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4 November 2015

Investcorp buys hedge FOF subsidiary of SSARIS Advisors

finance-634901_1920 Investcorp announced today it has agreed to acquire SSARIS Advisors' hedge fund of funds business, currently managing some $800m in discretionary and advisory assets.

16 September 2015

Market’s take on KKR’s stake in hedgie Marshall Wace: client-focused ‘strategic move’ $

hedge_170sq News last week that New York-based private equity giant KKR had taken a minority stake in London-based hedge fund group Marshall Wace surprised few industry observers, even though it was clearly not intended as a straightforward portfolio investment on KKR’s part – while not quite being a bolt-on acquisition either, given its “minority” nature.

24 August 2015

Trump latest US presidential candidate to target ‘carried interest loophole’

usa flag Donald Trump, the New York real estate tycoon who is the Republican party's leading candidate for president, has attacked hedge fund managers as "paper pushers" who are "getting away with murder" by not paying their fair share of taxes.

15 April 2015

Fund managers’ salaries already in Hillary Clinton’s sights as campaign rolls out

dollar capital cash money pic Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is said to have zoned in on the lower tax rate paid by fund managers at the first stop of her campaign rollout in Iowa this week.

13 April 2015

SEC names private equity scrutiniser Watt as acting director for compliance office

magnifying-glass_lrg US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission has named Marc Wyatt as acting director of the agency’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations.

16 September 2014

CalPERS eliminates hedge fund investment programme

california hedge funds America’s largest pension fund, the California Public Employees' Retirement System, has decided to cease investing in hedge funds.

25 June 2014

Neuberger Berman secures $250m commitment from New Jersey for new fund

dollar back seal The state of New Jersey has backed Neuberger Berman’s latest private equity fund with a commitment of up to $200m.

29 May 2014

Man Group confirms talks to acquire TA-backed Numeric

boston UK hedge fund manager Man Group has confirmed that it is in talks to buy asset management group Numeric Holdings, which is backed by private equity firm TA Associates.

3 April 2014

JC Flowers hires ex-CD&R managing director Eric Rahe

new york 5_sq Private equity JC Flowers & Co has hired ex- Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) managing director Eric Rahe as its managing director in New York.

23 January 2014

TI Automotive delays vote on $2bn bid from Bain Capital

TI Automotive has reportedly delayed its $2bn sale to private equity firm Bain Capital to allow shareholders to review a rival offer from Pamplona Capital Management.

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