Investing in Hedge Funds

Union pension trustees look to hedge funds

The prospect of a weak bond market in 2005 is prompting a traditionally conservative group of US investors to consider hedge funds for the first time. Labour union »

Professor Richard Dale joins ProfitFundCom

Professor Richard Dale has joined ProfitFundCom AG as a senior advisor. Professor  Dales' appointment follows the announcement in November (see pervious Hedgeweek a »

Baring fund attracts GBP100m since March launch

Baring Asset Management's Baring Directional Global Bond Trust has attracted GBP 100 million from investors since launching on 12 March. To the end of November, the »

Central banks express mixed views on hedge funds

The Bank of England, the European Central Bank and Germany's Bundesbank expressed varying opinions this week over HF issues including leverage. The Bank of England »

AMG Capital Group to provide access to futures funds

AMG Capital Group, LLC was launched in Austin, Texas this week providing access to US commodity funds and domestic and offshore alternative vehicles. George Y. »

Cayman launch for Australian long/short equity fund

Sydney-based Vertex Capital Management has launched a Cayman LLC for overseas investors interested in its Australian Premium Equity Fund. APEF is a long/short equi »

Lyster Watson takes the wraps off hedge fund ranking system

Lyster Watson & Company has unveiled a ranking system that incorporates fund risk, return and strategy performance to identify superior hedge fund managers. By exam »

AP3 CEO appoints hedge fund expert to Executive Management Team

AP3's CEO Kerstin Hessius has appointed Brummer & Partners' Kerim Kaskal as the new head of asset management at the giant Swedish pension fund. Kaskal joins AP3 fro »

Guernsey investment funds reach GBP 70 billion level

Investment funds under management and administration in Guernsey increased by GBP 5.5bn in the three months to 30 September 2004 to reach GBP 69.1bn. Talmai Morgan, »

Reader Offer: Delegate discount for SUPER HEDGE 2005

Hedgeweek readers can avail of a 10% 'early bird' discount to attend SUPER HEDGE 2005 in Frankfurt and meet the top German institutional investors. The Bundesverban »

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