Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: More bad news from Bear

Bear Stearns was the bearer of more bad news last week. Investors in its High-Grade Structured Credit Strategies Fund shouldn't have any hope of recovering much of their money. »

EDHEC to host hedge fund replication seminar

EDHEC will be presenting the latest findings of its research into alternative betas and hedge fund replication during a seminar on alternative betas and hedge fund replication at the Grand »

DMX is top performing AI-Index

The Directional Markets Index (DMX) currently heads the list of investable Alternative Investment Indices provided by Alternative-Index Ltd and listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. »

Third Point details IPO and LSE listing

Third Point Offshore Investors Limited, a newly formed Guernsey incorporated and registered, closed-ended investment company, has announced the details of its initial public offering (IPO) »

AIMA launches institutional investor steering committee

The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), has announced the creation of a new hedge fund industry Investor Steering Committee (ISC). »

First publicly-traded alternative asset manager joins S&P 500

Standard & Poor's has selected American Capital Strategies for inclusion in the S&P 500 Index, effective after the close of trading on 6 July. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Index shows strong rise in June

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index is up 0.78% in June, according to Oliver Schupp, President of the Credit Suisse Index Co, Inc. The Index is up 8.70% YTD. »

Partners Group to co-operate with Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management

Partners Group, the Switzerland-based global alternative asset manager, is continuing to expand its presence in the Asian market with the announcement of a co-operation with Sumitomo Mitsu »

The Walker Report on the UK private equity market - Executive Summary

Sir David Walker delivered his much-awaited consultative report on the UK private equity market, 'Disclosure and Transparency in Private Equity', yesterday. »

Comment: Response to the Walker report

Mark Spinner, corporate partner and Head of Private Equity at Eversheds, the mid market PE specialist law firm, comments on the latest proposals for a code of conduct covering UK PE firms »

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