Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Stagecoach profits on right track – The Press Association

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Stagecoach profits on right trackThe Press AssociationAmerican hedge fund Elliott, which owns 17.5% of National, wants the bus and coach operator to merge with a UK counterpart such as Stagecoach. But National is putting up a staunch defence against El… Continue reading

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New arrivals turn spotlight on Swiss hedge fund managers – HedgeWeek

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New arrivals turn spotlight on Swiss hedge fund managersHedgeWeek… sharp rise in rates imposed on high earners in the UK. It may be an exaggeration to suggest, as asset management consultants Kinetic Partners did last year, that up to a quarter of Lo… Continue reading

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Local presence at a time of transition – HedgeWeek

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Local presence at a time of transitionHedgeWeekMeanwhile, fiscal and legal changes in countries such as the UK are prompting a number of leading hedge fund managers to consider relating all or part of the operations elsewhere – and Swiss municipaliti… Continue reading

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Galleon trader guilty plea over 3Com insider dealing – ComputerworldUK

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New York TimesGalleon trader guilty plea over 3Com insider dealingComputerworldUKRead more Craig Drimal, 54, a former trader at the hedge fund, was charged in the federal investigation of alleged insider trading at the New York hedge fund. He pleaded g… Continue reading

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SEC Credit-Risk Rule, Swaps User Margin, Solvency II, Barclays: Compliance – Bloomberg

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SEC Credit-Risk Rule, Swaps User Margin, Solvency II, Barclays: ComplianceBloombergThat will lead to clearinghouses requiring more money from swaps users in either margin or a separate type of fund known as guaranty, said Lauren Teigland-Hunt, managing… Continue reading

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National Express wins support in Elliott battle – The Independent

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Telegraph.co.ukNational Express wins support in Elliott battleThe IndependentNational Express, the coach and train operator, received a boost yesterday after three major corporate governance groups came out in support of the board in its battle with El… Continue reading

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* Investor says ProLogis offer too low – Reuters

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* Investor says ProLogis offer too lowReutersNEW YORK, April 27 (Reuters) – A hedge fund with a 4.3 percent stake in ProLogis' (PLD.N) publicly traded European fund said the price ProLogis has offered for ProLogis European Properties FCP (PEPR) (PE… Continue reading

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New York Dominates Hedge Fund Industry – The Business Insider

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New York Dominates Hedge Fund IndustryThe Business Insider'The US is by far the leading location for management of hedge fund assets, with more than two thirds of the total,' the report states. TheCityUK is an independent body, which was formed… Continue reading

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National Express gets support of corporate activists in battle against US … – The Guardian

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The GuardianNational Express gets support of corporate activists in battle against US …The GuardianNational Express is trying to prevent a US hedge fund from placing three new non-executive directors on its board. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images … Continue reading

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Caxton Partners With UK Quant Hedge Fund – Hedge Fund Net

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The Business InsiderCaxton Partners With UK Quant Hedge FundHedge Fund NetBruce Kovner's hedge fund firm Caxton Associates has entered into a partnership with a quantitative British hedge fund in a bid to expand its offerings to investors. New York… Continue reading

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