About: hedge funds

Brexit 06-07-2016

Sir Julian King: ‘We now support the evolution of the eurozone, without trying to hold it back’

The man tipped to become Britain's next EU Commissioner in Brussels, replacing Johnathan Hill, spoke to EURACTIV.fr in an exclusive interview before the UK's referendum on EU membership. This is a translated version of the interview, originally given in French.

SkyEurope founder: Hedge funds to blame for collapse of airline

Christian Mandl, co-founder of SkyEurope Airlines which went bust this month, has launched a stinging attack on the hedge fund that took control of the airline after he sold his stake in 2007.
Euro & Finance 04-09-2009

Leading MEP: ‘We’ll go ahead and regulate hedge funds’

The European Parliament seems set not to water down EU regulation on alternative investment funds as strongly requested by the industry. The recently-appointed rapporteur on the directive, French MEP Jean-Paul Gauzès, told EURACTIV in an interview that he intends to regulate funds too, rather than just managers as foreseen in the draft text.
Euro & Finance 06-07-2009

Private equity: EU proposals set to favour sovereign funds

European Commission proposals to regulate alternative investment funds discriminate against private equity and favour direct competitors like sovereign wealth funds or maverick businessmen, Javier Echarri, secretary-general of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA), told EURACTIV in an interview.
Brexit 17-09-2008

Rasmussen: On a mission to regulate hedge funds

By supporting tighter regulation on hedge funds and private equity on 10 September, the European Parliament's Economic Committee may have signalled the end of an era for the financial sector. Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, president of the Party of European Socialists, told EURACTIV why he thinks events have taken a new turn.