2020 - 9:21am STP Investment Services, a provider of middle office and investment operations outsourcing, fund services and technology - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – One of the main attractions of hedge funds to institutional investors has been their ability to deliver uncorrelated absolute returns. A recent report indicates that institutional investors now want their hedge fund managers to “ - SHARE ARTICLE


Opening Quote: Jupiter buys rival Merian to create new retail funds player  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE


Investors in beleaguered hedge fund Lime Asset Management are facing a bumpy road to get compensation for their losses. By no later than Friday, every investor in the hedge fund is expected to find out their confirmed individual losses in their combined - SHARE ARTICLE


SoftBank’s Vision Fund chief, Rajeev Misra, may have a cunning hedging strategy for the giant technology investor. He’s pushing to raise as much as $4 billion to make bets on listed companies, the ... - SHARE ARTICLE


Rajeev Misra, head of the Vision Fund, is said to have support from Abu Dhabi's state fund Mubadala and the government of Kazakhstan - SHARE ARTICLE


‘Game-changing’ IM exchange threshold relief may not be the phase five free pass it first appears - SHARE ARTICLE


LONDON/DUBAI(Financial Times) -- The head of SoftBank's $100bn Vision Fund has lined up billions of dollars of outside investment for a new hedg - SHARE ARTICLE


Bridgewater, Dalio Donate $10 Million For China Virus FightBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


About 72% of hedge fund managers said the rising interest among investors to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their investment activities is a huge factor for them to embrace ESG principles, according to a new report. T - SHARE ARTICLE


Options launch slated for February to help industry switch to new benchmark by August - SHARE ARTICLE


Skoog: Hedge fund-owned MediaNews Group hijacks 11 Minnesota papersMinnesota Daily - SHARE ARTICLE


We sit at a fascinating time for the development of environmental, social and governance investing - SHARE ARTICLE


Eric Mandelblatt's Soraban Capital Partners had the largest new Form D hedge fund filing last week - SHARE ARTICLE


Five hedge fund managers. Each earning more than one billion dollars. But they could have earned more with Bitcoin. Read on to know more. - SHARE ARTICLE


By Eze Castle Integration: With the recent outbreak of coronavirus, businesses and alternative investment firms are enacting pandemic response plans in an effort to keep their day-to-day operations running smoothly and without major disruptions due to sta - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Amidst uncertainty around Brexit and the UK general election, Europe witnessed growth in mergers and acquisition (M A) deal volume and value in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019. According to GlobalData, M A activity reported gro - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Although the infrastructure industry remains a relatively small part of the private capital industry overall, it has grown phenomenally over the past decade and total AUM has quintupled since 2009. Sustained investor appetite - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$67.15 billion at the end of January 2020, which is significantly higher than the US$17.23 billion gathered at this point last year. Assets invested in the global ETFs/ETP - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: In 2019, a reported $63.2 billion was committed to private equity funds by 114 public plans, said eVestment. The top three public pension investors by total dollars committed were CalSTRS ($4.87 billion), CalPERS ($4.71 billion - SHARE ARTICLE


In the week ending February 14th 2020, Bloomberg reported that the top 15 hedge fund managers collectively earned $12 billion in 2019, with the top five taking in more than $1 billion each: Chris Hohn, Jim Simons, Ken Griffin, Steve Cohen and Chase Colema - SHARE ARTICLE


Bridgepoint aims to raise $1.3bn for fourth development fund From PE News: Bridgepoint is targeting pound;1bn ($1.3bn) for its fourth Development Capital fund, according to documents from a Louisiana pension fund. If the fundraising reaches its goal, Br - SHARE ARTICLE


From Business Insider: Hedge-fund investors like university endowments and foundations require managers to take a years-long selling approach, and that's ramping up pressure on new launches hoping to make it. The more institutional approach has made it ha - SHARE ARTICLE


From FT: The head of SoftBank's $100bn Vision Fund has lined up billions of dollars of outside investment for a new hedge fund-style vehicle, in a move that threatens to escalate tensions at the world's biggest tech investor. Rajeev Misra, who oversees t - SHARE ARTICLE


