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Is private equity right for your retirement portfolio? CNBC's Sharon Epperson says investors should be sure they understand how these investments work because they have many ups and downs.
High-flying Conatus Capital has poached talent from other leading investment managers in the last few months, including SAC and GLG.
Whether the Cardinals or Red Sox win the World Series, the big money owners are already earning handsomely.
A recent court case has given the federal government a chance to sidestep Congress and end private equity's billion-dollar tax break. The NYT reports.
While the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is down 1.44 percent this year, this emerging market is up 10.28 percent year-to-date.
Members of Tiger 21, a network for investors with a median net worth of $75 million, aren't reducing their big allocation to bonds and equities.
The plan, which would give the SEC more information about the private securities market, aims to offset concerns about lifting an 80- year-old ban on general advertising to allow hedge funds and others to use the Internet, radio or television to reach investors.
A new report says funding for U.S. start-ups rose in the third quarter, as venture capitalists poured money into fledgling software companies.
Thanks to public equity funds, frozen yogurt shops are on seemingly every corner. But has the trend peaked?
Blackstone Group has received more than six offers for the hotel operator La Quinta, but may sell shares of the company to the public instead.
NEW YORK, Oct 9- Analyst Meredith Whitney, who rose to prominence for a prescient call on Citigroup's mortgage troubles in the lead-up to the financial crisis, is launching a hedge fund, two sources familiar with the matter and regulatory filings said on Wednesday.
For backing the right horse, four hedge funds stood to gain up to a third of the refund, which the FDIC said in court documents could amount to a return of 1,000 percent on what they spent on legal fees. The four funds are Alden Global Capital, Davidson Kempner Capital Management, Halcyon Asset Management and Farallon Capital Management.
Oct 8- A hedge fund manager at the center of Argentina's battle over its 2002 debt default told CNBC on Tuesday that a settlement would boost foreign investment in the country.
Oct 8- D.E. Shaw is closing its doors to new clients, joining other large hedge funds that have stopped accepting cash into their flagship funds, the Financial Times reported on Monday. D.E. Shaw could not immediately be reached for comment by Reuters outside of regular U.S. business hours.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 7- Hedge fund manager Philip Falcone, banned from the securities industry for five years by U.S. regulators, is also being banned for seven years from decision-making roles at Fidelity& Guaranty Life Insurance, a unit of his firm, New York officials said on Monday.
BOSTON, Oct 7- Hedge fund manager Philip Falcone, banned from the securities industry for five years by U.S. regulators, is also being banned for seven years from decision-making roles at Fidelity& Guaranty Life Insurance, a unit of his firm, New York officials said on Monday.
BOSTON, Oct 7- Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who made billions on the housing market and gold a few years ago, extended this year's gains in September, when his biggest portfolios were all up, leaving them with double-digit gains for the year, a person familiar with the numbers said on Monday.
ATHENS, Oct 7- Funds run by billionaire investor John Paulson see Greece's recapitalised banking sector as an attractive investment play on the country's recovery after a deep six-year slump.
Sept 30- Activist hedge fund Clinton Group has upped its stake in Nutrisystem Inc to 5.2 percent, calling the weight loss product company's stock undervalued and asking for an increase in dividend, according to a filing on Monday.
Event software maker Active Network said it would be acquired by Vista Equity Partners for about $1.05 billion.