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Fairfield Straits Lion launches new Asian long-short equity fund

Fri, 11/11/2005 - 06:07

Fairfield Straits Lion Asset Management Limited (FSL) has added further Asian long/short equity expertise to its platform with the Fairfield Areca Asian Equity Fund. »

KGR Capital to launch first UK-listed fund of Asian hedge funds

Mon, 07/11/2005 - 06:03

KGR Capital is to launch the first UK-listed Asian fund of hedge funds, the KGR Absolute Return PCC Limited. »

Comment: Baring Asset Management's chief investment officer looks to Asia as he warns of global instability

Tue, 01/11/2005 - 06:13

Baring Asset Management (BAM) says that while global economies face a period of instability, Asian markets are set for sustained relative out performance. This them »

Canadian Pension Funds: End of restrictions on foreign investments spells new opportunities for alternative investing

Mon, 31/10/2005 - 06:11

Canadian plan sponsors intend to increase allocations to non-domestic alternative investments by 50 per cent, according to new research. Although strong asset growt »

Chapwood Capital focuses on building manager platform

Mon, 31/10/2005 - 06:09

Chapwood Capital LLC's new alternative investment management firm is targeting institutional investors, high net worth individuals and family offices. The firm's c »

Man Investments names Head of Middle East Institutional Sales

Tue, 25/10/2005 - 07:03

Man Investments has appointed Patrick Merville as Deputy Regional Manager and Head of Institutional Sales for the Middle East. Merville, born in Lebanon, was previ »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Taking independent pricing to the next level: Peter Jones, Director, Securities Evaluation Services, Standard & Poor's

Mon, 10/10/2005 - 07:17

Peter Jones outlines the value-added S&P* fixed income securities evaluation services available to hedge fund managers and institutional investors. »

Improving investment returns in a risk-averse environment

Mon, 10/10/2005 - 07:13

Continental Europe's pension funds and other institutional investors face a real dilemma, according to new report from Greenwich Associates.And the big question is: »

7. Risk Management and the Magic of Diversification

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Few private investors will have managed to escape from the words "risk management" in the process of making their investment decisions. »

6. Multi-manager Funds: Safer & Better

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

The buzz words over the past two years have been the 'new economy', the 'internet and the 'dot com' boom. »

5. Marketing Hedge Funds to High Net Worth Clients

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

According to one research report (published by marketresearch.com), high net worth individuals, at least In Europe, are classified as those with in excess of EUR 300,000 (US »

4. 'Public' is not necessarily to be preferred

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

One good way of annoying fund salesmen, those from publicly-listed investment groups like Investec, Man Group or Singer & Friedlander, is to enquire whether »

3. From Boutique to Department Store: Growing a hedge fund business By Craig Reeves, Managing Director, Platinum Capital Management

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Only 10 years ago, the image of a typical hedge fund operation would have been of a compact office on Park Avenue or Wall Street, a small yet highly motivated te »

2. Expatriate Money Matters By Paul Graham

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Working & living overseas, either on a contractual basis o provides every British expatriate with r in a more permanent role, the ideal opportunity to increa »

1. An Investor's Guide to Hedge Funds

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Hedge funds have historically lodged in a dark corner of the investment universe, where investors and regulators were happy to leave them. »

Transition management - too important to leave to chance

Tue, 27/09/2005 - 07:17

Almost half of all asset transition managers are hired by US plan sponsors without a formal search or outside advice, according to new research. The study by Greenw »

Jacob Schmidt sets up alternative investment strategy research firm

Thu, 22/09/2005 - 07:13

Hedge fund consultant Jacob H Schmidt has set up a new venture focusing on research into alternative investment strategies and risk management. Schmidt Research Par »

Are Latin American hedge funds the new El Dorado?

Tue, 20/09/2005 - 07:13

Funds investing in Latin America - mostly based in Brazil - enjoyed outstanding results between 2002 and 2004. < »

Platinum Capital Management launches Platinum Global Dividend Fund

Fri, 16/09/2005 - 07:03

Platinum Capital Management is aiming to achieve consistent capital growth and pay significant annual cash dividends to investors wit »

SPARX and IXIS launch Asian alternatives joint venture

Mon, 12/09/2005 - 07:07

SPARX Asset Management and IXIS CIB have agreed to form a joint venture focused on creating managed funds of alternative assets in Asia. The partners will join the »

Baring Asset Management launches EMEA hedge fund

Fri, 09/09/2005 - 07:11

Baring Asset Management is launching its third long/short equity hedge fund, the Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund. The fund will be available to institutional investors and HNWIs from 1 Nove »

Man offers new opportunity to access flagship product

Mon, 05/09/2005 - 07:11

Man Investments is giving investors a fresh opportunity to access Man-IP 220 Limited, a flagship structured product, through new EUR and USD bond classes. When it w »

Highbridge looks to Fidelity for new managing director

Tue, 30/08/2005 - 07:07

Highbridge Capital Management has hired former Fidelity portfolio manager William Eigen as the firm's new managing director and senior portfolio manager. Eigen wil »

Atlantic Link Management Services Ltd hires new staff

Thu, 25/08/2005 - 07:07

Atlantic Link Management Services Ltd has appointed two new senior consultants, one consultant, and a general manager. Peter Black and John Comben join the investme »

Comment: There are opportunities beyond capacity constraints

Tue, 23/08/2005 - 07:13

Forsyth Partners remains bullish about future opportunities, despite widespread concerns over increasing capacity constraints in the hedge fund industry. The company's view is that capacity »

US institutional plans report positive but slow progress for first half

Fri, 19/08/2005 - 07:07

The median US corporate, public, and foundation/endowment plan experienced positive results for the second quarter of 2005, according to a Mercer survey. According to Mercer »

Hedge Funds Programme at London Business School

Thu, 18/08/2005 - 07:09

The London Business School is conducting an intensive Hedge Funds Programme on 22 & 23 September 2005. This comprehensive two-day programme provides you with the kn »

Market research: Russian millionaires race ahead in wealth market

Fri, 05/08/2005 - 08:00

Russian millionaires are consolidating their position as Eastern Europe's No1 wealth management market opportunity according to new research. The research by Scorpi »

Eurex US platform expands into Forex market

Mon, 01/08/2005 - 08:00

Eurex will leverage the 23 hour t »

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