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*Prelios picks Feidos over U.S. fund Fortress. MILAN, Oct 11- Loss-making property manager Prelios has chosen Italian consortium Feidos over U.S. fund Fortress for exclusive talks on a rescue deal, it said on Thursday. Feidos's offer for Prelios envisages a 135 million-euro share issue, a source close to Prelios's board told Reuters on Thursday.
--New York- based alternative asset management company Fortress Investment Group. Rating Action On Oct. 9, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services raised its long-term counterparty credit rating on FIG LLC to' BBB' from' BBB-'. Accordingly, we analyze the entire Fortress Investment Group to arrive at our rating on FIG LLC.
Oct 9- Fortress Investment Group:. *Says pays off all remaining corporate debt. of $189.3 million as of June 30, 2012.
MILAN, Oct 8- The board of loss-making Italian real estate group Prelios will meet on Thursday, a person familiar with matter said, as it seeks to secure a rescue deal after being brought low by writedowns on property investments in a weak economy.
U.S. stocks rose for a fourth session on Thursday following encouraging comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on tools to tackle the region's debt crisis and in support of the euro. **COLLABRX INC, $6.9, up 83.3 pct.
*Carlyle bought 55 percent stake in Vermillion* Paid with cash and shares in itself* Deal represents major expansion within alternative assets By Greg Roumeliotis and Josephine Mason.
By Greg Roumeliotis and Josephine Mason. NEW YORK, Oct 2- Carlyle Group LP said on Tuesday it had bought a majority stake in a commodities-trading hedge fund manager, its biggest leap yet in an expansion that has seen it diversify from private equity into other alternative asset classes.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Carlyle Group LP said on Tuesday it would buy a majority stake in a commodities-trading hedge fund manager, its biggest leap yet in an expansion that has seen it diversify from private equity into other alternative asset classes.
FRANKFURT, Oct 2- German real estate company Gagfah is seeking bids for the 38,000 flats it plans to sell in the city of Dresden by the end of the week, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Briger is a principal and co-chairman of the board of the investment management firm Fortress Investment Group LLC and a former partner at Goldman Sachs.
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Last year's hedge fund losers may be turning into winners again. Several of the largest hedge funds that ended last year deep in the red, jumped to good starts in January, giving their wealthy investors reason to believe savvy traders are getting back their magic touch.
The lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission against six executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be the worst of the executives’ worries.
Inside Fortress Investor Group, many are speculating CEO Daniel H. Mudd may step aside soon because of new SEC charges from his tenure at Fannie Mae.
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Regulators are nearing a settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over whether the mortgage finance giants adequately disclosed their exposure to risky subprime loans, bringing to a close a three-year investigation. The New York Times reports.
Hedge fund managers are preparing to enter the second half of the year with plenty to be bearish about – and not much, it seems, to make money from. The FT reports.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
When Goldman Sachs went public 12 years ago this month, an elite group of 221 executives controlled the strategy and shares of the investment bank, the New York Times reports.