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LONDON, Nov 11- Hedge fund start-up Rhodium Capital, run by former Bank of America star trader Iftikhar Ali, has begun life betting on a strong performance from corporate bonds over coming months. Bond prices were hit over the summer by fears the U.S.
Nov 8- Affiliates of activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp disclosed a stake of about 9 percent in Riverbed Technology Inc and said the network equipment maker was "significantly undervalued". "This is a spark that could light a fire in Riverbed's shares," FBR Capital Markets analyst Daniel Ives said.
Nov 8- An affiliate of activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp disclosed a 5.8 percent stake in Riverbed Technology Inc, a network equipment maker it said was "significantly undervalued".
BOSTON, Nov 5- Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb told investors that his Third Point Offshore Fund had returned 19.4 percent this year, ranking it among the industry's best performers.
LONDON, Nov 4- U.S. hedge fund Aurelius Capital Management, which will take a stake in Co-op Bank under a rescue plan for the British mutual lender, is also protagonist in a lengthy and bitter court battle over Argentina's debt default.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's days as a hedge fund manager may be over with his SAC Capital Advisors agreeing to plead guilty to insider trading charges and pay a record $1.8 billion in fines and forfeitures.
Simon Hamilton, global head at Investec Fund Finance, describes private equity as a "glacial industry" that really needs to innovate to attract capital.
The private equity industry is still struggling with its post-financial crisis image problem, a new study has found.
TORONTO, Nov 1- U.S. hedge fund Silver Point Capital LP has bought a 19 percent stake in Canadian newspaper company Postmedia Network Canada Corp, a regulatory filing showed. Postmedia operates Canada's largest chain of newspapers, including the flagship National Post, the Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Sun.
LONDON, Nov 1- Hedge funds are clamouring for Portuguese banks to end a four-year absence from the junior bond market after successful issues from Italy's UniCredit and Spain's CaixaBank, debt bankers said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Oct 31- New York- based Ziff Brothers Investments plans to gradually shut down its U.S. hedge fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The Ziff brothers, Dirk, Robert and Daniel, set up their family office in 1992, after the $1.4 billion sale by their father, William Ziff Jr., of his Ziff-Davis publishing empire.
TOKYO, Oct 29- Japanese stocks slid on Tuesday, hit by a sharp drop in Komatsu Ltd after the world's second-largest construction equipment maker issued a profit warning, dragging down other companies exposed to emerging markets.
PE has been a winning bet for large public pensions, according to a new study.
Is private equity right for your retirement portfolio? CNBC's Sharon Epperson says investors should be sure they understand how these investments work because they have many ups and downs.
High-flying Conatus Capital has poached talent from other leading investment managers in the last few months, including SAC and GLG.
Whether the Cardinals or Red Sox win the World Series, the big money owners are already earning handsomely.
A recent court case has given the federal government a chance to sidestep Congress and end private equity's billion-dollar tax break. The NYT reports.
While the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is down 1.44 percent this year, this emerging market is up 10.28 percent year-to-date.
Members of Tiger 21, a network for investors with a median net worth of $75 million, aren't reducing their big allocation to bonds and equities.
The plan, which would give the SEC more information about the private securities market, aims to offset concerns about lifting an 80- year-old ban on general advertising to allow hedge funds and others to use the Internet, radio or television to reach investors.