SEC to lift price restrictions on short selling

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to lift restrictions on short selling that prevented traders selling borrowed stock if prices were declining, but it has strengthened rules »


Hedge funds attract USD100bn in inflows in year to March, says report

Net inflows into hedge funds totalled USD20.7bn during the first quarter of 2007, and with a performance gain of USD49.9bn resulted in net hedge fund assets totalling an estimated USD1.51t »


Lehman Brothers acquires stake in Integrated Asset Management

Lehman Brothers has acquired a 9.4 per cent stake in London-based fund of hedge funds manager Integrated Asset Management through a second capital-raising in less than a month that brought »


Buoyant markets and buyouts boost hedge fund returns in May

The hedge fund industry continued to enjoy strong returns in May, according to leading index providers, with strong equity market performance and buoyant merger activity bringing significa »


Hedge fund seminar highlights new focus on permanent capital

The alternative investment industry, including both hedge funds and private equity, is undergoing a shift in ownership structure as managers seek to create permanent capital through stock »


AIMS Asset Management to launch greater China long/short equity fund

AIMS Asset Management, one of the first foreign fund management companies to be licensed in Malaysia in 1996, is launching a long/short greater China equity fund in this month, adopting th »


Ellis joins Everest Capital to boost institutional support functions

Ross Ellis has joined the Miami office of global hedge fund management firm Everest Capital as a director to boost the firm's institutional support functions, focusing on enhancing investo »


Citadel Solutions receives fund administration licence in Bermuda

Chicago-based hedge fund manager Citadel Investment Group has taken a further step toward its ambition of becoming a leading hedge fund administrator after Citadel Solutions Bermuda receiv »


IFG acquires Northern Trust Isle of Man fund administration business

Dublin-based IFG Group has strengthened its position as an independent provider of international corporate services with the acquisition of Northern Trust International Fund Administration »


Conyers boosts Cayman presence with launch of litigation practice

The appointments of Nigel Meeson, QC, as head of litigation and Fraser Hughes as an associate has launched the litigation practice of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the Cayman Islands and s »


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