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Asia indices sluggish in May as funds protect capital, minimise losses

Fri, 24/06/2005 - 07:03

The HSBC AsiaHedge Composite Index was all but static in May, putting on just 0.21% for the month and indicating that managers are being tested to their limits. These statistics could sugges »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Focusing on the Canadian Story: Veronika Hirsch, portfolio manager of the BluMont Hirsch Long/Short Offshore Fund

Fri, 24/06/2005 - 06:17

Veronika Hirsch, Chief Investment Officer & Lead Portfolio Manager of Canada's BluMont Capital, outlines the firm's investment approach, products and strategy. »

RAB Capital to acquire Cross Asset Management

Wed, 22/06/2005 - 07:17

London-based RAB Capital plc has made its first strategic acquisition with the purchase of Cross Asset Management Ltd. Roddy Campbell and David Linsley founded Cros »

HSBC Alternative Fund Services to offer custody services in Milan

Tue, 21/06/2005 - 15:07

HSBC's Alternative Fund Services has received Bank of Italy approval to open a custody operation for alternative investment funds in Milan. Paolo Lippolis has been »

Comada launches web-based solution for fund of funds managers

Mon, 20/06/2005 - 07:13

Comada's new Mat:share offering is designed to help funds of funds managers improve efficiency in their portfolio management and operational activities. Mat:share »

Integrated Asset Management in joint venture with Vincent Tchenguiz

Fri, 17/06/2005 - 07:13

Integrated Asset Management has entered into a JV with property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz's investment company Consensus Business Group Ltd. Tchenguiz, chairman of C »

HSBC tops survey of best sub-custodians

Wed, 15/06/2005 - 07:07

HSBC Securities Services has come top in a global survey of the world's best regional and country sub-custodians. The survey results were part of Global Finance ma »

Porter leaves Aurum Funds for Alliance International

Tue, 14/06/2005 - 07:13

Alliance International, an affiliate of Asset Alliance, has hired Aurum Funds' Emily Porter as a Senior Analyst. Ms. »

Palomar launches FoHF for structured credit strategies

Mon, 13/06/2005 - 07:13

Zurich-based Palomar Capital Advisors Ltd. has announced the first closing of a fund of funds dedicated to the structured credit area. Palomar Structured Credit Strategies Ltd. »

Tech Update: AlternativeSoft updates fund of funds construction platform

Tue, 31/05/2005 - 07:13

AltenativeSoft has released a new version of its HFOptimizer fund of funds construction platform allowing users to rate funds both quantitatively and qualitatively. »

HSBC Republic to launch Euro class for leveraged fund

Thu, 26/05/2005 - 07:13

HSBC Republic Investment Limited is opening the HSBC Leveraged GH Fund - Euro on 31 May 2005. Jamie Murray, Head of Marketing, HSBC Republic Investments Limited, sa »

Capital Z invests in London-based Sanctum

Thu, 26/05/2005 - 07:07

Capital Z Investment Partners, LLC has invested in a European-based hedge fund for the first time - Sanctum FI, LLP. The London-based hedge fund management company »

Oak Hill expands into Europe with new London office

Tue, 24/05/2005 - 07:13

Oak Hill Advisors, LP, the New York-based USD 6 billion leveraged capital markets specialist, is to open a London office. The London operation will be co-headed by »

Integra to offer Schroders' fund of hedge funds to Canadian investors

Tue, 24/05/2005 - 07:11

Integra Capital has signed an agreement with Schroders plc to exclusively represent  Schroders' FoHF products to institutional investors in Canada. The funds will b »

Matrix launches new fund of hedge funds with Vega

Mon, 23/05/2005 - 07:13

Matrix have expanded their range of open ended funds of hedge funds to five, with the launch of the Matrix Generator Fund. The new fund of funds, which will invest »

Asset Alliance names new head of London office

Fri, 20/05/2005 - 07:07

Asset Alliance Corporation has appointed James Parker as managing director and head of Asset Alliance International, Ltd - the firm's London affiliate. Parker is r »

Steve Oristaglio joins Gottex as CEO of structured products

Tue, 03/05/2005 - 07:11

Former Putnam Investments head of investment Steve Oristaglio is joining Gottex Fund management as head of structured products. Oristaglio, who will also serve as »

Dexion raises GBP 42.5m from new C shares of LSE-listed hedge fund

Tue, 03/05/2005 - 07:03

Dexion Equity Alternative Limited has raised GBP 42.25 million in its recent placing, open offer and offer for subscription of C shares. The Issue, which was sponso »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Building a global emerging markets capability: Julian Mayo, Investment Director, Charlemagne Capital

Fri, 29/04/2005 - 07:07

Julian Mayo outlines the strategy and thinking behind the development of Charlemagne Capital's suite of emerging market funds. HW: What is the backgroun »

Ferrell Capital hires Hayward to market FoHF

Thu, 28/04/2005 - 07:11

Greenwich, CT-based Ferrell Capital is gearing up its FoHF marketing efforts by hiring industry veteran, Rebecca L. »

Macro Index leads the field this week

Wed, 27/04/2005 - 07:13

John Godden examines how the 'traditional' view of hedge funds as super high performance vehicles dominated by macro global traders is changing. A wide range of str »

Asia-Pacific hedge funds end tough first quarter with a flourish

Mon, 25/04/2005 - 07:07

The HSBC AsiaHedge Composite Index closed out a hard first quarter in 2005 with a gain of 2.2 per cent for the first three months of the year. March was a tough mo »

Andre du Plessis resigns from Coronation Fund Managers

Fri, 22/04/2005 - 07:17

Andre du Plessis has resigned his position of CEO at the London-based funds of hedge funds business of Coronation Fund Managers. Du Plessis has ended all ties with »

Primores launches 'high-return' fund of FoHFs

Tue, 19/04/2005 - 07:03

Primores AG has launched the PrimFund Growth Segregated Portfolio, a fund consisting of leading high-return funds of hedge funds. The new fund follows the successfu »

CSFB launches funds of hedge funds covering five strategies

Mon, 18/04/2005 - 07:07

New York-based CSFB's Hedge Fund Investments group has launched five SEC-registered funds of hedge funds. The five fund strategies are Multi-Strategy, Long/Short Eq »

The Hedgeweek Interview: David Lavers, CEO, Chaser Capital LLP.

Fri, 15/04/2005 - 07:17

London-based Chaser Capital launched its first currency fund on 14 February. »

Global hedge fund vacancies posted on Hedgeweek.com

Thu, 14/04/2005 - 07:13

US BANK- JUNIOR HEDGE FUND RISK ANALYSIS£40K-60K BASE+/- DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE+BONUS A top tier US investment bank with a reputation for their success in derivative trading have an opp »

HSBC hires new head of Americas' for forex derivatives

Thu, 14/04/2005 - 07:11

Don Lee has joined HSBC as managing director head of foreign exchange derivatives for the Americas and global head of foreign exchange exotics. Based in New York, »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Finding value in Europe's emerging economies: Michael Sonenshine, CEO, MT Thaler Investment Management

Fri, 01/04/2005 - 07:13

Mike Sonenshine outlines the thinking behind the New Europe Fund managed by MT Thaler, whose principals are based in London and Prague. HW: What is the »

Flagship HSBC fund up 20 percent in 2005 to USD 600 million

Wed, 30/03/2005 - 07:11

New subscriptions in January and February have seen the HSBC GH Fund increase its assets under management from USD 500 million to USD 600 million. Subscriptions hav »

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