Recent News Headlines : Equity Mutual Funds

HEDGE FUNDS TURN SHORT ON TECH JUST AS STOCK RALLY TAKES OFF


While hedge funds may be bracing for pain to come, eventual short covering may add fuel to the rebound following the recent turmoil... READ MORE

19th February, 2018 227

HEDGE FUNDS REGAIN THEIR APPEAL FOR A $57 BILLION ASSET MANAGER


At least theoretically it should mean a much better operating environment also for active investors like hedge funds... READ MORE

19th February, 2018 4

ACTIVE FUNDS SHONE IN SELLOFF, JUST LIKE THEY SAID THEY WOULD


The Goldman Sachs Hedge Industry VIP ETF, tracking the most widely held stocks by hedge funds, also outperformed the market amid the selloff... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 141

WHAT BIG HEDGE FUND FEES PAY FOR


The fees charged--traditionally 2 percent of assets plus 20 percent of any profits--can be hundreds of times higher than those of the lowest-cost mutual funds... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 306

INVESTORS WITHDRAW RECORD $23.9 BILLION FROM U.S.-BASED STOCK FUNDS


By comparison, those mutual funds lost 236 billion for the week just from negative performance... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 81

CARLYLE TO LAUNCH NEW FUND IN CHINA


One recent high-profile China deal was Carlyle's 2 billion purchase of US fast-food chain McDonald's China operations in partnership with State-owned CITIC Group... READ MORE

20th January, 2018 0

STEVE COHEN LOSES ANOTHER TOP TRADER BEFORE HEDGE FUND LAUNCHES


Steve Cohen Loses Another Top Trader Before Hedge Fund Launches... READ MORE

11th January, 2018 94

TRUMP COULD HAVE KILLED CARRIED INTEREST LOOPHOLE; NOW IT MAY BE TOO LATE


And yet, Trump has taken no executive action on carried interest despite explicitly campaigning on a promise to address the situation... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 369

WPP ACCEPTS BAIN'S OFFER FOR JAPAN'S ADK, SAYS BAIN


The U.S. private equity fund said it had extended the offer to Dec. 6... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 11

Trending News Headlines : Equity Mutual Funds

DONALD TRUMP ADMITS CURBING WALL STREET REGULATIONS TO HELP HIS 'FRIENDS'


Bad financial advice was a major contributing factor to the sub-prime mortgage crisis... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 6049

BIG NEWS FOR STOCK PICKERS YOU ONLY LOST 100 BILLION THIS YEAR


And all it took was the best stock picking in a decade... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 1364

HEDGE FUNDS ARE FACING A U.S. CRIMINAL PROBE OVER BOND VALUATIONS


By carrying securities on their books at artificially inflated prices, hedge funds can show better performance... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 1025

BLACKSTONE IN TALKS TO BUY 40 PERCENT OF ISRAEL CYBER FIRM NSO


Blackstone Group BX.N is in advanced talks to acquire 40 percent of Israeli cyber firm NSO Group for 400 million, Israel's Calcalist business newspaper reported on Sunday... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 772

EXCLUSIVE: KOCH INVESTMENT ARM NEARS DEAL FOR STAKE IN INFOR, IN TECH PUSH - SOURCES


The deal, if completed, would mark the largest investment for Koch Equity Development LLC, the Koch Industries affiliate that invests excess cash from the parent company... READ MORE

13th November, 2016 744

CITRIX IN LAST-DITCH ATTEMPT TO SELL ITSELF


Citrix Systems Inc CTXS.O the U.S... READ MORE

23rd September, 2015 674

GODADDY IN EXCLUSIVE TALKS TO BUY HOST EUROPE


A purchase of HEG would help GoDaddy accelerate its shift into the more profitable web hosting business as well as broaden its customer base in Europe... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 640

EXCLUSIVE: KKR NEARS DEAL TO ACQUIRE WEBMD - SOURCES


It was acquired by KKR in 2014 for 1.1 billion from two other private equity firms, Hellman Friedman LLC and JMI Equity... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 530

THIS BILLIONAIRE MADE HIS FORTUNE ON $50 CHAINSAWS


Allan Smidt, who died last year, said Eric Smidt had dramatically leveraged the company and enriched himself at its expense... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 471

KKR HAS EYE ON HEALTH WITH WEBMD, NATURE'S BOUNTY DEALS


KKR will fold WebMD's websites, including WebMD.com and Medscape.com, into its Internet Brands unit, which houses sites such as DentalPlans.com and AllAboutCounseling.com... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 421

BLACKSTONE, CARLYLE IN $10 BILLION-PLUS BID FOR NCR


Some of the other private equity firms that are competing could also team up, the people added... READ MORE

