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SpotLite FTSE350 Weekly Technical Report 6 February 2006 - Part II

SpotLite FTSE350 Weekly Technical Report 6 February 2006 - Part II

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:00

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A Guide to Outsourcing The Administration Of Hedge Funds: Part 2: Self-Administration versus Outsourcing

A Guide to Outsourcing The Administration Of Hedge Funds: Part 2: Self-Administration versus Outsourcing

Fri, 03/02/2006 - 06:13

The second of a six-part series by Dermot S.L. »

Copernico strengthens its investment team

Copernico strengthens its investment team

Thu, 02/02/2006 - 06:11

Latin America specialist Copernico Capital Partners (Copernico), has strengthened its investment team with the appointment of Andre Cald »

Man Investments to launch global IP 220 product in six regions

Man Investments to launch global IP 220 product in six regions

Wed, 01/02/2006 - 11:07

Man Investments is launching Man IP 220 International Ltd, a global hedge fund product offering unique access to its successful IP 220 p »

PAAMCO Europe strengthens manager research capability

PAAMCO Europe strengthens manager research capability

Tue, 31/01/2006 - 06:17

Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO) has appointed Erik Bernhardt as an Associate Director in the firm's London office. »

Ivy names new CIO and co-Presidents

Ivy names new CIO and co-Presidents

Tue, 31/01/2006 - 06:15

Ivy Asset Management has appointed Sean Simon and Michael Singer as co-Presidents and Adam Geiger as the firm's Chief Investment Officer »

Helping funds meet the needs of foreign investors

Helping funds meet the needs of foreign investors

Tue, 31/01/2006 - 06:07

The Safdié family has a long tradition in the Latin American financial sector, h »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Fred Siegrist, CEO, RMF: The investment and manager selection processes that drive fund of hedge fund performance.

The Hedgeweek Interview: Fred Siegrist, CEO, RMF: The investment and manager selection processes that drive fund of hedge fund performance.

Fri, 27/01/2006 - 06:17

Fred Siegrist provides a compelling insight into the thinking that underpins the investment processes at RMF, the asset management divis »

Why do funds of funds perform poorly in periods of market stress?

Why do funds of funds perform poorly in periods of market stress?

Tue, 24/01/2006 - 06:19

Emily Porter, Senior Analyst, Asset Alliance, examines the increasingly short equity market downside risk being taken on by many funds o »

Commitment' the key to alternative funds servicing market

Commitment' the key to alternative funds servicing market

Tue, 24/01/2006 - 06:05

By Jose Santamaria,Head of Institutional Sales and Relationship Management, Channel Islands Royal Bank of Canada, Global Private Banking »

Harcourt buys 51 per cent of NIBC Petercam Gestion

Harcourt buys 51 per cent of NIBC Petercam Gestion

Mon, 23/01/2006 - 06:17

Harcourt Investment Consulting AG has agreed to buy 51 per cent of NIBC Petercam Gestion shares from NIBC Group.  »

ABN AMRO Asset Management to acquire USD 2.6 bn IAM

ABN AMRO Asset Management to acquire USD 2.6 bn IAM

Fri, 20/01/2006 - 06:27

ABN AMRO Asset Management is acquiring International Asset Management (IAM), the London and New York-based fund of hedge funds manager.< »

AIG Private Bank prepares hedge fund solution with weekly liquidity

AIG Private Bank prepares hedge fund solution with weekly liquidity

Fri, 20/01/2006 - 06:11

Zurich-based AIG Private Bank is preparing to register a new fund of hedge funds in Luxemburg and Germany. »

Cayman&#039;s foresight bears dividends

Cayman's foresight bears dividends

Thu, 19/01/2006 - 06:05

When  the  Cayman  Islands  enacted  the territory's  Mutual  Funds  Law  in  1993,&nb »

Harcourt Partners changes name, prepares for Jhangiani fund launch

Harcourt Partners changes name, prepares for Jhangiani fund launch

Fri, 13/01/2006 - 06:13

Harcourt Partners SA has changed its name to Peak Partners SA as of 1 January 2006 and is preparing to launch a new fund run by Nikhil J »

HSBC launches German tax compliant fund admin solution

HSBC launches German tax compliant fund admin solution

Thu, 12/01/2006 - 06:17

HSBC's Alternative Fund Services has released a German tax compliant version of its core hedge fund accounting system, Advent Geneva. »

