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Investing in Hedge Funds

Hedge funds should form a larger part of multi-asset allocations

Fri, 31/03/2006 - 07:59

Allocations to asset classes such as hedge funds by European institutions are profoundly mistaken, argues Guy Fraser-Sampson. »

Latin American equity markets looking good for 2006

Wed, 29/03/2006 - 07:58

After three years of good performance, 2006 looks set to be another strong year for Latin American equity markets. »

Institutional investors edge back towards fohfs

Tue, 28/03/2006 - 07:58

Institutional investors have made a tentative shift back towards funds of hedge funds according to Investor Source's most recent Institutio »

Pension fund allocation to hedge funds continues to grow

Thu, 23/03/2006 - 06:59

A new Mercer survey shows the use of alternative investments continues to increase, in particular active management or so-called 'alpha' strategies. »

EDHEC and EuroPerformance release Alpha League Table for Spain and Italy

Fri, 17/03/2006 - 06:57

EDHEC and EuroPerformance have released their rankings of the top Italian and Spanish asset management companies -- the Alpha League Tab »

EDHEC challenges privatisation of French motorways

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 06:57

A new study by EDHEC has challenged the validity of the sale of the State's holding in Autoroutes du Sud (ASF). »

BISYS completes sale of Information Services group

Tue, 07/03/2006 - 06:58

BISYS has completed the previously announced sale of the companies that comprise its Information Services group to Open Solutions Inc. »

Mercer Report: Hedge fund industry faces 2006 performance challenges, but weathered a tough 2005 well

Mon, 06/03/2006 - 07:00

The 2006 outlook for the hedge fund industry looks challenging, following what will be remembered as a tough 2005, reports Mercer Investment »

Barclays Capital Equity Gilt Study 2006, Chapter 4: Implications and limitations of hedge fund returns, by Sree Kochugovindan

Fri, 03/03/2006 - 06:57

This extract from BarCap's Study examines the historical performance of hedge fund returns, and considers the relative merits/limitations o »

Shore provides tax break for UK hedge fund investors

Thu, 23/02/2006 - 06:59

Shore Capital is launching an innovative vehicle providing UK taxpayers with tax efficient participation in hedge funds and other altern »

Maximum Drawdown of Active Currency Indices

Thu, 23/02/2006 - 06:31

Using Monte Carlo analysis to explore the limitations of drawdown statistics in comparing active currency indices. »

Credit Suisse provides low correlation 'alternative' to alternative investments

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 06:58

Credit Suisse believes that its CS Nova (Lux) Commodity Plus Fund offers institutional investors a low correlation 'alternative' to alte »

Jersey Finance Chief to head up Equity Trust in the Channel Islands

Tue, 14/02/2006 - 14:04

Jersey Finance Chief Phil Austin is to become the new Managing Director of Equity Trust's Channel Islands operation. »

Hedge fund managers expand into CDOs and private equity

Mon, 13/02/2006 - 06:13

Contrary to recent press reports, the hedge fund industry is in good shape and expanding into new areas, say Peter Cockhill and James Ba »

Sangita Uberoi joins Charlemagne as Senior PortfolioManager

Thu, 26/01/2006 - 06:05

Emerging markets investment management specialist Charlemagne Capital has appointed Sangita Uberoi as Senior Asian Portfolio Manager. »

PCE Investors expands platform with tenth strategy

Mon, 23/01/2006 - 06:11

PCE Investors, the London-based investment management platform, has added the ABACO Financials Fund to its platform. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Andrew Collins, Director Business Development, Fortis Prime Fund Solutions

Fri, 20/01/2006 - 06:11

Andrew Collins outlines the global development of Fortis Prime Fund Solutions and also highlights some plans for 2006.&nbs »

Institutional investors don't know how to benefit from hedge funds

Tue, 17/01/2006 - 06:17

European institutional investors don't know how to benefit from hedge fund investments, according to a major new EDHEC survey »

Investment managers' global predictions for 2006

Fri, 13/01/2006 - 06:13

Investment managers expect 2006 equity performance in the major markets to lag behind the double-digit returns of 2005, according to a g »

ACP Capital prepares for AIM listing

Thu, 12/01/2006 - 06:11

ACP Capital Limited, a Jersey-based niche investment and fund manager, is preparing to list on London's Alternative Investment Market in »

Dow Jones Newswires adopts industry classification benchmark

Thu, 05/01/2006 - 06:13

Dow Jones Newswires is to adopt the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) as its classification standard for identifying industry grou »

Reader Offer: NetJets Europe unveils NetJets "10" private jet offer

Mon, 19/12/2005 - 06:07

Private jet company NetJets' new private members club "10" allows a limited number of our readers to take advantage of owning their very own private jet. From Decem »

Mayer & Hoffman appointed adviser to Munder Capital Management

Thu, 15/12/2005 - 06:13

Mayer & Hoffman Capital Advisors, LLC has been appointed Investment Adviser to Munder Capital Management's diversified multi-manager fund of hedge funds. Munder, a »

December market sentiment indicators

Wed, 14/12/2005 - 06:11

The majority of US hedge fund managers remain bullish in their outlook towards US equities according to Greenwich-Van's latest market sentiment indicators. Some 56 »

Isle of Man to open London office

Wed, 07/12/2005 - 06:03

The Isle of Man Treasury, in collaboration with Isle of Man Finance, is to open an office at No 1 Cornhill in the City of London. The office, which has been taken »

BNP Paribas funds Hedge Fund Centre at London Business School

Tue, 06/12/2005 - 06:11

BNP Paribas is to fund London Business School's Centre for Hedge Fund Research and Education for three academic years up to September 2008. This is the first time »

Barclays and Fortune offer retail hedge fund product

Mon, 21/11/2005 - 06:13

London-based Fortune Asset Management is to offer a GBP 7,000 minimum investment Barclays Bank hedge fund plan aimed at UK retail investors. The Barclays Market Wiz »

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. »

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