Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle Capital abandons hope of rescue deal

Carlyle Capital Corporation has acknowledged that its lenders are likely to take possession of its remaining assets, consisting of US government agency AAA-rated residential mortgage-backe »


Survey highlights spread of electronic trading in Europe

Electronic trading is by far the leading method of equity execution in Europe, according to the first European Equities e-Trading survey conducted by the Securities Industry and Financial »


ING blames global credit crunch for suspension of New Zealand funds

ING New Zealand has given notice to investors in the ING Diversified Yield Fund and the ING Regular Income Fund that all further withdrawals have been suspended because of the current econ »


CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

CorrectNet, a provider of information delivery and reporting applications to many large investment management firms, and ProTrak International, a provider of customer relations software fo »


Carlyle Capital faces collapse as lenders prepare to seize remaining assets

The stricken Amsterdam-listed mortgage-backed securities fund Carlyle Capital Corporation has admitted that negotiations with its lenders have failed to yield an agreement to stabilise its »


Canadian institutions prefer real estate and private equity to hedge funds, says report

Freed from past regulatory constraints on foreign investments and driven by a desire for diversification and higher returns, Canadian pension schemes, endowments and foundations are buying »


Citadel Associates changes name to Cadis Software

Citadel Associates, a provider of enterprise data management systems for buy-side institutions, has changed its name to Cadis Software, assuming the name of its flagship product Cadis EDM »


Dow Jones Indexes and Transparent Value launch large-cap 130/30 indices

Dow Jones Indexes and financial information services provider Transparent Value have launched the Dow Jones Required Business Performance Index series, which measures the likelihood that a »


Law firm Proskauer Rose hires Jean L'Homme from Freshfields in Paris

Jean L'Homme, a banking and finance lawyer previously with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, has joined Proskauer Rose, an international law firm with more than 750 lawyers worldwide, as a p »


Cohen & Steers unveils hedged real estate securities strategies

New York-based property equities fund manager Cohen & Steers has announced the appointment of Todd Voigt as a senior vice-president and portfolio manager who will lead the creation of »


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