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The hedge fund industry should move away from unhelpful relative benchmarks and build a new metric that better informs investors, according to Afsaneh Beschloss, the founder and CEO of investment m... View More
Azvalor Asset Management is launching its Managers Fund - a novel investment offer for its co-investors. Managed by Javier Saenz de Cenzano, 'Azvalor Managers Fund' is a global equities fund which ... View More
Opalesque Industry Update Index Industry Association (IIA), the first-ever trade association for the index industry, today announced the results of its second annual global index survey. The IIA is... View More
The corporate treasurers have chosen the life that does not have a future, one that sells the corporation to the highest bond auctioneer after the equity holders are left holding the bag. Case and ... View More
Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire hedge fund manager who was briefly barred from the business but is back managing other people's money, told a crowd on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Tuesday n... View More
Philanthropist and former hedge-fund executive David Magerman -- not George Soros -- was the initial donor behind an effort urging regulators to break up Facebook Inc. FB, -0.94% Axios reported Thu... View More
Italy's draft budget for 2019 “significantly” deviates from commitments, the vice president of the EU Commission Valdis Dombrovskis said in an interview with daily Il Sole 24 Ore on Friday, threate... View More
One of the last oil hedge funds standing has become a high-profile victim of the recent rout in crude prices. Pierre Andurand, who earlier in 2018 predicted oil could soon hit $100 a barrel, suffer... View More
A Brexiteer hedge fund manager proclaimed a good day at the office last night as market fears that Britain could crash out of the EU without an agreement sent the pound tumbling. Crispin Odey, the ... View More
The top U.S. futures market regulator on Thursday announced that it received a New York federal judge's blessing to fine operators of Algointeractive hedge fund more than $1 million for fraud and f... View More
U.S. Department of Agriculture has paid out nearly $840 million to farmers to date as part of a promised $12 billion aid program rolled out by President Donald Trump last July to offset losses from... View More
China's written response to U.S. demands for trade reforms is unlikely to trigger a breakthrough at talks between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping later this month, a senior Trump administrat... View More
The Baltic Dry Shipping Index came to prominence at the start of the Chinese-led commodity supercycle around a decade ago. The London-based Baltic Exchange (Baltex) tracks the cost of moving commod... View More
If OPEC thought the 26 percent drop in oil prices since October might rein in U.S. shale production like the last sharp drop did four years ago, it might have to think again. U.S. shale firms are m... View More
Germany-based fertilizer producer K+S AG (FRA:SDF1) has revised down its full-year earnings guidance after a severe drought hit production at its main mine network in the third quarter. The miner n... View More

Oakland is a city of cranes. More than a dozen giant construction cranes dot the cityscape from Jack London Square all the way to Uptown, along the historic Broadway corridor. View More
Dell Technologies on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMware (DVMT.N) to $23.9 billion from $21.7 billion, prompting billionaire investor Carl Ica... View More
One of the big takeaways from the 13Fs is that a boatload of funds had the premonition to pare or exit their positions in large-cap tech during the third quarter, or just before the market rout beg... View More
India's top hedge fund is exploring opportunities in state-run banks, a sector shunned by most investors till now, as valuations turn attractive and the backlog of bad loans that have riddled lende... View More
National home sales in Canada fell by 1.6% between September and October 2018 and by 3.7% year on year while prices fell by 1.5% to $496,800 on an annual basis, the latest index shows. Transactions... View More
Megaworld Corp., the Philippine home builder founded by billionaire Andrew Tan, isn't seeing any slowdown in demand from overseas or local buyers despite the central bank Thursday delivering its fi... View More
Dayco Products LLC, a maker of engine parts for vehicles and industrial equipment, has received offers from bidders including Apollo Global Management LLC and Gores Group, according to people famil... View More
Inland Real Estate Acquisitions acquired three medical office buildings located in New Jersey, Illinois and Wisconsin, on behalf of an Inland affiliate. The acquisitions total 127,481 square feet o... View More
Property prices in Ireland increased at a national level by 8.2% in the year to September 2018, down slightly from 8.9% in the year to August, the latest official figures show. In Dublin prices inc... View More
It is no secret private-equity firms have cracked open their war chests to buy technology companies. In the past week or so, two technology take-private deals were announced: Vista Equity Partners'... View More