Texas Municipal earmarks $875m for 7 alts funds From PIonline.com: Texas Municipal Retirement System, Austin, approved commitments totaling $875 million to seven alternative investment funds during a board meeting Friday for the $31.5 billion pension fun - SHARE ARTICLE


Bridgewater, Viking among big hedge funds that added Tesla in fourth quarter before rally From Reuters: Billionaire Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates, Viking Global Investors, and Granite Point Capital were among prominent hedge funds placing new bets o - SHARE ARTICLE


Blackstone taps Chung as MD for growth equity investing platform Blackstone announced that Ann Chung has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Growth Equity investing platform, Blackstone Growth (BXG), where she will help to lead the group's con - SHARE ARTICLE


Italy registers a boost in cryptocurrencies and other digital payments From Coin Idol: Making a digital payment, e.g. using cryptocurrency is still, for many Italians, an operation that could potentially be a security risk. To highlight it is a study con - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds bet Aussie will overcome impact of coronavirus From Bloomberg: Is the Australian dollar close to a turning point? Some hedge funds seem to think so. Leveraged investors have turned positive on the Aussie in recent weeks even as the spread of - SHARE ARTICLE


U.S. pension insurer scrutinizing deals between McClatchy, hedge fund From WSJ: The U.S. government's pension insurer is demanding more information about financial transactions between McClatchy Co. and the New Jersey-based hedge fund angling to become t - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund Lansdowne hit by failed bet on UK recovery From FT: Lansdowne Partners has continued a run of disappointing performance into this year, after the bet by one of Europe's biggest hedge funds on a recovery in UK stocks failed to pay off. Mayfair- - SHARE ARTICLE


Individual Lime investors face losing entire principal From Korea Herald: The entire amount of financial losses stemming from Lime's funds is expected to rise to more than $1 billion, sparking deep distrust in private fund operatives and concerns over a - SHARE ARTICLE


No handshakes, no deals: Silicon Valley VCs hit pause on China From Nikkei: Venture capital companies in Silicon Valley are not taking any chances when it comes to the coronavirus outbreak. "Due to the Coronavirus, No Handshakes Please. Thank Yo - SHARE ARTICLE


SoftBank Fund Draws Investors for Hedge Fund-Style Vehicle: FTBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


From Institutional Investor: Research shows that hedge fund "families" - like Tiger Management and its offshoots - make overlapping trades that result in excess returns. Research suggests that portfolio managers who have left hedge funds - SHARE ARTICLE


Manager support for ESG resolutions ticks up despite low backing from megafirms From PIonline.com: Support for ESG-related shareholder resolutions has climbed steadily in recent years among asset managers, but several of the biggest managers vote against - SHARE ARTICLE


Five hedge fund managers. Each earning more than one billion dollars. But they could have earned more with Bitcoin. Read on to know more. - SHARE ARTICLE


Vision Fund chief’s hedge fund plan risks SoftBank tension  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE


The shrinking presence of local news across the United States may be dividing the country, Miami Herald reporter Julie K. Brown said Sunday on CNN’s Reliable Sources. “With these smaller newspapers drying up across the country, it is creating a collapse o - SHARE ARTICLE


By investing in stakeholders, shareholders are ultimately better off - SHARE ARTICLE


New Jersey convict Richard Stadtmauer, implicated in the Kushner Companies scandal, is suing New Rochelle resident Mark Nordlicht, accused of fraud in the $1 billion Platinum Partners debacle, for $14.9 million. - SHARE ARTICLE


Editor's Briefing: Kill The Star? The future isn't brightKansas City Business Journal - SHARE ARTICLE


It comes at a delicate time for the BBC, which has announced swingeing job cuts to its news division to make £80million worth of savings in its news division, headquartered in London. - SHARE ARTICLE


