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Barclay CTA Index slips as managed futures experiences mixed fortunes in April

Barclay CTA Index slips as managed futures experiences mixed fortunes in April

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 00:03

Managed futures funds lost ground for the second successive month in April, declining by an average of 0.27 per cent according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based in »

Structured Portfolio Management hires trading and portfolio management executive

Structured Portfolio Management hires trading and portfolio management executive

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 23:54

Mortgage-backed securities manager Structured Portfolio Management has recruited Charles Smart as senior vice-president for trading and portfolio management, responsible for developing mor »

Blackstone Altius Advisors to offer Asia-focused event-driven strategy

Blackstone Altius Advisors to offer Asia-focused event-driven strategy

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 15:49

The Blackstone Group has announced that Aaron Nieman will head Blackstone Altius Advisors, a new event-driven strategy focusing on opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region and managed by a »

Hedgeweek Comment: Alternative investment firms are new M&A targets

Hedgeweek Comment: Alternative investment firms are new M&A targets

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:05

It isn't every day that a Japanese manufacturing conglomerate, even one with a history in banking, takes a stake in the international asset management sector. »

Alternative managers account for increasing share of asset management M&A

Alternative managers account for increasing share of asset management M&A

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:00

Sales of alternative investment firms account for a record 40 per cent of deals in the global investment management business so far in 2008, according to Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an advise »

Hedge funds recoup losses with 2 per cent gain, says Hennessee

Hedge funds recoup losses with 2 per cent gain, says Hennessee

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds recovered much of the ground from their losses the previous month with a 2 per cent average gain in April, according to Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors and »

Mitsubishi takes minority stake in Aladdin Capital and injects seed capital

Mitsubishi takes minority stake in Aladdin Capital and injects seed capital

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 23:46

Mitsubishi Corporation has invested USD39m to acquire a 19.5 per cent stake in Aladdin Capital Holdings, an alternative investment manager specialising in fixed income hedge funds and coll »

Emergent and Tim Yetman partner for global macro fund launch

Emergent and Tim Yetman partner for global macro fund launch

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 23:21

London-based Emergent Asset Management, an alternative investment firm specialising in macro and emerging markets, is launching a directional global macro hedge fund in a joint venture wit »

Prime brokers' revenue to exceed USD11bn this year, predicts Tabb study

Prime brokers' revenue to exceed USD11bn this year, predicts Tabb study

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 16:59

Prime brokers will generate more than USD11bn in revenues from hedge funds this year, a 15 per cent increase over 2006, according to the fourth annual benchmark industry research study fro »

BNY Mellon acquires fund of hedge funds administrator Lamp Technologies

BNY Mellon acquires fund of hedge funds administrator Lamp Technologies

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 16:22

Bank of New York Mellon has acquired the fund of hedge funds administrative services business of Lamp Technologies, a Dallas-based alternative investment administrator established in 1997, »

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