Archive for August, 2012

Maturity Cliff Draws Credit Investors

August 28, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Distressed debt managers have waited for several years for (more…)

Asked to Vote, Some Walk

August 23, 2012

Fund managers sometimes seek their clients’ consent (more…)

Knight Debacle Leaves Blackstone Winner

August 17, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

First came the trading system error (more…)

Tail Risk Strategies Questioned

August 15, 2012

Insurance against rare market calamities sounded like a great idea (more…)

Viking Retains Confidence Despite Rough Sailing

August 9, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Andreas Halvorsen looks to be a winner (more…)

Pershing Square Double Gates, Expected IPO

August 6, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Activist investing requires long-term committed capital, something William Ackman apparently seeks to (more…)

Permal Persists; Blackstone Near Top

August 1, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Competition for capital is intense among the few large funds of funds managers left standing (more…)