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As Deadline Passes To Repay Hedge Funds, Argentina Defaults

Jul 31 2014 | 5:47am ET

With Standard & Poor’s saying Argentina is in default and last-minute plans to remedy the situation falling through, investor focus is turning to whether holders of $29 billion of bonds will demand immediate repayment.

The nation missed a deadline yesterday to pay $539 million in interest after two full days of negotiations in New York failed to produce an accord with creditors from its last default in 2001.

 

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Ackman Says Herbalife Presentation A ‘PR Failure’

Jul 31 2014 | 12:33pm ET

William Ackman’s latest attack on Herbalife, last week, fell flat, and the Pershing Square Capital Management chief is taking the blame.

Carlyle Profit Doubles

Jul 31 2014 | 12:33pm ET

The Carlyle Group said its second-quarter earnings doubled as it partook in the private-equity industry’s selling spree.

Argentine Default Might Not Trigger CDS

Jul 31 2014 | 12:32pm ET

Argentina’s default yesterday is not good news for its bondholders, and it might not be good news for those betting it would happen, either.

Ex-Hedge Fund Manager’s Ban, Fine Stick

Jul 31 2014 | 11:41am ET

Former hedge fund manager Albert Micalizzi, behind bars for fraud, will remain barred from the British financial industry.

Valeant Profit Rises Amidst Allergan Push

Jul 31 2014 | 11:41am ET

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International turned its second-quarter results announcement into another pitch for its $54 billion offer for rival Allergan Inc.

Canosa Earns £3.9M In First Two Years

Jul 31 2014 | 11:39am ET

The hedge fund founded by Rubicon Fund Managements’ former investment chiefs has turned a nearly £4 million profit.

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