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Large hedge fund launches "declined 26 per cent in 2008"

Large hedge fund launches "declined 26 per cent in 2008"

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 11:48

Assets for large new hedge fund launches declined significantly in the US in 2008 as hedge funds suffered their worst-ever year for performance, a survey has found. »

Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index gains 0.2 per cent in January

Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index gains 0.2 per cent in January

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 06:00

The Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index was up 0.18 per cent net in January, according to Jordan Drachman, head of research for alternative beta strategies at Credit Suiss »

Frank Wong named chairman of Galleon Asia

Frank Wong named chairman of Galleon Asia

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 16:04

Galleon Group, a global alternative asset manager with a focus on growth sectors and emerging markets, has announced that Frank Wong is joining the firm as chairman of Galleon Asia, eff »

CFTC launches monthly report to boost transparency

CFTC launches monthly report to boost transparency

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 16:00

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that it has launched, on a six-month trial basis, a monthly report called 'This Month in Futures Markets'. »

Jersey Finance appoints Clive Boothman as head of new London office

Jersey Finance appoints Clive Boothman as head of new London office

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 16:00

Jersey Finance has announced that Clive Boothman will head up its new representative office in London, which will officially open shortly to provide Jersey's finance industry with a per »

Palatine Asset Management to acquire Speed Racer assets

Palatine Asset Management to acquire Speed Racer assets

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 15:53

Los Angeles-based Palatine Asset Management has announced it is in negotiations to acquire an undisclosed interest in the Viacom-broadcast TV series Speed Racer: The Next Generation, in »

Founder Pierre Lagrange joins GLG's board of directors

Founder Pierre Lagrange joins GLG's board of directors

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 12:00

The board of directors of London-based but New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has elected Pierre Lagrange as a director. »

Welton hires Justin Dew to launch New York office

Welton hires Justin Dew to launch New York office

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 11:58

Managed futures specialist Welton Investment is opening a New York office overseen by Justin Dew, who has joined the firm as senior managing director of strategic development. »

January sees 10.5 million contracts per trading day at Eurex and ISE

January sees 10.5 million contracts per trading day at Eurex and ISE

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 09:51

The international derivatives exchange Eurex traded 10.5 million contracts on average each trading day in January, comprising an average of 6.8 million for Eurex and 3.7 million for its »

Aima responds to European Commission consultation paper on hedge funds

Aima responds to European Commission consultation paper on hedge funds

Wed, 04/02/2009 - 16:01

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the trade body for the global hedge fund industry, has responded to the European Commission's consultation paper on hedge funds and ca »

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