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1. Comment: Will institutions destroy the Alpha they seek from alternative investments? By Ian Morley, CEO, Dawnay, Day Olympia Limited, London.

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

To paraphrase the cliché "we often destroy the object we most desire".  The core of this essay is to examine the possibility that this is »

Andre du Plessis joins Watson Wyatt Investment Consulting

Fri, 30/09/2005 - 07:07

Andre du Plessis, the ex-chief executive of Coronation Fund Managers, is to join Watson Wyatt Investment Consulting as a senior investment consultant. He said: "It is interesting to see how »

SFC publishes results of consultation on Hedge Fund Guidelines

Wed, 28/09/2005 - 07:11

Hong Kong's SFC has made minor revisions to its Hedge Fund Guidelines following the publication of consultation results this week. The SFC published the conclusions »

Optimal appoints Senior VP and Chief Risk Officer in London

Tue, 27/09/2005 - 07:07

Optimal Investment Services, part of Spain's Grupo Santander, is building its fund of hedge funds investment team in London. Amit Propat, who was previously head o »

RMF places EUR 150m hedge fund portfolio with major German client

Mon, 26/09/2005 - 07:01

RMF has placed a EUR 150 million bespoke hedge fund portfolio with a German institutional client, one of the biggest transactions of its kind within Germany. The c »

HSBC Republic Investments appoints new Chief Executive

Thu, 22/09/2005 - 07:07

HSBC has appointed Barbara Rupf Bee as chief executive to its dedicated hedge fund investment adviser, HSBC Republic Investments Limi »

Harcourt recognised as foreign fund representative in Switzerland

Wed, 21/09/2005 - 07:03

Harcourt Investment Consulting AG, has been recognised as a representative for foreign funds in Switzerland by the Swiss Federal Bank »

F&C opens European equity long/short hedge fund

Tue, 20/09/2005 - 07:13

F&C Alternative Investments, the single strategy hedge fund division of F&C Asset Management plc, has launched an equity long/short f »

The Bank of New York launches FoHF data warehouse

Thu, 15/09/2005 - 07:07

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. »

Philips acquisition boosts Merrill Lynch mandates by USD 16 bn

Wed, 07/09/2005 - 07:11

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, (MLIM) has completed the acquisition of PPCC bv and PIM bv, the internal investment management units of Royal Philips Electronics. < »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Virginia Reynolds Parker, Parker Global Strategies: Issues surrounding the effective management of risk in FoHFs

Fri, 26/08/2005 - 07:13

Virginia Reynolds Parker examines the management of risk in FoHFs and outlines a range of issues central to the concerns of managers and investors. Together with ma »

Citigroup names new funds of hedge funds CEO

Fri, 26/08/2005 - 07:11

Citigroup Alternative Investments (CAI) has named Raymond Nolte as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company's funds of hedge funds group. In addition, Nolte - »

KGR Capital to launch new 'dynamic' Asian fund of funds

Mon, 22/08/2005 - 07:13

KGR Capital is launching the KGR Capital Asian Dynamic Absolute Return Fund, a multi-manager, multi-strategy fund of Asian hedge funds. The fund, which is due to la »

HSBC hedge fund market commentary - July 2005

Mon, 15/08/2005 - 08:00

HSBC's hed »

GAM appoints new Group Head of Legal and Compliance

Fri, 12/08/2005 - 08:00

GAM, the a »

92 million contracts traded on Eurex in July

Thu, 11/08/2005 - 08:00

Eurex, the »

EagleRock names Raj Lachman as new COO/CFO

Thu, 11/08/2005 - 08:00

EagleRock »

Comment: London market unperturbed by bombings

Tue, 09/08/2005 - 08:00

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Fund of hedge funds feel the pinch in first half of 2005

Mon, 08/08/2005 - 07:13

Fund of hedge fund managers are not entirely independent of market conditions according to Standard & Poors' latest update on the sector. S&P's figures for the fir »

Pali hires new London-based Head of Business Development

Fri, 05/08/2005 - 08:00

Pali International Limited has hired Thomas Colucci as Head of Business Development, based out of the firm's London offices. Colucci will report to Richard Abraham »

Rasul leads structured investment products group at XLCA

Tue, 02/08/2005 - 08:00

XL Capital Assurance Inc. »

Case Review: The UCITS Directive and the Single European Funds Market

Tue, 02/08/2005 - 08:00

David Rouch, Partner, and Katherine Smith, Associate, of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, examine the new UCITS regime. Open heart surge »

John Campbell joins Veritas as Marketing and Sales Director

Thu, 28/07/2005 - 08:00

Veritas Asset Management has appointed John Campbell as the company's new Marketing and Sales Director. »

Aspect appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Fri, 22/07/2005 - 08:00

Hedge fund »

Two more senior hires added to the Gottex team

Thu, 21/07/2005 - 07:13

Gabriel Bousbib and Gustavo Dominguez are the latest senior recruits to the Gottex Fund Management Group manag »

HSBC hires Head of Structured Equity from DrKW

Tue, 19/07/2005 - 07:07

HSBC has appointed Christophe Chazot as Managing Director and Global Head of Structured Equity within its Global Equities unit. Christophe joins HSBC Corporate, Inv »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Building multi-manager hedge fund portfolios: Stenham Advisors Plc

Fri, 15/07/2005 - 07:13

Kevin Arenson, CIO & CEO, and Harry Wulfsohn, Director, of Stenham Advisors Plc, outline their products, strategy and investment philosophy. HW: What is the »

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