Articles and Features

Industry veteran Jacobs joins Fulcrum from PFPC to head US business development

Fulcrum, a Bermuda-based administrator for the global hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed industry veteran Fred Jacobs as managing director for business dev »


Polar Capital expands technology team

Polar Capital Holdings has announced the appointment of Nick Evans, who was until recently at Axa Framlington Investment Management, as a senior fund manager in its technology team. »


Troika Dialog Asset Management closes first-ever Russian corporates CDO

Moscow-based Troika Dialog Asset Management, in conjunction with Deutsche Bank, has closed CDO I, the first ever rouble-denominated collateralised debt obligation invested in Russian corpo »


TA Associates takes stake in USD45bn investment manager

Private equity firm TA Associates has acquired a minority interest in ASB Holdings, the parent company of Arnhold and S Bleichroeder Advisers, a US mutual fund and investment advisory firm »


Salus Alpha launches Equity Hedged fund based on long/short equity index

Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Salus Alpha Management is launching the Salus Alpha Equity Hedged fund, a Ucits III-compliant vehicle that invests in an index comprising up to 30 long/sh »


Partners Group expands Asian presence with Tokyo office

Switzerland-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has opened a representative office in Tokyo to support the group's activities in Asia. »


Gerken Capital Associates launches GCA Latam Hedge Fund

Gerken Capital Associates, a San Francisco-based alternative asset manager that manages or advises on USD1.4bn in assets, has announced the launch of the GCA Latam Hedge Fund, with BBVA Ba »


Bridge Advisors taps Robert Bernard to head alternative advisory and consulting business

Chicago-based Bridge Advisors, an investment advisor specialising in alternative investment consulting and education, has appointed financial industry veteran Robert C Bernard as the firm' »


NOS extends freight clearing in Asia with Singapore office

NOS Clearing, the world's leading clearing house for freight derivatives, is opening an office in Singapore and is extending clearing to include more of Asian time zone trading hours. »


Man Investments raises USD382m for greenhouse gas fund

Institutional investors have committed USD382m in the second stage of asset-raising for the China Methane Recovery Fund, a pioneering fund sponsored by Man Investments that invests in tech »


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