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  • LONDON, March 27- Hedge funds have unwound much of the concentration of bullish positions that contributed to a fall in oil prices this month, suggesting a broader range of views about where prices go next. Hedge funds and other money managers now hold a combined net long position in Brent and WTI of 684 million barrels, down from a record 951 million on Feb. 21, though...

  • DUBAI, March 27- Dubai- based investment bank Arqaam Capital is launching a globally focused hedge fund, it said on Monday, becoming one of only a handful of local firms to offer such a product. Although Dubai has been growing rapidly as a banking centre, the local fund management industry has largely confined itself to traditional equity and fixed income funds...

  • LONDON, March 27- Hedge funds have unwound much of the concentration of bullish positions that contributed to a fall in oil prices this month, suggesting a broader range of views about where prices go next. Hedge funds and other money managers now hold a combined net long position in Brent and WTI of 684 million barrels, down from a record 951 million on Feb. 21, though...

  • Sarah Normand, arguing for the government before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan, said that even if the Federal Bureau of Investigation did make false statements, it had good cause for a warrant against Ganek anyway. FBI agents raided the offices of Ganek's fund, Level Global, in 2010, after one of its analysts, Spyridon Adondakis, told them that he...

  • LONDON, March 24- Brevan Howard Asset Management, a British hedge fund firm, has been granted an injunction to prevent Reuters publishing a story it says is based on confidential information. A High Court judge ruled on Thursday after a private hearing that there were not sufficient grounds of public interest for the story to be published. Reuters news agency is...

  • BOSTON, March 23- Thirteen years ago Eric Mindich set an industry record when he raised $3 billion for his new hedge fund Eton Park. The decision to liquidate comes after a difficult 2016 when Eton Park lost 9 percent and its assets shrunk by $2 billion to the current $7 billion. At its peak in 2011, Eton Park oversaw $14 billion.

  • BOSTON, March 23- Thirteen years ago Eric Mindich set an industry record when he raised $3 billion for his new hedge fund Eton Park. The decision to liquidate comes after a difficult 2016 when Eton Park lost 9 percent and its assets shrunk by $2 billion to the current $7 billion. At its peak in 2011, Eton Park oversaw $14 billion.

  • BOSTON, March 23- Thirteen years ago Eric Mindich set what has been called a record when he raised $3 billion for his new hedge fund Eton Park. The firm oversees $7 billion in assets and kicked the year off with a modest performance, neither losing nor making money for clients. Last year was far tougher, and Eton Park ended the year with a 9 percent loss as assets shrunk...

  • SEOUL, March 21- Market rumours that U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp has acquired a stake in South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co are not true, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, March 20- Hedge funds cut their bullish bets on oil by the largest amount on record in the week to March 14, according to the latest data published by regulators and exchanges. The reduction in the net long position coincided with the sharp fall in oil prices, which started on March 8 and continued through March 14. Fund managers' net long position has been...

  • LONDON, March 20- Hedge funds cut their bullish bets on oil by the largest amount on record in the week to March 14, according to the latest data published by regulators and exchanges. The reduction in the net long position coincided with the sharp fall in oil prices, which started on March 8 and continued through March 14. Fund managers' net long position has been...

  • After a record-breaking year in 2015, the value of private equity deals in Asia Pacific fell 25.8 percent last year, a Bain & Company report showed.

  • PE market eased slightly in 2016: Bain & Company

    Kiki Yang, partner at Bain & Company, says the private equity deals space is still going strong despite greater uncertainty in the markets.

  • Those investors- who said in court filings that they own between 5 and 7 percent of the unsecured bonds- will argue in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in St. Louis that Peabody's reorganization plan should be rejected because it violates a bankruptcy statute requiring equal treatment for owners of the same securities. "This is absolutely theft from a small group of people...

  • PARIS, March 15- Pressure on France's Safran to rethink its proposed $9 billion takeover of Zodiac Aerospace intensified on Wednesday as a profit warning sent the target's shares tumbling and hedge fund TCI called for Safran's chairman to be ousted unless it abandons the deal. Zodiac shares were down 16 percent at 23.07 euros by 1259 GMT, well below Safran's...

  • *Euro Disney defends terms of Walt Disney takeover. LONDON/ PARIS, March 14- An activist hedge fund has criticised plans by Walt Disney to take full control of debt-laden Paris theme park operator Euro Disney, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Paris- based CIAM, which owns 1.4 percent of Euro Disney shares, has written to the board of the French company to object to...

  • *Euro Disney defends terms of Walt Disney takeover. LONDON/ PARIS, March 14- An activist hedge fund has said it objects to plans by Walt Disney to take full control of debt-laden Paris theme park operator Euro Disney, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Paris- based CIAM, which owns 1.4 percent of Euro Disney shares, has written to the board of the French company to...

  • LONDON, March 13- Hedge funds and other money managers had barely started liquidating their record bullish position in crude oil futures and options before prices tumbled on March 8. Hedge funds still held a net long position in the three major Brent and WTI futures and options contracts amounting to 874 million barrels at the close of business on March 7.

  • LONDON, March 13- Brevan Howard Asset Management, a British hedge fund, has sought an injunction to prevent Reuters publishing a story that the firm says is based on confidential information. A spokesman for Brevan Howard, one of Europe's biggest hedge fund management firms, did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Monday. Under Britain's legal...

  • LONDON, March 13- Hedge funds and other money managers had barely started liquidating their record bullish position in crude oil futures and options before prices tumbled on March 8. Hedge funds still held a net long position in the three major Brent and WTI futures and options contracts amounting to 874 million barrels at the close of business on March 7.