Articles and Features

Iosco finalises principles for the valuation of hedge fund portfolios

The International Organisation of Securities Commissions has released its principles for the Valuation of Hedge Fund Portfolios, following the launch in March of a public consultation pape »


Managed futures up 1.7 per cent in October, according to Barclay CTA Index

Managed futures rose by an average 1.69 per cent in October, according to flash estimates from the Barclay CTA Index. »


Specialist currency manager Record plans London Stock Exchange listing

Record, a London-based specialist currency investment manager and provider of currency hedging services for institutional clients, has announced plans for an initial public offering of its »


Jersey's rising tide lifts service providers' business

For an executive from a Jersey hedge fund administration firm, Gary Clark is remarkable sanguine about the island's launch at the beginning of next year of a new category of funds that come with no »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Gore signs up as Kleiner Perkins targets clean technology

Former US vice-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore is to become a partner at venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and will lead inv »


Och-Ziff disappoints on first day of public trading on NYSE

Och-Ziff Capital Management became the latest alternative investment manager to offer shares to the public, but its share price suffered the same fate as those of Fortress Investments and »


Bank of New York Mellon buys Brazil's ARX Capital Management

Bank of New York Mellon has agreed to acquire ARX Capital Management, an independent asset management business headquartered in Rio de Janeiro that specialises in Brazilian multistrategy, »


RAB Capital takes minority stake in Japanese asset manager

London-based absolute return investment manager RAB Capital has acquired a 20 per cent stake in Tokyo-based Prestige Asset Management, which was established three years ago by a former man »


Unregulated Funds give Jersey a vision for the future

Building on the success of the Expert Funds regime launched three years ago, which almost overnight reinvented Jersey as a domicile and servicing centre for alternative funds, the island is plannin »


Exciting additions to Jersey's funds capability

Jersey intends to introduce a new unregulated fund regime early in 2008 designed to meet more closely the needs of the hedge fund community. »


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