Start-ups help Singapore gain in rivalry with Hong Kong

Hong Kong may remain the main Asian centre for hedge funds outside Japan, but its perennial rival Singapore is steadily gaining ground, thanks in part to a relaxed regulatory regime for managers th »


Opportunity knocks for hedge fund services

As fast as hedge funds spring up to capitalise on the investment opportunities available in Asia's dynamic and fast-growing markets, they are being shadowed by providers of services to the industry »


Singapore completes a global footprint

The decision by Custom House Administration to establish a presence in Singapore is far from a spur-of-the moment action but part of an expansion plan we have been refining for several years. »


Asian market shows its maturity

A common view of Asia's hedge fund industry is that it lags a few years behind its counterparts in the US and Europe. »


Vikram Pandit to head Citi Alternative Investments

Vikram Pandit is to be named CEO of Citi Alternative Investments following the agreement by Citigroup to acquire Old Lane Partners, LP. »


Deutsche Börse expands customized indices offering with world nuclear power index launched for JPMorgan

Deutsche Börse has further expanded its customized indices offering a World Nuclear Power Index for JPMorgan. »


Kenmar to launch environmentally friendly, sustainable FoHF

Rye Brook, NY-based Kenmar is to launch the Kenmar Global ECO Fund SPC Limited, a socially responsible investment vehicle. »


Moody's publishes methodology for rating unsecured debt of hedge funds

Moody's Investors Service has published a methodology for rating the unsecured debt of hedge funds in response to their growing interest in accessing public debt markets. »


AIMA launches new due diligence questionnaires

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has produced a new set of illustrative due diligence questionnaires (DDQs) for use by those investing in or servicing the hedge fun »


European M&A industry expects deal volumes to grow by up to 19 per cent

After deal volumes surpassed the record mark of USD 1.7 trillion in 2006 European M&A professionals look forward to another bumper year, finds the third biannual M&A Monitor conduc »


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