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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Beleaguered Bear Stearns funds face uncertain future

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Beleaguered Bear Stearns funds face uncertain future

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:58

The future of two credit funds run by Bear Stearns remains murky following the reported seizure of USD800m of assets to auction off by lender Merrill Lynch. »

SGAM Alternative Investments launches fund dedicated to art market

SGAM Alternative Investments launches fund dedicated to art market

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:58

SGAM Alternative Investments has launched an investment fund dedicated to the art market that it says is the first investment structure backed by a leading global asset manager to offer in »

Institutional money tops 25 per cent of assets for largest hedge funds, says study

Institutional money tops 25 per cent of assets for largest hedge funds, says study

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:57

Direct investments by endowments, foundations, corporate pension funds and public pension schemes together represent a quarter of the assets of the world's largest hedge funds, up from 22 »

SEC to lift price restrictions on short selling

SEC to lift price restrictions on short selling

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:55

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to lift restrictions on short selling that prevented traders selling borrowed stock if prices were declining, but it has strengthened rules »

Hedge funds attract USD100bn in inflows in year to March, says report

Hedge funds attract USD100bn in inflows in year to March, says report

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:54

Net inflows into hedge funds totalled USD20.7bn during the first quarter of 2007, and with a performance gain of USD49.9bn resulted in net hedge fund assets totalling an estimated USD1.51t »

Lehman Brothers acquires stake in Integrated Asset Management

Lehman Brothers acquires stake in Integrated Asset Management

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:53

Lehman Brothers has acquired a 9.4 per cent stake in London-based fund of hedge funds manager Integrated Asset Management through a second capital-raising in less than a month that brought »

Buoyant markets and buyouts boost hedge fund returns in May

Buoyant markets and buyouts boost hedge fund returns in May

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:52

The hedge fund industry continued to enjoy strong returns in May, according to leading index providers, with strong equity market performance and buoyant merger activity bringing significa »

Hedge fund seminar highlights new focus on permanent capital

Hedge fund seminar highlights new focus on permanent capital

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:52

The alternative investment industry, including both hedge funds and private equity, is undergoing a shift in ownership structure as managers seek to create permanent capital through stock »

AIMS Asset Management to launch greater China long/short equity fund

AIMS Asset Management to launch greater China long/short equity fund

Thu, 21/06/2007 - 07:00

AIMS Asset Management, one of the first foreign fund management companies to be licensed in Malaysia in 1996, is launching a long/short greater China equity fund in this month, adopting th »

Ellis joins Everest Capital to boost institutional support functions

Ellis joins Everest Capital to boost institutional support functions

Thu, 21/06/2007 - 06:59

Ross Ellis has joined the Miami office of global hedge fund management firm Everest Capital as a director to boost the firm's institutional support functions, focusing on enhancing investo »

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