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BISYS extends closing date for sale of information services

Wed, 01/03/2006 - 06:57

The BISYS Group Inc has extended the closing date for the sale of its Information Services Group to Open Solutions Inc. »

PFPC International names new head of hedge fund services

Tue, 28/02/2006 - 07:00

PFPC Worldwide Inc has named Graham Kennedy head of hedge fund services for its Dublin, Ireland-based affiliate, PFPC International Ltd. »

The case for the Omega function

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:29

The Omega function and associated metrics offer a solution to the limitations of parametric approaches to investment performance app »

Merriman Curhan Ford & Co appoints heads of new Capital Access Group

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 06:59

Securities broker-dealer and investment bank Merriman Curhan Ford has hired Michael Fitzsimmons and David Schane to lead its new Capital »

DeAM strengthens NA Alternative and Quantitative Business teams

Mon, 13/02/2006 - 06:11

Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM), has recruited Stephane Amara and Eddie Vandiver to develop its Alternative and Quantitative Business i »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Jon Hitchon, Head of Global Prime Services, Deutsche Bank: Focusing on smart solutions for hedge funds

Fri, 10/02/2006 - 06:19

Jon Hitchon outlines recent changes at Deutsche Bank (DB) and reviews the key hedge fund trends tracked by the Global Prime Services bus »

Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

Wed, 08/02/2006 - 06:11

In recent years equity swaps have emerged as one of a series of equity derivative products that are playing an increasingly integral par »

SpotLite FTSE 350 Index Feb 6th - Part V

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:00

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OMAM hires UK statistical arbitrage team, plans new launches

Thu, 02/02/2006 - 06:03

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) Ltd has hired Paul Simpson and John Dow to launch a statistical arbitrage hedge fund. »

Hedge funds compete for assets while dealers compete for funds

Wed, 01/02/2006 - 06:13

Competition is intensifying among European hedge funds for investor assets and among prime brokers fighting for hedge funds business, sa »

Deutsche bank appoints new head of securities lending

Mon, 30/01/2006 - 06:11

Deutsche Bank has appointed Anthony Byrne as Head of Securities Lending within the bank's Global Markets division. »

Morgan Stanley and BlackRock: A fact file

Fri, 27/01/2006 - 06:27

Is Morgan Stanley acquiring BlackRock? »

Hedge funds can cut portfolio risk in half

Thu, 26/01/2006 - 06:17

A new study by EDHEC shows that an allocation of 20 per cent to hedge funds can reduce a fund's probability of extreme loss by 50 per ce »

Citigroup hires Coyne to expand FX Prime Brokerage

Mon, 16/01/2006 - 06:17

Andrew Coyne has moved from Deutsche Bank and joined Citigroup in London as Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage. »

Citigroup hires Coyne to expand FX Prime Brokerage

Thu, 12/01/2006 - 06:13

Andrew Coyne has moved from Deutsche Bank and joined Citigroup in London as Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage. »

National Union introduces hedge fund manager insurance policy

Wed, 11/01/2006 - 06:11

National Union Fire Insurance Company has introduced a new policy to protect hedge fund managers and directors against liability exposur »

Quantifi releases version 7.1 of its credit analytics Tookit package

Wed, 11/01/2006 - 06:11

Quantifi Inc, a provider of analytics and risk management solutions for the global credit markets, has released Toolkit version 7.1. »

Risks remain despite a relatively placid outlook for 2006

Tue, 03/01/2006 - 06:13

Like 2005, 2006 should see relatively buoyant growth and tame inflation. »

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Tue, 03/01/2006 - 06:03

At the end of November the Cayman Islands' hedge fund industry passed a milestone with the registration of the 10,000th fund to be authorised by the »

Banking total adds gloss to Guernsey fund success

Tue, 27/12/2005 - 06:11

Banking statistics announced this week are further evidence of a great year for Guernsey, according to GuernseyFinance chief executive Peter Niven. Deposits held wi »

Active style allocation adds significant value to a hedge fund portfolio

Wed, 21/12/2005 - 06:07

Active style allocation can add significant value to a hedge fund portfolio according to new research by the EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre. The re »

InteDelta launches risk health check for hedge funds

Mon, 12/12/2005 - 06:07

InteDelta, the risk management and financial consultancy, has launched a new risk health check for hedge funds. The health check, the first in a series the company »

GlobeOp appoints new head of European sales and marketing

Wed, 07/12/2005 - 15:37

GlobeOp Financial Services has appointed Simon Behan to the newly created post of head of European sales and marketing. Behan, who joined the firm on 5 December, pr »

Investors adapt to market downturn in US convertibles

Thu, 01/12/2005 - 06:07

The long-market value of institutional holdings of US convertibles plunged almost 20 per cent over the past year to approximately USD 240 billion. The drop is a res »

BGI announces new senior appointments and management changes

Thu, 24/11/2005 - 06:13

Barclays Global Investors (BGI), one of the world's largest asset managers has appointed several new senior staff and made some management changes. Malcolm Leigh, »

NA institutions view liquid equity derivatives as cash alternative

Tue, 22/11/2005 - 06:13

A growing number of North American institutional investors are using listed and highly liquid equity derivatives for hedging and investing purposes. This includes »

Evaluated pricing key to fixed income transparency

Tue, 15/11/2005 - 06:13

Global evaluated fixed income pricing is becoming increasingly accepted as an essential price source, according to a survey commissioned by Reuters. Traditionally, »

Citigroup Investment Deutschland launches third hedge fund

Mon, 14/11/2005 - 06:11

Citigroup Investment Deutschland KAG is planning to launch its third hedge fund under the German investment law. The new GLG Equities Long Short - CI fund will be »

MD Sass launches Asian equity investment management company

Mon, 14/11/2005 - 06:11

New York investment company MD Sass has launched a San Francisco-based Asian investment management company, Denahi Global Investments LLC.Denahi will seek to achiev »

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