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FRM expands Asian fund of hedge funds presence to Hong Kong and Seoul

FRM expands Asian fund of hedge funds presence to Hong Kong and Seoul

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

Fund of hedge funds manager Financial Risk Management has announced plans to expand significantly its Asian operations, launched in 2000 with the establishment of a presence in Tokyo, with »

Millennium Multi-Strategy Fund reaches third anniversary in positive territory for 2008

Millennium Multi-Strategy Fund reaches third anniversary in positive territory for 2008

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 07:00

The Millennium Multi-Strategy Fund, a fund of hedge funds managed by London-based alternative investment manager and currency overlay specialist Millennium Global Investments, is keeping i »

Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 18:10

Financial advisory firm Killik & Co believes that including funds of hedge funds in self-invested personal pensions and ISA portfolios may help UK investors safeguard capital and reduc »

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 17:53

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies, BlackRock's closed-ended fund of hedge funds, has begun trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange after raising a total of USD275m, just »

Infiniti Group staff complete management buyout

Infiniti Group staff complete management buyout

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 06:55

Zurich-based fund of hedge funds manager Infiniti Group has been acquired by a consortium of senior staff and strategic investors in a management buyout led by co-founder and chairman Kenj »

Ermitage launches UK-listed products linked to funds of hedge funds

Ermitage launches UK-listed products linked to funds of hedge funds

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:00

Alternative asset manager Ermitage Group has announced the launch of two London Stock Exchange-listed notes that provide professional investors with tax-efficient access to offshore funds »

LGT Capital Partners to acquire Hong Kong-based KGR Capital

LGT Capital Partners to acquire Hong Kong-based KGR Capital

Fri, 18/04/2008 - 06:56

Swiss-based alternative asset manager LGT Capital Partners has announced the acquisition of KGR Capital, a Hong Kong-based manager of Asian funds of hedge funds with some USD350m in assets »

Wegelin relaunches multistrategy fund of funds without double fee structure

Wegelin relaunches multistrategy fund of funds without double fee structure

Thu, 17/04/2008 - 07:00

Swiss alternative manager Wegelin Asset Management has relaunched a multistrategy fund of hedge funds aimed at qualified investors and diversified across various investment strategies and »

S&P Fund Services launches latest fund of hedge funds directory

S&P Fund Services launches latest fund of hedge funds directory

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Standard & Poor's Fund Services, a provider of qualitative fund management ratings, has launched the latest edition of its Funds of Hedge Funds Directory, a bi-annual review of the sec »

Fitch launches fund of hedge funds manager ratings

Fitch launches fund of hedge funds manager ratings

Wed, 02/04/2008 - 07:00

Fitch Ratings is launching fund of hedge funds manager ratings that aim to provide an independent assessment of manager capabilities, with particular focus on the specialised resources, ex »

First Avenue Partners raises capital for Brazil fund of hedge funds

First Avenue Partners raises capital for Brazil fund of hedge funds

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

First Avenue Partners has launched fundraising for Arsenal Fund, a multistrategy fund of hedge funds with a USD300m target capacity that is managed by São Paulo-based Arsenal Invest »

3A launches Asia-focused and opportunistic funds of hedge funds

3A launches Asia-focused and opportunistic funds of hedge funds

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:00

Alternative Asset Advisors (3A), the hedge fund management division of Geneva-based banking group Syz & Co, has launched six new sub-funds of its USD1.3bn Luxembourg-domiciled umbrella »

Bull & Bear Enhanced Fund from Magnum

Bull & Bear Enhanced Fund from Magnum

Fri, 21/12/2007 - 06:00

Curacao-based Magnum has launched a leveraged version of its Magnum Bull & Bear Fund, a fund of funds that gives investors access to hedge fund strategies seeking profits in both bull »

Dexion Absolute share offer oversubscribed

Dexion Absolute share offer oversubscribed

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

The board of Dexion Absolute has announced that the placing and offer for subscription of  its C Shares was significantly oversubscribed. »

Barclays note offers retail access to high-flying Liongate fund of hedge funds

Barclays note offers retail access to high-flying Liongate fund of hedge funds

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

Liongate Capital Management has announced the launch of the Liongate Multi-Strategy Tracker GBP, a Barclays Bank-issued note offering retail investors the opportunity to access a strongly- »

HSBC Alternative Investments launches in Australia

HSBC Alternative Investments launches in Australia

Wed, 28/11/2007 - 06:00

HSBC has announced the launch of HSBC Alternative Investments in Australia to distribute funds of hedge funds to local wholesale investors, targeting institutional clients as well as asset »

