Article: Goldman Sold $10.5 Billion of Stocks in Block-Trade Spree

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Goldman Sold $10.5 Billion of Stocks in Block-Trade Spree

Bei Hu, Gillian Tan and Drew Singer,  27 March 2021

(Bloomberg) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. liquidated $10.5 billion worth of stocks in block trades on Friday, part of an extraordinary spree of selling that erased $35 billion from the values of bellwether stocks ranging from Chinese technology giants to U.S. media conglomerates.

The Wall Street bank sold $6.6 billion worth of shares of Baidu Inc., Tencent Music Entertainment Group and Vipshop Holdings Ltd. before the market opened in the U.S, according to an email to clients seen by Bloomberg News.

That move was followed by the sale of $3.9 billion of shares in ViacomCBS Inc., Discovery Inc., Farfetch Ltd., iQiyi Inc. and GSX Techedu Inc., the email said.

More of the unregistered stock offerings were said to be managed by Morgan Stanley, according to people familiar with the matter, on behalf of one or more undisclosed shareholders. Some of the trades exceeded $1 billion in individual companies, calculations based on Bloomberg data show. Continue reading “Article: Goldman Sold $10.5 Billion of Stocks in Block-Trade Spree”

Article: JPMorgan Asia Units Fined for Regulatory Breaches in Hong Kong

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JPMorgan Asia Units Fined for Regulatory Breaches in Hong Kong

Cathy Kit Ching Chan

Bloomberg, 15 December 2015

JP Morgan Chase & Co. unites were fined HK$30 million ($3.9 million) in Hong Kong for regulatory breaches by the firm’s instituional equities business between 2010 and 2013, including breaking a ban on so-called naked short-selling.

PDF (4 pages): JP Morgan Fine Hong Kong

Ex- Goldman Macro Trader Lim Reopens $1.1 Billion Hedge Fund

Bei Hu

Bloomberg, 2016

Guard Capital Management, the Hong Kong-based firm led by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. trader Leland Lim, reopened its macro hedge fund to new investors this month after outperforming peers in 2015, said a person with knowledge of the matter.

PDF (4 pages): JP Morgan Fine Hong Kong