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Comment: Mr Nice Guy

Comment: Mr Nice Guy

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 06:02

At a time when cash is tight and good business opportunities are hard to come by, who would expect financial big guns to start fretting about whether their past gains were really deserved? »

Comment: A billion-pound show of confidence

Comment: A billion-pound show of confidence

Tue, 03/03/2009 - 06:00

Amid the constant flow of bad news for the hedge fund industry comes a shot in the arm for the sector, with the news that the UK's second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuat »

Comment: BBVA takes big step by exiting hedge fund business

Comment: BBVA takes big step by exiting hedge fund business

Mon, 02/03/2009 - 06:05

Spanish banking giant BBVA announced last week that it had decided to pull out of the hedge fund market, shutting domestic hedge fund manager Proxima Alfa Investments and also winding down »

Comment: Newer hedge funds continued to outperform longer-established brethren in 2008

Comment: Newer hedge funds continued to outperform longer-established brethren in 2008

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 06:02

Peter Urbani, chief investment officer of fund of funds manager Infiniti Solutions, argues that even amid the market turmoil of 2008, newer and smaller hedge fund managers significantly ou »

Comment: Danger is their middle name

Comment: Danger is their middle name

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 06:01

Many financial institutions and investment managers are moving away from risky strategies, but one group of people seems intent on venturing into hazardous territory. »

Comment: Fink splurges on spectacular penthouse

Comment: Fink splurges on spectacular penthouse

Wed, 25/02/2009 - 06:01

The former chief executive of Man Group, Stanley Fink, is reported to have bought an apartment with what is said to be the best view in London for GBP10m, a four-floor penthouse at the top »

Comment: Hedge fund industry faces Darwinian future

Comment: Hedge fund industry faces Darwinian future

Tue, 24/02/2009 - 06:02

Hedge fund managers have more problems on their plate than just the fragile state of the markets, predictions that investor redemptions will continue well into this year and facing up to t »

Comment: European leaders ready to call time on laissez-faire model

Comment: European leaders ready to call time on laissez-faire model

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 06:00

At a meeting on Sunday, European leaders took steps toward a common position on oversight of financial markets and products, including hedge funds, and threatened to take action against 'u »

Comment: Will Odey stay bullish about the banks?

Comment: Will Odey stay bullish about the banks?

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 05:57

Crispin Odey, the high-profile hedge fund manager, has turned bullish on UK banks recently because he thinks their share prices are currently cheap. »

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