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Professor Philippe Jorion joins PAAMCO

Professor Philippe Jorion joins PAAMCO

Thu, 15/06/2006 - 07:00

Professor Philippe Jorion has joined the Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO) as a Director in the Risk Management Group. »

HSBC Trading AdvantEdge launches two new share classes

HSBC Trading AdvantEdge launches two new share classes

Wed, 14/06/2006 - 07:00

HSBC Trading AdvantEdge Fund has launched two new share classes - euro and sterling - in addition to the original US dollar class. »

Comment: Mehraj Mattoo - A new paradigm for funds of hedge funds

Comment: Mehraj Mattoo - A new paradigm for funds of hedge funds

Fri, 09/06/2006 - 06:59

Mehraj Mattoo, Global Head of Alternative Investment Strategies (COMAS) at Commerzbank Corporates & Markets, highlights the challenges facing F »

Pictet Asset Management launches new absolute return fund

Pictet Asset Management launches new absolute return fund

Thu, 08/06/2006 - 07:00

Pictet Asset Management (PAM) has launched the PF-Absolute Return Global Diversified, managed by Gianluca Oderda and Philippe Pol. »

Belgian pension fund appoints Key to manage its first hedge fund portfolio

Belgian pension fund appoints Key to manage its first hedge fund portfolio

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 06:57

Amonis, Belgium's pension fund for doctors, dentists and pharmacists, has appointed Key Asset Management to manage a USD 44m fund of hedge fund por »

Henderson Global Investors launches Global Multi-Strategy hedge fund

Henderson Global Investors launches Global Multi-Strategy hedge fund

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 06:56

Independent asset manager Henderson Global Investors has launched the Global Equity Multi-Strategy hedge fund. »

MGAI launches new fund to tap "credit markets rich in opportunities"

MGAI launches new fund to tap "credit markets rich in opportunities"

Fri, 02/06/2006 - 06:59

Mellon Global Alternative Investments Limited (MGAI), has expanded its fund of hedge funds range with the launch of the Mellon Credit Opportunities »

Vandertoorn to join Theta Capital Management

Vandertoorn to join Theta Capital Management

Mon, 29/05/2006 - 06:58

Theta Capital Management, the FoHF manager based in Amsterdam, is hiring Mark Vandertoorn as Head of Operations & Finance starting 1 July 2006. »

Close Fund Management raises GBP 145 million for Close AllBlue

Close Fund Management raises GBP 145 million for Close AllBlue

Fri, 26/05/2006 - 07:01

Close Fund Management has successfully raised GBP145 million from the placing of its new multi-asset class FoHF tailored for UK investors. »

Guggenheim Advisors appoints Managing Director for Europe

Guggenheim Advisors appoints Managing Director for Europe

Fri, 26/05/2006 - 06:58

NY-based FoHF manager Guggenheim Advisors has appointed Pierre-Olivier Masmejean as Managing Director - Europe/European Research Director. »

Integrated Asset Management acquires Attica Holdings UK

Integrated Asset Management acquires Attica Holdings UK

Tue, 16/05/2006 - 06:57

Integrated Asset Management plc (Integrated) has acquired a 50.1% controlling interest in London-based Attica Holdings and its fund of hedge fund s »

Torrey appoints new head of risk management

Torrey appoints new head of risk management

Mon, 08/05/2006 - 21:11

SEC-registered investment adviser Torrey Associates has appointed John Casano as Head of Risk Management.  »

HSBC Republic re-opens Alpha AdvantEdge funds to investors

HSBC Republic re-opens Alpha AdvantEdge funds to investors

Fri, 05/05/2006 - 07:57

HSBC Republic Investments Limited has re-opened its global long/short Alpha AdvantEdge funds following strong investment performance sin »

GT successfully launches open-ended China property fund

GT successfully launches open-ended China property fund

Wed, 03/05/2006 - 07:57

GT Financial Group launched a China property fund on 25 April 2006 - GT China Real Estate Fund, an open-ended fund domiciled in Cayman Islands. »

S&P launches pioneering service for valuing European structured finance bonds

S&P launches pioneering service for valuing European structured finance bonds

Wed, 26/04/2006 - 08:01

New initiative responds to growing concerns about illiquidity and opaque pricing of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities in Europ »

HFR Q1 2006 Report: Inflows reverse small loss from Q4 2005; average return for Q1 is 5.85 per cent; USD 6.4 billion in new FoHF assets

