Troika Dialog Asset Management closes first-ever Russian corporates CDO

Moscow-based Troika Dialog Asset Management, in conjunction with Deutsche Bank, has closed CDO I, the first ever rouble-denominated collateralised debt obligation invested in Russian corpo »


TA Associates takes stake in USD45bn investment manager

Private equity firm TA Associates has acquired a minority interest in ASB Holdings, the parent company of Arnhold and S Bleichroeder Advisers, a US mutual fund and investment advisory firm »


Salus Alpha launches Equity Hedged fund based on long/short equity index

Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Salus Alpha Management is launching the Salus Alpha Equity Hedged fund, a Ucits III-compliant vehicle that invests in an index comprising up to 30 long/sh »


New 'fat tail' risk management product to be launched on HFR platform

A new risk management product for funds of hedge funds, pension funds and endowments will be launched on the HFR Asset Management platform in October by 36 South Investment Managers, a 'ta »


Eurex trading volume grows 64 per cent to 175 million contracts

The international derivatives exchange Eurex saw around 175.1 million contracts traded in August, a rise of 64 per cent from 107 million in August 2006, while the daily average trading vol »


Partners Group expands Asian presence with Tokyo office

Switzerland-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has opened a representative office in Tokyo to support the group's activities in Asia. »


Gerken Capital Associates launches GCA Latam Hedge Fund

Gerken Capital Associates, a San Francisco-based alternative asset manager that manages or advises on USD1.4bn in assets, has announced the launch of the GCA Latam Hedge Fund, with BBVA Ba »


Bridge Advisors taps Robert Bernard to head alternative advisory and consulting business

Chicago-based Bridge Advisors, an investment advisor specialising in alternative investment consulting and education, has appointed financial industry veteran Robert C Bernard as the firm' »


NOS extends freight clearing in Asia with Singapore office

NOS Clearing, the world's leading clearing house for freight derivatives, is opening an office in Singapore and is extending clearing to include more of Asian time zone trading hours. »


Man Investments raises USD382m for greenhouse gas fund

Institutional investors have committed USD382m in the second stage of asset-raising for the China Methane Recovery Fund, a pioneering fund sponsored by Man Investments that invests in tech »


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