State Street Global Advisors reaches USD10bn in 130/30 strategies

State Street Global Advisors, the world's largest institutional fund manager, has reached the USD10bn mark for assets under management in its Edge strategies, SSgA's version of short-exten »

Financial services message wins an international audience

After a 30-year career in the City, Peter Long could have been forgiven if he had moved to a relaxing and beautiful tax haven with one eye on a golden retirement. »

Partners Group assets grow by CHF4.7bn in first half of 2007

Partners Group, the Switzerland-based global alternative asset manager, has reported that its estimated assets under management at the end of June totalled CHF22bn, representing growth of »

YouDevise expands agreement with The Bunker for secure web hosting

London-based youDevise and The Bunker Secure Hosting, which has its headquarters in Sandwich, Kent, have extended the agreement under which The Bunker provides secure database and web host »

Acropole Asset Management to launch convertible arbitrage fund

Specialist convertible bond manager Acropole Asset Management has announced plans to launch its first alternative fund, Acropole Convertibles Arbitrage, to add to its existing product rang »

FSA confirms ending of London secondary listing route for alternative funds

The Financial Services Authority has confirmed that alternative investment funds will no longer be able to take advantage of a secondary listing regime under Chapter 14 of the UK's listing »

Glasgow Mackintosh Fund seeks new investors

The Glasgow Mackintosh Fund, a pan-European long/short equity fund with a focus on UK mid-cap stocks, is opening up to new investors following its inaugural year, during which it has been »

Eurex expands range of European equity options

International derivatives exchange Eurex has announced plans to expand its range of European equity options as of July 23 with the addition of options on one Dutch and three French underly »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Och-Ziff aims to raise USD2bn through IPO

Och-Ziff Capital Management has joined the growing list of alternative asset managers jumping on the IPO bandwagon. The USD26.8bn outfit will raise USD2bn. »

Algorithmics offers most complete credit risk management solutions, says survey

Algorithmics Capital Analytics offers the world's most complete credit risk management solutions, according to Credit Risk Management Systems 2007 - Getting Value from Basel II, a survey o »

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