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SVM plans absolute return fund to address market and economic uncertainty

Tue, 20/01/2009 - 06:00

SVM Asset Management, the Edinburgh based independent fund management group, believes that the 2009 stock market environment could continue to prove difficult for conventional long only »

Standard & Poor's launches valuation scenario services

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 16:03

Financial market information provider Standard & Poor's has announced the launch of valuation scenario services for structured asset portfolios, which aim to help investors evaluate »

UBS Investment Bank to acquire commodity index business of AIG Financial Products

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 16:00

The equities business of UBS Investment Bank has announced a binding agreement to purchase the commodity index business of AIG Financial Products, including AIG's rights to the DJ-AIG C »

CIBC World Markets appoints Darcy Browne to financial solutions group

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 15:58

Darcy Browne has joined the fixed income, currencies and distribution team at CIBC World Markets as managing director for foreign exchange institutional sales. »

Scotia Capital Canadian hedge fund index outperforms Toronto market

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 15:58

The Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index finished December up 1.81 per cent on an asset-weighted basis but down 0.25 per cent on an equal-weighted basis. < »

Aima appoints director of communications

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 12:02

Hedge fund industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed Christen Thomson as director of communications. »

Punter Southall and Fortune Asset Management create hedge fund services partnership

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 12:00

Punter Southall Group and Fortune Asset Management have established a partnership in the provision of hedge fund advisory services. »

President's Working Group committees finalise best practices for hedge funds

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 11:57

The two private-sector committees established by the President's Working Group on Financial Markets in the US have released their final sets of best practices for asset managers and hed »

Partners Group reports assets under management stable at CHF24.4bn at year-end

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 06:02

Swiss-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has announced that the funds raised for 2008 amount to CHF6.2bn, thereby exceeding the target of CHF5-6bn set at the beginning of 20 »

Sun Hung Kai targets financial sector with Paulson-managed recovery fund

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 06:00

Hong Kong-based Sun Hung Kai Financial is seeking to identify investment opportunities within distressed global financial companies with the launch of a recovery fund managed by New Yor »

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