Investing in Hedge Funds

Increase in institutional demand to transform the hedge fund industry

Increase in institutional demand to transform the hedge fund industry

Mon, 20/09/2004 - 07:13

Institutional investors' appetite for hedge funds will dramatically increase causing significant structural and operational shifts according to a new study. The »

Richard Johnston to head Albourne Asia Office

Richard Johnston to head Albourne Asia Office

Wed, 15/09/2004 - 07:03

Richard Johnston, the ex-Head of Prime Brokerage for UBS in Asia, is joining Albourne to establish its Hong Kong office and to head its activities in Asia. Albourne »

Fortis strengthens Prime Fund Solutions team in Dublin

Fortis strengthens Prime Fund Solutions team in Dublin

Thu, 02/09/2004 - 09:00

Fortis Bank Information Banking has appointed three Relationship Managers to its Prime Fund Solutions office in Dublin. Lynn Winstanley has joined Prime Fund Solutions Ireland as Senior Rela »

Thames River launches hedge fund seeding vehicle

Thames River launches hedge fund seeding vehicle

Fri, 13/08/2004 - 07:01

Thames River Capital has launched a new fund of hedge funds to provide backing to promising new hedge fund start-ups. Managed by Ken Kinsey-Quick, who has over 10 years experience in selecti »

Summer 2004 Hedge Fund Barometer: Emerging markets, fixed income and equity market neutral strategies favoured as con arb loses lustre

Summer 2004 Hedge Fund Barometer: Emerging markets, fixed income and equity market neutral strategies favoured as con arb loses lustre

Fri, 30/07/2004 - 07:19

Tara Capital, the Geneva-based hedge fund advisory firm has released the latest results from their quarterly Hedge Fund Strategy Barometer (HFSB). »

Comment: Cinderella without a clock

Comment: Cinderella without a clock

Mon, 17/05/2004 - 07:21

John R.Taylor, Jr., Chief Investment Officer, FX Concepts, Inc.  examines the global  impact of rising US interest rates and forecasts the decline of the dollar. »

US pension plans report sharp increase in hedge fund allocations

US pension plans report sharp increase in hedge fund allocations

Wed, 31/03/2004 - 07:53

Hedge fund use by US pension funds, endowments, and foundations remained on a steep upward curve throughout 2003, with 23% of funds reporting hedge fund use as compared to j »

AIMA requests industry participation in NAV pricing research

AIMA requests industry participation in NAV pricing research

Thu, 25/03/2004 - 06:07

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), is requested assistance from investors and practitioners with its latest research project. »

RMF sponsors US long/short equity veteran Derchin

RMF sponsors US long/short equity veteran Derchin

Wed, 31/12/2003 - 07:21

RMF has commenced sponsorship of a US long/short equity fund managed by Derchin Management Inc. A substantial sum has been inj »

The Bank of New York launches compliance and investor validation tool

The Bank of New York launches compliance and investor validation tool

Fri, 28/11/2003 - 07:11

The Bank of New York has launched a new compliance and investor validation module on its proprietary web-based platform which provides comprehensive accounting, administ »

Capco and LJH FMS launch '911' crisis management offering

Capco and LJH FMS launch '911' crisis management offering

Wed, 26/11/2003 - 07:03

Capco, the global financial services and technology solutions provider, has teamed up with LJH Financial Marketing Strategies to form a new crisis management off »

Kurtosys launches web based investor servicing solution

Kurtosys launches web based investor servicing solution

Tue, 02/09/2003 - 08:00

The management software development company Kurtosys has developed a web based investor servicing solution for hedge funds and private equity managers. »

North American managers broaden usage of equity derivatives

North American managers broaden usage of equity derivatives

Wed, 13/08/2003 - 08:00

A number of US and Canadian asset managers are integrating equity derivatives as cash alternatives, going beyond their more accustomed use of these products as instruments f »

Man Investments and RMF launch joint product

Man Investments and RMF launch joint product

Mon, 14/07/2003 - 08:00

Man Investments and RMF have launched their first joint product called Man RMF Diversified, a fund of hedge funds. Man RMF Diversified, »

Deutsche Bank partners with Hedge Fund Research Europe

Deutsche Bank partners with Hedge Fund Research Europe

Tue, 17/06/2003 - 08:00

 Hedge Fund Research Europe (HFRE) and Deutsche Bank today announced that they have signed a partnership agreement allowing the bank to offer products to institutional and r »

Forsyth Partners recruits Brunner, expands alternatives focus

Forsyth Partners recruits Brunner, expands alternatives focus

Tue, 15/04/2003 - 11:00

Forsyth Partners has appointed Andy Brunner, the former head of asset allocation and global investment strategy at Aberdeen Asset Managers, as the Company's first Ch »

Aspect signs Australian joint venture partner

Aspect signs Australian joint venture partner

Fri, 28/03/2003 - 10:10

London-based Aspect Capital has signed a joint venture partnership agreement with Australia-based Select Asset Management Limited. »

US and UK taxmen scrutinise hedge funds

US and UK taxmen scrutinise hedge funds

Thu, 27/03/2003 - 07:30

In the wake of news that the IRS in the US and the UK's Inland Revenue are extending their tax nets to hedge funds, a leading hedge fund expert warned the move could inflict »

CMA develops new product for European insurers

CMA develops new product for European insurers

Fri, 21/03/2003 - 09:00

Capital Management Advisors Group says insurance groups are snapping up its new capital guaranteed, 15-year, Euro 135 million Note with 2.4 per cent annual coupon, linked to »

BlueX Index-Certificates launched in Austria

BlueX Index-Certificates launched in Austria

Tue, 18/03/2003 - 07:06

The first investment certificates on the BlueX hedge fund index which is managed by Vienna-based Benchmark Capital Management and calculated by the Vienna Stock Exchange are »

Thames River strengthens team ahead of launches

Thames River strengthens team ahead of launches

Mon, 27/01/2003 - 08:00

London-based Thames River's highly successful Nevsky team is to launch two new Global Emerging Market Funds. »

Hemisphere to launch h-EDGE technology platform

Hemisphere to launch h-EDGE technology platform

Mon, 13/01/2003 - 07:00

Hemisphere, a BISYS division and the largest hedge fund administrator in Europe as well as the third largest globally, is preparing to launch h-EDGE, an enhanced technology »

Thompson joins Gartmore European team

Thompson joins Gartmore European team

Wed, 20/11/2002 - 09:00

David Thompson, previously Director on the UK and European Sales team at Credit Suisse First Boston, has joined Gartmore as Investment Manager in London. »

Lauber joins Key in London

Lauber joins Key in London

Thu, 14/11/2002 - 13:57

Darren Lauber has joined the London office of Key Asset Management as a Research Analyst. Mr Lauber was previously a hedge fund researc »

HSBC plans to launch European market neutral fund

HSBC plans to launch European market neutral fund

Thu, 31/10/2002 - 09:00

HSBC Alternative Investments Limited (HAIL) has appointed Vincent Bourgeois and Michael O'Mara to jointly manage a new European equity market neutral fund, which will be lau »

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