Tabb Group says use of equity transaction cost analysis will reach 90 per cent next year

Use of equity post-trade transaction cost analysis by US and European firms will reach nearly 90 per cent by 2009, with 38 per cent of those firms examining transaction costs every day, ac »


Pioneer Alternative Investments names Lucio Vignati to European long/short team

Pioneer Alternative Investments has confirmed the appointment of Lucio Vignati to the new position of senior equities trader in the European long/short team managed by Riccardo Cavo, head »


Standard & Poor's offers Cusip Master File database through GoldenSource

Standard & Poor's is making its Cusip Master File database available along with other S&P data through data management solutions provider GoldenSource in a format designed to allow »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: More pain for hedge fund investors as market gyrations continue

London-based Endeavour Capital has shed 28 per cent in value during the first three weeks of this month due to extreme gyrations and vast movements in Japanese bonds. »


Icap enters wholesale government debt market in Belgium and Holland

Inter-dealer broker Icap, has announced that from Tuesday 1 April, its fixed-income trading platform BrokerTec will become an official platform for the wholesale trading of Belgian and Dut »


Malbec Partners recruits managers for alternative investment strategies

New York-based asset management firm Malbec Partners, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, has recruited two experienced investment teams for its recently-launched alternative investment platform. »


Thompson Hine partner joins Hedge Fund Association board

Richard Heller, a partner with the law firm Thompson Hine, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Hedge Fund Association, an international non-profit association of hedge fund »


Oxford Funding closes on USD100m fundraising target

Oxford Funding Corporation, which is planning to raise USD100m for a fund dedicated to acquiring portfolios of home loans from banks and large mortgage lenders at generous discounts, has a »


Luxembourg SIFs reach 400 in first year

A total of 400 Specialised Investment Funds, the alternative investment vehicle launched by Luxembourg last February to boost its role as a domicile beyond traditional long-only funds, hav »


AAMAC buys Halcyon Asset Management and takes it public

Privately-owned Halcyon Asset Management and Alternative Asset Management Acquisition Corporation have announced that Halcyon will become accessible via a listing on the New York Stock Exc »


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