What’s news around the hedge fund industry for Friday, March 2, 2012:
Around the web
ESL Investments’ Edward Lampert to pay nearly $40 million for Florida home. (Deal Journal) I bet it’s nicer than the Kmart by my house. Probably better stocked, too.
SS&C put on CreditWatch negative ahead of possible GlobeOp bid. (Dow Jones Newswires, via Nasdaq)
Exchange-traded swaps volume surged 11% in 2012. (Advanced Trading)
Stand by your Madoff. (Forbes’ Postcards blog)
Optima Fund Management founder Dixon Boardman reappointed as CIO. (HedgeFund.net)