Blackstone to pull out of Russia

Buyout group chooses not to renew Russian consultants’ contracts

Mortgage clampdown threat to rich buyers

BBA is seeking an exemption from the rules for wealthy clients

Sukuk issue to boost Dubai’s ambitions

City seeks to become hub for emerging markets

Investors sceptical over pension risks

Companies with largest DB schemes penalised ‘most heavily’

Russia SWF head tries to avoid politics

Kirill Dmitriev hopes peace talks over Ukraine will end sanctions

Bats to launch ETF reporting service

Exchange to create tape of record for OTC instruments

Andre Esteves, Chairman & CEO of BTG Pactual talks during an interview with journalists of the Financial Times, in Sao Paulo July 22, 2014. Photographer Manu Correia
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Brazil’s BTG expands into UK equities

Lender hires manager from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Pressure to deliver on Alibaba rhetoric

Ma will have to execute after telling investors ‘trust us’

Private equity: changing the game

Why aren’t buyout companies looking for big deals?

Private equity interests killed Phones 4U

Owners put financial interests over operational strategy

Goldman lifts veil on ties with LIA

Goldman defence offers glimpse into a sovereign wealth fund

S Korean private equity struggles to exit

Lack of exit routes causes headaches for local buyout funds

Woodford raises stake in Game Digital

Fund manager buys up shares put on market by Elliott Advisors

Alibaba’s IPO banks split $250m fee pool

Group drives hard bargain with 1% payment on up to $25bn raised

Finra shines light into dark pools

Agency seeks higher levels of transparency and disclosure

Goldman admits cultivating ties with Libya fund

Bank’s filings reveal ‘strategic partnership’ with Gaddafi regime

Aberdeen chief’s alert over Scotland pledge

Gilbert concerned that commitments will not be honoured

Artemis unveils US fund range

Fund manager warns that US shares are not cheap, however

Pension schemes stick with hedge funds

US fund giant exits $4bn holding

Fund rankings under scrutiny

Performance tables do not paint whole picture of funds

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