OTC derivatives to reach USD550trn by 2008, says Celent

Over-the-counter derivatives will exceed the USD550trn mark in 2008, up from USD375trn at the end of 2006, according to a new report from Celent, a research and consulting firm that focuse »


Institutions to invest USD85bn in hedge funds by 2008, says report

Institutional investors are poised to pump USD85bn of new money into hedge funds and funds of hedge funds over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a survey of more than 950 institutions »


Bramdean to list diversified fund of alternative funds

Bramdean Asset Management, the multi-manager investment business headed by Nicola Horlick, has announced plans for a new stock market-listed fund of funds that will offer a globally divers »


OECD rejects corporate governance code for hedge funds and private equity

Member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have agreed that the corporate governance practices of private equity firms and hedge funds are best addresse »


OECD rejects corporate governance code for hedge funds and private equity

Member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have agreed that the corporate governance practices of private equity firms and hedge funds are best addresse »


Kremer elected chairman of Luxembourg funds association

Claude Kremer, a partner with law firm Arendt & Medernach, has been elected as chairman of the Luxembourg Funds Industry Association at the organisation's annual general meeting, succe »


F&C launches offering for event-driven fund of hedge funds

F&C Management has launched a public offering for F&C Event Driven, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company that will invest in a global portfolio of event-driven hedg »


University of Oxford and Man Group launch Institute for Quantitative Finance

The University of Oxford and Man Group have announced the establishment of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, which they intend to become the world's leading interdisciplina »


Aspect Capital appoints senior European sales executive

Aspect Capital, one of the largest systematic investment managers in Europe, has appointed Ted Frith as senior European sales executive to focus on further developing its institutional sal »


Fortune backs three hedge funds through affiliated manager programme

London-based hedge fund advisor Fortune Group has entered into strategic partnership agreements with three new single-manager hedge funds run by Acero Capital Management, William Jedwab an »


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