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Another Good Reuters Picture Test
By S Moy Tester
07/24/2008 9:39:34 AM ET

LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)—Carne Global Financial Services Group, an adviser to fund managers, announced the launch of a service that will aim to tackle the knotty problem of valuation.
ADM Capital To Raise $1 Bln For Distressed Debt Fund
By Reuters
04/07/2008 7:47:32 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—Opportunities to scoop up bargains in distressed debt in Asia are growing to the best levels in a decade, said hedge fund manager ADM Capital, which aims to raise about $1 billion in fresh funds this year. Robert Appleby, the fund's chief investment officer, told a Reuters Hedge Funds and Private Equity Summit in Hong Kong that valuations were most attractive in China and India, while Australia and Turkey also provide rich pickings.
Angelo, Gordon Buys ForstmannLeff
By Chris Clair, Senior Financial Correspondent
05/02/2006 9:57:39 AM ET

NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—In a twist on the conventional scenario that may be a preview of the future, the alternatives manager Angelo, Gordon & Co.
People

People Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
05/10/2006 3:46:44 PM ET

Smead and Goldberg Added to Halcyon Management Team NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—Halcyon Asset Management appointed Ross Smead to lead a new collateralized loan obligation business unit and Aaron Goldberg to serve as chief financial officer.
Judge Rattles Lawyers in U.S. Shareholder Battles
By Reuters
02/11/2011 12:15:52 PM ET

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters)—Lawyers involved in corporate litigation understandably might want to avoid the newest judge on one of the top U.S. business courts.
Technology

DMA Demand Growing
By Chris Clair, Senior Financial Correspondent
05/10/2006 3:17:52 PM ET

LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)—Latency has become an impolite term among fast-trading hedge fund managers using algorithmic strategies to exploit tiny price changes.
Reveleus Head Optimistic About i-flex Future
By Christopher Faille, Financial Correspondent
08/15/2006 12:11:31 PM ET

EDISON, N.J. (HedgeWorld.com)—The head of the Reveleus business of i-flex spoke Tuesday [Aug. 15] about the role that Mantas will play in i-flex's evolving business strategy.
Strategy/Analysis

Where Is Sugar's Sweet Spot?
By Chidem Kurdas, New York Bureau Chief
05/18/2006 3:03:59 PM ET

NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—After the spikes of recent years, the price of many a commodity looks like it may contain some speculative excess, with talk of bubbles heard often at investor conferences.
Chinese Banks Told to Review Risk: Sources
By Reuters
06/11/2012 3:44:02 PM ET

SHANGHAI, China (Reuters)—China's banking regulator has told banks to assess loans to credit guarantee firms and step up checks on the sector, sources who have seen the documents told Reuters on Monday [June 11]. The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) was cracking down on the credit guarantee industry after a series of incidents exposed how participants were misusing client funds as well as being involved in the shadow banking sector.
Regulatory/Legal

Hong Kong a Friendlier Place for Hedge Funds
By Angela Pasceri, Financial Correspondent
06/07/2006 1:40:09 PM ET

HONG KONG (HedgeWorld.com)—Hong Kong's recently adopted ordinance to exempt from taxation offshore funds drew more a sigh of relief from the hedge fund industry than a joyous celebration.
Where Was U.S. SEC as Trouble Festered at Chinese Firms?
By Reuters
07/11/2011 3:35:00 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Alarmed by widening accounting debacles at U.S.-listed Chinese companies, American regulators are scrambling to stem the damage from gaps in laws adopted to protect investors after the Enron scandal a decade ago.
Indexes

Managed Futures Lead S&P
By Susan L. Barreto, Senior Financial Correspondent
05/11/2006 2:54:41 PM ET

NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—Six months and counting, hedge funds have been in positive territory, with managed futures strategies leading the way. Standard & Poor's reported that its index is up 5.
Lipper hedge fund performance - July 2014 - Convertible Arbitrage (U.S. funds)
By HedgeWorld
08/18/2014 4:07:52 PM ET

Editor's note: As of Aug. 18, 2014, six U.S.-only convertible arbitrage funds in the Lipper Hedge Fund Database that are open to investment provided return information for July 2014.
Opinion

Oil and Power: Iran Approach Must Avoid Past Mistakes
By Janet Tavakoli
06/14/2006 3:59:24 PM ET

As tensions rise in Iran, fund managers look at events there and consider the right moves for their energy portfolios. It is estimated that Iran has 10% of the world's oil reserves, and the nation produces approximately four million barrels of oil per day with the capacity to produce six million barrels per day in easy reach.
Walter Examines International Pressure on Indonesia
By Christopher Faille, Senior Financial Correspondent
07/14/2008 3:05:57 PM ET

Book Review Governing Finance: East Asia's Adoption of International Standards, by Andrew Walter, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 2008, 235 pp.
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