SilverStreet Capital launches with over USD 500 million

New fund of hedge funds management group SilverStreet Capital has received FSA approval and has already been awarded a mandate of over USD 500 million from a European institution. »

Hexam moves 40 per cent net short over market fears

Hexam Capital Partners has moved its absolute return funds into aggressive net short positions over concerns that global markets are rallying hard because of 'greed and fear' rather than p »

Blackstone adds to private equity team expertise

Susan Balloch has joined Blackstone Group's private equity group as an Executive Director. »

First 32 ETCs listed on Italy's ETFplus market

Borsa Italiana has commenced trading in 32 ETCs, the financial instruments which replicate the trend of commodities or of indices of commodities. »

US Futures Exchange to offer futures contracts on events, beginning with CBOT merger

The US Futures Exchange (USFE) has announced a new futures product to let investors take a position on the fate of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), which has received merger proposals fr »

Hedge funds record inflows of USD 60 billion in Q1 2007, nearly 300 per cent gain over Q4 2006

The hedge fund industry saw record inflows of more than USD 60 billion during the first quarter of 2007, bringing total assets under management to USD 1.568 trillion, according to data rel »

New AIMA Hong Kong/China appointment

James Shipton, Head of Goldman Sach's Asian Hedge Fund Consultancy Business, part of the company's Prime Brokerage Department, has been appointed as Deputy Chairman of AIMA Hong Kong/China »

New CEO appointed to Bermuda Monetary Authority/

The FSA's Matthew Elderfield has been appointed as the Bermuda Monetary Authority's next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). »

Norwegian clearing house first to launch salmon futures contracts

NOS Clearing, the Oslo-based clearing house for commodity derivatives and Fish Pool ASA, the Bergen-based seafood futures market, have launched the world's first cleared futures contracts »

Regulatory Update: Proposals to streamline regulation of Jersey investment funds

Law firm Ogier outlines the key points of Jersey's proposal to create a more integrated approach to the regulation of investment fund service providers. »

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