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Asian hedge funds post performance-based asset gain of USD2.6bn in Q1 09

Asian hedge funds post performance-based asset gain of USD2.6bn in Q1 09

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 16:57

Hedge funds investing in emerging Asia posted gains in March and April, with the HFRI Emerging Markets Asia ex-Japan Index gaining over 8.5 per cent year-to-date, inclusive of a seven p »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 5.05 per cent

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 5.05 per cent

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 16:49

Hedge funds jumped 5.05 per cent in April, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Jersey Finance appoints representative in Greater China

Jersey Finance appoints representative in Greater China

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 16:46

Jersey Finance has appointed Shanghai born Zhaoan Li to help promote Jersey's financial services industry in China and Hong Kong. »

Newedge VTI returns estimated -0.42 per cent in April

Newedge VTI returns estimated -0.42 per cent in April

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 13:16

The estimated April 2009 return for the Newedge Volatility Trading Index is -0.42 per cent, compared with an estimated March 2009 return of -0.89 per cent. »

Samena Capital launches Japan Absolute Return Fund

Samena Capital launches Japan Absolute Return Fund

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 12:51

Samena Capital, a model of collective investing run by entrepreneurs from the Subcontinent, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the launch of its Samena Japan Absolute »

GLG announces pricing of convertible subordinated notes

GLG announces pricing of convertible subordinated notes

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 06:59

GLG Partners, the US-listed asset manager, has announced the pricing of its offerings of USD200m aggregate principal amount of its dollar-denominated convertible subordinated notes and »

Asset Management Finance invests in Australia's MIR

Asset Management Finance invests in Australia's MIR

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 06:53

Asset Management Finance has made an investment in MIR Investment Management, an Australian and Asian (ex-Japan) equity fund manager based in Australia and Singapore. »

Blue Ink acquires 100 per cent stake in Legae Capital

Blue Ink acquires 100 per cent stake in Legae Capital

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 06:46

Blue Ink Investments, a South Africa-based fund of hedge funds manager, has acquired full ownership of Legae Capital, following its purchase of Legae Securities' 43 per cent and Fatima »

GLG Partners reports GAAP net loss of USD120.3m

GLG Partners reports GAAP net loss of USD120.3m

Tue, 12/05/2009 - 16:58

GLG Partners, the US-listed asset manager, has reported a GAAP net loss attributable to common stockholders of USD120.3m for the quarter ended 31 March 2009. »

Michael Lauer to pay over USD62m in hedge fund fraud case

Michael Lauer to pay over USD62m in hedge fund fraud case

Tue, 12/05/2009 - 16:46

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Michael Lauer, the head of two Connecticut-based hedge fund advisors, has been ordered to pay more than USD62m within 15 days a »

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