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Comment: Candover calls a halt to investment

Comment: Candover calls a halt to investment

There was once a time when taking a pause in investment activity would have meant missing plethora of missed opportunities. »


Comment: Mr Zwirn's bad timing

Comment: Mr Zwirn's bad timing

Daniel Zwirn is facing tough times. His firm, D.B. Zwirn & Co, is being eyed by a number of bidders as it tries to recover from a financial scandal. »


Comment: The devil's still in the details

Comment: The devil's still in the details

The G20 summit has reached its conclusion with a united front, after a last-minute squabble with China about whether Hong Kong and Macau should be classified as tax havens, and it's now of »


Comment: Private equity fundraising takes a hit

Comment: Private equity fundraising takes a hit

Private equity fundraising in the first three months of 2009 dropped to its lowest level in more than five years - news that will be a surprise to few - while the number of buyout firms sc »


Comment: Making money in bad times

Comment: Making money in bad times

Positive news has been thin on the ground over the last year and a half as the global economy continues to spiral downward. »


Comment: Warburg Pincus gets busy in March

Comment: Warburg Pincus gets busy in March

Warburg Pincus was to the fore in one of the busiest months for private equity in recent memory. »


Comment: Will hedge funds quit London?

Comment: Will hedge funds quit London?

The writing is on the wall (or at least in the press). »


Comment: Regulatory challenges for fund managers

Comment: Regulatory challenges for fund managers

Financial Services Authority asset management sector leader Dan Waters outlines the scope of the Turner Review, the FSA's view on the appropriate regulatory framework for hedge funds, a »


Comment: Is there value for private equity in aircraft finance?

Comment: Is there value for private equity in aircraft finance?

Aircraft finance, a business that was booming before the credit crunch struck, is now reeling, and many financial institutions are looking to sell these businesses. »


Comment: Soros calls for sea change in economic philosophy

Comment: Soros calls for sea change in economic philosophy

Legendary hedge fund manager George Soros has expressed concern that the lessons of the current downturn are not being correctly learned by the world's economic policy-makers, who may be s »


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