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No Progress In Argentine Talks As Default Looms

Jul 25 2014 | 3:38pm ET

Talks to avoid Argentina’s impending default are apparently going nowhere just five days before the event, according to one of the hedge-fund holdouts from the country’s last default.

Representatives of the country were set to meet for the second-straight day with a court-appointed mediator. But they are still refusing to meet with the hedge funds, Elliott Management and Aurelius Capital Management, and no progress was reported yesterday after three hours of meetings.

 

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Israeli Hedge Fund Harnesses Big Data

Jul 28 2014 | 8:10am ET

Apica Green is a multi-million dollar Israeli hedge fund that is based in Tel Aviv and has 360,000 researcher/analysts. If you're picturing the HR nightmare this would entail, relax: those thousands of researchers and analysts aren't actual employees of the firm.

Former Hedgie Hails Taxicabs In Argentina

Jul 28 2014 | 7:34am ET

After 23 years trading stock options at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Merrill Lynch & Co. and his own hedge fund, Russell Abrams is piling into his most exotic gamble yet: as a Buenos Aires taxi impresario.

KKR Profit Surges On Asset Sales

Jul 25 2014 | 3:36pm ET

Like many private-equity firms, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has been on a selling spree, and it has paid off.

Yorkville Gets Info. On Whistleblower

Jul 25 2014 | 3:35pm ET

The Securities and Exchange Commission has been forced to reveal an anonymous whistleblower tip that led to a lawsuit against Yorkville Advisors to the hedge fund.

Starboard Sues Darden For Books

Jul 25 2014 | 3:34pm ET

Hedge fund Starboard Value is keeping up the pressure on Darden Restaurants, asking a court to force the company to turn over its financials.

No Dismissal, New Trial For Madoff Lieutenants

Jul 25 2014 | 3:33pm ET

The convictions of five former Bernard Madoff aides should stand, a federal judge ruled yesterday.

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Change In 'Accredited Investor' Definition Could Hurt Crowdfunding Space

Jul 25 2014 | 8:14am ET

The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering changes to its 30-year-old definition of “accredited investor” that could have serious implications for the crowdfunding industry.

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