NEW YORK, Jan 26- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday supported a bid by prosecutors in New York for a shot at overturning a ruling that cleared two hedge fund managers of insider trading and limited the ability of authorities to pursue such cases. The SEC, in a court filing, backed Manhattan U.S. In particular, the SEC said the ruling could impede...» Read More
HOUSTON, Sept 8- In June 2013, activist investors got the board of SandRidge Energy Inc to fire its CEO Tom Ward, arguing that he had mismanaged the Oklahoma City company and destroyed billions in shareholder value.
*Carlyle's co-head of Asia buyouts sees bigger deals in Asia. HONG KONG, Sept 8- Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms, said on Monday it has closed its fourth Asia fund at $3.9 billion, the second-largest private equity fund ever raised for Asia investments.
HONG KONG, Sept 8- Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms, said on Monday it has closed its fourth Asia fund at $3.9 billion, the second-largest private equity fund ever raised for Asia investments.
HONG KONG, Sept 8- When stock researcher Anonymous Analytics accused China's Tianhe Chemicals last week of doctoring the books ahead of a Hong Kong IPO, it was pitting itself against one of Asia's top private equity firms, Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia.
By Jeffrey Dastin and Daina Beth Solomon. Sept 5- New York hedge fund manager William Ackman says Herbalife is a pyramid scheme that exploits the poor.
Bankers don't have a problem with the record $2 billion paid for the Clippers, but they also say it's not the new normal.
TORONTO, Sept 5- Quadrangle Group, a private equity backer of Mobilicity, said it had sued the Canadian government for C $1.2 billion, accusing it of reneging on pledges to help the small wireless provider compete against the country's biggest phone companies.
New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony sees himself as the most important athlete investing in tech.
A senior executive at Blackstone thinks big money investors can make piles of cash by betting on the growth of soccer in the U.S.
Billionaire investors Marc Lasry and Josh Harris say the sports teams they own are no strip and flip play.
For some observers, 2014 has tested Och-Ziff's conservative reputation but many analysts are still bullish on the hedge fund firm's prospects.
LONDON, Sept 3- Angola's fledgling sovereign wealth fund has identified direct investments in sub-Saharan Africa, and is poised to start deploying up to a third of the $5 billion it has been endowed by the government, its chairman said.
A major investment firm is getting ready for the next market downturn by seeking to raise a massive pool of capital for distressed bets.
Sept 2- Business software maker Compuware Corp agreed to be bought by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo LLC in a deal valued at about $2.5 billion.
Elliott Management entered into a deal to vote its Compuware shares in favor of the sale. Elliott had pushed the company to sell itself.
NEW YORK, Sept 2- U.S. judges are imposing increasingly long prison terms for insider trading, a Reuters analysis shows. In 2011, former billionaire and Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam received an 11- year sentence for an insider trading scheme that netted him $63.8 million in illicit profits.
A new report on the hedge funds industry underscores quite how large it is: $2.6 trillion across 11,000 funds.
LONDON, Aug 31- Private equity firms Blackstone and Blue Water Energy said on Sunday they have teamed up to lead an investment of up to $500 million in Siccar Point Energy, a new North Sea- focused oil company. Singapore sovereign fund GIC is also contributing funding, a statement released on behalf of the buyout firms said.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- Some hedge funds seem to have missed out on this week's big rally in U.S. natural gas, cutting bullish bets on the fuel before prices hit six-week highs, government data suggested on Friday.
Common Sense has hired another SocGen exec as it continues to rebuild after the arrest of its founder and the loss of most of its clients.