Comment: Six lessons to be drawn from the Amaranth debacle

Hilary Till, Research Associate with the EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and Principal of Premia Capital Management, LLC, examines the Amaranth debacle. »


MD Sass-Macquarie launches utility and telecom investment company

MD Sass-Macquarie Financial Strategies, LP, a joint venture between M.D. »


Armajaro Asset Management to launch "Pure Portable Alpha" Fund

Armajaro Asset Management (AAM) has announced the launch of the Wentworth Fund. »


Lionhart opens new offices in Singapore and Hong Kong

Lionhart Investments Ltd. (Lionhart), a multi-strategy arbitrage hedge fund, has unveiled its expansion plans for Asia. »


Eurex trading volume up 14 per cent in September

A total of 134 million derivative contracts were traded on Eurex in September, representing a 14 per cent increase on the previous year and a 25 per cent increase on the previous month. »


Pace of new hedge fund launches falls dramatically in first half of 2006

The pace of new hedge fund launches fell dramatically in the first half of 2006 compared to 2005, according Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research, Inc. »


Jersey unveils new regime for listed alternative funds

Jersey's chief regulator has unveiled plans to introduce a new streamlined approval procedure for closed-ended investment funds that are listed on approved stock exchanges. »


Mellon adds absolute return fund to UCITS III range

Mellon Global Investments, the international distribution subsidiary of Mellon Financial Corporation, has announced the addition of the Mellon Evolution Global Alpha Fund to its Dublin-dom »


Fimat enters Dubai market with clearing membership of the DGCX

Fimat International Banque SA (UK Branch) is strengthening its client offering with its entry into the brokerage market through its new membership on the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX). »


IDS International Limited authorised by DFSA

IDS International Limited (IDSI) has been granted a license to operate as an Authorised Firm in Dubai, providing Fund Administration services. »


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