Legal changes boost appeal of hedge funds

Legal changes boost appeal of hedge funds

With markets worldwide suffering from the impact of the credit crunch over the past year and amid a drop in overall fund investment in Spain, stemming from market conditions but also tax changes, h »


Citi raids Lehman for senior prime finance executives

Citi raids Lehman for senior prime finance executives

Citi has announced the appointments of Christopher Greer, Sean McGinty and Norman Escoffery to senior roles in its Americas prime finance business, hires that the group says underscore its »


MFA and CPIC urge SEC not to extend emergency order on short selling

MFA and CPIC urge SEC not to extend emergency order on short selling

The Managed Funds Association and the Coalition of Private Investment Companies have written to Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Christopher Cox, urging the SEC not to extend it »


Nedgroup Investments lands mandate for Premium Portfolio Fund

Nedgroup Investments lands mandate for Premium Portfolio Fund

Fund of hedge funds manager Nedgroup Investments has won a USD9m mandate from Dutch wealth management firm Attica Vermogensbeheer for its Premium Portfolio Fund, which has now raised aroun »


Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

The Risk and Asset Management research centre at French business school Edhec notes that June saw a very sharp decline in the stock markets with the S&P 500 plungi »


Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has announced the appointment of Grégoire Déchy as head of hedge fund relations for the Asia-P »


GLG Partners appoints Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist

GLG Partners appoints Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has appointed Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist, collaborating with the firm's investment professionals on global asset alloca »


Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

In a dramatic turnaround from previous years, the volume of fixed-income trading among US hedge funds if anything fell from 2007 to 2008, even as the overall market grew, according to Gree »


Foreign managers kept waiting as hedge fund regime clicks into gear

Foreign managers kept waiting as hedge fund regime clicks into gear

Some two years after the launch of Spain's registration regime for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, the development of the market has been steady rather than spectacular, as a mixture of the c »


Fund growth boosts third-party providers

Fund growth boosts third-party providers

Historically the third-party fund administration industry in Spain has been relatively small, but the development of the country's hedge fund and fund of hedge funds sector over the past two years »


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