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Hedge fund assets fall 5.52 per cent in October as worst-ever year looms

Hedge fund assets fall 5.52 per cent in October as worst-ever year looms

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 10:21

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 5.52 per cent in October, only narrowly improving on the industry's dismal record the previous month, and is now down by nearly 16 per cent over »

Europeans aim to publicise benefits of hedge funds through new interest group

Europeans aim to publicise benefits of hedge funds through new interest group

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 10:19

Preparations are underway for the creation of a new European hedge fund association, hedgemeetings.com, whose purpose will be to communicate the public utility of the industry in wealth cr »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 8.04 per cent as two-month losses approach 15 per cent

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 8.04 per cent as two-month losses approach 15 per cent

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 06:17

Hedge funds dropped by an average of 8.04 per cent in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, and have lost 14.44 per cent of the »

MidCap expands loan and collateral monitoring and reporting for asset-backed transactions

MidCap expands loan and collateral monitoring and reporting for asset-backed transactions

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 06:06

West Hartford, Connecticut-based MidCap Business Credit is expanding its offering of commercial loan and collateral monitoring services for banks, hedge funds and others requiring detailed »

Edinburgh's SVM says long/short funds buck downward trend in 2008

Edinburgh's SVM says long/short funds buck downward trend in 2008

Wed, 12/11/2008 - 06:15

Edinburgh-based independent fund management group SVM Asset Management has reported that the its Highlander long/short fund has returned 18.1 per cent over the first 10 months of 2008 and »

Former New Star CIO Alan Miller joins SilverStreet Capital

Former New Star CIO Alan Miller joins SilverStreet Capital

Wed, 12/11/2008 - 06:12

Alan Miller, the former chief investment officer and a founding shareholder of New Star Asset Management until his departure early last year, is joining alternative investment manager Silv »

Eurex Clearing to extend wholesale facility to attract further OTC volume

Eurex Clearing to extend wholesale facility to attract further OTC volume

Tue, 11/11/2008 - 17:09

International derivatives exchange Eurex has announced that it will extend its OTC Wholesale Facility, which together with the launch of Eurex Release 11 on November 10, will enable custom »

The new investment Mecca

The new investment Mecca

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:12

Could the global financial crisis be a blessing in disguise for the Middle East region? »

Opportunity knocks for financial services players

Opportunity knocks for financial services players

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:10

Over the past few years, there has been considerable economic growth and an increase in prosperity across the Middle East, which has fuelled a significant investment boom. »

A long-term commitment to the region

A long-term commitment to the region

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:08

When GAM opened an office in Dubai in September 2007, it was not jumping on the bandwagon of the world's fastest-growing financial centre but demonstrating its long-term commitment to a region that »

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