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UPDATE 2-MOVES-Blackstone hires Liping Zhang as Greater China chairman -sources

reuters.com — China dominated PE-backed M&A in first-half of 2015 * Neil Harvey to serve as Credit Suisse's Greater China CEO (Recasts with company confirmation) By Nishant Kumar and Fiona Lau LONDON/HONG KONG July 3 (Reuters) - Blackstone Group LP has hired Liping Zhang as its chairman for Greater China as private-equity deals boom in the region, the U.S.-based firm said on Saturday, confirming an earlier Reuters story.

Greek chaos brings valuations headache for fund firms

reuters.com — The closure of the Athens Stock Exchange since Monday has made it impossible for managers to ascertain exactly how far the value of shares in bluechip Greek companies such as Alpha Bank and Hellenic Telecommunications might have fallen since the country fell deeper into crisis. It is unclear when the bourse will reopen.

Hedge funds see more demand fueled by solid first half returns

reuters.com — Hedge funds that bet mainly on stocks could take in as much as $14 billion in fresh cash in the second half, roughly double what came in during the first five months of the year, according to forecasts from industry research firm eVestment.

Hedge funds see more demand fueled by solid first half returns

reuters.com — Hedge funds that bet mainly on stocks could take in as much as $14 billion in fresh cash in the second half, roughly double what came in during the first five months of the year, according to forecasts from industry research firm eVestment.

Grexit fears risk derailing best start by hedge funds in 6 years

reuters.com — Hedge funds returned 4.6 percent through the end of May, the highest during the same period in the last six years, data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed. Those focusing on Europe did better, gaining 6.3 percent.

Grexit fears risk derailing best start by hedge funds in 6 years

dailymail.co.uk — LONDON/BOSTON, June 29 (Reuters) - Greece's worsening debt crisis threatens to derail the best start to the year for global hedge funds since 2009, as a bitter standoff between Athens and its creditors rattles financial markets. Hedge funds returned 4.6 percent through the end of May, the highest during the same period in the last six years, data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed.

Grexit fears risk derailing best start by hedge funds in 6 years

reuters.com — Hedge funds returned 4.6 percent through the end of May, the highest during the same period in the last six years, data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed. Those focusing on Europe did better, gaining 6.3 percent.

Grexit fears risk derailing best start by hedge funds in 6 years

reuters.com — Hedge funds returned 4.6 percent through the end of May, the highest during the same period in the last six years, data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed. Those focusing on Europe did better, gaining 6.3 percent.

Qbasis gets $200 mln-plus investment in 'black swan' hedge fund

dailymail.co.uk — LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - A hedge fund that more than doubled clients' money during the 2008 financial crisis has attracted more than $200 million from an investor aiming to cash in on fresh ructions in global markets. Qbasis Invest has secured the investment from Britain's Omada Capital, Florian Wagner, who founded Qbasis in 2005, told Reuters.

Qbasis gets $200 mln-plus investment in 'black swan' hedge fund

uk.reuters.com — Investment from Omada in exchange for equity stake * Comes as market risks rise, more volatility seen * Fund made 157 pct in 2008; cash takes fund near $500 mln By Nishant Kumar LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - A hedge fund that more than doubled clients' money during the 2008 financial crisis has attracted more than $200 million from an investor aiming to cash in on fresh ructions in global markets.
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Jul 03, 2015

Greek headache for funds: with Athens stock market shut, how to calculate NAV? reut.rs/1IyPt6o

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Blackstone hires ex-Credit Suisse executive as Greater China chairman-sources reut.rs/1JFKboe

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