04/30/2012

US based hedge fund Och-Ziff halts India funding

Och-Ziff, the $30-billion New York-based hedge fund, has frozen secondary market stock investments in India due to soaring compliance costs and muddled tax policies, four people familiar with the development said.

04/26/2012

T. Rowe Price sees AUM grow to $555bn

The increase in the first quarter of 2012 is attributable to net cash inflows of $12.4 billion, including $4.2 billion originating in the target-date retirement portfolios, and market appreciation and income of $52.9 billion.

04/25/2012

LCH.Clearnet buys U.S. rival

LCH announced Tuesday, April 24, that it will buy Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.'s majority stake in IDCG and in return give Nasdaq a stake in LCH. As of November 2010, that stake was roughly 80% of IDCG

04/17/2012

Prime brokerages consolidate after "big bang"

Hedge funds are cutting back on the brokerage accounts they hold as the prime brokerage industry begins to consolidate more than four years after the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy blew the sector wide open.

04/16/2012

Deutsche Bank To Decide On Guggenheim Bid Tuesday - Sources

U.S. financial services firm Guggenheim Partners, which entered exclusive negotiations with the bank on the sale, has until the end of this week to make a detailed bid for the operations, which could be worth around EUR1.6 billion, below the previously s