Investing Private Equity

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- Perry Capital, the hedge fund firm founded by Richard Perry and Paul Leff in 1988, plans to wind down its main hedge funds, according to a letter sent to investors on Monday and seen by Reuters. "Although I continue to believe very strongly in our investments, process and team, the industry and market headwinds against us have been strong, and the...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Hedge fund firm Brevan Howard, one of Europe's largest, will cut its main Master fund and its Multi-Strategy fund's management fees to zero for some current investors, a source close to the matter told Reuters. The $14.5 billion main fund, which has suffered back-to-back annual losses, joins a string of other hedge funds in lowering fees as they...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Hedge fund firm Brevan Howard, one of Europe's largest, will cut its main fund's management fee to zero for new investors, a source close to the matter told Reuters. The $14.5 billion main fund, which has suffered back-to-back annual losses, joins a string of other hedge funds in lowering fees as they battle to woo investors. Multi-manager hedge fund...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Hedge funds have become increasingly bullish about the outlook for gasoline prices even as they have become more cautious the prospects for heating oil this winter. Hedge funds are net short of heating oil futures and options for the first time since April, according to position data published by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

  • *Ontario Teachers cuts allocations to 10 funds- sources. LONDON, Sept 23- Canada's third-largest public pension plan has halved the number of computer-driven hedge funds in its investment portfolio and put more money into the funds its sticking with, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Ontario Teachers' allocates $11.4 billion to hedge funds,...

  • The SEC also alleged that Cooperman tried to cover up the misconduct. The SEC indicated it was sending a message that well known and wealthy people aren't exempt from its efforts to pursue insider trading. The SEC said Cooperman profited illegally in July 2010 by buying securities in Atlas Pipeline Partners in advance of the sale of its natural gas processing...

  • It's been a lumpy year for IPOs: Expert

    Gareth McCartney, EMEA head of ECM syndicate at UBS, says we're entering a period of low volatility which is a good window for new IPOs.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Hedge funds scaled back some of their short positions in crude oil futures and options after prices failed to fall further, suggesting the market was running out of negative momentum. Along with other money managers they cut their combined short position in the three main Brent and WTI contracts by 36 million barrels in the week to Sept. 13.

  • Henry Kravis, co-chairman, co-chief executive officer and co-founder of KKR & Co., arrives for a session of the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, July 6, 2016.

    It’s survival of the fattest in private equity-land, and the new dynamic may force more M&A among investment firms.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Hedge funds scaled back some of their short positions in crude oil futures and options after prices failed to fall further, suggesting the market was running out of negative momentum. Along with other money managers they cut their combined short position in the three main Brent and WTI contracts by 36 million barrels in the week to Sept. 13.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Hedge funds have built their largest bullish position in U.S. natural gas for more than two years amid signs the gas glut is being eroded quickly and the market could tighten in 2017.. The net long position has almost quadrupled over the last four weeks, and is now at the highest level since June 2014, according to an analysis of data released on Friday...

  • David Bonderman, founding partner of TPG Capital

    Private equity boss David Bonderman says regulators in emerging markets are often better qualified and more pragmatic than their U.S. peers.

  • Ravikant: Silicon Valley to be heavily China-owned

    Naval Ravikant, AngelList Founder & CEO, discusses the flood of money from Chinese investors ready to flow into American tech start-ups.

  • TORONTO/ NEW YORK, Sept 15- Activist investor Engaged Capital reported a 7.5 percent stake in SunOpta Inc on Thursday and said it had signed a confidentiality agreement with the Canadian organic food company to provide strategic advice. U.S. hedge fund Tourbillon Capital pressured SunOpta to explore a sale earlier this year. In July, Reuters reported that...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Sept 15- Hedge funds across the globe are cutting their management fees as they struggle to attract investors in the face of weak returns, industry data shows. U.S.-based Caxton Associates this week became the latest firm to tell investors it would reduce its fees, joining the likes of Och-Ziff Capital Management and Tudor Investment Corp which...

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is a "warrior," who's better on the issues than Hillary Clinton, Colony Capital founder Tom Barrack tells CNBC.

  • LONDON, Sept 12- Hedge funds tempered their bullishness towards the entire petroleum complex during the first week of September, according to positioning data from regulators and exchanges. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their combined net long position in the three major Brent and WTI futures and options contracts by 80 million barrels in the week...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- Hedge funds tempered their bullishness towards the entire petroleum complex during the first week of September, according to positioning data from regulators and exchanges. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their combined net long position in the three major Brent and WTI futures and options contracts by 80 million barrels in the week...

  • MEDIA-HEDGE FUND BRIDGEWATER DRAWS $22.5 BLN AS OPENS TO NEW.

  • BOSTON, Aug 31- Activist hedge fund Barington Capital has hired a new executive to spearhead marketing and investor relations at a time when the fund is putting up strong numbers but as investors' taste for portfolio managers who push for corporate change has ebbed. Brian Moss joined the New York- based hedge fund as a partner earlier this month after spending the...