Hedge fund inflows set another record in 2007, says HFR

The hedge fund industry attracted a record USD194.5bn in new investor capital in 2007, bringing total assets under management to USD1.87trn, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. »

Hedge funds achieved more than double equity performance in 2007, says Greenwich

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index returned 0.61 per cent in December and 11.15 per cent in 2007, outperforming traditional benchmarks for US, UK and global equities as well as bonds ov »

Infiniti Capital appoints Ian Shearer as chief executive

Infiniti Capital has announced the appointment of Ian Shearer, previously the firm's head of business development and a member of its executive committee, as chief executive. »

Signina Capital expands senior management team

Zurich-based Signina Capital, a specialist in structured asset management, has expanded its senior management team with the addition of two new partners, Malcolm Paterson and Thomas Flury, »

Data provider Markit opens third Asia-Pacific office in Sydney

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, has opened an office in Sydney, its first in Australia and its third in the Asia-Pacific »

FRM launches hedge fund seeding business

Fund of hedge funds manager Financial Risk Management has launched a new business to provide seed capital to early-stage and start-up hedge fund managers, with its own capital and dedicate »

Nara Capital launches 'new alternatives' drive with asset-based lending strategy

Geneva-based Nara Capital, established last October to offer institutional investors access to so-called 'new alternative' hedge fund strategies, has announced the seeding »

PCE Investors appoints Clive Warburton to head compliance

PCE Investors, a London-based infrastructure platform for hedge fund managers, has appointed Clive Warburton to manage its compliance department. »

Consolidation hands more power to end-consumers

Betting on consolidation among listed exchanges has been a profitable strategy for event driven hedge funds. »

Acropole Asset Management launches long/short convertibles fund

Acropole Asset Management, a Paris-based specialist convertible bond manager launched 18 months ago and now with EUR600m in assets under management, has extended its range of products with »

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