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News and views on the hedge fund sector from Reuters and elsewhere:

tea.jpgMorgan Stanley to raise capital for hedge fund clients – Reuters

GLG Partners opens offices in Asia - Reuters

Cadbury deal to start debate on hedge funds’ role in takeovers – Times

US bank clamp-down rattle hedge funds – FT 

 

 

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Hedge fund stories from the past 24 hours from Reuters and elsewhere:

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Blackstone backs Asia-focused hedge fund – FT

 

Galleon managers in Asia eye fund buyout - Reuters

 

ECB warns EU plans could prompt exodus – Reuters

 

Polygon’s Correa plans Asia hedge fund - Bloomberg

from DealZone:

Deals du jour

A man rides past a newsstand with French daily newspapers in Nice, southeastern France, February 24, 2009.

AIG plans to float its Asian crown jewel, Volkswagen halts talks with Porsche, Nomura hires for a massive push in U.S. equities, and more. Here are the latest deal-related stories:

AIG to launch IPO for Asia crown jewel

Volkswagen halts tie-up talks with Porsche

Nomura hires for massive U.S. equity push

Cubs' offer won't be voted on next week: sources

Babcock & Brown infrastructure fund gets acquired

China pension fund plans foreign PE deals: sources

China government OKs Minmetals' OZ Minerals deal

Daiwa SMBC to buy unit of Britain's Close Brothers

Whitehaven says to drop merger deal with Gloucester

Metro to present Karstadt deal outline: sources

And in Europe's morning papers:

* Hedge fund manager Noam Gottesman, co-chief executive of GLG Partners Inc (GLG.N), plans to move to New York from London to build up the fund's U.S. assets, the Daily Telegraph said.

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