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Lasry, Edens buy Milwaukee Bucks
By Reuters
04/16/2014 6:34:07 PM ET

MILWAUKEE (Reuters)—Hedge fund managers Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens are buying the National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million from businessman and former U.S.
U.S. Senate duo urges Fed clampdown on banks and commodities
By Reuters
04/16/2014 6:20:21 PM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters)—Two U.S. senators on Wednesday [April 16] pushed the Federal Reserve to write tough new rules to limit Wall Street's role in commodity markets, stepping up pressure for a clampdown on some of the country's largest banks.
Europe

European hedge fund assets hit record high in Q1 of 2014
By Reuters
04/15/2014 2:37:25 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Assets held by European hedge funds hit record high levels in the first three months of this year, data showed on Tuesday [April 15], a sign of investor confidence in the region. Data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed hedge funds in Europe managed a record $476.
Amber Capital to force shareholder vote on Nexans CEO
By Reuters
04/15/2014 12:33:07 PM ET

PARIS (Reuters)—Nexans shareholder Amber Capital said it plans to force a vote on a resolution to push Chairman and Chief Executive Frederic Vincent off the board at the cable maker's annual shareholder meeting on May 15. Nexans made a loss in 2013 and skipped its dividend for the year after being forced to raise new share capital in October, blaming a lack of growth in Europe and industry overcapacity.
Asia/Australia

Hedge funds' March performance worst in nine months: data
By Reuters
04/10/2014 5:13:56 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Hedge funds had their weakest month since mid-2013 in March, data showed on Thursday [April 10], as investments took a hit from tensions in Ukraine and fears of a slowdown in China. The asset-weighted SS&C GlobeOp Capital Performance Index showed the gross return of the average fund was minus 1.
Institutions now largest hedge fund investors: study
By Reuters
04/09/2014 4:32:10 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Pension funds and other institutions have become the largest investors in hedge funds over the past decade as they seek protection from any re-run of the financial crisis. They have replaced funds of funds and high-net-worth individuals as the largest allocators to hedge funds, according to an 11-year industry review by data firm eVestment released Wednesday [April 9].
International

Hedge funds' March performance worst in nine months: data
By Reuters
04/10/2014 5:13:56 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Hedge funds had their weakest month since mid-2013 in March, data showed on Thursday [April 10], as investments took a hit from tensions in Ukraine and fears of a slowdown in China. The asset-weighted SS&C GlobeOp Capital Performance Index showed the gross return of the average fund was minus 1.
Institutions now largest hedge fund investors: study
By Reuters
04/09/2014 4:32:10 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Pension funds and other institutions have become the largest investors in hedge funds over the past decade as they seek protection from any re-run of the financial crisis. They have replaced funds of funds and high-net-worth individuals as the largest allocators to hedge funds, according to an 11-year industry review by data firm eVestment released Wednesday [April 9].






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