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Investment banking industry will never be the same, says Larry Tabb

Investment banking industry will never be the same, says Larry Tabb

Tue, 16/09/2008 - 07:00

Following the fire-sale of Bear Stearns, the bankruptcy of Lehman Brokers and the shock acquisition of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America, the days o »

Financial industry still in shock as US investment banking model crumbles

Financial industry still in shock as US investment banking model crumbles

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 23:40

Financial markets tumbled around the world during the week following the 'Black Sunday' for the US investment banking industry in which the third-largest investment bank, Merrill Lynch, wa »

Katten Muchin Rosenman Cornish adds partners in London

Katten Muchin Rosenman Cornish adds partners in London

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 18:58

Andrew Turner and Imran Sami have joined the London office of law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman Cornish as partners, strengthening the firm's expertise in areas including corporate transacti »

Deutsche Bank takes Russian asset manager stake and targets hedge fund business

Deutsche Bank takes Russian asset manager stake and targets hedge fund business

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 18:56

Deutsche Bank and UFG Asset Management have agreed to create a strategic partnership and business co-operation in Russia. »

Barings launches long/short Alpha Currency Fund

Barings launches long/short Alpha Currency Fund

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 18:55

Baring Asset Management has unveiled plans to launch the Baring Alpha Currency Fund in October, subject to regulatory approval. »

GlobeOp to establish operational facility in New York state

GlobeOp to establish operational facility in New York state

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 18:54

Hedge fund administrator GlobeOp Financial Services, which offers business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to traditional and alternative asset managers, i »

Managing Partners registers traded life policy fund for sale in Singapore

Managing Partners registers traded life policy fund for sale in Singapore

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 18:52

Managing Partners, a boutique fund manager specialising in investment in traded life policies, is opening an office in Singapore to exploit the potential it sees in offering its products t »

Pioneer says departures will not damage fund of hedge funds business

Pioneer says departures will not damage fund of hedge funds business

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 07:36

Pioneer Alternative Investments has confirmed the resignation of nine members of its fund of hedge funds division in London and New York, including senior members of the investment team Ma »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Paulson ready to go long on banks

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Paulson ready to go long on banks

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 07:28

New York-based hedge fund manager John Paulson, whose firm now manages USD35bn, has announced in a conference call with investors his readiness to take long positions in mortgage securitie »

Stanley Fink joins International Standard Asset Management as Chief Executive

Stanley Fink joins International Standard Asset Management as Chief Executive

Mon, 15/09/2008 - 07:00

Stanley Fink, former chief executive of Man Group plc, one of the world's leading alternative investment groups, has joined International Standard »

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