Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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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.
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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