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Comment: Can Davos save the world?

Comment: Can Davos save the world?

Thu, 29/01/2009 - 06:00

The World Economic Forum, which in past years featured glitzy receptions and boasted an attendee list including high-flying hedge fund managers, bankers and private equity moguls, has turn »

Comment: Time for an end to hedge fund scapegoating

Comment: Time for an end to hedge fund scapegoating

Wed, 28/01/2009 - 06:01

A hearing with UK members of parliament yesterday gave hedge fund managers and industry representatives the opportunity to reiterate the view that the problems of the world's financial mar »

Comment: McCreevy leads from the front

Comment: McCreevy leads from the front

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:01

In a resolute move, the European Commission has adopted a set of measures to strengthen the supervisory framework for EU financial markets in order to improve supervisory co-operation and »

Comment: Regulating hedge funds won't put the world to rights

Comment: Regulating hedge funds won't put the world to rights

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 05:58

The regulatory powers on both sides of the Atlantic are proposing sweeping changes to broaden oversight in the financial system. »

Comment: Finding the value in distressed mortgage portfolios

Comment: Finding the value in distressed mortgage portfolios

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 06:02

Brent Lippman, chief executive of specialist financial services optimisation firm Response Analytics, says that new technology offers the potential to refine and streamline the mortgage »

Comment: Where on earth is private equity?

Comment: Where on earth is private equity?

Thu, 22/01/2009 - 06:01

Not so long ago, private equity players dominated the headlines of the financial media with their multi-billion buy-outs of the world's biggest firms. »

Comment: Like Obama, hedge fund managers get down to work

Comment: Like Obama, hedge fund managers get down to work

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 05:58

As soon as the dust settles from the new US president's inauguration, hedge fund managers will have their eyes on the Gaim USA 2009 conference as they figure out money-making strategies fo »

Comment: Paulson sounds the charge for distressed investment

Comment: Paulson sounds the charge for distressed investment

Tue, 20/01/2009 - 06:01

The astute observer might have noticed a clue last week about the direction of hedge funds in the coming months, with the announcement that Hong Kong-based asset manager Sun Hung Kai Finan »

Comment: Indian hedge funds take on Bollywood moguls

Comment: Indian hedge funds take on Bollywood moguls

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 05:58

Two activist hedge funds have locked horns with the top management at Bollywood group The Indian Film Company over alleged low returns. »

Comment: Man's legal action over Madoff may well prove fruitless

Comment: Man's legal action over Madoff may well prove fruitless

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 06:01

Man Group, the world's largest listed hedge fund management firm, says it plans to take legal action over its exposure to the fraud perpetrated by Bernard Madoff. »

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