TITLE

Private Equity's Hedge Fund Edge

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;2/28/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the strategies adopted by private equity firm to tackle the competitive threat posed by hedge funds. Carlyle Group founder David Rubenstein said that buyout funds and hedge funds might eventually converge. The firm said that it is starting two hedge funds — one to buy and sell securities and one to invest in other hedge funds. Another way to meet the competitive threat is to get bigger and that's what Thomas H. Lee Partners, manager of the second-largest U.S. buyout fund, did. It said that it would raise some $6 billion to buy bigger assets.
ACCESSION #
16261477

 

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