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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Calpers sells USD3bn private equity portfolio in record secondary deal

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Calpers sells USD3bn private equity portfolio in record secondary deal

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the world's fourth largest pension scheme, has sold a private equity portfolio valued at USD3bn to a group of five investors in what has »

Administrator OpHedge hires Peter Sanchez as chief executive

Administrator OpHedge hires Peter Sanchez as chief executive

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Middle- and back-office administrator OpHedge Investment Services has appointed as its new chief executive Peter Sanchez, who was most recently global head of capital markets securities wh »

Canada's Arrow Hedge and Marret launch hedge incubator fund

Canada's Arrow Hedge and Marret launch hedge incubator fund

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Arrow Hedge Partners and Marret Asset Management have launched a hedge fund incubator vehicle, Accelerator Capital Fund, that will invest in early-stage hedge funds managed by seasoned but »

Fidessa unveils connectivity to block trading facility NYSE MatchPoint

Fidessa unveils connectivity to block trading facility NYSE MatchPoint

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Fidessa group, a provider of trading systems, market data and global connectivity, has announced connectivity to NYSE MatchPoint, the recently-launched electronic block trading facility ow »

Günther Schneider joins Salus Alpha as head of European business development

Günther Schneider joins Salus Alpha as head of European business development

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Alternative investment manager Salus Alpha has announced the appointment of Günther Schneider, previously chief investment officer of Skandia Austria and a member of the board of Skan »

Hedge fund administrator Fulcrum chooses Advent's Geneva

Hedge fund administrator Fulcrum chooses Advent's Geneva

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the alternative investment management industry, has announced that hedge fund administrator Fulcrum Group has implemented G »

Hovan Capital Management appoints three portfolio managers to HCM Market Neutral Fund

Hovan Capital Management appoints three portfolio managers to HCM Market Neutral Fund

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Tiburon, California-based Hovan Capital Management has announced that Ajim A. »

Boutique administrator Equinoxe receives investment from XL Capital

Boutique administrator Equinoxe receives investment from XL Capital

Wed, 06/02/2008 - 06:00

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services, a newly-established boutique fund administrator based in Hamilton, Bermuda, has announced a significant minority investment from a wholly-owned su »

Cumulus Climate Fund launched on PCE Investors platform

Cumulus Climate Fund launched on PCE Investors platform

Wed, 06/02/2008 - 06:00

The London-based investment management team at Cumulus has launched the Cumulus Climate Fund, a long/short equity fund that seeks to profit from the financial impact of climate change, on »

Factoring firm reaches out to alternative investment managers

Factoring firm reaches out to alternative investment managers

Wed, 06/02/2008 - 06:00

Platinum Funding Group, a US factoring company, has named Anna Belkina as senior business development officer for special situations, with responsibility for developing Platinum's business »

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