HDF Finance launches new fixed-income fund of hedge funds

HDF Finance, a leading French-based independent fund of hedge funds manager, has launched HDF Optimix 2x, a fixed-income long/short fund of hedge funds which is a two times leveraged versi »


BidRoute to launch best execution online auction tool for portfolio trading

BidRoute is set to be launched later this month by three prominent investment industry practitioners as a price discovery tool that enables best execution for investment managers by demons »


IG Index - Share spread cut

Daily spreads at 0.1% for major* shares UK, US, Australia, Canada, Eurozone, Japan… »


Taking the fund administration sector to a new level

The acquisition by Fortis Prime Fund Solutions last year of Hedge Fund Services, the leading hedge fund administrator in the British Virgin Islands, has provided the islands' fund services industry »


Time to move on? Post your CVs on hedgemedia.com

Hedgemedia.com has launched the world's largest portal for jobs in the alternative investments sector - hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds - at »


Hedge fund boom helps Citco Bank reach USD250bn in custody assets

Citco Bank, the global leader in custody and fund trading for mutual and hedge funds, has topped the USD250bn mark for assets under custody, a business that was founded in 1994 and now emp »


Cumulus appoints director of meteorology and climate research

PCE Investors has appointed Dr Warwick Norton as director of meteorology and climate research to work on the Cumulus Weather and Cumulus Energy funds, which apply weather derivatives exper »


Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Group G Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager specialising in alternative investment strategies, has appointed Alyson Gardner Kiesel as director of marketing and strategic »


US Futures Exchange to list credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debt

The US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list the first credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debentures, beginning with a government tranche of the CDX index including credit »


Eurex trading reaches 156 million contracts in May

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that trading volumes last month totalled 156 million contracts, down from 174 million in the same month of 2006, but total trading »


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