Yen share class launched for Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund

Stenham Asset Management has announced the launch of a Japanese yen share class in its Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund, complementing the existing US dollar, euro and sterling classes. »


Adoption of hedge fund best practice standards drives investment, says KPMG

When making investment allocations, eight out of 10 pension funds would favour a hedge fund manager that complied with the best practice standards recently outlined by the Hedge Fund Worki »


BNY Mellon Asset Management launches global equity 130/30 fund for European investors

BNY Mellon Asset Management has expanded the choice of funds within its Dublin-domiciled Mellon Global Funds Ucits III range with the launch of its first global 130/30 strategy. »


Hedgeweek comment: Regulatory action could take away essence of hedge funds

One would think that the ongoing global uncertainty would be enough to give any hedge fund manager a headache. »


Institutional faith keeps managers buoyant

Most hedge funds may have weathered so far the gales blowing through the financial markets following last summer's implosion of the US sub-prime mortgage sector, but the crisis is far from over. »


Credit woes highlight new demands on service providers

Firms that provide services to hedge funds are changing the way they do business, and the reason is institutional investors. »


Building a strong capability for US clients

Endowments and institutions in the US have become the dominant investors in the hedge fund industry, drawn by the potential of generating returns that are uncorrelated with traditional equity and b »


Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Managed futures lost 0.36 per cent in March, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, but the index is nevertheless up 7.09 per cen »


Octavian announces joint venture with Shanghai's Goshawk Group

Octavian Advisors, an alternative investment management firm specialising in distressed and special situations, has concluded a joint venture and strategic alliance with the Shanghai-based »


RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

RBC Capital Markets has reported that the RBC Hedge 250 Index experienced a net fall of 2.51 per cent in March, bringing the cumulative decline of the index for the first quarter of 2008 t »


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