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Lyxor/Varengold managed futures/CTA fund approved for Germany

Lyxor/Varengold managed futures/CTA fund approved for Germany

Mon, 17/10/2005 - 07:07

The German financial market authority (BaFin) has approved the HI Varengold CTA Hedge fund for distribution in Germany. The fund, which is the third German fund of »

Volatility arbitrage performance in August

Volatility arbitrage performance in August

Thu, 13/10/2005 - 07:15

The August 2005 return for the Fimat Volatility Arbitrage Median (FVAM) is +0.51%. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Unearthing and backing emerging talent: Edward Horner, Managing Director, Eden Rock Capital Management

The Hedgeweek Interview: Unearthing and backing emerging talent: Edward Horner, Managing Director, Eden Rock Capital Management

Fri, 30/09/2005 - 07:17

Edward Horner outlines the investment process and recent developments at Eden Rock Capital Management, which focuses on asset-based lending funds. Eden Rock Capital »

3A appoints new head of UK business development

3A appoints new head of UK business development

Thu, 29/09/2005 - 07:11

Marie-Claire Panayiotopoulos has been appointed Head of UK Business Development at 3A Alternative Asset Advisors. Panayiotopoulos's appointment comes during a perio »

Capital Z invests with AJB Capital Management LP

Capital Z invests with AJB Capital Management LP

Thu, 22/09/2005 - 07:13

Capital Z Investment Partners, LLC has announced a new investment with New York-based investment management company AJB Capital Management LP. Founded in 2004 and »

Ahli United Bank launches customised personal portfolio management

Ahli United Bank launches customised personal portfolio management

Wed, 21/09/2005 - 07:11

Ahli United Bank, has teamed up with Russell Investment Group (Russell), to bring world-class multi-manager services to pan-Gulf priv »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Gaining an edge from trading the four major asset classes: Michael Wexler, CIO, Maple Leaf Macro Volatility Fund

The Hedgeweek Interview: Gaining an edge from trading the four major asset classes: Michael Wexler, CIO, Maple Leaf Macro Volatility Fund

Fri, 16/09/2005 - 07:13

Michael Wexler, who founded Maple Leaf Capital LLP in 2002, outlines recent developments within the company's flagship volatility tra »

Investing in alternatives to surge worldwide

Investing in alternatives to surge worldwide

Fri, 16/09/2005 - 07:07

Institutional investor commitment to alternative investments is poised to reach record levels by 2007, according to a new report. »

Comment: The US economy is not heading into recession: Bob Doll, Chief Investment Officer, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers

Comment: The US economy is not heading into recession: Bob Doll, Chief Investment Officer, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers

Fri, 09/09/2005 - 07:07

Bob Doll examines the outlook for the US economy in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Last week, the news was dominated by Hurricane Katrina and its horrific aftereffects. »

Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

Thu, 08/09/2005 - 07:05

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 hed »

Fimat adds two new managers to Volatility Arbitrage Median

Fimat adds two new managers to Volatility Arbitrage Median

Tue, 05/07/2005 - 08:00

Fimat Group has announced that two further hedge funds were added to the Fimat Volatility Arbitrage Median (FV »

Shooter fund joins FIMAT Volatility Arbitrage Median

Shooter fund joins FIMAT Volatility Arbitrage Median

Fri, 01/07/2005 - 08:00

The Shooter Multi Strategy Fund has been added to the Fimat Volatility Arbitrage Median (FVAM), which measures volatility arbitrage hedge fund strategies. »

FIM hires senior investment specialist

FIM hires senior investment specialist

Wed, 01/09/2004 - 09:00

FIM Limited has expanded its multi-manager team through the hire of Brendan Robertson as a Director in the research and investment department. Robertson has 10 years of investment experience »

Gartmore closes macro hedge fund

Gartmore closes macro hedge fund

Tue, 30/09/2003 - 08:04

Gartmore has decided to close its macro hedge fund after incurring heavy losses during July's bond market turmoil. »

Man launches product with WestLB guarantee

Man launches product with WestLB guarantee

Tue, 13/05/2003 - 09:10

Man Investments has launched a structured product with a capital guarantee provided by the German bank WestLB AG. The new Man AP Unison »

Martin Currie hires Nicol for new European fund

Martin Currie hires Nicol for new European fund

Mon, 31/03/2003 - 10:20

Mike Nicol, the highly rated European equity manager, is joining Edinburgh-based Martin Currie today to launch a new European long/short equity fund. »

AIMA responds to UK's FSA on Short Selling

AIMA responds to UK's FSA on Short Selling

Fri, 28/02/2003 - 07:05

The UK-based Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has prepared its response to the discussion paper on short selling put out by UK's regulatory watchdog, the »

Vertex launches long/short Australian equity fund

Vertex launches long/short Australian equity fund

Fri, 24/01/2003 - 08:00

Sydney-based Vertex Capital Management International has launched a long/short Australian equity fund that mirrors the management of its Australian unit trust, The VCM Relat »

S&P launches hedge fund index

S&P launches hedge fund index

Tue, 19/11/2002 - 09:00

Standard & Poor's, the financial research, ratings and indices group, has launched the S&P Hedge Fund Index and three style sub-indices. »

Fortis strengthens US, Europe and Far East teams

Fortis strengthens US, Europe and Far East teams

Tue, 22/10/2002 - 12:10

Fortis has made a series of appointments to its fund services and prime brokerage divisions. In New York, Michael J. »

IKOS Partners lists funds in Ireland

IKOS Partners lists funds in Ireland

Sat, 27/07/2002 - 09:01

London-based IKOS Partners today announced that it has restructured its family of funds and listed several of its funds on the Irish Stock Exchange to make them more accessi »

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