RMF launches first environmental fund of hedge funds

Swiss-based hedge fund manager RMF Investment Management has launched a fund of hedge funds, RMF Environmental Opportunities Fund, which will invest purely in environment-related industrie »


Liffe launches JPMorgan IPOX Europe 50 derivatives on Bclear

In partnership with JPMorgan, London-based derivatives exchange Liffe is introducing for the first time a bespoke product on Bclear, its processing and clearing system for wholesale equity »


August volatility brings record broking volumes at Icap

Global interdealer broker Icap, which is active in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, energy, foreign exchange and equity derivatives, experienced record volumes for its elec »


Global Advisors closes commodity funds blaming poor performance

Specialist commodity hedge fund manager Global Advisors has announced that funds will be returned to investors in the Global Advisors Commodity Investment and Global Commodity Index Plus p »


Industry veteran Jacobs joins Fulcrum from PFPC to head US business development

Fulcrum, a Bermuda-based administrator for the global hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed industry veteran Fred Jacobs as managing director for business dev »


Polar Capital expands technology team

Polar Capital Holdings has announced the appointment of Nick Evans, who was until recently at Axa Framlington Investment Management, as a senior fund manager in its technology team. »


Troika Dialog Asset Management closes first-ever Russian corporates CDO

Moscow-based Troika Dialog Asset Management, in conjunction with Deutsche Bank, has closed CDO I, the first ever rouble-denominated collateralised debt obligation invested in Russian corpo »


TA Associates takes stake in USD45bn investment manager

Private equity firm TA Associates has acquired a minority interest in ASB Holdings, the parent company of Arnhold and S Bleichroeder Advisers, a US mutual fund and investment advisory firm »


Salus Alpha launches Equity Hedged fund based on long/short equity index

Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Salus Alpha Management is launching the Salus Alpha Equity Hedged fund, a Ucits III-compliant vehicle that invests in an index comprising up to 30 long/sh »


New 'fat tail' risk management product to be launched on HFR platform

A new risk management product for funds of hedge funds, pension funds and endowments will be launched on the HFR Asset Management platform in October by 36 South Investment Managers, a 'ta »


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