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Hedgeweek Comment: Happy demise

Mon, 28/07/2008 - 07:02

The era of the baby boomer - a loosely defined term, but usually understood to encompass those born during the post-World War II baby boom between 1946 and the early 1960s - is coming to a »

Hedgeweek Comment: Absolute trouble

Thu, 24/07/2008 - 07:05

Troubled hedge fund Absolute Capital Management has closed one of its hedge funds and its office in Mallorca as poor performance and a big loss for the year cast a shadow over the firm's e »

Hedgeweek Comment: US-India nuclear deal will spur hedge funds towards subcontinent

Wed, 23/07/2008 - 07:05

Prime minister Manmohan Singh won a vote of confidence in India's parliament yesterday with a comfortable margin. »

Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 07:01

The Risk and Asset Management research centre at French business school Edhec notes that June saw a very sharp decline in the stock markets with the S&P 500 plungi »

Meadowbrook Capital Management launches second hedge fund

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:59

Meadowbrook Capital Management, a hedge fund manager with offices in New York and Chicago, has launched its second fund, the Meadowbrook Beta Neutr »

Structured credit hedge funds inch up in May with first positive returns since September

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:48

Both gross and net monthly returns were positive in May for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index compiled and calculated by Palomar Capital Advisors, marking the first monthly ga »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedgies are doing it for themselves

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 07:05

Yesterday, a former Bear Stearns hedge fund manager opened her own firm with nearly USD1bn in assets. »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index sees 1.33 per cent decline in June

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds declined by 1.33 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, and are now down by 2.09 per cent over the first si »

Quay Financials established in Gibraltar following Van der Moolen buyout

Mon, 14/07/2008 - 20:25

Quay Financials (Gibraltar), a brokerage and investment management firm created last month through a buyout from its Euronext Amsterdam-listed parent, is planning to develop its range of a »

Managed futures win favour with Australian investors, says SuperFund affiliate

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 22:43

The robust global performance of managed futures funds is now attracting the attention of Australian investors looking to strengthen portfolios during times of extreme global market volati »

Partners Group sees assets grow despite exchange rate fluctuations and hedge fund outflows

Wed, 09/07/2008 - 00:49

Switzerland-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has reported that its estimated net assets under management grew by CHF1bn to CHF25.4bn over the first half of the year, while di »

Event-driven funds suffer as hedge fund indices post mixed June returns

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 16:30

Four of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net of fees losses in June, although only one - convertible arbitrage - lost ground overall in the seco »

Assured Fund on target to reach USD1bn by year-end, says traded life settlement manager

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 00:19

The performance of traded life settlement vehicle Assured Fund at a time of unprecedented volatility is attracting major institutional interest, according to fund manager Policy Selection, »

Hedgeweek Comment: Shorting hits India

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 07:00

Indian stock markets have been witnessing a bloodbath of late, and India-focused hedge funds, which earlier were pushing up the market to unprecedented heights, are now looking to benefit »

Fincere launches fund to capitalise on increasing emerging markets focus

Sun, 06/07/2008 - 23:15

London-based investment manager and corporate advisory firm Fincere has announced the launch of a hedge fund targeting global emerging markets, the Fincere Emerging Markets Portfolio Fund, »

Nomura Asset Management launches new alpha-oriented fixed-income business

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 01:15

Nomura Asset Management USA has announced the launch of Nomura Global Alpha, a New York-based venture focused on managing alpha-oriented fixed-income products and solutions for both instit »

Investcorp single manager hedge fund platform reaches USD2bn in assets

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 11:00

Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has announced that the managers in its single-manager platform, launched in 2005 to support emerging talent in the hedge fund indust »

Yorkville expands presence in Japan and Greece through joint venture

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 00:31

Yorkville Advisors, a private investment firm that specialises in structured finance and direct investments, has expanded its operations to Athens and Tokyo through a joint venture with Ax »

RWC Partners recruits Asian equity team to launch new hedge fund

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:55

RWC Partners, which recently changed its name from MPC Investors, has announced the recruitment of Carmel Peters and Kirsty McLaren from Sofaer Cap »

SVM sees short opportunities in UK consumer stocks

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 17:21

A net short stance maintained since November 2007 has enabled the SVM Highlander Fund to produce a positive year-to-date performance and to achieve estimated returns of 7 per cent in the f »

Pamplona Capital Management recruits Bear team to launch credit opportunity fund

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 16:05

Pamplona Capital Management has recruited Yves Leysen from Bear Stearns as a partner with responsibility for managing the Pamplona Credit Opportunity Fund, a multistrategy credit opportuni »

Hedgeweek Comment: Take it easy until troubled times are over

Thu, 19/06/2008 - 07:05

Hedge funds are known for their active and aggressive investment strategies, but they seem to be resigned to the fact that hard-line tactics may not get them far during this turbulent peri »

Absolute Capital shares plummet after shareholders approve Argo demerger

Wed, 18/06/2008 - 21:56

Absolute Capital Management, the London-listed hedge fund manager that has been under a shadow since the dramatic walk-out last September of co-founder Florian Homm and the subsequent disc »

First quarter hedge fund inflows slump, says Lipper Tass report

Wed, 18/06/2008 - 02:34

Net hedge fund industry inflows slumped to USD2.62bn during the first quarter of 2008, according to the latest Lipper Tass study. »

The Hedgeweek Interview - Aminkhan Aladin, chief executive of Aladdin Capital: "The hedge fund industry is at another turning point"

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 06:58

Mitsubishi Corporation invested USD39m last month to acquire a 19.5 per cent stake in Aladdin Capital Holdings, an alternative investment manager specialising in fixed-income hedge funds a »

Man Group takes strategic partnership in Bermuda's Nephila Capital

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 00:16

London-listed alternative investment manager Man Group has agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Nephila Capital, a specialist manager working with insurance-based instruments such as i »

Canada's Acuity Investment Management launches 130/30 vehicle

Sun, 08/06/2008 - 15:46

Toronto-based Acuity Investment Management has launched a new pooled fund that combines long and short strategies, the Acuity Pooled 130/30 Fund, to help investors maximise return potentia »

Hedgeweek Comment: TCI may be seeking a new target

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 07:00

The Children's Investment Fund Management seems to have its fingers in many, many pies. »

Charlemagne Capital launches first Middle East and North Africa fund

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 23:20

Specialist emerging markets hedge fund manager Charlemagne Capital has announced the launch this month of its first Middle East and North Africa fund, the Magna MENA Fund, which will inves »

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers Ucits III long/short European equity strategy

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:39

GAM has launched GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic, an absolute return fund that uses the Ucits III framework to offer retail clients access to a strategy involving long and short investmen »

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