Hedge Fund Sues Indonesian Bank For $70 Million

Feb 23 2012 | 4:59am ET

A hedge fund is demanding a US$70 million payment from an Indonesian bank bailed out by that country's government.

Weston International Investment has begun proceedings against the former Bank Century, arguing that it is "legally responsible for the repayment" of the deposit, it said yesterday. Indonesia is in the process of selling the bank, now known as Bank Mutiara, after pouring 6.7 trillion rupiah (US$735.7 million) into it.

Luxembourg-based Weston is a distressed specialist with some US$1.9 billion in assets under management.


In Depth

bfinance: Fees Falling Across Asset Classes, Yet Overall Investor Costs Still Climbing

May 16 2017 | 9:53pm ET

Despite unprecedented attention on fees, new research from investment consultancy...

Lifestyle

CFA Institute To Add Computer Science To Exam Curriculum

May 24 2017 | 9:25pm ET

Starting in 2019, financial industry executives sitting for the coveted Chartered...

Guest Contributor

Risk-Based Compliance: Why Oversight Of Outsourcing Is Critical

May 10 2017 | 7:02pm ET

Compliance is notoriously one of the trickiest middle office functions for funds...

 

From the current issue of