New partner promotions reinforce Appleby's global funds practice

Offshore law firm Appleby has announced the promotion of seven lawyers to partnership, including three active in the funds practice, capping a year in which the firm added 46 new lawyers, »


Carmignac Gestion names new co-manager to market neutral fund

Maxime Carmignac has announced her departure from Carmignac Gestion, where she will soon be appointed as a director, while the Paris-based firm has appointed François-Joseph Furry t »


Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Carne Global Financial Services Group, an independent advisor to the European hedge fund and traditional fund management industries, has announced the launch of alternative investment and »


Quantek announces RMF strategic investment in its Frontier Fund

Quantek Asset Management, an investment management subsidiary of Miami-based Bulltick Capital Markets, has received what it describes as a substantial long-term strategic investment into t »


S&P Fund Services launches latest fund of hedge funds directory

Standard & Poor's Fund Services, a provider of qualitative fund management ratings, has launched the latest edition of its Funds of Hedge Funds Directory, a bi-annual review of the sec »


All Dow Jones index strategies post losses for March and first quarter

All six hedge fund strategies calculated by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees losses in March and ended the first quarter in negative territory, according to preliminary esti »


Fine wine combines attractive returns with low volatility, says Wine Asset Managers

Ever-increasing demand and fixed supply means that wine as an investment offers a unique combination of superior returns and low risk by comparison with more conventional investments, acco »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Morgan Stanley takes seventh hedge fund manager stake

Morgan Stanley has bought a minority stake in London hedge fund manager Hawker Capital. »


Investec Asset Management reports strong returns for first commodity hedge fund

Investec Asset Management's first commodity hedge fund, the Guernsey-domiciled Global Commodities & Resources Fund, has marked its first anniversary by delivering returns of more than »


Morgan Stanley Investment Management takes minority stake in Hawker Capital

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has taken a minority stake in Hawker Capital (Cayman), a commodities-focused investment management firm founded last August by Oliver Hawkins and Tim S »


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