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 »


Rab Capital announces flat preliminary results for 2007

Aim-listed hedge fund manager RAB Capital, a significant shareholder in Northern Rock, has announced net profits for 2007 not much changed from the previous year, with a rise of 3 per cent »


Carlyle says hedge fund collapse will not affect other business

Private equity firm the Carlyle Group has denied that its other areas of business will be affected by the collapse of Carlyle Capital Corporation, a publicly traded mortgage-backed securit »


Energy Transfer Partners and subsidiaries pay USD10m to settle price manipulation charge

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a USD10m civil monetary penalty in a consent order settling charges against Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas and three of its subsidi »


Hedge funds still lack automated processing for OTC derivatives, says report

Although top-tier sell-side broker dealers have invested millions of dollars since the mid-1990s developing automated processing for their burgeoning OTC derivatives businesses, many other »


NYSE Euronext and Abu Dhabi Securities Market enter strategic cooperation agreement

NYSE Euronext (NYX) and Abu Dhabi Securities Market (ADSM) have entered a cooperation agreement to jointly develop and explore new opportunities in trading systems and other related techno »


Waksman excited by Barclay CTA indices performance in 2008

The Barclay CTA index has gained 7.17 per cent in the first two months of 2008, according to Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge. »


Guernsey firm launches pioneering fund comparison website

Guernsey-based Asset Risk Consultants has launched a new website that allows private investors and financial advisers to compare fund performances in an innovative manner. »


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