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Podger set to to run new Threadneedle hedge fund

Thu, 23/12/2004 - 06:13

Jeremy Podger is to manage London-based Threadneedle's fifth hedge fund offering, a long/short equity fund named Global Crescendo. The new fund aims to deliver abso »

Avebury and The Real Return form strategic alliance

Tue, 21/12/2004 - 06:13

Avebury Asset Management Group Limited and The Real Return Holdings Company Limited have formed a strategic alliance. The alliance marks an important step in the growth of »

Investcorp introduces Leveraged Diversified Strategies FoHF

Mon, 20/12/2004 - 06:07

Investcorp has introduced a new fund of hedge funds to meet client demand for product that targets returns comparable to those achieved by equity investments. Lever »

CMA raises EUR 60 million for new fund of hedge funds

Tue, 14/12/2004 - 06:17

Capital Management Advisors (CMA) has launched a new fund of hedge funds, the Global Diversified Fund, with EUR 60 million. The assets were raised from European ins »

HSBC introduces Sterling hedging for listed fund of hedge funds

Mon, 13/12/2004 - 06:13

HSBC has re-classified the shares in its listed FoHF, HSBC Global Absolute Limited (HGAL), to US Dollar Shares and Sterling Hedged Shares. Effective 30 November 200 »

HFR and DrKW launch "Himalaya" linked to HFRX Strategy Indices

Mon, 13/12/2004 - 06:11

HFR Asset Management and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) have launched the latest in a series of index-linked structured products. The new investment vehicle, »

New Chief Financial Officer at Voyager

Wed, 01/12/2004 - 06:01

Voyager Management LLC, a Santa Monica, California-based fund of funds operation, has hired George J. »

BNP Paribas and Fauchier Partners merge to create FoHF giant

Tue, 30/11/2004 - 06:13

BNP Paribas Asset Management is merging its funds of hedge funds interests with London-based Fauchier Partners to create a major FoHF business. Earlier this week, t »

3A strengthens sales and marketing across Europe

Tue, 30/11/2004 - 06:07

3A, the fund of hedge funds division of the Swiss banking group Syz & Co, has strengthened its marketing and sales force in several new regions in Europe. André Bac »

HSBC's Alternative Fund Services Market Review Series: Australian hedge funds feed growing appetite from wrap providers

Mon, 29/11/2004 - 06:21

Joanne Murphy, SVP Head of Sales, Asia-Pacific, Alternative Fund Services, HSBC, Hong Kong, outlines manager and investor trends in Australia. HW: What »

London-listed fund of hedge funds raises GBP 83 million

Fri, 26/11/2004 - 06:13

Dexion Capital's third and latest London Stock Exchange-listed fund of hedge funds has raised GBP 83 million in the recent placing and offer for subscription. Deali »

Absolute Plus to distribute Coronation funds in Switzerland and Benelux

Fri, 26/11/2004 - 06:08

London-based Coronation Fund Managers has concluded a distribution agreement with the Switzerland-based hedge fund provider Absolute Plus Zurich AG. According to th »

Ex-Arundel CIO joins PSolve Alternative Investments

Wed, 24/11/2004 - 06:13

Jabir Sardharwalla, ex-CIO at London-based Arundel Partners has joined PSolve Alternative Investments as Investment Director. Alongside Sardharwalla, PSolve Alterna »

Schroders expands fund of hedge funds team

Wed, 24/11/2004 - 06:06

Schroders has recruited research analysts Naveed Chaudhry and Jean-Pierre du Plessis to join its London-based fund of hedge funds business. Chaudhary and du Plessis »

Liberty Ermitage wins Skandia Liv Japanese long/short mandate

Mon, 22/11/2004 - 06:19

Liberty Ermitage has been appointed to run a Japanese long/short equity mandate for Sweden's Skandia Liv as part of its new Portable-Alpha strategy. Liberty Ermita »

