SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

Luxembourg's fund industry posted its fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth in both euro and US dollar terms in 2007 despite difficult market conditions in the second half of the y »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Private equity managers have begun investing in the debt of troubled companies at discounted prices, with Apollo, CVC, Blackstone, Permira and TPG among buyout groups that are finally movi »

Interactive Data expands interest rate swap valuation service

Interactive Data Corporation, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related services, has announced that its pricing and reference data business has expanded the coverage of i »

Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Man Investments has launched a new investment management subsidiary specialising in financing environmentally-related projects, Man Environmental Capital Opportunities, which seeks to capi »

NYSE Euronext launches high-dividend indices for European markets

NYSE Euronext has launched a family of high-dividend indices based on the national blue chip indices for the Netherlands, Belgian, French and Portuguese stock markets, the AEX, BEL 20, CAC »

Northern Trust unveils middle-office services for hedge funds

Northern Trust has gone live with its first hedge fund middle-office services client, a fund launched by New York-based Julius Baer Investment Management. »

Sharp rise in volatility and commodity price dips hurt hedge funds in March, says HFN

Early estimates indicate that the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted benchmark of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the data »

Structured credit hedge fund index plummets on collapse of Peloton fund

Both gross and net monthly measures of the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index reported their worst-ever fall in February, a decline that was primarily the result of one fund's perf »

Paladyne and NumeriX to offer pricing and valuation for complex products

NumeriX, an independent provider of advanced analytics for the derivative and structured products market, and Paladyne Systems, a provider of alternative investment solutions, have announc »

Eurex launches further European equity options

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will further extend its product offering by introducing 13 new equity options on underlying Belgian, Dutch, French and Spanish stocks on May 19 »

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