Monday, 20 October 2014
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Oct 4 2013 | 10:59am ET
Spanish construction company Sacyr is selling its property unit—and hedge funds are seen as the most likely buyers.
Sacyr put Vallehermoso up for sale on Tuesday. Reuters reports that it is drawing interest from hedge funds that are also seeking to buy the property-management division of Spain's capital-starved banks.
Sacyr, which merged with Vallehermosa 10 years ago, said in June that it had held talks about the sale with hedge funds and other companies.
Vallehermosa owns primarily undeveloped residential land.
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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