HFR Q1 2006 Report: Inflows reverse small loss from Q4 2005; average return for Q1 is 5.85 per cent; USD 6.4 billion in new FoHF assets

Fri, 21/04/2006 - 08:00

Hedge funds collected USD 24 billion in new flows in Q1 2006 taking total industry assets to USD 1.182 trillion according to HFR's lates »

Absolute Return and John Maudlin launch Millennium Wave Fund

Absolute Return and John Maudlin launch Millennium Wave Fund

Wed, 19/04/2006 - 08:00

Absolute Return Partners LLP and John Mauldin, have launched The Millennium Wave Fund (SICAV) PLC - a Malta-domiciled fund of hedge fund »

OMAM UK appoints new head of institutional business

OMAM UK appoints new head of institutional business

Tue, 18/04/2006 - 07:57

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) Limited (OMAM) has appointed Dermot Keegan as Managing Director of its institutional business. »

Comment: Where to find opportunities in 2006

Comment: Where to find opportunities in 2006

Fri, 07/04/2006 - 07:59

Dean Barr, Head of Liquid Investments at Citigroup Alternative Investments, looks at the prospects for the year ahead, and outlines area »

Asset Alliance launches Eastern European fund of funds

Asset Alliance launches Eastern European fund of funds

Fri, 07/04/2006 - 07:58

Asset Alliance International has responded to demand for diversified exposure to Central and Eastern Europe by launching a fund of funds fo »

Close Asset Management to acquire Fortune Group

Close Asset Management to acquire Fortune Group

Tue, 04/04/2006 - 07:13

Close Asset Management is acquiring, subject to regulatory approval, a majority stake in Fortune Group, the London-based hedge funds manager. »

The Hedgeweek Intervew: Coronation Fund Managers: "Doing fewer things better"

The Hedgeweek Intervew: Coronation Fund Managers: "Doing fewer things better"

Mon, 03/04/2006 - 08:00

Charles Barnick, CEO, Anthony Gibson, Investment Manager & Ken Lewis, Senior Investment Manager, discuss Coronation's investment app »

Alternative investments are a "permanent fixture" in institutional portfolios: Growing appetite for separating alpha and beta returns

Alternative investments are a "permanent fixture" in institutional portfolios: Growing appetite for separating alpha and beta returns

Fri, 31/03/2006 - 08:01

A new study by State Street reveals that hedge funds have shed their 'niche' status and are a firm part of the US institutional allocati »

Forsyth Partners launches new hedge fund concept

Forsyth Partners launches new hedge fund concept

Thu, 30/03/2006 - 08:00

International asset management group Forsyth Partners is launching a new Dublin listed fund of hedge funds - the Forsyth Multi Strategy »

Rockwater Hedge adds finance veteran to its board

Rockwater Hedge adds finance veteran to its board

Thu, 30/03/2006 - 07:57

Investment management firm Rockwater Hedge has added financial markets veteran Dr George Handjinicolaou to its board as an advisory member. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Philippe Bonnefoy, Director, Cedar Fund: Network of relationships provides competitive edge

The Hedgeweek Interview: Philippe Bonnefoy, Director, Cedar Fund: Network of relationships provides competitive edge

Fri, 24/03/2006 - 11:13

Philippe Bonnefoy highlights the investment strategy and manager selection criteria for the Cedar Fund. »

Dexion IPO raises GBP 130 million

Dexion IPO raises GBP 130 million

Fri, 24/03/2006 - 06:59

Dexion Capital has raised GBP 130 million for the London IPO of its latest fund of funds, Dexion Alpha Strategies Limited, which is advi »

Fauchier Partners appoints new Chairman and Chief Executive

Fauchier Partners appoints new Chairman and Chief Executive

Thu, 16/03/2006 - 06:57

Funds of hedge funds manager Fauchier Partners has appointed of Patrick Fauchier as Chairman of the Group and Christopher Fawcett as Chi »

Octane appoints Muirfield as investment advisor

Octane appoints Muirfield as investment advisor

Wed, 15/03/2006 - 07:00

Octane Management BVI Limited has appointed Muirfield Capital Management, LLC as an Investment Advisor on a moderate risk fund of funds »

Abria launches fund of energy hedge funds

Abria launches fund of energy hedge funds

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 07:00

Canadian alternative investment specialist Abria Alternative Investments, has launched a new diversified fund of energy hedge funds. »

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