Sunday, 29 November 2015
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Oct 26 2010 | 1:37pm ET
Details of JPMorgan Chase's deal for Brazilian hedge fund Gávea Investimentos are leaking out in advance of the firm's expected announcement tomorrow.
JPMorgan will pay as much as US$800 million for the firm, founded by former Brazilian central bank governor Armínio Fraga, the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper reports. Initially, the U.S. bank will take a 55% stake in Gávea, with the option to acquire the rest of the firm over the next five years.
Gávea will actually be acquired by Highbridge Capital Management, JPMorgan's $21 billion hedge fund arm, the Financial Times reports.
Gávea, which manages about US$6 billion, was founded seven years ago by Fraga, who is also the chairman of the São Paulo stock exchange. Fraga has agreed to remain with Gávea for at least five years after the close of the deal.
Fraga refused to comment on the deal at a corporate governance seminar in Rio de Janeiro today,
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…