Volatility Arbitrage

Diapason appoints new Global Head of Sales

Diapason Commodities Management has appointed Frederic Hervouet as Global Head of Sales. »

F&C Amethyst Fund closes after raising EUR 470m

F&C Alternative Investments has closed its F&C Amethyst Fund, which was launched in January 2003, to new investors. »

Last Atlantis launches trend-following futures program

Last Atlantis Capital Management has launched the LACM Trend Following Futures program within The Last Atlantis Master Fund. »

Comment: MLIM president Bob Doll looks ahead to 2006

2005 marked a year of 'muddling through' for the US financial markets, according to Bob Doll, President and CIO of Merrill Lynch Investm »

Walkers Review: Private Equity Activity Expected to Grow; Asia and Dubai will continue to attract new funds

Walkers, the global offshore law firm, says that 2005 will be another record year for the registration of hedge funds in the Cayman Isla »

Rainmaker to launch investment management services

Cayman-based Rainmaker Partners Limited is to begin providing investment management services. »

Capco publishes joint white paper on MiFD

Capco has published a joint white paper co-authored with HP on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFD) entitled: "MiFD: A Smart Response". The paper »

Inflation risk to fade in 2006 says MLIM

Reduced inflationary pressures, maturing commodities markets and a strengthening Japan will be the key investment themes for 2006. That's the view of Merrill Lynch »

NewSmith hires Asian equity team,opens Hong Kong office

London-based NewSmith Asset Management is further broadening its capabilities with the appointment of a Hong Kong-based Asian equities team. NewSmith Asset Manageme »

Fairfield Straits Lion adds Korean tilt with new equity long/short fund

Fairfield Straits Lion Asset Management (FSL) has unveiled its latest fund, the Fairfield Korean Equity Fund, the company's fifth launch since August 2005.  The fu »

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