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Andrew Tymms, partner at Bain, says there will be big buyout deals this year as private equity firms have a "huge amount" of dry powder to use.
A trio of prominent hedge fund managers are funding a high-profile effort to raise awareness about climate change.
Private equity firm KKR plans to allow investors to sell parts of their stake in buyout funds through a new private market run by Nasdaq.
The U.S. energy renaissance has coincided with a boom in energy-related stocks, one that investors are starting to notice.
Carlyle has raised $698 million for its dedicated Africa fund, nearly $200 million above its initial target.
CNBC.com Enterprise Reporter Lawrence Delevingne discusses how the private equity industry views Africa.
LONDON, April 16- United Nations economists who previously called for government intervention to tame volatile swings in commodity prices say banks and hedge funds have since reduced their influence to the lowest level since 2008..
Data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed hedge funds in Europe managed a record $476.2 billion by the end of March, surpassing the previous high of $473 billion hit in October 2007, as investors look to tap into the region's gradual recovery.
Loeb's $14.5 billion hedge fund Third Point currently owns a 9.6 percent stake in Sotheby's and started a proxy contest earlier this year, putting Loeb and two other people forward as directors.
With Brazil, Russia, India, and China slowing, private equity firms are increasingly investing in other less-developed markets.
April 10- Several large hedge funds doubled down on Puerto Rico in last month's giant bond sale despite the U.S. territory's financial struggles, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing confidential documents reviewed by the newspaper.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, discusses the launch of luxury brand Baccarat Hotels & Resorts, and eco-brand 1 Hotels & Resorts.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman and CEO, explains why the thinks Jeb Bush should throw his hat in the ring and run as the Republican candidate for president.
I've owned Las Vegas Sands forever, says Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, sharing his thoughts on where he sees investment opportunities.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the outlook on bonds and the economy. The weather really changed things, says Sternlicht.
BOSTON, April 8- Hedge fund Coatue Management plans to return as much as 35 percent of its assets to investors this summer after its $7 billion flagship ballooned in size.
The SEC has put together a group to examine private equity and hedge funds, after the 2010 Dodd-Frank law required the funds to be regulated.
Hedge funds and other Wall Street firms have used an unlikely counselor for the past year: a former top economist for President Obama.
*NYSE stock positions using leverage hit record high. LONDON/ PARIS, April 4- Hedge funds are borrowing record amounts of money to fund bets that stock markets will continue rising, creating conditions that could accelerate price falls if those leveraged positions are hurriedly closed.
Large private equity firm Hellman & Friedman hopes to raise around $8.9 billion for a new investment fund starting in May, according to Bloomberg.