Argentine commodities trader charged with defrauding more than 400 clients

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a federal lawsuit against Diego Mariano Rolando of Buenos Aires, Argentina, trading as IA, who is accused of defrauding hu »

Gottex Fund Management hires Fullerton to boost investment team

Gottex Fund Management Holdings has announced the appointment of Brian Fullerton as a managing director and member of the Gottex research committee, based in the firm's New York office. »

Matrix funds of hedge funds deliver strong second-half dividends

London-based manager Matrix Group says its five funds of hedge funds that offer a share class where all of the growth is paid out as income half-yearly have delivered good dividend payment »

Palomar's structured credit hedge fund index falls again

The Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index, published by Structured Credit Investor, experienced negative gross and net returns for the second month in a row in November, with just 14 »

Meeting the challenges of trading growth

The past few years have seen a substantial increase in programme trading on exchanges and an increase in the role played by high-frequency algorithmic traders. »

AltEdge Capital Management opens Swiss subsidiary

Fund of hedge funds manager AltEdge Capital Management has opened a new subsidiary in Geneva, AltEdge Capital (Suisse), to focus on business development and client services across continen »

Hedge fund inflows set another record in 2007, says HFR

The hedge fund industry attracted a record USD194.5bn in new investor capital in 2007, bringing total assets under management to USD1.87trn, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. »

Hedge funds achieved more than double equity performance in 2007, says Greenwich

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index returned 0.61 per cent in December and 11.15 per cent in 2007, outperforming traditional benchmarks for US, UK and global equities as well as bonds ov »

Infiniti Capital appoints Ian Shearer as chief executive

Infiniti Capital has announced the appointment of Ian Shearer, previously the firm's head of business development and a member of its executive committee, as chief executive. »

Signina Capital expands senior management team

Zurich-based Signina Capital, a specialist in structured asset management, has expanded its senior management team with the addition of two new partners, Malcolm Paterson and Thomas Flury, »

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