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Jill Considine to join Fulcrum Group as chairman

Jill Considine to join Fulcrum Group as chairman

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 23:27

Fulcrum Group, a Hamilton, Bermuda-based administrator for the hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed Jill M. »

Managed futures win favour with Australian investors, says SuperFund affiliate

Managed futures win favour with Australian investors, says SuperFund affiliate

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 22:43

The robust global performance of managed futures funds is now attracting the attention of Australian investors looking to strengthen portfolios during times of extreme global market volati »

Business as usual, says Channel Islands' Dawnay Day Milroy

Business as usual, says Channel Islands' Dawnay Day Milroy

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 22:33

Following reports that administrators are about to be called in at companies belonging to the UK-based Dawnay Day group, Channel Islands-based alternative investment manager Dawnay Day Mil »

Counterparty risk gets hedge funds' attention

Counterparty risk gets hedge funds' attention

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 20:00

Hedge fund managers have traditionally paid little attention to their counterparty risk. The banks and prime brokers with whom they deal were deemed too big to fail. »

Singapore Exchange unveils plans to encourage alternative fund listings

Singapore Exchange unveils plans to encourage alternative fund listings

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 07:00

The Singapore Exchange is inviting public comment on proposed changes to its securities listing rules that would widen the range of companies and p »

Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:59

New German legislation passed last week that will come into force this summer could oblige hedge funds, private equity firms or other investors tha »

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:58

The US futures regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has taken further steps to curb what it sees as damaging speculation on the pri »

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:57

Trading in carbon dioxide instruments such as the European Union's EU Emission Allowance and Certified Emission Reductions has grown significantly »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG hires from investment banks to fill Coffey's shoes

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG hires from investment banks to fill Coffey's shoes

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:55

Moving to replace its outgoing star emerging-markets manager Greg Coffey, GLG Partners has tapped seasoned proprietary trader Driss Ben-Brahim from »

C.P. Eaton Partners adds chief operating and financial officer

C.P. Eaton Partners adds chief operating and financial officer

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 16:36

Rowayton, Connecticut-based placement agent C.P. »

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