Hedgeweek Comment: Are hedge funds too reliant on stars?

The negotiations between GLG Partners and star manager Greg Coffey serve to illustrate an old adage often cited by institutional investors when grilling potential managers - do not rely on »


MVP Fund Of Funds appoints DB HedgeWorks as fund administrator

Tahoe City, California-based MVP Asset Management has appointed DB HedgeWorks Fund Services, which was acquired by Deutsche Bank in January, as the new administrator to the MVP Fund of Fun »


Aima and MFA welcome President's Working Group reports on hedge fund best practice

The Alternative Investment Management Association and the Managed Funds Association have welcomed the best practices reports released by the two committees appointed by the US President's »


Hedgeweek Comment: North-South balance in Ireland

Irish Finance Minister Brian Cowen and Peter Robinson, deputy leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, who holds the finance brief in the Stormont administration, have unvei »


SEI to provide fund operations outsourcing for Silver Creek Capital Management

SEI has been selected by fund of hedge funds manager Silver Creek Capital Management to provide operations outsourcing services for its alternative investment funds, which SEI says further »


President's Working Group committees set out best practice for hedge funds and investors

Two private-sector committees established by the President's Working Group on Financial Markets have issued separate but complementary sets of best practice for hedge fund investors and as »


LRG Capital launches multistrategy convertibles fund with Admiral Capital

LRG Capital Group, an investment, banking and advisory boutique, has established a strategic partnership with Greenwich, Connecticut-based Admiral Capital Management, to create the LRG Cap »


Structured Portfolio Management aims to capitalise on mortgage prepayment slowdown

Stamford, Connecticut-based Structured Portfolio Management has announced the launch of a hedge fund designed to take advantage of significant slowdowns in the residential mortgage prepaym »


Promotional feature - Stay ahead in investment management

London Business School's Investment Management Programme provides you with a toolkit enabling you to select individual instruments, evaluate investment strategies and measure performance e »


Sub-prime woes pose questions for managers

To date some 287 federal cases related to the sub-prime crisis have been filed by unhappy investors in the US. »


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