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Equity long-short gained 3.8 per cent in October, says Dow Jones

Equity long-short gained 3.8 per cent in October, says Dow Jones

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 17:47

The six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes all posted gains in October, giving the industry a good start to the fourth quarter of the year. »

Profit loses out as CFTC wins injunction against Cornerstone Capital

Profit loses out as CFTC wins injunction against Cornerstone Capital

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 17:47

A US court has entered a permanent injunction against Cornerstone Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund operator, and its chief executive, the inaptly-named Joseph Profit of Atla »

Growth in fund servicing is "remarkable", says GuernseyFinance

Growth in fund servicing is "remarkable", says GuernseyFinance

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 17:44

Fund assets serviced in Guernsey grew by a further GBP8.9bn (5.7 per cent) in the three months to the end of September, taking the total value of funds under management and administration »

Jersey's rising tide lifts service providers' business

Jersey's rising tide lifts service providers' business

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 10:10

For an executive from a Jersey hedge fund administration firm, Gary Clark is remarkable sanguine about the island's launch at the beginning of next year of a new category of funds that come with no »

Deutsche research predicts massive increase in securities lending by 2010

Deutsche research predicts massive increase in securities lending by 2010

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 06:01

Deutsche Bank has released to its global prime finance clients a report that predicts the boom in 130/30 investment strategies could generate an additional USD600bn of borrowing demand for »

RMF launches innovative seeding fund for hedge fund start-ups

RMF launches innovative seeding fund for hedge fund start-ups

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 06:00

Switzerland's RMF Investment Management, a subsidiary of giant UK-based hedge fund manager Man Investments, has unveiled a seed-funding approach that aims to ensure guaranteed access to ne »

Advent's new-look Geneva "kills two birds with one stone"

Advent's new-look Geneva "kills two birds with one stone"

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 05:59

The launch by Advent Software of version 7.0 of its Geneva investment management, reporting and accounting platform is set to increase the application's attractiveness to hedge fund manage »

Insch Capital Management hires Anderson as non-executive chairman

Insch Capital Management hires Anderson as non-executive chairman

Thu, 15/11/2007 - 16:15

Swiss-based alternative asset manager Insch Capital Management, which specialises in the currency markets, has appointed former Man International chairman David Anderson as its non-executi »

Alexander von Mühlen joins International Asset Management

Alexander von Mühlen joins International Asset Management

Thu, 15/11/2007 - 13:01

London-based International Asset Management, one of the oldest specialist fund of hedge funds managers, has appointed Alexander von Mühlen in the new role as head of client relations »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Gore signs up as Kleiner Perkins targets clean technology

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Gore signs up as Kleiner Perkins targets clean technology

Thu, 15/11/2007 - 11:08

Former US vice-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore is to become a partner at venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and will lead inv »

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