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Institutional investors "rethink strategy in wake of 2008 losses"

Institutional investors "rethink strategy in wake of 2008 losses"

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 05:48

The typical US institutional investment manager experienced a 31 per cent reduction in portfolio asset values in 2008 with a suddenness that has left investors stunned, according a stud »

Zan Partners selects Advent's Geneva as platform for growth

Zan Partners selects Advent's Geneva as platform for growth

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 16:00

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, has announced that Zan Partners has selected Geneva, its portfolio management and reconcilia »

Two New York residents charged for misappropriating USD554m

Two New York residents charged for misappropriating USD554m

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 15:49

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an asset freeze against two New York residents and their three affiliated entities, who orchestrated an investment fraud involving th »

Hedge funds "held their own in January"

Hedge funds "held their own in January"

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 12:05

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index declined only 1.2 per cent in January, while the currency-hedged Morningstar with MSCI Hedge Fund Composite Asset-Weighted Index rose 1.2 per cent. »

Aima to engage policymakers at European Commission hedge fund conference

Aima to engage policymakers at European Commission hedge fund conference

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 11:58

Hedge fund industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association will take part in a high-level conference on private equity and hedge funds organised by the European Commission »

Survival of the fittest and new strategic direction in 2009

Survival of the fittest and new strategic direction in 2009

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 10:27

Lackluster performance and a change in the perception of the industry are making survival difficult for many Latin America hedge funds, at a time when many international investors are looking to di »

Amid economic turmoil, Latin American still shines

Amid economic turmoil, Latin American still shines

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 10:24

Little more than a year ago, hedge funds in Latin America were riding a boom that made the region one of the most sought-after investment markets in the world. »

Latam offers hope in distressed times

Latam offers hope in distressed times

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 10:22

There is an increasing uncertainty for hedge funds investing in traditional geographies due to the ongoing financial crisis, which has taken the steam out of many hedge fund returns in the last yea »

Offshore structures gather momentum

Offshore structures gather momentum

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 10:17

The funds business in Latin America is a high-growth area with many foreign entities taking a keen interest in opportunities available in the different countries throughout the region. »

NYSE Euronext captured 23.96 per cent of European equity trades in 2008

NYSE Euronext captured 23.96 per cent of European equity trades in 2008

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 06:03

The top execution venue for equities in 2008 was NYSE Euronext (Paris), according to Xtrakter's league table. »

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