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  • 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.

  • CHICAGO, March 9- Four individual investors of Peabody Energy Corp are accusing the company, certain hedge funds and other parties involved in the coal producer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy of breaching their fiduciary duties, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Peabody spokesman Vic Svec said on Thursday that the company stands by its reorganization plan.

  • CHICAGO, March 9- Four individual investors of Peabody Energy Corp are accusing the company, certain hedge funds and other parties involved in the coal producer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy of breaching their fiduciary duties, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Peabody spokesman Vic Svec said on Thursday that the company stands by its reorganization plan.

  • CHICAGO, March 9- Four individual investors of Peabody Energy Corp are accusing the company, certain hedge funds and other parties involved in the coal producer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy of breaching their fiduciary duties, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Peabody has denied the allegations in the lawsuit, which was filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court...

  • Helpful when crude is stable in a band: Pro

    At CERAWeek, CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks with Osmar Abib, Credit Suisse, and Charlie Leykum, CSL Capital Management, about the state of the oil market and private equity.

  • BOSTON, March 8- Billionaire investor David Tepper, whose views on markets and stocks are closely watched by other money managers, said on Wednesday he bought shares of Snap Inc in its initial public offering, sold some, and would buy again if the price dropped. The highly anticipated $3.4 billion offering was the biggest U.S. technology IPO since Alibaba Group...

  • HOUSTON, March 7- The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is moving to bring U.S. shale producers and hedge funds into widening talks about how best to tame a global oil glut. Last November, OPEC took initial steps to widen its market reach as it sought to end a two-year price war, striking a historic agreement with 13 non-member countries, including...

  • March 7- Innoviva Inc said activist investor Sarissa Capital Management LP had nominated four directors to replace a majority of the drug company's board. Innoviva, formerly Theravance Inc, urged shareholders to vote for its recommended seven nominees at the 2017 annual meeting. Sarissa Capital Management LP, a hedge fund run by billionaire investor Carl...

  • March 7- Innoviva Inc said on Tuesday activist investor Sarissa Capital Management LP had nominated a slate of directors to replace a majority of the company's board. Innoviva, formerly Theravance Inc, urged shareholders to vote for its recommended seven nominees, adding Sarissa had provided no rationale for its actions nor proposed a new strategic...

  • Barry Sternlicht: Looking at opportunities in Europe

    Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, provides his thoughts on investment opportunities in Europe.