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Hedge fund manager Friedman to list investment fund in London

LONDON U.S. hedge fund manager Emanuel 'Manny' Friedman plans to list a fund in London to invest in asset-backed securities and real estate assets put up for sale as a result of regulatory change in the financial sector.

Hedge fund Stone Milliner has worst start to a year - letter

LONDON Stone Milliner, one of Europe's best-performing hedge funds that bets on macroeconomic events, lost 2.1 percent in the first two months of 2017, its worst start to a year, an investor letter seen by Reuters showed.

21 Mar 2017

A new breed of sovereign wealth fund - without the wealth

LONDON Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging - in countries with large deficits and deep debt.

17 Mar 2017

Activist hedge fund critical of Walt Disney's move on Disneyland Paris

LONDON/PARIS An activist hedge fund has criticized plans by Walt Disney to take full control of debt-laden Paris theme park operator Euro Disney , according to a letter seen by Reuters.

15 Mar 2017

Banks come in from the cold for hedge funds

LONDON/BOSTON Bank stocks are back in vogue for hedge funds, which have shunned the industry over the past seven years due to a squeeze on banks' profitability from low interest rates and because of their opaque balance sheets.

07 Mar 2017

Man Group driven to loss by fee income fall, writedowns

LONDON Weak performances in some of its funds and writedowns linked to earlier acquisitions dragged Man Group to a full-year loss, knocking the British hedge fund firm's shares and leading some analysts to question its decisions.

01 Mar 2017

Brevan Howard listed macro fund avoids wind-down after 48 pct tender take-up

LONDON Brevan Howard's London-listed hedge fund BH Macro Limited said 48 percent of investors took up an offer to exit the fund on Friday, meaning it will avoid a wind-down.

28 Feb 2017

Some hedge funds call time on stock market rally

LONDON/BOSTON Stock market optimism about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic agenda is overdone and political risk in Europe isn't priced in, according to some hedge funds who are betting that the rally in equities is coming to an end.

23 Feb 2017

Hedge fund veterans team up to launch $300 million multi-strategy manager

LONDON Rick Doucette, who spent 26 years at Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers, and ex-UBS prime brokerage senior salesman Gerry Polizzi are planning a new multi-strategy hedge fund, they told Reuters.

22 Feb 2017

Goldman hedge fund folding London operations, shifting staff to U.S. - sources

NEW YORK/LONDON Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP), which opened in 2008 with one of the biggest launches in hedge fund history, is folding its London operations into the United States and shifting staff members to New York, four sources told Reuters.

09 Feb 2017

Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer Souq.com

DUBAI Souq.com will expand its workforce and operations after Amazon clinched a deal to buy 100 percent of the Middle East online retailer, executives from both firms said.


Foreign stock investors race to India ahead of tax changes but inflows seen slowing

MUMBAI Foreign investors are set for their biggest monthly purchases of Indian equities in four years in March, but analysts expect inflows to moderate after a major overhaul of tax rules kicks in on April 1.

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