Articles and Features

Latin managers extend appeal to attract offshore investors

The foundations of Latin America's hedge fund industry were largely built by managers emerging from traditional investment firms and the proprietary trading desks of investment banks establishing u »


Lionhart opens office in midtown Manhattan

Lionhart, a multistrategy arbitrage hedge fund manager with USD800m under management, has opened an office at 540 Madison Avenue in midtown Manhattan. »


Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Jersey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's financial services industry, has announced plans for a series of events in the UK during the first half of the year, including a sem »


Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Jersey has introduced two new classes of investment fund that can be established without regulatory approval under its funds legislation. »


Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

QVT Financial, a manager of global multistrategy hedge funds that claims more than USD11bn in assets under management, has announced it will be joined by Singapore-based Artradis Fund Mana »


Dexion Absolute raises GBP134m in oversubscribed tap issue

Guernsey-domiciled fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute has raised a further GBP134.2m (USD263.2m) from investors in four currency classes of ordinary shares, having already attracted GBP48 »


Juno Mother Earth founder departs to launch Vertus Capital Partners

Juno Mother Earth Asset Management co-founder Joseph Di Virgilio has quit as an equity portfolio manager at the firm to establish New York-based Vertus Capital Partners with Craig and Derm »


Oxford Funding launches hedge fund to invest in mortgage portfolios

Houston-based Oxford Funding Corporation has launched a hedge fund, Delaware limited partnership Oxford Opportunistic Mortgage Fund, which will invest in discounted portfolios of residenti »


SMART funds offer new opportunities for wealth management

The Bahamas moved into the international financial services business as long ago as the 1930s and was a pioneer of the offshore funds sector. »


Pinnacle Alternative Investments and Preqin Hedge join forces

Pinnacle Alternative Investments, a marketing and business consultant to hedge fund managers, and Preqin Hedge, a division of London-based alternative asset research firm Private Equity In »


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