Key Asset Management to be acquired by Sweden's SEB

Key Asset Management to be acquired by Sweden's SEB

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

Stockholm-based Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken has agreed to acquire London-based fund of hedge funds manager Key Asset Management, which has more than USD3bn in assets under management. »

Harcourt launches Belair Sustainable Alternatives SRI fund of hedge funds

Harcourt launches Belair Sustainable Alternatives SRI fund of hedge funds

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

Swiss alternative investment manager Harcourt, Swedish insurance group Folksam and Norwegian insurance group Storebrand have launched the Belair Sustainable Alternatives SRI Fund, a Luxemb »

Pamplona Capital launches a real estate and infrastructure fund of funds

Pamplona Capital launches a real estate and infrastructure fund of funds

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

Pamplona Capital Management has launched the Pamplona Real Estate and Infrastructure Fund of Funds, a fund of hedge funds that aims to provide investors with exposure to major trends in bo »

Sigma Asset Management fund of hedge funds wins industry award

Sigma Asset Management fund of hedge funds wins industry award

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

The Discovery Fund, a specialist emerging markets fund of hedge funds from Sigma Asset Management in Guernsey, has received an industry award for its risk/return performance over the past »

RMF launches innovative seeding fund for hedge fund start-ups

RMF launches innovative seeding fund for hedge fund start-ups

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 06:00

Switzerland's RMF Investment Management, a subsidiary of giant UK-based hedge fund manager Man Investments, has unveiled a seed-funding approach that aims to ensure guaranteed access to ne »

Matrix asset-based lending fund benefits from credit crisis

Matrix asset-based lending fund benefits from credit crisis

Wed, 14/11/2007 - 17:03

London-based Matrix Group's Matrix Asset Based 2 Fund is benefiting from the credit market crisis, according to its new York-based investment manager, Stillwater Capital Partners. »

Highland Good Steward Management hires E Capital Partners for ethical screening

Highland Good Steward Management hires E Capital Partners for ethical screening

Tue, 13/11/2007 - 07:22

Ethical fund of hedge funds manager Highland Good Steward Management has retained E.Capital Partners International, a financial advisory firm serving corporate clients and investors from i »

Matrix expands fund of hedge funds sales team

Matrix expands fund of hedge funds sales team

Tue, 13/11/2007 - 07:21

UK asset manager Matrix has reorganised and expanded its fund of hedge funds sales team, with Alan Sinstead relocating to Asia to promote Matrix Group products to independent financial adv »

Australia's HFA Holdings completes delayed purchase of Lighthouse Partners

Australia's HFA Holdings completes delayed purchase of Lighthouse Partners

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:33

HFA Holdings, an Australian asset manager specialising in absolute return funds of funds, has confirmed its acquisition of Florida-based Lighthouse Partners for USD348.5m cash and 134.67 m »

Hellman & Friedman takes stake in fund of hedge fund manager Grosvenor Capital

Hellman & Friedman takes stake in fund of hedge fund manager Grosvenor Capital

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:14

Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has agreed to become a minority investor in USD24bn fund of hedge funds manager Grosvenor Capital Management by acquiring a shareholding previous »

Barclays Capital announces note linked to fund of hedge funds

Barclays Capital announces note linked to fund of hedge funds

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:11

Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, has announced plans to launch a note linked to the US Opportunities fund, a US-focused equity long/short fund of hedge f »

BDO Stoy Hayward's Fitzwilliam Growth Fund ranked top among funds of hedge funds

BDO Stoy Hayward's Fitzwilliam Growth Fund ranked top among funds of hedge funds

Tue, 30/10/2007 - 07:10

Fitzwilliam Growth Fund, a fund of hedge funds provided by UK specialist wealth adviser BDO Stoy Hayward Investment Management, has been ranked the best performing fund of hedge funds over »

Handpicked Films signs co-operation deal with fund of hedge funds manager

Handpicked Films signs co-operation deal with fund of hedge funds manager

Thu, 25/10/2007 - 08:29

Handpicked Films has signed an agreement with New York-based fund of hedge funds and private equity fund manager Ginepri Capital Partners to oversee a multi-year programme of film producti »

FRM Credit Alpha to issue new shares

FRM Credit Alpha to issue new shares

Tue, 23/10/2007 - 06:57

FRM Credit Alpha, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company traded on the London Stock Exchange, is offering new shares via a placing by Winterflood Securities, following strong »

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