16th June, 2015 299

AB INBEV ATTRACTS AT LEAST SIX BIDS FOR PILSNER URQUELL, OTHER BRANDS -SOURCES


Exclusive AB InBev attracts at least six bids for Pilsner Urquell, other brands -sources... READ MORE

9th November, 2016 290

ACTIVIST HEDGE FUNDS PULL HARD ON THE M&A LEVER


Voce's Plants said activist hedge funds should avoid an investment strategy based solely on calling for company sales... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 278

BASS PRO SHOPS EXPLORES BID FOR CABELA'S


Exclusive Bass Pro Shops explores bid for Cabela's - sources... READ MORE

5th November, 2015 240

EXCLUSIVE: SIRIUS XM IN TALKS TO INVEST IN PANDORA - SOURCES


Exclusive Sirius XM in talks to invest in Pandora... READ MORE

8th June, 2017 203

A $1 TRILLION PARADIGM SHIFT IS BOOSTING DEMAND FOR U.S. BILLS


The reforms have triggered an exodus from prime funds... READ MORE

11th October, 2016 197

EXCLUSIVE: TPG CLOSE TO $3.5 BILLION DEAL TO BUY ELLUCIAN - SOURCES


Hellman Friedman and JMI Equity acquired the company in 2009, then known as Datatel, for 570 million... READ MORE

12th August, 2015 192

ASIA INVESTORS BOOST USE OF UNORTHODOX DATA SOURCES IN BATTLE TO BEAT BENCHMARKS


But that behavior has now spread across the world, and to many more mainstream mutual funds... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 188

JAPAN'S NEC CONSIDERS BUYING CIVICA FOR 900 MILLION POUNDS


Japanese PC assembler NEC Corp 6701.T is looking at buying British software firm Civica for 900 million pounds 1.16 billion, Sky News reported... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 163

CVC, CPPIB NEAR $4.7 BILLION DEAL TO ACQUIRE PETCO


Pet retailer's owners, private equity firms TPG Capital LP and Leonard Green Partners LP, the people said on Sunday... READ MORE

23rd November, 2015 157

PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM CVC CAPITAL RAISES RECORD $18 BILLION


Its latest fund had a hard cap of 15.5 billion euros and reached 16 billion euros with commitments from CVC and its employees, the firm said... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 146

FACTBOX: REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TRUMP'S ECONOMIC TEAM


STEVE FEINBERG, PRIVATE EQUITY FUND MANAGER Feinberg is chief executive officer of Cerberus Capital Management LP, a private equity firm he co-founded in 1992... READ MORE

5th August, 2016 129

ETFS NEED A NAME TO STAND OUT, EVEN IF THAT NAME IS QUINCY JONES


ETFs Need a Name to Stand Out, Even If That Name Is Quincy Jones... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 129

ASCEND LEARNING AGAIN EXPLORING POSSIBLE SALE


Ascend was formed in 2010 by Providence Equity after it combined companies it had previously acquired, including nursing school testing company Assessment Technology Institute LLC... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 123

CARLYLE LOOKS TO SELL LANDMARK AVIATION FOR $1.7 BILLION


Dubai Aerospace sold Landmark Aviation to private equity firms GTCR LLC and Platform Partners a year later... READ MORE

28th August, 2015 111

WORLD'S HOTTEST FUNDS MAKE NO MONEY FOR MOST MANAGERS IN EUROPE


At Vanguard, which has about 4 percent of the European market, a third of its 18 funds have less than that... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 110

EXCLUSIVE: ONE CALL CARE IN $2 BILLION BID FOR HELIOS - SOURCES


Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Helios provides workers' compensation and pharmacy benefit management to some of the largest U.S... READ MORE

4th September, 2015 86

GROSS' SUDDEN PIMCO EXIT MAY QUICKEN OUTFLOWS TO RIVALS


CalPERS, the nation's largest public pension fund, said in a statement on Friday CalPERS has respect for both Bill Gross and Pimco investment professionals... READ MORE

27th September, 2014 82

EXCLUSIVE: THREE BUYOUT FUNDS VYING FOR GE'S $7 BILLION FRENCH BANKING ARM - SOURCES


Conglomerate has sold businesses including its consumer credit business in Austria and Germany, GE Money Bank Nordics and floated its Swiss consumer lending business... READ MORE

31st October, 2015 73

UNDER EXTERNAL FIRE, EUROPEAN PRIVATE EQUITY OPTS TO SPECIALIZE


This is a new development, said Hugh Langmuir, a managing partner at European private equity firm Cinven... READ MORE

22nd February, 2015 70


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