FundRock Management Company (FundRock) has completed the acquisition of SEB Fund Services (SEB FS) from Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) (SEB). The deal was first announced on 22 May and h... View More
Private equity (PE) funds are set to make more buyout investments in the technology sector in 2018 than any other previous year, according to a report from global alternative assets data tracker Pr... View More
A dramatic fall in oil prices, followed by a sell-off in high-yield energy bonds—is it time to worry about oil and gas companies again? Quite the contrary. The North American issuers that make up m... View More
We've reached that time of the year again, when prognosticators are producing all manner of publications centering on how the 2019 investment landscape will likely take shape. Robeco issued a white... View More
October's miserable market month took its toll across the board, including the hedge fund industry, which collectively turned negative for the year. Hedge fund returns declined 3.1 percent during t... View More
The average first-time buyer in the UK will fork out an annual £11,500 in mortgage payments by 2023, up from just under £8,000 today, as rising interest rates increase the cost of home ownership. F... View More
Ikea plans to invest €5.8bn over the next three years in real estate developments built around retail stores, despite the sector's struggles with the transition to online sales. The company's prope... View More
Some of the multifamily industry's largest operators are joining together to launch a massive push to invest in real estate technology. Five major multifamily real estate investment trusts, Aimco, ... View More
Today is the deadline for 13Fs, where funds of all kinds will disclose what stocks they bought and which ones they sold in the third quarter. But this filing period is a bit different than others b... View More
Several prominent investors put fresh money to work in Apple (AAPL.O) during the third quarter even as they sold out of other high-flying tech companies, betting the iPhone maker's stock would keep... View More
Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller's love for Facebook Inc. proved short-lived, and he's not alone. The social-media giant, a onetime hedge fund darling, saw a number of high-profile investors hit t... View More
Grocery delivery startup Instacart raised an extra $271 million in November from investors including U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global Management, bringing its latest round of fund raising to $871 milli... View More
Greg Coffey, one of London's best-known hedge fund traders, is planning to relocate his company to New York next year citing concerns about London's role as a global financial centre. Mr Coffey, a ... View More
British Land plans to cut its retail property holdings from half of its portfolio to between 30 and 35 per cent as it sells properties in the troubled sector. Chris Grigg, chief executive of the FT... View More
Canada's Pan American Silver (TSX:PAA) (NASDAQ:PAAS) is buying precious metal miner Tahoe Resources (TSX:THO) (NYSE:TAHO) for $1.07 billion in cash and stock, creating one of the world's largest si... View More
Exploration spending in the mining sector rose for a second year to near $10 billion as the industry makes a cautious shift to growth and prepares for forecast booming demand for copper and metals ... View More
Catalyst Principal Partners, a Kenyan-based, East African focused private equity firm, has raised $155 million in its second round of funding, securing capital commitments from leading internationa... View More
BMC Europe, a private equity firm backed by Shanghai's government, is close to acquiring German rayon producer Cordenka GmbH in a deal that underscores the sustained interest in forging investment ... View More
Private equity group 3i's biggest investment, discount retailer Action, is delaying 20 store openings to early 2019 to manage peak December demand in France. Action has grown quickly but 3i said on... View More
Prominent hedge funds, including Baupost Group and Viking Global Investors, may be bearing the brunt of utility PG&E Corp's (PCG.N) tumbling share price after raising bets on the utility in the mon... View More
The wild fires raging through California are fueling commercial loan risk exposure. According to credit rating agency DBRS, there are approximately 10 properties with a total loan balance of $300 m... View More
US natural gas prices rose 18 per cent — their biggest one-day gain in eight years — as the onset of winter tests the ability of shale production to supply the country. Nymex December gas gained 73... View More
China has delivered a written response to U.S. demands for wide-ranging trade reforms, three U.S. government sources said on Wednesday, a move that could trigger more formal negotiations to resolve... View More
The U.S. oil market is scrambling to adjust to a deep selloff over the last several weeks, with forward prices signaling a supply glut which could upend plans for producers and traders through 2019. View More
Summa Equity, a Scandinavian private-equity firm founded by executives from Altor Equity Partners and Nordic Capital, is talking to investors about raising its second fund, said people familiar wit... View More