Why quant? Dan Jelicic of London-based Sabre Fund Management Limited outlines the case for a quant approach to investment

The word 'quant' or 'mathematics' as an approach to investing rarely causes any excitement, rather, it causes some investors to walk away and others to either fall asleep or at best raise »


Olympia Capital Management strengthens international team

Olympia Capital Management has hired Eric Pinn as Head of Global International Sales for the Group and CEO of newly formed Olympia Capital Management Ltd, UK. »


Pacific Alliance Asia Opportunity Fund Limited listed on London's AIM

Pacific Alliance Asia Opportunity Fund has been admitted to trading on AIM, the secondary market operated by the London Stock Exchange plc. »


Swan Hill Pension Scheme awards GBP 10 million FoHFs mandate

The trustees of the Swan Hill Pension Scheme, the pension scheme of the former Swan Hill Group plc which is now a subsidiary of Raven Mount plc, have selected Stenham's Universal Funds for »


Comment: Six lessons to be drawn from the Amaranth debacle

Hilary Till, Research Associate with the EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and Principal of Premia Capital Management, LLC, examines the Amaranth debacle. »


MD Sass-Macquarie launches utility and telecom investment company

MD Sass-Macquarie Financial Strategies, LP, a joint venture between M.D. »


Armajaro Asset Management to launch "Pure Portable Alpha" Fund

Armajaro Asset Management (AAM) has announced the launch of the Wentworth Fund. »


Lionhart opens new offices in Singapore and Hong Kong

Lionhart Investments Ltd. (Lionhart), a multi-strategy arbitrage hedge fund, has unveiled its expansion plans for Asia. »


Eurex trading volume up 14 per cent in September

A total of 134 million derivative contracts were traded on Eurex in September, representing a 14 per cent increase on the previous year and a 25 per cent increase on the previous month. »


Pace of new hedge fund launches falls dramatically in first half of 2006

The pace of new hedge fund launches fell dramatically in the first half of 2006 compared to 2005, according Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research, Inc. »


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