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US college scholarship foundations benefit from Institutional Investor Forum

As the name of the conference implies, the Institutional Investor Education Benefit Forum, to be held in early May in San Antonio, Texas, seeks to build a foundation of new talent by getti »


Cape Town's global fund servicing role

One of the fastest-growing areas of the Maitland group is its fund administration division, and in particular its alternative fund services business. »


Coast Asset Management adds executives and board members

Coast Asset Management, an independent multistrategy alternative investment firm managing some USD6.7bn in assets for institutional and high net worth clients, has appointed Roger Hartley »


Credit Suisse forms partnership with academics to further hedge fund replication techniques

Credit Suisse has announced the establishment of a research partnership between its beta strategies group and professors William Fung, David Hsieh and Narayan Naik, academic leaders in the »


Gartmore veteran Edwin Doeg joins SilverStreet Capital

Hedge fund management group SilverStreet Capital has appointed Edwin Doeg, who previously worked for Gartmore Investment Management for 17 years between 1984 and 2002, as a director. »


Partners Group reports soaring profit growth in 2007

Swiss-based Partners Group, which manages nearly CHF25bn in hedge funds, private equity, real estate and other alternative strategies, has announced record financial results for 2007, incl »


Regulation ushers in new era for fund industry

South Africa's hedge fund industry is about to move from a system largely characterised by self-regulation to one in which managers will be under greater supervision from the country's regulator, t »


Louis Friedman joins P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to head private equity strategy

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management, a multistrategy hedge fund manager with more than USD3bn in assets under management, has recruited Wall Street veteran Louis P. »


EEX and Eurex to launch options on EUA future

The European Energy Exchange and international derivatives exchange Eurex are expanding their co-operation in carbon emissions trading with the launch of options on EEX's EUA future on Apr »


Long/short Asia Telecom Fund seeks to tap USD2trn investment universe

Singapore-based Pacific Ocean Capital has launched the Asia Telecom Fund, a long/short equity fund that seeks capital appreciation by using leading-edge proprietary research developed from »


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