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PerTrac study confirms that emerging hedge fund managers outperform older, larger funds

PerTrac study confirms that emerging hedge fund managers outperform older, larger funds

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:27

The latest edition of the Emerging Manager Study carried out by PerTrac Financial Solutions has confirmed the findings of the original study, released in March 2007, that emerging hedge fu »

GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:26

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has been awarded a new mandate from the asset management division of Banca Fideuram, part of Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo Group, to manage »

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:25

Credit Suisse has launched the Long/Short Equity Replication Index, the first in a planned suite of alternative index replication products designed to replicate the performance of major he »

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:23

When jittery stock markets and uncertainty get in the way of traditional investment, alternatives are considered a viable investment option, with hedge funds perhaps being the most visible »

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:22

The Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed Sean Simon of Ivy Asset Management as the new Aima Council representative of its US members and as a member of the associati »

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 18:36

Given Jersey's longstanding experience in creating and servicing property investment structures, it is little surprise that the jurisdiction should be a logical choice in which to domicile funds ta »

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 07:05

Paulson & Co, the New York-based hedge fund manager that quadrupled its assets to USD30bn last year by betting on the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market, has bought 50 millio »

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:04

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is to launch derivatives based on the MSCI Russia Index denominated in US dollars on June 23, extending an existing range of products based on »

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:01

Policy Selection, manager of the Assured Fund life settlement investment product, predicts that the US traded life settlements market will grow in value to USD160bn by 2016, boosted by dem »

Study says Jersey finance industry must step up promotional efforts

Study says Jersey finance industry must step up promotional efforts

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 21:43

Jersey needs to boost its efforts to raise its international profile and to enhance the skills and experience of its workforce, according to a six-month study into the future of the island »

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