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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, »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge fund takes on UK government

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge fund takes on UK government

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 07:00

It was anticipated, if not necessarily expected. »

Magnum Global Investments sponsors Crestridge Capital long/short offshore fund

Magnum Global Investments sponsors Crestridge Capital long/short offshore fund

Sun, 11/05/2008 - 21:25

Magnum Global Investments is sponsoring a new offshore hedge fund whose strategy in its US limited partnership yielded net returns of 37.4 per cent last year and has gained 19.4 per cent y »

Factor-based models can help investors distinguish lucky and talented managers, says study

Factor-based models can help investors distinguish lucky and talented managers, says study

Sun, 11/05/2008 - 19:07

A non-linear, factor-based model could have reduced the proportion of hedge fund 'time bombs' - managers who have simply been lucky rather than skilled in their past performance - exposed »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.28 per cent in April to claw back first-quarter losses

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.28 per cent in April to claw back first-quarter losses

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 18:52

Hedge funds gained on average 2.28 per cent in April, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, which reported that 16 of its 18 hedge fund »

Emerging market hedge funds see assets decline in first quarter

Emerging market hedge funds see assets decline in first quarter

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 18:39

Hedge funds offering exposure to emerging markets saw their assets under management fall by nearly 5 per cent in the volatile first quarter of 2008, with total capital declining from more »

Uncertainty for GLG Partners as emerging markets strategy plunges

Uncertainty for GLG Partners as emerging markets strategy plunges

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 07:01

GLG Partners, the London-based hedge fund manager that obtained a New York Stock Exchange listing last year through a reverse takeover, has reported virtually flat assets under management »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:59

The tricky conditions in major equity and fixed-income markets are giving a helping hand to a trend already underway, toward investment in assets uncorrelated with the core holdings in inv »

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