Posts tagged: Financial News

Tome from top hedgie sells out...

Monday, 30 March 2020, 4:35 pm

Was anybody aware that Sir Paul Marshall, one of Britain's most sucessful hedge fund managers, had written a book?

Well, Betaville certainly wasn't until intreprid hack Tom Teodorczuk at Financial News discovered the founder Marshall Wace, which manages about £40 billion, published the book a few weeks ago. Below is a link to Tom's scoop:..

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Vega finally hangs up his hedgie boots...

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 9:16 am

A career in hedge funds looks to be over for former Tottenham Hotspur centre back Ramon Vega.

According to intrepid hack and Financial News City diarist, Tom Teodorczuk, Mayfair-based Vega Swiss Asset Management has finally gone into liquidation. Below is a link to Tom's piece about the former Switzerland international football player:..

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Is the tide turning for Odey the Brexiteer? The series returns, again. - Part 2

Monday, 16 December 2019, 5:50 pm

Perhaps it isn't all bad news for Crispin Odey: his chum, British prime minister Boris Johnson, won a huge majority for the Tories on Friday.

That comes after Odey called on British business leaders to back Boris in an interview with yours truly for the Mail on Sunday's business section over the summer. Below is a link:..

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Spence backs Boris, Gover and, er, Hunt...

Friday, 7 June 2019, 5:43 am

To the Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington, London, where Financial News (one of Betaville's former employers) held its Trading and Technology awards.

And who should be there to pick up a "Lifetime Achievment" award last night?

Well, it was multi-millionaire tycoon Michael Spencer, founder of interdealer broker Icap/NEX group and former Tory party treasurer supremo...

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The Buffett conundrum...- Part 2

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:44 pm

When I'm in the office I often pick up Financial News, a trade rag that many years ago gave little old Betaville one of his first jobs in financial journalism.

So, when I turned to page 3 of the paper I was intrigued to read an editorial by David Wighton, former business editor of The Times, vehemently arguing that companies should jettison ALL corporate jets as they are an "incendiary issue and red rag for customers and employees"...

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Odey for PM?

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 8:25 pm

Apparently, charming hedgie Crispin Odey, a vocal Brexiteer, is preparing to go into politics!

Well, that's according to a report in trade rag Financial News, which the publication splashed on earlier this week. Hat tip to intrepid FN hack Tom Teodorczuk for landing what would appear quite a scoop containing ON THE RECORD quotes. Below is a link:..

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