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  • Brevan Howard Said to Start Fund With Ex-Deutsche Bankers

    Brevan Howard Capital Management LP has started an investment fund run by a team of former Deutsche Bank AG market strategists in New York, as Europe’s second- biggest hedge-fund firm expands its presence in the U.S.

  • Brevan Howard Traders Said to Leave as Fund has June Loss

    Two Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP credit traders left in recent weeks, as the firm scales back after its biggest hedge fund had the worst monthly loss since 2008 in June, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

  • Easing SEC Regulations, Volcker Rule, UBS U.K. Trader Charged: Compliance

    House Republicans have embraced at least one proposal in President Barack Obama’s jobs package: changing the rules to make it easier for closely held companies to raise money without going public.

  • Eclectica's Hendry Turns Greece Profit Into China Failure Wager

    Hugh Hendry is a man worried about the future. Although the hedge-fund manager beat more than 80 percent of his peer group rivals in 2010, Hendry laments that he’s part of an oppressed minority -- and likens the threat of hedge-fund regulation to the plight of the Roma migrants expelled from France last summer by President Nicolas Sarkozy .

  • Brevan Howard May Return $2 Billion to Clients

    Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, the hedge fund run by Alan Howard, may return about $2 billion to investors in the firm’s biggest fund to avoid growing so large that its performance suffers, said four people familiar with the matter.

  • Brevan Howard to Return $2 Billion to Clients of Biggest Fund

    Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, the hedge fund run by Alan Howard, will return about $2 billion to investors in the firm’s biggest fund, keeping a promise to clients to limit the size of the $26.9 billion pool.

  • Och-Ziff’s 23% Return Lures Investors Even as Shares Falter

    Daniel Och , founder of $25 billion hedge fund firm Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC , looks out from the podium over the crowd of investors and money managers nibbling on chicken salad at Manhattan’s St. Regis hotel and repeats a quip from investor Warren Buffett .

  • Dan Och Plays It Safe

    His Och-Ziff hedge fund, up 23 percent in 2009, is scaling back risk to attract big investors. His share price is languishing.

  • Olympus Audit, Stiefel Labs Sued, Bair Role: Compliance

    An Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC committee will determine whether there were auditing problems or lapses in judgment in its probe on the coverup of a $1.7 billion fraud at Olympus Corp.

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