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Skin and hair care products maker BWX Ltd is the latest to attract interest from a cashed-up private equity bidder. Street Talk understands a buyout firm has lobbed an indicative bid, subject ... View More
Big investors were required to reveal their biggest first-quarter holdings this week when they filed closely tracked 13-F forms with the Securities and Exchange Commission... View More
With oil prices at their highest level in three years, it would seem a good time to cash out of energy investments purchased cheaply during the oil rout. Hedge-fund manager Fir Tree is finding it i... View More
The value of the average NFL franchise more than doubled in the decade from 2007 to 2017, climbing to $2.52 billion from $957 million, according to Forbes.....Tepper's deal - which remains subject ... View More
Mohammed Ashour, co-founder and CEO of Aspire Food Group, was a featured speaker at the Ritossa Family Office 5th Global Family Office Investment Summit organized by Anthony Ritossa and held in Dub... View More
Bloomberg's Katherine Greifeld discusses the three hedge fund managers who are going head-to-head with Wall Street's top strategists over the fate of the U.S. dollar. View More
This week we learned that George Soros, the famed speculator and conservative boogeyman/ protest patron, has purchased $35m of Tesla's convertible bonds maturing in March 2019. Fox Business calle... View More
Scrutiny of the $3.2tn hedge-fund industry has increased as a result of the costly fees and often disappointing performance of many of these lavishly rewarded managers, who boast that they produce ... View More
Demand for property in Hong Kong is increasing at a faster pace than supply, leading to rising prices and rents, the latest monthly market report shows. Prices are poised to maintain a steady y... View More
Ryanair Holdings Plc warned that profit will slump for the first time in five years as rising labor costs compound a fuel-price surge that may force weaker competitors out of business. Net inco... View More

Class-B office buildings can compete with newer properties for tenants and generate higher rents if they offer first class connectivity, according to a new report from research firm CoStar Portfoli... View More
Even as buyout firms and others work to comply with the European Union's data-privacy regulation, how the rule will be enforced remains in question. The General Data Protection Regulation that ... View More
President Nicolas Maduro won another six-year term as millions of Venezuelans boycotted the widely derided election, a victory that hands him sole ownership of the nation's crushing economic crisis... View More
The true scale of the housing shortage in England is revealed in a new report which says there is a shortfall of four million homes in the country. Some 340,000 new homes need to be built every... View More
Australian-listed Prospect Resources expects to secure more than $55 million in funding for the first phase of the Arcadia Lithium project in Zimbabwe and expects to produce concentrates for export... View More
London remains a weak spot in the slowing U.K. housing market as Brexit clouds the outlook, reports Monday showed. The capital had an annual price decline of 0.2 percent in May, property websit... View More
U.S.-based Harbour Energy made a final offer of $10.8 billion for Australia's Santos Ltd (STO.AX) on Monday, hiking its bid for a fifth time in nine months after a steep rise in oil prices and pote... View More
Over the past 10 years, thin margins, fierce competition and a glut of space have shrunk traditional grocers' market share. As a result, we've seen many lenders and investors shy away from grocery-... View More
China must vigorously promote equity financing to boost the long-term capital of enterprises and reduce their dependence on debt, the state-run Securities Times newspaper reported Monday, citing a ... View More
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that the United States and China are stepping back from a possible trade war after two days of talks that produced "meaningful progress." Despite n... View More
Rampant corruption scandals and a deep recession soured many foreign investors on Brazil in recent years, but one Canadian group saw opportunity. Brookfield Asset Management Inc and its subsidi... View More
Hedge fund returns increased 0.78 percent in April, reversing two consecutive monthly declines. The swing of 134 basis points was driven by gains in all seven tracked fund types as managers capital... View More
The troubled care homes operator Four Seasons Health Care has agreed the basic terms of a restructuring deal, paving the way for its main hedge fund lender to take control this summer. The plan i... View More
As global activist hedge funds are increasingly threatening local businesses, entrepreneurs are demanding the government provide them with shields such as poison pills and golden parachutes. A... View More
Four years ago, a trio of Highbridge Capital Management hotshots got together and founded a telecom, media, technology and consumer hedge fund that quickly garnered $100 million... View More
