Articles and Features

Eversheds advises Threadneedle on hedge fund acquisition

International law firm Eversheds has acted for Threadneedle in its acquisition of Convivo Capital Management, a specialist emerging market hedge fund business with assets under management »


Hong Kong hedge fund manager marks fifth anniversary

Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager Enhanced Investment Products, which manages a series of eight single-country index funds in Asia as well as the EIP Overlay Fund, a market neutral Asia e »


Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advances 2.26 per cent September

Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors and index provider, has reported that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index was up by 2.26 per cent in September and by 10.16 per cent for the »


Matrix launches new closed-ended asset-based lending fund

Matrix has launched a closed-ended version of its open-ended Asset Based 2 Fund, which was was launched in August and was up 0.64 per cent in its first month, despite August being one of t »


Alpha Mutual Funds celebrates five years

AIP Mutual Funds, whose flagship Alpha Hedged Strategies Fund was launched in September 2002, is celebrating its fifth anniversary having topped USD650m in assets and comprehensively beate »


Jersey aims to challenge Cayman with unregulated funds regime

Amid strong competition among jurisdictions across Europe to offer more lightly regulated regimes for alternative funds, Jersey is seeking to set itself apart from the crowd with the launc »


Perella Weinberg buys Xerion Capital Partners

Perella Weinberg Partners has acquired Xerion Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager that focuses on distressed credit and special situations investments. »


Comment: Relief for banks, but markets remain fragile

Ingrid Neitsch, a portfolio advisor with FRM Credit Alpha, says that while last month saw a return of liquidity to the credit markets, the environment remains fragile and more risk-adverse »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: JC Flowers in the running for troubled UK mortgage bank

US private equity firm JC Flowers is said to have secured GBP15bn of funding from other banks to buy battered UK mortgage bank Northern Rock. It wants to keep the bank as a single entity. »


London & Capital launches US absolute return fund range

London & Capital Investment Advisors, the US investment arm of UK-based wealth manager London & Capital, has launched six new absolute return investment vehicles, the Loncap range »


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