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Deals wrap: Are hedge funds losing their sex appeal?

January 11, 2011

GM/IPOA small but growing number of hedge fund investors believe the once-free spirited portfolios, viewed as the cutting edge of finance for most of the past decade, have become too conservative and boring.

Goldman Sachs, responding to pressure from shareholders, regulators and clients, said it will disclose more information about how it makes money.

The U.S. power sector could be among the hottest industries for deals in 2011, but shareholders may not see the benefits for some time.

Simon Property walked away from a $4.5 billion bid to take over Britain’s Capital Shopping Centres.

“Monday Monday” lived up to its name yesterday and the deal bonanza heralds optimism for 2011 M&A.

Betting against takeover rumors pays 14 percent, reports Bloomberg.

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