Survey questions added value created by investible hedge fund indices

Fri, 19/11/2004 - 06:11

A new survey by Jacobson Fund Managers indicates that investible hedge fund indices (IHFIs) "do not provide any real benefits over funds of hedge funds". Given the rapid rise in popularity o »

Davies leaves Coronation to join Cardinal Asset Management

Fri, 19/11/2004 - 06:01

Stuart Davies, who previously managed Coronation International's Relative Value Fund, has joined Cardinal Asset Management in London. Cardinal, the institutionally »

The HSBC/Hedgeweek Market Review Series: Japan: Hideki Hashiguchi, Lead Representative, Tokyo, HSBC Alternative Fund Services

Wed, 17/11/2004 - 06:19

Hideki Hashiguchi outlines recent developments in the Japanese hedge funds market, including the size and strategies of new fund launches and investor preferences. »

Dexion Capital prepares to launch new London-listed FoHF

Mon, 15/11/2004 - 06:05

Dexion Capital is expecting to raise between GBP 75m and GBP 125m for Dexion Trading, its third and latest London-listed fund of hedge funds. Robin Bowie, CEO of Lo »

DrKW launches first HF-linked Tracker Certificate in the UK

Thu, 04/11/2004 - 06:13

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) is introducing a Tracker Certificate linked to the hedge fund asset class - a first in the UK covered warrants market. Shahzad »

Mellon HBV adds risk measurement platform to multi-strategy discipline

Wed, 03/11/2004 - 06:13

Mellon HBV Alternative Strategies LLC has added a third-party system to its multi-strategy discipline to enhance risk measurement, reporting and analysis. The new i »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Randall Dillard, Partner, Liongate Capital Management

Mon, 01/11/2004 - 06:17

Randall Dillard outlines the background and thinking that underpins the launch of Liongate's Multi-Strategy Fund. HW: What is the background to the comp »

BDA China Market Review: Handsets Pile Up; PHS Has Legs

Mon, 01/11/2004 - 06:03

Fortnightly market intelligence covering China's TMT sector produced by Beijing-based research firm BDA China exclusively for Hedgeweek readers. Handsets: China's handset mountain is gaining »

Maple Leaf Capital prepares for new launch

Thu, 28/10/2004 - 07:17

Michael Wexler's Maple Leaf Capital is preparing to launch the Macro Volatility Fund to external investors on 1 November 2004. Wexler, CIO of the 2-year old firm sa »

Relative Value Arbitrage Index holds on to marginal lead

Fri, 22/10/2004 - 07:04

The Relative Value Arbitrage Index recorded a marginal gain (0.08%) as all the other HFRX indices headed south this week. The worst loser was the Equity Hedge Index »

IFA attitudes to hedge funds

Thu, 21/10/2004 - 07:21

Close Fund Management and Man Investments have published research into the IFA sector on the back of responses to hedge fund seminars held last month. IFA interest »

HFR Europe: Smaller FoHFs will struggle to survive

Tue, 19/10/2004 - 07:37

At least 1,500 funds of hedge funds are too small to survive because competition is squeezing fees, according to HFR Europe. Speaking at the Hedge 2004 conference in London this week, John G »

ABN AMRO takes in over USD 1bn in FoHFs

Mon, 18/10/2004 - 07:47

ABN AMRO Asset Management (AAAM)  this week passed the milestone of USD 1bn in assets under management for funds of hedge funds. AAAM currently manages six su »

CMA wins Macquarie Bank FoHF mandate

Mon, 18/10/2004 - 07:27

Capital Management Advisors (CMA) has been selected by Macquarie Bank to manage a EUR 50 million fund of hedge funds. CMA was selected following an extensive due di »

Permal hires Merrill Lynch to explore way forward

Fri, 15/10/2004 - 07:03

Permal Group, the funds of hedge funds manager, has hired investment bank Merrill Lynch to conduct a strategic review of its business. Permal, which oversees about »



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