Survivorship bias: Liquidation must be separated from other exit types

Fund liquidations must be separated from funds that exit databases for other reasons, if survivorship bias is to be accurately calculate »


Fauchier aims to raise GBP 100m for Absolute Return Trust Limited

London-based Fauchier Partners is aiming to raise an additional GBP100 million for the Absolute Return Trust fund of hedge funds via a s »


HSBC Republic re-opens Alpha AdvantEdge funds to investors

HSBC Republic Investments Limited has re-opened its global long/short Alpha AdvantEdge funds following strong investment performance sin »


RJ O'Brien poised "to actively pursue strategic acquisitions"

Leading US futures brokerage RJ O'Brien and Associates, Inc. »


NYMEX, COMEX become first futures exchanges approved by Dubai

NYMEX and its commodities exchange subsidiary COMEX, have been approved as futures exchanges by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFS »


Rock Crest Capital appoints senior portfolio manager

US long/short equity hedge fund Rock Crest Capital, LLC, has appointed Patrick S Wayland as Managing Director, with responsibility for portfolio management.  »


Comparing apples to apples

The traditional lines of offshore jurisdictions, custody and fund administration continue to blur. »


Rock Crest Capital appoints senior portfolio manager

US long/short equity hedge fund Rock Crest Capital, LLC, has appointed Patrick S Wayland as Managing Director, with responsibility for p »


Citigroup Alternative Investments appoints new COO of Portable Alpha

Citigroup Alternative Investments (CAI) has appointed David C Beeman as Chief Operating Officer of Portable Alpha. »


Dow Jones launches ten new sub-sector indexes to act as basis for ETFs

Dow Jones Indexes has launched 10 customised, sub-sector indexes selected from large- and small-cap stocks. »


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