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Ian Cadby leads Liberty Ermitage MBO: Myners to chair new company

Ian Cadby leads Liberty Ermitage MBO: Myners to chair new company

Fri, 10/03/2006 - 08:02

Ian Cadby is heading the MBO of fund of hedge funds group Liberty Ermitage Jersey Limited, backed by Caledonia Investments and Paul Myne »

Banque Safdie launches largest 100% Latin American fund of funds

Banque Safdie launches largest 100% Latin American fund of funds

Thu, 09/03/2006 - 06:55

Banque Safdié has launched the Safdie Latam Fund, its first fund of hedge funds focused entirely on Latin America. »

HSBC appoints head of sales for France, Spain Benelux and Greece

HSBC appoints head of sales for France, Spain Benelux and Greece

Thu, 09/03/2006 - 06:54

HSBC Republic Investments Limited (HRIL) has appointed Kim Blackman in a new role as head of sales for France, Spain, Benelux and Greece »

Infinity launches tax-efficient hedge fund of funds

Infinity launches tax-efficient hedge fund of funds

Wed, 08/03/2006 - 06:57

Infinity Capital Group has launched a fund of hedge funds that only invests in strategies that yield significant tax efficiencies to hig »

Hedge funds drive growth in Asian equity market

Hedge funds drive growth in Asian equity market

Tue, 07/03/2006 - 06:57

Hedge funds that have set up shop in places like Singapore and Hong Kong generated 30 per cent of all reported commissions earned by brokers over th »

BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre: Hedge fund industry may need to restructure manager incentives as supply of alpha appears to dry up

BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre: Hedge fund industry may need to restructure manager incentives as supply of alpha appears to dry up

Fri, 03/03/2006 - 07:00

New research confirms and outlines the implications of the relationship between capital flows and risk-adjusted performance of funds of »

ABN AMRO closes acquisition of International Asset Management

ABN AMRO closes acquisition of International Asset Management

Thu, 02/03/2006 - 06:59

ABN AMRO Asset Management has completed its acquisition of 100 per cent of International Asset Management (IAM). »

Hedgeweek Special Focus: Schroders pays USD 142 million to create funds of hedge funds business with USD 3.2 billion in assets under management

Hedgeweek Special Focus: Schroders pays USD 142 million to create funds of hedge funds business with USD 3.2 billion in assets under management

Mon, 27/02/2006 - 06:59

Michael Dobson has upped the exposure of Schroders to alternative investments by acquiring FoHF NewFinance Capital - Hedgeweek unravels »

Saggezza to launch its first hedge fund of funds

Saggezza to launch its first hedge fund of funds

Thu, 23/02/2006 - 06:57

Newly formed Saggezza Investment Management, LLC (SIM) is planning to launch its first fund of hedge funds in June 2006. »

Stenham closes Universal II, launches new multi-strategy fund

Stenham closes Universal II, launches new multi-strategy fund

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 07:00

Strong inflows have prompted Stenham to close its Universal II fund and to open a new multi-strategy fund. »

Sharper Risk Adjusted Performance Measures (RAPMs): From Omega to AIRAP

Sharper Risk Adjusted Performance Measures (RAPMs): From Omega to AIRAP

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:17

Two measures that address weaknesses of the Sharpe ratio are the Omega measure and Alternative Investments Risk Adjusted Performance »

Hedgeweek Special Focus: New BlackRock will be a USD 1 trillion investment management powerhouse with a global footprint

Hedgeweek Special Focus: New BlackRock will be a USD 1 trillion investment management powerhouse with a global footprint

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:15

The merger of BlackRock and Merrill Lynch has created a new global investment player - Hedgeweek unravels the detail and highlights the »

Altedge Diversified Fund gets AA rating from Allenbridge Hedgeinfo

Altedge Diversified Fund gets AA rating from Allenbridge Hedgeinfo

Thu, 16/02/2006 - 06:11

The Altedge Diversified Fund SPC has been awarded an 'AA' rating by Allenbridge Hedgeinfo. »

