Merrill Lynch to market alternative research through Merrill Open Minds

Merrill Lynch has launched Merrill Open Minds, a service that makes available alternative research products and services as a complement to the firm's fundamental research and analysis, an »


Capita unveils dedicated Guernsey fund administration business

Fund administrator Capita Financial Group, a subsidiary of the London-listed Capita Group, the UK's leading provider of outsourcing services, has established a dedicated Guernsey office he »


Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind this week's hedge fund news

Hedgeweek looks at the key issues for hedge funds during a week that saw managers called upon to embrace higher standards, particularly of transparency and valuation procedures, in order t »


Hedge funds see industry growth despite declining US economy, says Rothstein Kass survey

Despite a negative outlook for the US economy in 2008, hedge fund managers expect strong capital inflows, increased fund launches and fewer fund closings over the rest of this year, accord »


Instinet launches enhanced algorithmic trading suite

Instinet, a provider of trading systems and services owned by Nomura Holdings, has launched Instinet Execution Experts, an enhanced suite of algorithms that incorporates components of the »


UBS inaugurates fund services office in Hong Kong

UBS has formally opened the new office of its fund services business in Hong Kong, which will provide business development and client relationship management services to fund administratio »


Reech AiM appoints Jaudi brothers to head new credit team

Luxembourg-based alternative asset manager Reech Alternative Investment Management has announced the recruitment of Fabrice Jaudi and Sylvio Jaudi from ADI Alternative Investments in Paris »


LGT Capital Partners to acquire Hong Kong-based KGR Capital

Swiss-based alternative asset manager LGT Capital Partners has announced the acquisition of KGR Capital, a Hong Kong-based manager of Asian funds of hedge funds with some USD350m in assets »


Horace Camp appointed executive director at Anson Group

Horace Camp, a leading member of the Channel Islands fund industry who has served on the committees of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association and the Guernsey branch of the Securities an »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US reports underline case for better hedge fund self-regulation

Heightened vigilance of hedge funds is now essential to ensure the stability of the financial system and managers need to step up their self-monitoring efforts, according to a guide to bes »


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