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Babson Capital appoints four to global business development unit

Babson Capital appoints four to global business development unit

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 06:47

MassMutual subsidiary Babson Capital Management, an investment management firm based in Springfield and Boston, Massachusetts and Charlotte, North Carolina, has added four team members »

IndexIQ makes regulatory filing to launch 15 more hedge fund replication ETFs

IndexIQ makes regulatory filing to launch 15 more hedge fund replication ETFs

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 16:59

IndexIQ, which recently introduced the first exchange-traded funds to replicate hedge funds, has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch 15 more. »

Fair value revisions would hurt hedge fund industry, says Pluris

Fair value revisions would hurt hedge fund industry, says Pluris

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 16:57

Proposed revisions to the 'fair value' accounting standard (FAS 157) would weaken the standard and create inconsistencies in valuations, according to Espen Robak, president of Pluris Va »

International Asset Management celebrates 20th anniversary

International Asset Management celebrates 20th anniversary

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 16:53

International Asset Management, one of the oldest independent fund of hedge fund investment managers in Europe, has celebrated its 20th anniversary. »

Global hedge fund assets will reach USD2.6trn by 2013, says study

Global hedge fund assets will reach USD2.6trn by 2013, says study

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 16:48

Hedge fund assets will bottom out at roughly USD1trn in 2009, after which capital appreciation and USD800bn in net inflows over the next four years will push global levels to USD2.6trn »

John Bates to head fixed income at Silk Invest

John Bates to head fixed income at Silk Invest

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 13:11

Silk Invest, a specialist asset management firm that recently launched equity funds investing in the Middle East and Africa, has hired John Bates to spearhead its move into frontier fix »

Equinox forms affiliate focused on institutional placement agent services

Equinox forms affiliate focused on institutional placement agent services

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 12:45

Equinox Fund Management, a Denver-based commodity pool operator, has announced the formation of Equinox Capital Markets, an affiliate created to provide institutional placement agent se »

Wood Creek Capital Management closes new fund for alternative alternatives

Wood Creek Capital Management closes new fund for alternative alternatives

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 07:10

Wood Creek Capital Management has announced the closing of its fourth investment vehicle, a USD300m fund, approximately doubling the firm's committed assets under management. »

Edhec paper lists negative consequences of short selling ban

Edhec paper lists negative consequences of short selling ban

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 07:03

An in-depth study of short-selling activities by Edhec finance professor Abraham Lioui has called into question both the reasons for the decision to ban short selling and the prejudices »

Gartmore unveils latest absolute return fund

Gartmore unveils latest absolute return fund

Fri, 17/04/2009 - 17:02

Gartmore has added to its absolute return range with the launch of the Gartmore UK Absolute Return Fund. »

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