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Investment via P-Notes slips to Rs 2.54 lakh cr in Nov

Investment via P-Notes slips to Rs 2.54 lakh cr in Nov

The total outstanding value of PNotes witnessed a steady rise since January and the momentum continued till March.

China IPO freeze opens door to alternative financiers

China`s move to halt new company listings on its stock markets is offering private equity firms, hedge funds and sovereign wealth funds an opening to fill private companies` funding needs, paving the way for more M&A activity.

US judge orders Argentina to pay $5.2 bn to additional creditors

A US judge ordered Argentina on Friday to pay $5.2 billion to some 500 creditors seeking repayment on the same favorable terms given to other holders of the South American country`s restructured debt.

Clinton takes another swipe at hedge fund managers for earnings

In the spotlight for her own high income, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took a swipe at hedge fund managers again on Monday for earning much more than ordinary Americans and paying lower tax rates.

Safeguards in place to check misuse of P-Notes: Sinha

The government on Friday said safeguards have been put in place to prevent misuse of Participatory Notes (P-Notes).

Argentina easily raises $500 mn in bond offer

Argentina easily raised $500 million in a debt issue Tuesday that challenged efforts by hedge funds to force the country to pay off bonds they hold.

Argentina challenges US court with $500 mn bond offer

Argentina was seeking to raise $500 million in a new debt issue Tuesday that could challenge efforts by hedge funds to force the country to pay off bonds they hold.

Top 2014 hedge fund triples investor cash betting on India

By comparison, hedge funds on average gained 4 percent last year, while India-focused funds returned 39 percent, data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed.

Investments via P-Notes drop to Rs 2.36 lakh crore in Dec

Investment in Indian markets through participatory notes (P-Notes), a preferred route for HNIs and hedge funds from abroad, declined to Rs 2.36 lakh crore (USD 38 billion) in December from the preceding month.

India-focused hedge fund gives 61% return in 2014

Kuwait-based Global Investment House (Global) has announced that the Mayur Hedge Fund, a growth oriented fund with a net long bias, has reported 61 per cent return for the year 2014.

Sebi permits 123 alternative funds to operate in India

Of these, around 34 entities got the market regulator's approval to operate so far this year (January-November), 67 in 2013 and the remaining 22 in 2011.

India-focused hedge funds up over 40%: HFR

Industry data tracker HFR said declines in local currencies, such as in Brazil, Latin America`s biggest economy, and falling oil prices have pressured performance.

Hedge funds piled into Alibaba shares in third quarter

Hedge funds scooped up shares of China`s Alibaba Group Holding in the third quarter, making the e-commerce giant one of the most commonly bought stocks among some of the biggest US investors, according to regulatory filings on Friday.

Argentina readies talks with mediator over debt default

Argentine representatives hold talks with a court-appointed arbiter in New York on Monday hoping to resolve an impasse over debt payments to hedge funds as the country faces possible default.

P-Notes investment hits 6-yr high at $35 bn in May

Investments into Indian shares through participatory notes (P-Notes), a preferred route for overseas HNIs and hedge funds, surged to the highest level in six years at Rs 2.12 lakh crore (over USD 35 billion) in May.

S&P hits record, focus shifts to payrolls

Investors are now focused on Friday`s US payrolls report for May.

P-Notes investment drops to $31 billion in April

Investments into Indian shares through participatory notes (P-Notes), a preferred route for HNIs and hedge funds from abroad, slipped to Rs 1.87 lakh crore (over USD 31 billion) in April.

103 alternative funds allowed to operate in India by Sebi

Market regulator Sebi has allowed as many as 103 entities to set up AIFs - newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds in less than two years.

100 AIFs had targeted to raise over Rs 13,000 cr in FY'14

About 100 AIFs - newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds - are targeted to mop-up over Rs 13,000 crore in 2013-14.

P-Notes investment hits nearly 3-year high at $34 bn in Mar

This was the highest level since May 2011, when the cumulative value of such investments stood at Rs 2,11,199 crore.