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Maiya Keidan

Mar 21 2017

Hedge fund Stone Milliner has worst start to a year - letter

LONDON Stone Milliner, one of Europe's best-performing hedge funds that bets on macroeconomic events, lost 2.1 percent in the first two months of 2017, its worst start to a year, an investor letter seen by Reuters showed.

Mar 16 2017

Exclusive: Hedge fund Pine River loses more partners after asset decline - sources

BOSTON/LONDON Hedge-fund firm Pine River Capital Management LP is losing two more partners following a difficult year that involved a restructuring and major decline in assets, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Mar 14 2017

Activist hedge fund critical of Walt Disney's move on Disneyland Paris

LONDON/PARIS An activist hedge fund has criticised plans by Walt Disney to take full control of debt-laden Paris theme park operator Euro Disney, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Mar 07 2017

Banks come in from the cold for hedge funds

LONDON/BOSTON Bank stocks are back in vogue for hedge funds, which have shunned the industry over the past seven years due to a squeeze on banks' profitability from low interest rates and because of their opaque balance sheets.

Mar 03 2017

Winton CEO defends firm from Buffett criticism of fees, returns

LONDON/NEW YORK David Harding, founder of one of the world's biggest hedge funds, on Friday defended his firm against Warren Buffett's criticism of hedge fund fees last week.

Mar 02 2017

Gocompare.com posts 30 percent rise in underlying profits

LONDON British price comparison website operator Gocompare.com Group Plc reported a 30 percent jump in underlying operating profits on Thursday. Gocompare.com, which enables consumers to shop around for financial, travel and utility services, said adjusted operating profit last year was 30 million pounds, up from 23.1 million pounds in 2015.

Mar 01 2017

Alliance Trust investors approve buying back activist investor Elliott's shares

Shareholders in Alliance Trust voted on Tuesday to buy back shares in the firm that are currently held by U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management.

Mar 01 2017

Man Group driven to loss by fee income fall, writedowns

LONDON Weak performances in some of its funds and writedowns linked to earlier acquisitions dragged Man Group to a full-year loss, knocking the British hedge fund firm's shares and leading some analysts to question its decisions.

Feb 23 2017

Some hedge funds call time on stock market rally

LONDON/BOSTON Stock market optimism about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic agenda is overdone and political risk in Europe isn't priced in, according to some hedge funds who are betting that the rally in equities is coming to an end.

Feb 22 2017

Hedge fund veterans team up to launch $300 million multi-strategy manager

LONDON Rick Doucette, who spent 26 years at Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers, and ex-UBS prime brokerage senior salesman Gerry Polizzi are planning a new multi-strategy hedge fund, they told Reuters.

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