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Tag Archives: Hedge Funds

The Sovereign Funds get hungry to invest | Advantage zyaada

Hedge fund investors seem to be back in play with Bloomberg TV reporting that Nelson Peltz s likely to close a $1.5 bn fund successfully. Peltz is likely getting support … Continue reading

July 13, 2010 · 2 Comments

Costs blow up – Goldman Sachs accepts Stock comp

Goldman Sachs’ earlier bonus component that averaged $700,000 per employee for this year is likely to be drastically revised. Initial reports suggested a 5 year stock purchase plan but the … Continue reading

December 11, 2009

Is this the new sponsoring club for American retail? | Reuters & Bronson Point

Two hedge fund veterans who worked at SAC Capital Advisors, LP and Pequot Capital Management, long considered among the industry's most successful, are launching their own firm next month, people … Continue reading

December 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

Paulson busy buying banks | MarketWatch

As you see below, Paulson’s fund has added BAC, Citi, Indymac, GS and even State Street using the enhanced corpus from shorting the world’s top banks against the MBS boom … Continue reading

November 14, 2009

The entire $AIG research bag |

Another AIG update Posted on September 9, 2009. Filed under: Financial Markets, Global, TARP, US | Tags: Meltdown, RBS, AIG,Insurance, Aircraft Leasing, ILFC | Edit This As the world’s largest Aircraft Lessor, ILFC is still in play with a mountain of debt … Continue reading

September 9, 2009

AIG sells fast to make $80b

AIG is in quite a turn having to sell most of its profitable Asian and other International Insurance and Investment Management Businesses ( also see here) While it announced the … Continue reading

August 17, 2009 · 3 Comments

Porsche adds $5 b in debt in one week | Reuters

zyakaira notes: Volkswagens unlikely to fall for an extra EUR 5 Billion in cost and the Prosche owners have to cough the added debt in this week itself! Deutsche Bank … Continue reading

July 25, 2009

CIT creditor advisers seek bankruptcy option-source | Industries | Financial Services | Reuters

Note:This is post the $3 b sign up with JPM/GS and the share was down 16% in trade. Last week, before the $3b signup, it cost $2.5 million to save … Continue reading

July 23, 2009

StanChart and ANZ poised to split RBS Asian assets * Banks

Standard Chartered and Australia’s ANZ are in advanced talks to acquire separate parts of the Asian retail and commercial assets being sold by Royal Bank of Scotland, according to people … Continue reading

July 1, 2009 · 1 Comment

Banking on an alliance |

In 2005, after his triumphant return to Morgan Stanley – the bank he had left four years before after losing a power struggle – John Mack got a call from … Continue reading

July 1, 2009