MPC Investors opens fourth hedge fund

MPC Investors has announced the opening to external investors of its discretionary macro hedge fund, MPC Strategic Opportunities Fund, following the USD900m launch of the MPC Samsara hedge »


Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Baring Asset Management has launched its fifth long/short equity hedge fund, the Baring Emerging Markets Absolute Return Fund, with USD20m in assets under management. »


New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

New Star Asset Management is making a fourth offering of Hedge ETS, a London listed daily tradable security. »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Vulture funds set up by the likes of Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, TPG and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to hunt down fire sales in the LBO debt market have yet to find any great deals. »


HSBC alternative investment group appoints head of sales and marketing

HSBC Private Bank has appointed Patrick Tuohy as global head of sales and marketing for the alternative investment group, with collective responsibilities for the sales efforts of both the »


Moody's assigns operations quality rating to Brevan Howard Master Fund

Moody's Investors Service has assigned an operations quality rating of OQ1, the highest possible, to the Brevan Howard Master Fund, the flagship vehicle of global macro hedge fund manager »


Hedge funds returned 2.44 per cent in third quarter, says Morningstar

Hedge funds in Morningstar's database returned an average of 2.44 per cent over the third quarter of this year, outperforming the S&P 500 and MSCI World indices in US dollar terms afte »


Maturity bringing new confidence for hedge fund staff, says Ernst & Young report

The world's leading hedge funds managers are more concerned about attracting and retaining talented people and managing growth than anything else, according to new research - Navigating Ne »


Managed futures sees strong recovery in September, says Barclay

Managed futures gained 3.76 per cent in September after losing 1.63 per cent in August, according to flash estimates from the Barclay CTA Index. »


Absolute Capital Management seeks to head off Cayman lawsuit

Troubled hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management says its proposals to restructure five of its funds in order to avoid having to take a loss on positions taken in small, thinly-trad »


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