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Tech Update: Cairn Capital to use Reoch CDO model in credit fund

Thu, 10/11/2005 - 06:17

Cairn Capital has selected Reoch Consulting's quasi-analytical CDO model to complement its suite of tools for pricing and risk managing correlation products. Cairn »

Quantifi enhances credit models with Markit benchmark pricing

Wed, 09/11/2005 - 06:13

Quantifi Inc it has integrated Markit Group Limited's credit default swap pricing into its credit models. Customers can now automatically calibrate Quantifi's adva »

George Weiss appoints new senior vice president

Thu, 03/11/2005 - 06:11

George Weiss Associates Inc, has hired John Gallagher as senior vice president and head of marketing and client service. Weiss joins the Hartford and New York domic »

Tech Update: Beauchamp Financial Technology launches API

Thu, 03/11/2005 - 06:06

Beauchamp Financial Technology (BFT) has extended its product suite with the launch of a new Application Programming Interface (API).  Beauchamp's API is two-way, »

Deutsche Bank licences Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 for SA ETF

Tue, 25/10/2005 - 07:13

STOXX has licensed its most successful blue-chip index, the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50, to Deutsche Bank as the underlying index for a South African ETF. »

Wood Creek names Avtar Vasu, as Chief Investment Officer

Wed, 12/10/2005 - 07:07

Wood Creek Capital Management, LLC has appointed Avtar Vasu as the firm's new Chief Investment Officer. »

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

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

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

5. Absolute Return Strategies: Developments in the Equity & Equity Derivatives markets

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

By Relative Value Group, Deutsche Bank Prime Services Opportunities for Absolute Return investment in the equity market are increasingly extending beyond some of the traditional ring-fenced »

4. Risk management and beyond

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Three reasons come to mind if asked why a risk management and monitoring framework should be put in place: satisfying external risk reporting needs; ensuring that possible losses/t »

3. Germany- a new hedge fund market

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Local regulations have until 2003 been a major constraint to launch hedge funds in Germany, and have prevented German investors from directly investing in non-German funds.< »

2. Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

In recent years equity swaps have emerged as one of a series of equity derivative products that are playing an increasingly integral part in how hedge funds gain exposure to »

Natexis hires non-bank FI relationship head for London

Thu, 29/09/2005 - 07:13

The London branch of Natexis Banques Populaires has hired a Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions. Steve Day will develop the bank's corporate banking relationsh »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Disciplined process generates consistent returns: Ben Walker, Co-Manager of The AlphaGen Aldebaran Fund Limited

Tue, 27/09/2005 - 07:13

The AlphaGen Aldebaran Fund Limited was launched on 1 March 2005 and is managed by Neil Rogan & Ben Walker. »

Global equity derivatives revenues to grow to USD 20 billion in 2007

Mon, 19/09/2005 - 07:13

Prime brokerage and trading in equity derivatives are offering attractive growth opportunities to investment banks, according to Boston Consulting Group. While the »

Has the Dublin administration scene really changed?

Tue, 13/09/2005 - 07:05

Dublin has a well-earned reputation as a financial services centre, and particularly as a centre for the administration of both traditional mutual funds and hedge funds. »

Nationwide launches US-based alternative investment platform

Mon, 05/09/2005 - 07:17

New Jersey-based Nationwide Planning Associates (NPA) has created an alternative investment platform aimed at high net worth and institutional investors. NPA's regi »

GFI Group to acquire leading oil derivatives broker

Thu, 01/09/2005 - 07:13

GFI Group Inc is to acquire Starsupply Petroleum LLC, a leading broker of oil products and related derivative and option contracts. GFI Group is a leading inter-dea »

Hedge Funds Programme at London Business School

Thu, 01/09/2005 - 07:13

The London Business School is conducting an intensive Hedge Funds Programme on 30-31 March 2006. This comprehensive two-day programme provides you with the knowledg »

Credit Suisse UK appoints new Head of Hedge Fund Advisory Group

Mon, 22/08/2005 - 07:07

Credit Suisse UK (CSUK) has appointed Eleonore Dachicourt as Head of the Hedge Fund Advisory Group for private clients advised out of London.  Dachicourt, who will report to Craig Lewis, Di »

AXIOM Global Trading launches hedge fund marketing firm

Mon, 08/08/2005 - 07:05

New York-based AXIOM Global Trading has launched AXIOM Global Capital, a NYC-based Alternative Investment Marketing and Placement Strategist Firm. "AXIOM Global Ca »

Baring Asset Management launches single strategy Japan hedge fund

Mon, 18/07/2005 - 07:11

Baring Asset Management (BAM) is seeking returns of 15 per cent per annum for its new Baring Japan Absolute Return Fund, which launched on 1 July.  The fund, which »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Nick Roe, Global Head of Prime Services, Deutsche Bank

Fri, 01/07/2005 - 07:17

Turbine financing is taking off and leading Deutsche Bank to new heights as Nick Roe outlines recent changes and highlights key trends. HW: You've made a nu »

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions opens Geneva subsidiary

Thu, 30/06/2005 - 07:03

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions is increasing its European presence by establishing a new Geneva-based Swiss subsidiary. Recognized as a leading service provider to hed »

Comment: Quality pays

Tue, 28/06/2005 - 07:13

Consolidation in the hedge fund industry is inevitable but will ultimately generate new investment opportunities, says Jason Webster of Sagitta Asset Management. Mr »

Research explores investor-driven approach to packaging of alpha

Thu, 23/06/2005 - 07:13

A new research paper from Edhec shows how the alpha benefits of using fixed-income derivatives can be successfully transported to a core investor portfolio. The pap »

Nomura launches Altrus equity derivatives platform

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:07

Nomura has launched a new equity derivatives service platform aiming to combine trading speed and innovation with asset management service focus. Nomura aims to off »

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