Archive for January, 2013

Blackstone Energy Prospects Remain Bright

January 31, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

After years of investing in energy through a variety of strategies, Blackstone chief Stephen Schwarzman (more…)

Popular Funds Disappoint

January 29, 2013

Lackluster as 2012 was for hedge funds as a whole, it was worse (more…)

Stanford Beneficiaries Lose in Courts

January 24, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

The political and investment beneficiaries of Allen Stanford’s Ponzi scheme have little recourse left in their efforts to keep the money they received from him. Yesterday a District Court (more…)

Citadel Redemption Model Attracts Interest

January 22, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

Citadel Investment Group may have found the right balance (more…)

JP Morgan Highbridge Housing Revival Portfolio

January 17, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

The recovery of construction from the slump (more…)

Cerberus Looks to Raise Construction Stake

January 15, 2013

Cerberus chief Stephen Feinberg must be convinced that construction activity is on the way to a robust recovery. He just won’t give up (more…)

Regulators Scrutinize FoF Products

January 10, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

US Securities and Exchange Commission staff are (more…)

Why Is Cooperman Selling KKR?

January 8, 2013

Omega Advisors chief Leon Cooperman (more…)

Falcone Pushes Public Offering

January 2, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

The new year starts with a bold move by Philip Falcone. He is going ahead with a plan to raise money by selling stock to the public, despite being accused by regulators of serious breaches in trading and his treatment of his clients. (more…)