United Kingdom

Maiya Keidan

British pension schemes warn on cost of fossil fuel divestment

21 Jan 2020

LONDONSeveral of Britain's top pension funds say they would have lost hundreds of millions of pounds had they sold out of oil and gas stocks in recent years, highlighting a potential cost to scheme members as funds face pressure to help fight global warming.

Britain’s biggest local government pensions ditch hedge funds for wind farms

10 Jan 2020

LONDON Local government pension schemes in Britain pulled money out of hedge funds last year, shifting cash to infrastructure projects such as wind farms and to private equity, a Reuters analysis of annual reports shows.

Tyrus Capital to buy UK-based business of Tyndaris LLP

16 Dec 2019

LONDON Monaco-based hedge fund Tyrus Capital said on Monday it had agreed to buy the UK-based business of Tyndaris LLP for an undisclosed sum in a deal that will nearly double Tyrus' assets under management to $2 billion (£1.56 billion).

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm

08 Jul 2019

LONDON Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulphur emissions from ocean-going vessels.

Women running the money? Rarely at hedge funds

29 Mar 2019

LONDON Generous salary and juicy bonus? Check. Client meetings at private members' club? Check. Swanky Mayfair office? Check. Company maternity scheme? Maybe, we’ll get back to you.

INSIGHT-Women running the money? Rarely at hedge funds

29 Mar 2019

* Number of female traders hired at hedge funds at decade plus low

City Financial files intention to appoint administrator as reviews options

27 Feb 2019

LONDON City Financial has filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator, court documents show, as a protective measure while the London-based hedge fund firm reviews its options.

Hedge funds hunt for shipping debt in new market push

21 Feb 2019

(Corrects Feb. 20 story to remove incorrect reference to sale of loans by Varde and Oakhill)

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