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Insparo Asset Management appoints Simone Kruys as chief operating officer

Insparo Asset Management appoints Simone Kruys as chief operating officer

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:43

London-based Insparo Asset Management, which was established in July last year by principals Mohammed Hanif and Francis Beddington and launched its inaugural USD125m Insparo Africa and Mid »

Frances Orabona joins Silver Creek Capital Management

Frances Orabona joins Silver Creek Capital Management

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:29

Seattle-based USD9bn fund of hedge funds manager Silver Creek Capital Management has appointed Frances Orabona, a former vice-president at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, as director of in »

June performance decline "a bad end to a good quarter for hedge funds", says Morningstar

June performance decline "a bad end to a good quarter for hedge funds", says Morningstar

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 07:00

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar says June marked a bad end to a good quarter for hedge fund performance. »

Hedge funds pass mutual funds in US equity trading volume, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds pass mutual funds in US equity trading volume, says Greenwich survey

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:59

Hedge funds surpassed mutual funds as a source of US equity trading volume last year and now rank second only to traditional asset management shops »

Meadowbrook Capital Management launches second hedge fund

Meadowbrook Capital Management launches second hedge fund

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:59

Meadowbrook Capital Management, a hedge fund manager with offices in New York and Chicago, has launched its second fund, the Meadowbrook Beta Neutr »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC quizzes hedge fund managers over Bear and Lehman rumour-mongering

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC quizzes hedge fund managers over Bear and Lehman rumour-mongering

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:55

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to more than 50 hedge fund managers, including Citadel and SAC, in its probe to ascert »

Managed futures build momentum as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.94 per cent in June

Managed futures build momentum as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.94 per cent in June

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 17:47

Managed futures continue to perform strongly in 2008, gaining 1.89 per cent in June and posting an average return of 8.88 per cent for the first ha »

Highland Capital establishes Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore

Highland Capital establishes Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 07:00

Dallas-based Highland Capital Management has announced that as part of the firm's continued international growth, it will open an Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore next month heade »

BNP Paribas expands its global hedge fund relationship management team

BNP Paribas expands its global hedge fund relationship management team

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 00:07

BNP Paribas has appointed Thomas Mahala and Jason Miller to its global hedge fund relationship management team, which now comprises more than a dozen relationship management professionals »

SEC clamps down on 'naked' short selling of key financial institution stocks

SEC clamps down on 'naked' short selling of key financial institution stocks

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:54

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued an emergency order that it says is designed to enhance investor protection against so-called 'naked' short selling in the securities of mo »

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