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  • Powerful firms such as Citadel LLC and Millennium Management LLC charge clients for such costs through so-called "pass-through" fees, which can include everything from a new hire's deferred compensation to travel to high-end technology. Clients of losing funds last year, including those managed by Blackstone Group LP's Senfina Advisors LLC, Folger Hill...

  • Powerful firms such as Citadel LLC and Millennium Management LLC charge clients for such costs through so-called "pass-through" fees, which can include everything from a new hire's deferred compensation to travel to high-end technology. Clients of losing funds last year, including those managed by Blackstone Group LP's Senfina Advisors LLC, Folger Hill...

  • BOSTON, Jan 18- A small Boston- area hedge fund operation on Wednesday was accused of running a Ponzi scheme that included spending investor money on liquor, luxury hotels and specialty cars, according to a complaint by the top securities regulator in Massachusetts. Alleged victims of MC2 Capital of Cambridge, Massachusetts included an unnamed institutional...

  • BOSTON, Jan 18- A small Boston- area hedge fund operation on Wednesday was accused of running a Ponzi scheme that included spending investor money on liquor, luxury hotels and specialty cars, according to a complaint by the top securities regulator in Massachusetts. Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said he has moved to bar three hedge funds and...

  • SMALL BOSTON-AREA HEDGE FUNDS FACE ALLEGATIONS INVESTOR MONEY SPENT ON LIQUOR, LUXURY HOTELS AND CARS- MASSACHUSETTS REGULATOR.

  • Long-term benefits of private equity: Pro

    Stephen Pagliuca, Bain Capital, discusses the benefits of private equity and where he is seeing investment opportunities.

  • Trump is just another cycle playing out: Expert

    David Shen, MD at Olympus Capital Asia, says potential risks could bring about more opportunities for private equity investors.

  • Cycle of greed and fear alive in markets: Expert

    The private equity sector does better in times of volatility in the public markets, says Jean Salata at Baring Private Equity Asia.

  • Turning point for Japanese private equity

    Megumi Kiyozuka, CLSA Capital Partners Japan, says that PM Shinzo Abe's pro-business policies have given a boost to the PE sector.

  • Demonetization brings about level playing field: Expert

    Padmanabh Sinha, managing partner at Tata Capital, explains why he thinks demonetization will be beneficial for investors in India.

  • India's private equity market

    Demonetization is creating more opportunities for PE firms to invest in, says Jayanta Banerjee, managing partner at ASK Pravi Capital Advisors.

  • LONDON, Jan 16- Hedge fund bullishness towards the price of crude oil appears to have peaked for the time being, with fund managers booking some profits after the strong rally in the final seven weeks of 2016.. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their net long position in Brent and WTI futures and options by the equivalent of 15 million barrels in the week to...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- Hedge fund bullishness towards the price of crude oil appears to have peaked for the time being, with fund managers booking some profits after the strong rally in the final seven weeks of 2016.. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their net long position in Brent and WTI futures and options by the equivalent of 15 million barrels in the week to...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- An ex-portfolio manager at Visium Asset Management LP corruptly sought to boost the value of one of its hedge fund's holdings, defrauding investors while enabling the investment firm to earn millions of dollars, a U.S. prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday. Stefan Lumiere, the former brother-in-law of Visium founder Jacob Gottlieb, violated the...

  • LONDON, Jan 9- Hedge funds amassed a record bullish position in crude oil futures and options by the end of last year, which helped drive crude prices sharply higher in the final six weeks of 2016.. The first position reports of the new year show hedge funds actually cut their combined position in the three main contracts by 6 million barrels in the week to Jan. 3.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 9- A former portfolio manager at Visium Asset Management LP is scheduled to face trial on U.S. charges stemming from an investigation that led to the New York- based hedge fund's closure last year. Jury selection is set to begin on Wednesday in Manhattan federal court in the case of Stefan Lumiere, Visium founder Jacob Gottlieb's former...

  • Goldman sees 'January effect' fading

    The firm's analysis of returns shows the effect has faded compared to a longer history.

  • Chris Merry, chief executive at Ipes, discusses how the private equity environment could develop in 2017.

  • 2017 another  good year for private equity: Pro

    Scott Sperling, THL Partners, shares his outlook on dealmaking in the new year.