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  • LONDON, July 20- The chief executive of the world's biggest listed hedge fund Man Group plc Manny Roman will join Pacific Investment Management Co as its new CEO on November 1 2016, Man Group said on Wednesday. Luke Ellis will succeed Roman as chief executive officer of Man Group, the company said in an exchange filing. Jonathan Sorrell will continue as President of...

  • O'Leary: Passive model is the future

    The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders; Stephanie Link, TIAA Global Asset Management; and Kevin O’Leary, O’Shares Investments chairman, discuss active versus passive equity fund management and what's best for your money.

  • LONDON, July 19- A Dallas hedge fund was among investors betting on a fall in the price of ARM Holdings when SoftBank Group's surprise $32 billion bid sent shares in the British chip designer surging nearly 50 percent. Data from Britain's regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, shows that Maverick Capital had a substantial outstanding short position in ARM...

  • July 19- Yahoo Inc's core business secured five bidders in the final round including, Verizon Communications Inc, Quicken Loans Inc founder Dan Gilbert and Vector Capital Management, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The other bidders are AT&T Inc and private equity suitor TPG, Bloomberg reported, citing a source.

  • The silhouettes of attendees are seen before the start of the Yahoo! Inc. Mobile Developer Conference in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

    Final bids for the company's internet business were expected Monday, but no news came out of the company's fiscal second-quarter earnings.

  • LONDON, July 19- Hedge funds from the United States, Singapore and Hong Kong should be allowed to market themselves in the European Union, the bloc's financial watchdog said on Tuesday. The long-delayed recommendation from the European Securities and Markets Authority to the EU's executive European Commission for endorsement is a taste of what Britain's...

  • LONDON, July 19- Hedge funds from the United States, Singapore and Hong Kong should be allowed to market themselves in the European Union, the bloc's financial watchdog said on Tuesday. The long-delayed recommendation from the European Securities and Markets Authority to the EU's executive European Commission for endorsement is a taste of what Britain's...

  • Asia's high net worth individuals are moving away from their long-held focus on property, and dumping local stocks for foreign ones, a new survey found.

  • July 18- Yahoo Inc's quarterly earnings fell short of Wall Street expectations on Monday in what may be the company's last financial report before it sells its core business. Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc are said to be in the running to acquire the core business, along with private equity firm TPG Capital and a consortium led by Quicken Loans founder...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- A former portfolio manager at Visium Asset Management LP pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he engaged in a scheme to defraud investors by inflating the value of a bond fund and overstating its liquidity. Stefan Lumiere, 45, entered his plea to conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud charges in federal court in Manhattan, about a...

  • July 18- Yahoo Inc reported a 5.2 percent rise in total quarterly revenue, a sign of improvement in its troubled core Internet business it is auctioning off. Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc are said to be in the running, as well as private equity firm TPG Capital and a consortium lead by Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert and backed by billionaire Warren...

  • Yahoo's total revenue rose to $1.31 billion in the second quarter ended June 30 from $1.24 billion a year earlier. After deducting fees paid to partner websites, revenue fell to $841.2 million from $1.04 billion. Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc are said to be in the running, as well as private equity firm TPG Capital and a consortium lead by Quicken Loans...

  • Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates

    Bridgewater is telling recruitment firms to cancel interviews with prospective employees, according to three people briefed on the matter.

  • LONDON, July 15- As hedge fund manager Buford Scott sat at home, watching the TV in shock as it emerged Britain had voted to leave the European Union, his computer-based trading models were quietly boosting his business by 1.5 percent. Hedge funds on average were down 0.18 percent on the day of June 24, while trend-following machine-based strategies gained 0.71...

  • TOKYO, July 18- Japan's aging population may be bad for the economy but it is giving dealmakers a break. Katsukiyo Mizumoto, the president of bean sprouts producer GGC Group, is an example of an owner who responded positively when a major private equity firm- in this case the Washington, D.C.- based Carlyle Group- came knocking on his door. The 65- year-old said he had...

  • July 15- U.S. specialty chemicals company Ferro Corp turned down acquisition offers from private equity firms Apollo Global Management LLC and CVC Capital Partners Ltd as too low, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Ferro shares slumped 10.3 percent in extended-hours trading in New York on Friday to $12.80. In March, Ferro shareholder FrontFour...

  • July 15- Specialty chemicals company Ferro Corp turned down acquisition offers from private equity firms Apollo Global Management LLC and CVC Capital Partners Ltd as too low, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Ferro's board met this week and rejected the offers, which were below the company's current trading price of around $14 a share, the people...

  • LONDON, July 15- As hedge fund manager Buford Scott sat at home, watching the TV in shock as it emerged Britain had voted to leave the European Union, his computer-based trading models were quietly boosting his business by 1.5 percent. Hedge funds on average were down 0.18 percent on the day of June 24, while trend-following machine-based strategies gained 0.71...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 15- Herbalife Ltd agreed to pay $200 million and change the way it does business to avoid being labeled a pyramid scheme by regulators, a blow to hedge fund manager Bill Ackman who for years has been betting against the dietary supplements maker. Shares of Herbalife jumped more than 20 percent after the settlement was made public and the...

  • LONDON, July 15- As hedge fund manager Buford Scott sat at home, watching the TV in shock as it emerged Britain had voted to leave the European Union, his computer-based trading models were quietly boosting his business by 1.5 percent. Hedge funds on average were down 0.18 percent on the day of June 24, while trend-following machine-based strategies gained 0.71...