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CF Partners launches carbon emissions hedge fund strategy

CF Partners launches carbon emissions hedge fund strategy

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:02

London-based CF Partners (UK), an environmental finance firm specialising in carbon advisory and trading, is launching a carbon emissions hedge fund strategy. »

Guernsey fund industry continues to grow despite tricky market conditions, says Lipper

Guernsey fund industry continues to grow despite tricky market conditions, says Lipper

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:56

Guernsey's fund servicing industry grew by 20 per cent over the past year to reach USD331.4bn (GBP166.5bn) in net assets as of June 30, according to the latest edition of Lipper's Guernsey »

Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes licensed to Eurex to underlie futures and options

Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes licensed to Eurex to underlie futures and options

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:42

Global index provider Dow Jones Indexes has licensed the Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index and its nine sector sub-indices to international derivatives exchange Eurex »

French seeding firm invests USD50m with Concerto Asset Management

French seeding firm invests USD50m with Concerto Asset Management

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 07:02

NewAlpha, a French alternative investment incubation specialist, has announced its eleventh seeding agreement, a USD50m investment in a portfolio managed by Concerto Asset Management, whic »

Finvest launches fund of funds to capitalise on market upheavals

Finvest launches fund of funds to capitalise on market upheavals

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 06:55

Zurich-based Finvest Asset Management has received a mandate to allocate around USD300m to the fund of hedge funds sector as part of a low-risk strategy to capitalise on the turbulence in »

Strong performance from 36 South attributed to "being away from the herd"

Strong performance from 36 South attributed to "being away from the herd"

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 06:54

New Zealand-based hedge fund manager 36 South Investment Managers Limited took its flagship Kohinoor strategy to another year-to-date performance h »

Managed Funds Association board re-elects Eric Vincent as chairman

Managed Funds Association board re-elects Eric Vincent as chairman

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 20:00

The board of the hedge fund industry group Managed Funds Association has unanimously re-elected Eric Vincent, president of Ospraie Management, to a second one-year term as chairman, while »

SEC charges San Francisco hedge fund manager with 'portfolio pumping'

SEC charges San Francisco hedge fund manager with 'portfolio pumping'

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 19:46

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged San Francisco investment adviser MedCap Management & Research and its principal, Charles Frederick Toney, with reporting misleadin »

Hedge fund assets decline by USD210bn in third quarter, says HFR

Hedge fund assets decline by USD210bn in third quarter, says HFR

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 19:36

Steep performance losses and record investor capital redemptions reduced the size of the hedge fund industry by USD210bn in the third quarter, the largest three-month decline in assets sin »

Absolute Capital Management to close two more funds after investor redemptions

Absolute Capital Management to close two more funds after investor redemptions

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:58

Hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management, which has struggled to recover from the abrupt exit of chief investment officer Florian Homm last S »

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