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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 »

Insch Capital Management launches global macro fund with Charteris

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:57

Lugano-based alternative investment manager Insch Capital Management has launched a new BVI-domiciled hedge fund, Insch Insight, which contains a number of protected cell share classes ena »

Reech claims exceptional performance for debut real estate hedge fund

Wed, 21/05/2008 - 07:00

Specialist derivatives fund manager Reech Alternative Investment Management has reported that its Iceberg Alternative Real Estate Fund, a European real estate relative value fund, has deli »

Genesis Merchant Partners seeks loan opportunities in underserved markets

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 14:19

Sands Brothers Asset Management has announced the launch of the Genesis Merchant Partners fund, which provides asset-based and secured loans to companies that are unable to obtain credit f »

Laven Partners launches Redtower Global Macro Fund

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 14:00

London-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has advised Redtower Asset Management on the launch of its new currency fund, the Redtower Global Macro Fund. »

YouGov, Numis and Four launch consumer research-driven hedge fund

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:28

Market research firm YouGov, stockbroker Numis Corporation and specialist asset manager Four Capital Partners have announced an initial target of up to GBP25m for the launch of a research- »

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 07:05

Paulson & Co, the New York-based hedge fund manager that quadrupled its assets to USD30bn last year by betting on the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market, has bought 50 millio »

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:01

Policy Selection, manager of the Assured Fund life settlement investment product, predicts that the US traded life settlements market will grow in value to USD160bn by 2016, boosted by dem »

Phalanx Capital relaunches Asian volatility multistrategy fund with strategic investor

Thu, 15/05/2008 - 17:17

Chicago-based Phalanx Capital Management of Chicago has relaunched its volatility multistrategy fund with a strategic investment from Hong Kong-based Vision Investment Management. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Restructuring the order of the day?

Thu, 15/05/2008 - 07:05

London-listed hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management has unveiled plans to spin off its emerging market credit fund business, Argo Capital, as an independent entity. »

Hedge Vision looks for new seed investors as Japan fund winds down

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 23:03

Swiss-based manager Hedge Vision Capital has announced that following the winding down of its 15-month-old Japan Fund after heavy losses in January and substantial investor redemptions, th »

Magnum Global Investments sponsors Yield Curve Opportunity Fund

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 13:35

Investors looking for investment returns uncorrelated to the performance of equity markets can profit from arbitrage opportunities in yields on US Treasuries in the Yield Curve Opportunity »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge fund places faith in God

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 07:05

The credit crunch, which is still in full flow, has left many seasoned investors praying for a miracle. »

Energy sector funds lead hedge fund rally in April, says HFN

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 00:54

Early estimates indicate that the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal-weighted benchmark of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the 8,000 fund-strong »

Barclay CTA Index slips as managed futures experiences mixed fortunes in April

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 00:03

Managed futures funds lost ground for the second successive month in April, declining by an average of 0.27 per cent according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based in »

Magnum Global Investments sponsors Crestridge Capital long/short offshore fund

Sun, 11/05/2008 - 21:25

Magnum Global Investments is sponsoring a new offshore hedge fund whose strategy in its US limited partnership yielded net returns of 37.4 per cent last year and has gained 19.4 per cent y »

Emerging market hedge funds see assets decline in first quarter

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 18:39

Hedge funds offering exposure to emerging markets saw their assets under management fall by nearly 5 per cent in the volatile first quarter of 2008, with total capital declining from more »

Uncertainty for GLG Partners as emerging markets strategy plunges

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 07:01

GLG Partners, the London-based hedge fund manager that obtained a New York Stock Exchange listing last year through a reverse takeover, has reported virtually flat assets under management »

Kotak Mahindra launches first multistrategy equity fund

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:57

Kotak Mahindra (UK), a wholly-owned subsidiary of India's Kotak Mahindra Bank, has announced the launch of the Kotak India Dynamic Fund, a multistrategy equity fund that aims to generate a »

Hedgeweek Comment: Eggs in different baskets

Thu, 08/05/2008 - 15:24

The times are certainly changing. »

RAB Capital sees assets fall through performance and redemptions

Thu, 08/05/2008 - 07:00

London-based hedge fund manager RAB Capital has reported at its annual general meeting that assets under management have declined to USD6.34bn at the beginning of May, as a result of the i »

Morgan Stanley launches Commodities Alpha Fund for wealthy US investors

Wed, 07/05/2008 - 20:24

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has launched the Morgan Stanley Commodities Alpha Fund, an actively managed mutual fund that offers US high net worth investors the opportunity to gain »

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