Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Oct 26 2007 | 11:01am ET
Germany’s cabinet has approved a measure that would require hedge funds to make greater disclosures about takeover bids for public companies. Under the bill, hedge funds would have to offer details of their financing plans when bidding for a company. They would also have to explain their goals for a company if they want to buy a larger-than-10% stake.
The bill still needs approval of the German parliament, which is expected to come early next year.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.