Saturday, 26 July 2014
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Oct 22 2008 | 12:02pm ET
London-based F&C Investment is winding down its event-driven fund of hedge funds to repay investors. The £64.2 million (US$109.5 million) fund launched in June 2007 and has lost 27.2% since inception.
Jason Hollands, the head of communications at F&C, said the firm’s board of directors already had 75% of shares so they could not meet investors' redemption demands through a share buyback.
“In the challenging market we're in they also felt they would be unable to dilute their shareholding through new investments,” he said.
The planned move will be voted on by shareholders at their next meeting.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…