Shore Capital appoints Director of Alternative Investments

Shore Capital appoints Director of Alternative Investments

Thu, 16/02/2006 - 00:30

Shore Capital Group plc has expanded its alternative assets fund management business with the appointment of a Director of Alternative I »

EFG International to acquire Capital Management Advisors

EFG International to acquire Capital Management Advisors

Wed, 15/02/2006 - 20:09

EFG International has reached an agreement to acquire the total share capital of the fund of hedge funds manager Capital Management Advi »

Investable Indices - Some Technical Considerations

Investable Indices - Some Technical Considerations

Wed, 15/02/2006 - 06:17

In this article we consider some technical questions on the construction of investable indices before briefly reviewing the main indice »

Fortune Group new hires to focus on UK and USA

Fortune Group new hires to focus on UK and USA

Wed, 15/02/2006 - 06:13

London-based alternative asset management firm The Fortune Group has appointed two new staff to focus on growing the business in the UK »

Matrix Group appoints team of hedge fund specialists

Matrix Group appoints team of hedge fund specialists

Wed, 15/02/2006 - 06:07

Matrix Group has appointed of four new partners of Matrix Alternative Asset Management (MAAM), the group's newly formed hedge fund divis »

ALTIN's strong 2005 investment performance continues in 2006

ALTIN's strong 2005 investment performance continues in 2006

Wed, 15/02/2006 - 00:30

Alternative investment company ALTIN's strong performance in 2005 (+9.01 per cent) has continued into January with the firm up +6.20 per »

SHK and GFIA launch fund of Latin American hedge funds

SHK and GFIA launch fund of Latin American hedge funds

Wed, 15/02/2006 - 00:18

GFIA, Asia's oldest hedge fund research firm, has launched The Latin American Fund of Funds with seed capital from Sun Hung Kai Financia »

Dexion Capital and ABN AMRO plan LSE-listed fund of hedge funds

Dexion Capital and ABN AMRO plan LSE-listed fund of hedge funds

Mon, 13/02/2006 - 06:17

Dexion Capital Plc and ABN AMRO are in the initial stages of preparing to launch a fourth London Stock Exchange-listed fund of hedge fun »

A Guide to Outsourcing The Administration Of Hedge Funds: Part 6: Creating a Long-Term Relationship

A Guide to Outsourcing The Administration Of Hedge Funds: Part 6: Creating a Long-Term Relationship

Mon, 13/02/2006 - 06:13

Creating a Long-Term Relationship - Common Problem Areas  »

Matrix secures limited capacity from Winton for Ascension Plan top-up

Matrix secures limited capacity from Winton for Ascension Plan top-up

Fri, 10/02/2006 - 06:07

Matrix has re-opened the Matrix Ascension Plan 2 for up to GBP 10 million of new subscriptions for a limited period between 6 Februa »

Albertini SYZ hires new head of Italian business development

Albertini SYZ hires new head of Italian business development

Thu, 09/02/2006 - 06:11

Albertini Syz Investimenti Alternativi SGR has appointed David Basola as Head of Business Development for Italy. »

Lauralouise Duffy to drive Infiniti Capital's global strategic development

Lauralouise Duffy to drive Infiniti Capital's global strategic development

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:13

Infiniti Capital AG has engaged Lauralouise Duffy is to spearhead its global strategic development. »

IXIS structures Phénix CFO for AGF Alternative Asset Management

IXIS structures Phénix CFO for AGF Alternative Asset Management

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:11

IXIS Corporate & Investment Bank has completed a Collateralized Fund Obligation (CFO) deal for AGF Alternative Asset Management (AAA »

Recent PE market strength could mean disappointing returns

Recent PE market strength could mean disappointing returns

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:11

With substantial new inflows of institutional money chasing the limited capacity of top-tier managers, many investors may be disappointe »

SpotLite FTSE 350 Index Feb 6th - Part IV

SpotLite FTSE 350 Index Feb 6th - Part IV

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:00

Report I »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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