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European Distribution for Hedge Funds

Bank of New York strengthens hedge fund admin team

Thu, 10/11/2005 - 06:07

The Bank of New York has strengthened its hedge fund administration team with the appointed of two new members. Michael Young is to head up hedge fund relationship »

Crosby appoints Berrill to develop asset management business in Europe

Thu, 10/11/2005 - 06:07

AIM-quoted merchant banking and asset management business Crosby Capital Partners has appointed Robin Berrill as a Managing Director based in London. Berrill who wa »

Hardt Group sets up new Luxembourg alternative investments platform

Fri, 04/11/2005 - 06:11

Hardt Group has launched Hardt Group Securities SA, an innovative Luxembourg-based, alternative investment securitisation vehicle. Set-up and sponsored by Hardt Gro »

Global managed assets show strong growth in first half of 2005

Wed, 02/11/2005 - 06:13

The world's top wealth managers continued to see strong growth in their assets under management during the first half of 2005, according to a new report. The half-y »

Latin America's new breed of market leaders

Mon, 24/10/2005 - 07:07

Latin American hedge funds posted sector returns of 6.41 per cent in Q3 (HFR). »

Is the Cayman-Dublin route under threat?

Tue, 11/10/2005 - 07:17

An increasingly important issue for hedge funds targeting European markets is the choice of domicile and listing. »

Philippe Foulquier joins Edhec as associate professor

Thu, 06/10/2005 - 07:05

Philippe Foulquier has joined the Edhec Group as an associate professor. Foulquier, who has a doctoral degree in economic science and is a graduate of the SFAF (th »

Asset Alliance expands marketing and sales efforts in Nordic region

Wed, 05/10/2005 - 07:13

Asset Alliance International has hired Brynjar Agnarsson as Associate Director of Marketing for the Nordic and Benelux Regions.  Agnarsson, an Icelandic national, »

Crédit Agricole appoints new CEO and deputy CEO

Wed, 05/10/2005 - 07:11

Fathi Jerfel and Marc Romano have been appointed CEO and deputy CEO, respectively, of Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management. Jerfel, 46, started his career a »

1. Processing remains key issue for hedge fund distribution in Europe

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

One of the key issues regarding distribution of hedge funds in Europe concerns processing. For traditional funds, the European market is extremely fragmented compared with the US, with no st »

2. Need for flexibility guides choice of hedge fund structure

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Luxembourg and other hedge fund domiciles offer a range of structures for hedge funds. The choice of the promoter will often be guided by the type of investor targeted, whether there is a ne »

3. Is the Cayman-Dublin route under threat?

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

An increasingly important issue for hedge funds targeting European markets is the choice of domicile and listing. One of the most popular approaches in recent years has been to domicile fund »

Banking groups launch custody and fund administration giant

Fri, 30/09/2005 - 07:11

CACEIS, the giant custody and fund administration company jointly owned by Crédit Agricole and Groupe Caisse d'Epargne, is now operational. CACEIS is the fruit of b »

BISYS Alternative Investment Services expands business development

Thu, 22/09/2005 - 07:03

BISYS has appointed Carrie Schneiderman as Vice President of Business Development for BISYS Alternative Investment Services. Schneiderman's experience in relations »

Edhec appoints new research associate

Thu, 22/09/2005 - 07:01

Daniel Capocci has been named as a Research Associate with the Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre. He will be contributing regular papers on hedge fun »

The Bank of New York launches FoHF data warehouse

Thu, 08/09/2005 - 07:11

The Bank of New York has created a data warehouse for funds of hedge funds aimed at providing an automated and secure solution for meeting the real-time information needs of managers. »

Is Jersey the new Connecticut?

Tue, 06/09/2005 - 07:11

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CACEIS: Need for flexibility guides choice of hedge fund structure

Fri, 02/09/2005 - 07:13

Crédit Agricole-Caisse d'Epargne Investor Services (CACEIS) examines the issue of structuring for hedge funds distributed in Europe. Luxembourg and other hedge fund »

Fortis groups its fund servicing entities

Wed, 31/08/2005 - 07:13

Fortis has decided to promote both its onshore and offshore fund servicing activities under one single brand name Fortis Prime Fund Solutions. The move, designed t »

Integrated solutions with global scope

Wed, 24/08/2005 - 07:17

Alan Brint, Head of Relationship Management, Corporate and Institutional, Royal Bank of Canada (Channels Islands), outlines changes in the custody business. The glo »

Growing trend for back office outsourcing by Swiss family offices

Mon, 22/08/2005 - 07:13

Swiss family offices are changing their attitudes on outsourcing back office custody and fund administration operations to specialist providers. A study undertaken »

Crédit Agricole and Groupe Caisse d'Epargne launch CACEIS

Fri, 15/07/2005 - 07:09

Caisse d'Epargne and Crédit Agricole are combining their securities services businesses into CACEIS (Crédit Agricole-Caisse d'Epargne Investor Services). The final agreement allowing the Cai »

Fortis merges fund servicing entities into single group

Thu, 14/07/2005 - 07:11

Fortis has decided to merge all its offshore and onshore fund servicing activities under a single group, Fortis Prime Fund Solutions. In practical terms, this means »

BNP Paribas acquires FundQuest in the US

Wed, 29/06/2005 - 07:17

BNP Paribas Asset Management is acquiring FundQuest Inc., one of the leading turnkey asset managers in the United States with USD 10 billion AUM. FundQuest, founded in 1993 in Boston, Massac »

Pension funds continue move into alternatives

Tue, 28/06/2005 - 07:17

Pension funds globally invested over USD 62 billion in alternative asset classes during 2004, according to a new survey by Watson Wyatt. The survey, conducted in c »

Cadogan Management opens London office, hires Wilmot-Smith

Mon, 13/06/2005 - 07:03

New York-based FoHF manager Cadogan Management LLC has opened an office in London, with James Wilmot-Smith joining as Managing Director. Cadogan has USD 1.6 billion »

UBS pension funds report examines impact of hedge funds

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:13

UK pension funds and other institutions are increasingly awakening to the diversification benefits of hedge funds, according to a new report by UBS. The detailed re »

Slowdown in directional strategies halves Man performance fees

Fri, 27/05/2005 - 07:07

Man Investments' asset management performance fees fell to USD 119 million from USD 236 million for the year ended 31 March 2005. Man stated that the drop in perfor »

BNP Paribas develops "high alpha" bond management

Fri, 20/05/2005 - 14:13

BNP Paribas Asset Management is looking to develop its "high alpha" bond management activity with the appointment of Nicolas Chaput. BNP Paribas already h »

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