Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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May 24 2010 | 11:58am ET
Toscafund Asset Management’s profit fell by two-thirds last year, leaving it earning just 6% of what it took in two years ago.
The London-based firm said it earned £9.2 million last year, down from £27 million in 2008 and £158 million in 2007. The fund is still suffering from the losses it suffered in 2008, failing to make up the drawdowns last year, leaving it with vastly reduced performance fees.
The firm did assure that it has “adequate resources to continue for the foreseeable future,” as it has done in the past.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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