Finansa PCL spin-off 3 Degrees to become independent firm

Asian distressed debt specialist 3 Degrees Asset Management has spun off from Finansa PCL to become an independent firm wholly owned by its founder, Moe Ibrahim, and has also completed the »


HedgeFund.net index reports 10.85 per cent gain last year

Early estimates show the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted average of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net database, was u »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Consolidation in 2008 off to a flying start

The consolidation trend in hedge funds was off to a flying start this year. »


Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Partners Group, an alternative asset manager based in Zug, Switzerland, has reported that its estimated assets under management reached CHF24.4bn at the end of last year, reflecting net gr »


Tellus Asset Management appoints new chief investment officer

Cole Partners Asset Management has appointed Philip Halpern as chief investment officer of Tellus Asset Management, its specialist natural resources asset management business, responsible »


Blackstone agrees to pay up to USD930m for leveraged finance specialist GSO

The Blackstone Group has agreed in principle to acquire GSO Capital Partners, an alternative asset manager specialising in the leveraged finance marketplace with approximately USD10bn unde »


FXall trading volumes reach USD13.4trn in 2007

Leading global foreign exchange platform FXall has set a new mark for annual trading volumes of more than USD13.4trn in 2007, a 37 per cent year-on-year increase, while daily volume exceed »


Frontier Capital appoints new partners

Frontier Capital Management, which offers multi-asset investment strategies to the institutional, high net worth and private banking markets, has announced the appointment of two new partn »


Hedge funds advance in December as equities decline, says Hennessee

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index calculated by hedge fund adviser Hennessee Group gained 0.30 per cent in December, even as equity markets posted their first negative fourth quarter in a dec »


Malbec selects Gissing Software to deliver market data for quantitative algorithms

Gissing Software, which specialises in the routing and transformation of real-time market and trade data, has announced that a new alternative investment platform launched by Malbec Partne »


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