Hyundai Motor Group shelved a controversial $8.8 billion deal between two units after activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. balked at the proposal on grounds that it would shortchange minori... View More
David Tepper, who won the bidding contest for the Carolina Panthers this week, has been beating most of his hedge fund rivals too. His Appaloosa Management returned about 7 percent this year thro... View More
Apis Capital Management has launched the Apis Token which is designed to enable investors to profit from an actively managed investment strategy, which has returned over 70 per cent per year since ... View More
Financial News's sixth annual list of 25 up-and-coming young stars all shone during a global fundraising boom, carving out deal opportunities amid increasingly competitive pricing and pressure on i... View More
European private equity firms Nordic Capital and Inflexion have raised a combined $8 billion in funds, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. Nordic Capital raised 4.3 billion euros ($5.1 bill... View More
The biggest hedge funds have been loading up on tech and media names, mostly to good results for an industry that has struggled to beat the market. The list of most-owned stocks contains many of ... View More
In our analysis immediately after the Italian election in March this year, we felt a tie-up between Five Star and La Lega (The League), two populist parties at opposite ends of the political spectr... View More
Global fixed income Portfolio Manager Jeff Klingelhofer, CFA, discusses his take on an inverted yield curve, potential resurgence of bond vigilantes, and talk of a Chinese sale of U.S. Treasuries. View More
Most experienced investors understand that lack of variability doesn't necessarily equate to stability. In 2017 the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX) ( https://www.wisdomtree.com/blog/glossary#CBOE+Vola... View More
Home sales in Canada fell almost 3% month on month in April while prices have also been falling, down over 11% year on year, the latest national index shows. About 60% of all local housing mark... View More
It has been estimated that more data has been generated in the last two years than in the entire span of human history. In fact, recently The Economist suggested the world's most valuable resource ... View More
The U.S. has fallen behind in federal agriculture research and seed breeding investment: China has surpassed the country in spending since 2008. To combat low spending, Representatives Mark Pocan (... View More
China has approved U.S. private-equity firm Bain Capital's $18 billion deal for Toshiba Corp.'s memory-chip unit, in a possible gesture of goodwill as Beijing tries to stave off U.S. trade penaltie... View More
Private equity firms, armed with a record $1 trillion in cash, are investing more in public companies than at any time since the financial crisis, buying those left behind in Wall Street's nine-yea... View More
Tesla Inc. and a large Chinese firm each struck deals with lithium producers, the latest sign that big users are rushing to secure supplies of the material used in electric-car and cellphone batter... View More
Farmers worldwide are feeling the pinch as fuel costs rise to near four-year highs just as they plant and harvest their fields, eroding agricultural income already hamstrung by depressed crop price... View More
Worries about rising oil prices have begun to creep into U.S. retailers' earnings calls, and investors are raising concerns that those costs may slow discretionary spending among Americans and push... View More
TPG, the first major U.S. private equity firm to invest in Myanmar after it emerged from military rule, is working on another landmark transaction in what's become one of the world's fastest-growin... View More
The largest U.S. public pension fund plans to set up two funds managing up to $13 billion to invest directly in leveraged buyouts, it said on Thursday, underscoring how major investors are looking ... View More
Hedge funds that bet against the fortunes of online grocer Ocado have been left nursing big paper losses today, after the company's shares surged more than 40% on the back of a new US tie-up agreem... View More
Chilton Asset Management, a Houston-based registered investment advisor, recently trimmed its holdings in Simon Property Group, which raised some eyebrows in the market. But the advisor says the mo... View More
Many have mourned the loss of private offices since employers started tearing down office walls years ago. Now companies are planning a new surprise: They're taking away your desk, too. Emp... View More
Private equity group Carlyle has acquired the City's Crosspoint building on Liverpool Street from Lord Alan Sugar's property group Amsprop for £43m. The building is set to form part of Carlyle'... View More
Another 13F season is in the books, and everyone wants to know which stocks are getting more attention from the hedge-fund community. Lori Calvasina, head of U.S. equity strategy for Royal Bank o... View More
Currency movements can have disastrous impacts on investment returns, but many funds promising to hedge these risks have actually lost investors' money over the long term when compared to standard ... View More