EDHEC and La Tribune produce the first FoHFs rankings in France

EDHEC and La Tribune produce the first FoHFs rankings in France

Thu, 05/01/2006 - 06:13

French financial newspaper La Tribune has asked EDHEC to apply the same approach as its Euro Performance-EDHEC Style Ratings to fu »

Charlemagne looks to tap India potential with new capital fund

Charlemagne looks to tap India potential with new capital fund

Wed, 04/01/2006 - 06:13

Charlemagne Capital has launched the Magna India Fund, which aims to tap into the potential of India's stock markets. »

GAIM Advisors launches new CHF share class for GAIM hedge fund

GAIM Advisors launches new CHF share class for GAIM hedge fund

Wed, 21/12/2005 - 06:13

GAIM Advisors Ltd (GAIM) is to launch a new Swiss Franc (CHF) share class for the GAIM Hedge Fund to accompany the existing USD, EUR and GBP classes.  Demand from »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Barbara Rupf Bee, CEO, HSBC Republic Investments Limited: The challenges of thinking global, acting local

The Hedgeweek Interview: Barbara Rupf Bee, CEO, HSBC Republic Investments Limited: The challenges of thinking global, acting local

Fri, 16/12/2005 - 06:17

Barbara Rupf Bee was appointed Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Republic Investments Limited (HRIL), the HSBC Group's dedicated fund of hedge fund investment adviser, in September 2005, »

Vontobel Group moves into hedge funds market with Harcourt stake

Vontobel Group moves into hedge funds market with Harcourt stake

Fri, 16/12/2005 - 06:13

Swiss private bank Vontobel Holding AG is acquiring NIB Capital NV's 56 per cent holding in Zurich-based Harcourt Investment Consulting AG. Harcourt, a recognized p »

EDHEC study finds strategic allocation key to added FoHF value

EDHEC study finds strategic allocation key to added FoHF value

Tue, 13/12/2005 - 06:11

Fund of hedge funds add value through strategic allocation rather than active management, according to a new study by EDHEC. Despite institutional investors' growin »

PdMV launches first fund of hedge funds

PdMV launches first fund of hedge funds

Fri, 09/12/2005 - 06:13

PdMV Capital has launched its first Fund of Hedge Funds, PdMV hedge Diversified -- the PhD Fund - which is aimed at institutional investors. The fund is designed t »

Dexion raises GBP 133m through multi-currency share issue

Dexion raises GBP 133m through multi-currency share issue

Fri, 09/12/2005 - 06:07

London Stock Exchange-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute Limited has completed a multi-currency share issue raising GBP 133 million. Following the issue, wh »

Gérard Maarek appointed Senior Economic Adviser at EDHEC

Gérard Maarek appointed Senior Economic Adviser at EDHEC

Thu, 08/12/2005 - 06:07

Gérard Maarek has been appointed Senior Economic Adviser to EDHEC, working in the group's new economic research centre. Maarek, a graduate of the Ecole Polytechniq »

MT Thaler hires Chief Operating Officer

MT Thaler hires Chief Operating Officer

Wed, 07/12/2005 - 06:07

MT Thaler Investment Management (Cayman) Ltd has hired Peter McGregor for the position of chief operating officer (COO) effective 1 December 2005. MT Thaler, with »

Funds of hedge funds and UK institutional investors

Funds of hedge funds and UK institutional investors

Tue, 06/12/2005 - 06:13

Many UK institutional investors - the large pension funds, local authorities and charities - are now showing keen interest in alternative investments. Indications a »

HSBC European Absolute raise further capital with placing and offer

HSBC European Absolute raise further capital with placing and offer

Mon, 05/12/2005 - 06:13

HSBC European Absolute Limited (European Absolute) is to raise extra capital with a placing and offer for subscription of Sterling Hedged and Euro shares. The offe »

Kyte, Talisman and Habib to launch fund management business

Kyte, Talisman and Habib to launch fund management business

Fri, 02/12/2005 - 06:07

The Kyte Group, Talisman Global Asset Management and Dr Rami Habib have launched a new fund management business, KTH Fund Management LLP.  KTH has a mandate to ide »

HSBC launches new private equity platform

HSBC launches new private equity platform

Mon, 28/11/2005 - 06:13

HSBC's Alternative Fund Services has launched a customised private equity administration platform tailored to the specific needs of its private equity clients. "As »

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