Hedge fund industry gathers momentum as Canada booms

Canada's hedge fund sector will almost certainly never rival the scale of that of its giant neighbour to the south, but it is currently enjoying striking success on a number of fronts which, indust »


Stanfield Capital Partners to spin off hedge fund strategies group

Stanfield Capital Partners, a New York-based registered investment advisor specialising in credit-based alternative investment strategies, has agreed to separate its hedge fund strategies »


State Street Global Advisors launches UK 130/30 strategy

State Street Global Advisors is extending its 130/30 investment product range with the launch of UK Alpha Edge, the latest in a series of investment products employing SSgA's Edge methodol »


Syz & Co to launch two funds of hedge funds in Spain

Swiss banking group Syz & Co and Madrid-based asset manager A&G Fondos, Asesores y Gestores Financieros Fondos, have announced the imminent launch of two Spanish-regulated funds of »


Registered regime helps Guernsey fund assets to new record

The introduction of a registered regime for closed-ended investment schemes has helped send the value of funds under management and administration in Guernsey to a new high of more than GB »


Deutsche Bank launches new index to replicate hedge fund returns

Deutsche Bank has announced the introduction of a new proprietary index, the db Absolute Return Beta Index (dbARB), which seeks to replicate hedge fund beta through a rigorously-tested pas »


Deutsche hire from Goldman to launch emerging markets prime brokerage

Deutsche Bank Securities has recruited Luciana Miranda from Goldman Sachs as a managing director in the fixed-income prime brokerage group within the bank's global markets division to laun »


Stenham strengthens asset management team

Stenham Group, a wealth management advisory firm specialising in alternative investments, has made three senior appointments to its asset management team in London and Guernsey. »


Aima revises sound practice recommendations for hedge fund managers

The Alternative Investment Management Association has published its revised Guide to Sound Practices for European Hedge Fund Managers, first issued in 2002, which examines various practica »


New Star makes third offering of Hedge ETS index product

New Star Asset Management is making a third offering of Hedge ETS, a London listed daily tradable security. »


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