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Hedgeweek comment: Regulatory action could take away essence of hedge funds

Hedgeweek comment: Regulatory action could take away essence of hedge funds

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 14:25

One would think that the ongoing global uncertainty would be enough to give any hedge fund manager a headache. »

Institutional faith keeps managers buoyant

Institutional faith keeps managers buoyant

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:52

Most hedge funds may have weathered so far the gales blowing through the financial markets following last summer's implosion of the US sub-prime mortgage sector, but the crisis is far from over. »

Credit woes highlight new demands on service providers

Credit woes highlight new demands on service providers

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:50

Firms that provide services to hedge funds are changing the way they do business, and the reason is institutional investors. »

Building a strong capability for US clients

Building a strong capability for US clients

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:44

Endowments and institutions in the US have become the dominant investors in the hedge fund industry, drawn by the potential of generating returns that are uncorrelated with traditional equity and b »

Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Managed futures lost 0.36 per cent in March, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, but the index is nevertheless up 7.09 per cen »

Octavian announces joint venture with Shanghai's Goshawk Group

Octavian announces joint venture with Shanghai's Goshawk Group

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Octavian Advisors, an alternative investment management firm specialising in distressed and special situations, has concluded a joint venture and strategic alliance with the Shanghai-based »

RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

RBC Capital Markets has reported that the RBC Hedge 250 Index experienced a net fall of 2.51 per cent in March, bringing the cumulative decline of the index for the first quarter of 2008 t »

SEC brings late trading action against second UK manager

SEC brings late trading action against second UK manager

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a civil action against UK hedge fund manager Headstart Advisers and its chief investment adviser, Najy N. »

SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Luxembourg's fund industry posted its fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth in both euro and US dollar terms in 2007 despite difficult market conditions in the second half of the y »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Private equity managers have begun investing in the debt of troubled companies at discounted prices, with Apollo, CVC, Blackstone, Permira and TPG among buyout groups that are finally movi »

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