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  • LONDON, April 24- Hedge funds have tempered their bullishness towards crude oil as the short-covering rally that gripped the market since the end of March ran its course. Hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long position in the three major futures and options contracts linked to Brent and WTI by 8 million barrels in the week to April 18.

  • By April 18, fund managers had accumulated a net position equivalent to 3,511 billion cubic feet, the highest for three years, according to data published by U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Futures prices for gas delivered to Henry Hub in June 2017 have fallen from a recent high of $3.33 per million British thermal units on April 7 to $3.19 on April 21.

  • What's driving healthcare PE deals in Asia?

    Vikram Kapur, Bain & Company, says demographics, including an older population and increased incidence of chronic disease, are driving deals in Asia.

  • Hedge fund managers and investors at the Context NYC event.

    In the current industry environment, hedge funds need to make capital-raising more efficient.

  • LONDON, April 20- OPEC and some of the most important hedge funds active in commodities reached an understanding on oil market rebalancing during informal briefings held in the second half of 2016.. OPEC committed to implement credible production cuts and reduce global crude stocks while hedge funds responded by establishing bullish long positions in both...

  • LONDON, April 20- Hedge funds lost out on Tuesday after British Prime Minister Theresa May shocked markets by calling a snap election, but those led by humans outsmarted those led by machines, in a reversal of fortunes from the Brexit referendum. While computer-driven hedge funds garnered plaudits for their outperformance in the wake of Britain's shock vote to...

  • LONDON, April 20- OPEC and some of the most important hedge funds active in commodities reached an understanding on oil market rebalancing during informal briefings held in the second half of 2016.. OPEC committed to implement credible production cuts and reduce global crude stocks while hedge funds responded by establishing bullish long positions in both...

  • LONDON, April 20- OPEC and some of the most important hedge funds active in commodities reached an understanding on oil market rebalancing during informal briefings held in the second half of 2016.. OPEC committed to implement credible production cuts and reduce global crude stocks while hedge funds responded by establishing bullish long positions in both...

  • China outbound M&A to continue growing

    The retraction in Chinese M&A due to capital control is only a short-term phenomenon, according to Weiwen Han of Bain & Company.

  • JOHN PAULSON, AN AIG BOARD MEMBER, LARGE SHAREHOLDER AND HEDGE FUND MANAGER, TO LEAVE BOARD- PROXY.

  • A closer look at the private credit market

    Mario Giannini, CEO of Hamilton Lane, talks about opportunities in the private credit and equity spaces in the region.

  • Logan Green, co-founder and chief executive officer of Lyft Inc.

    Ride services company Lyft has raised $600 million in fresh funding, one of its investors said on Tuesday.

  • Friendly activist 'big believer' in WebMD's future: CEO

    Cliff Robbins, Blue Harbour Group CEO, explains why he believes there are a lot of ways to win with his investment in WebMD.

  • *Gemsstock had closed in June 2016 after raising $800 mln. LONDON, April 11- London- based Gemsstock is seeking to capitalise on strong demand for hedge funds focused on macroeconomic trends as it aims to raise $400 million in fresh capital, documents seen by Reuters showed. Gemsstock had closed to fresh investment in June 2016 after raising $800 million since...

  • 'Friendly' activism in the boardroom: CEO

    Cliff Robbins, Blue Harbour Group CEO, talks about his approach to corporate activism, and weighs in on trouble brewing at Whole Foods. Also Robbins shares his thoughts on Street expectations on President Trump's agenda. The market is expecting some level of tax reform, says Robbins.

  • LONDON, April 10- Hedge funds are more bullish about U.S. natural gas prices than at any time for almost three years, according to position records published by regulators and exchanges. Hedge fund long positions outnumbered short positions by a ratio of nearly 3.6: 1 on April 4, up from just 2.2 on Feb. 28, and nearing the recent high of 4.2 on Jan. 17.

  • BOSTON, April 10- Hedge fund Jana Partners has lined up a handful of people including former Gap Inc Chief Executive Glenn Murphy to serve as possible directors at organic grocery chain Whole Foods Market, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. Murphy bought $44 million worth of Whole Foods stock, according to a regulatory filing made by Jana Partners.

  • An employee pours a glass of pale ale at Brewdog Plc's bar in Shoreditch, London, U.K.

    Independent Scottish craft beer brewer BrewDog has sold a 22.3 percent stake to U.S. private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners to fund its expansion plans.

  • LONDON, April 10- Hedge funds have turned bullish towards crude oil again as international marker prices have steadied above the psychologically important $50 threshold. Hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long position in the three main Brent and WTI futures and options contracts by 54 million barrels in the week to April 4.

  • LONDON, April 10- Hedge funds are more bullish about U.S. natural gas prices than at any time for almost three years, according to position records published by regulators and exchanges. Hedge fund long positions outnumbered short positions by a ratio of nearly 3.6: 1 on April 4, up from just 2.2 on Feb. 28, and nearing the recent high of 4.2 on Jan. 17.