Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Jun 29 2011 | 11:02am ET
Lehman Brothers has finally won accord between two warring groups of creditors, one led by hedge fund Paulson & Co., for its $65 billion liquidation plan.
The bankrupt bank, which collapsed three years ago, announced that it would seek approval of its disclosure statement on the deal on Aug. 30, before sending the plan to creditors for approval. The deal ends the battle between Lehman's bondholders, led by Paulson and the California Public Employees' Retirement System, and its derivatives creditors, led by 13 banks who served as Lehman's largest counterparties.
Under the agreement "in principle," senior bondholders would get 21.1 cents on the dollar, with derivates claims getting between 27.9 cents and 32 cents. Unsecured claims would receive 19.9 cents. Bondholders would have gotten 25.4 cents under Paulson's rival plan, and just 16 cents under the Goldman Sachs-Morgan Stanley proposal, which would pay counterparties up to 40 cents on the dollar.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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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