It usually starts with behind-the-scenes discussion. Then, a letter or announcement explaining the investor’s demands is made public. Stock prices see a bump. Change ensues. And the firm walks away with millions, or even billions, in profit.ThatR - SHARE ARTICLE


It usually starts with behind-the-scenes discussion. Then, a letter or announcement explaining the investor’s demands is made public. Stock prices see a bump. Change ensues. And the firm walks away with millions, or even billions, in profit.That&rsq - SHARE ARTICLE


Rishi Sunak was part of a small team of hedge fund bosses who shared nearly £100m after an audacious stock market bet that lit the touchpaper on the 2008 financial crisis.The new chancellor was a - SHARE ARTICLE


London-based Kite Lake Capital took out a short position in the owner of the Trafford Centre in Manchester and Lakeside in Essex earlier this month, according to FCA data. - SHARE ARTICLE


Labour has demanded that new chancellor Rishi Sunak provides more information about his 'questionable' career as a City hedge fund manager before he - SHARE ARTICLE



(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Asia-based hedge funds are bracing for a lean quarter of capital raising as the spread of the coronavirus leads to the postponement and cancellation of key events that have historically drawn Western investors to the region. London-h - SHARE ARTICLE


The FSC will cap illiquid investments at 50% for open-ended funds, require them to conduct regular stress tests, raise transparency of complex fund structures, and enhance supervisory monitoring. - SHARE ARTICLE


Lawyers for the Pension Benefit Guaranty said it suspects the transactions elevated the interests of hedge fund Chatham Asset Management over the agency, which has said it is poised to assume roughly $800 million in pension-related liabilities. - SHARE ARTICLE


Oh no, wait, of course you will.Yesterday, our friends at DealBook asked a question of Judy Shelton, the gold-standard proponent who is President Trump’s latest nominee to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors: “Is This the Next Leader of the Fed?”She ap - SHARE ARTICLE


Look! You’ve already forgotten about the last 12 terrible years, haven’t you?When you hear the letters “R,” “B” and “S” in sequence, what comes to mind? Bailouts? Bad banks? Fines? Market manipulation? Nine straight years of losses (it’s actually now two - SHARE ARTICLE


Einhorn, known largely as a short seller, also has five long holdings worth more than $100 million. - SHARE ARTICLE


Last year was a comeback year for his hedge fund Pershing Square, with a total shareholder return of more than 50%. - SHARE ARTICLE


Well, other than success, of course. That’s all him.See how some of these scenarios strike you…“I don’t think I should be held accountable,” the owner of the Floridian National Golf Club said after the clubhouse restaurant was caught watering down drinks. - SHARE ARTICLE


Monarch Alternative Capital LP is spearheading a group of hedge funds organising ahead of debt restructuring talks with Argentina, according to Bloomberg. - SHARE ARTICLE


Labour questions past City dealings citing former close associate’s participation in tax avoidance scheme - SHARE ARTICLE


Relief for Emporiki sale bolstered CET1 capital ratio +40bp - SHARE ARTICLE


Ex-hedge fund founder sentenced for fraudInvestment Executive - SHARE ARTICLE


Research shows that hedge fund “families” — like Tiger Management and its offshoots — make overlapping trades that result in excess returns. - SHARE ARTICLE


Faced with investors' questions about their money, Nicholas Genovese said he would only return funds after “the stars have aligned.” - SHARE ARTICLE


Details in hundreds of pages of documents associated with the filing show how Chatham used a series of financial transactions to exert increasing control over the company, to the point where it partnered with McClatchy on a bankruptcy plan that, if approv - SHARE ARTICLE


Asia-based hedge funds are bracing for a lean quarter of capital raising as the spread of the coronavirus leads to the postponement and cancellation of key - SHARE ARTICLE


Bloomberg’s manipulations; public-spirited hacking; stock pickers’ prejudices; and more. - SHARE ARTICLE


Prashanth Jayaram, who has degrees from both Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania's medical school, also worked at Maverick Capital. - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds test Swiss tolerance with franc gambitKitco NEWS - SHARE ARTICLE


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