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RPT-ANALYSIS-Sterling derivative bets rise as Brexit endgame nears

Sep 24 2018

* But investors warn against banking too much on positive result

Sterling derivative bets rise as Brexit endgame nears

Sep 21 2018

LONDON As negotiations become fraught before Britain's exit from the European Union in March, tensions of a different kind are surfacing on the currency markets -- derivatives activity is rising sharply as investors bet on a weaker sterling.

Hedge fund shorts on Danske Bank hit 11-month high before money laundering report

Sep 18 2018

LONDON/COPENHAGEN, Sept 18 Short positions on Danske Bank shares hit an 11-month high on Monday, rising 46 percent from Friday, data from industry tracker FIS' Astec Analytics showed.

UK public pension group to oppose Ryanair at AGM

Sep 14 2018

LONDON Ryanair faced growing criticism from unions and investors on Friday about how it has handled an industrial relations revolt ahead of its annual shareholder meeting next week when its veteran chairman's position will be challenged.

Retired hedge fund boss Martin Taylor says he plans to get back in the game

Sep 12 2018

LONDON British investor Martin Taylor, who closed his $1.5 billion (1.15 billion pounds) hedge fund Nevsky Capital and retired at 46, plans to get back in the market with a fresh perspective and a new firm.

U.S. activist SpringOwl calls for Playtech to spin off non-core business

Sep 07 2018

LONDON Gambling software company Playtech should sell off its financial services businesses and focus on gaming, shareholder SpringOwl Asset Management's founder Jason Ader said.

Activist Italian investor seeks to oust Telit directors over share option plan - letter

Sep 07 2018

LONDON A leading shareholder in London-listed technology company Telit Communications has called a general shareholder meeting to try and remove CEO Yosi Fait and another director from the board, after the award of a bumper share option payout.

Activist Italian investor seeks to oust Telit directors over share option plan -letter

Sep 07 2018

* Seeks removal of directors CEO Yosi Fait and Simon Duffy from board

Exclusive - Cargill hedge fund CarVal says rejected approach by Schroders

Sep 06 2018

LONDON British asset manager Schroders expressed interest in buying CarVal Investors in May but the hedge fund that is owned by U.S. agri group Cargill said it was not for sale, a CarVal executive said.

Goldman's Petershill takes minority stake in hedge fund LMR: source

Sep 03 2018

LONDON A private equity fund run by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has bought a minority stake in multi-strategy hedge fund firm LMR Partners, one source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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