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Citigroup – ASTA/Mat update

Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit seems to be caught in the crossfire of the banks misdoings and deservedly so. Investor lawsuits connected to the marketing and sale of a group of proprietary Citigroup hedge funds sold under the brand names ASTA and MAT were emerging at an alarming rate. Marketed to investors as safe fixed-income funds […]

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Citi Hedge Fund Woes

After a run of previous failures, the Citibank is now closing its $400 million Tribeca Convertible LP arbitrage fund. It is the final chapter in Citigroup’s plan to shut down its Tribeca Global Investments hedge fund. Investor redemptions are thought to be the reason behind the fund closing. According to an Aug. 4, 2008 article […]

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Citigroup Adds Funds to Mat and ASTA

The investing public and Wall Street has surely made note of the recent bailout of megabank, Citigroup’s, Asta and Mat hedge funds due to uncertainty in the once-safe municipal bond market. The latest news brings one more warning to be wary of hedge funds whether you invest in them or manage them. According to Financial […]

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