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Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild S.A., Geneva and Standard Chartered agree to collaborate on alternative investment funds

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 07:11

The shareholders of three Standard Chartered funds of hedge funds within the Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) platform have been invited to join the umbrella fund LCF Edmond de Rothschild Prifund »

GLG update on prime broker/counterparty exposure to Lehman

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 07:06

GLG Partners Inc continues to believe that the overall exposure of the GLG Funds and its other clients' exposure to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc ('LBHI') and its subsidiaries, including Lehman Brot »

Global Systematic Fund performs strongly amid market turmoil, says Laven Partners

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 06:50

London-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has announced that the Laven Funds Global Systematic ST SPC Fund, a systematic short-term high-frequency strategy that invests »

Mesirow Financial expands London alternative investment team

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 21:12

Mesirow Financial International UK has hired two investment professionals to expand its London-based international research and investment capabilities, dedicated to the Chicago-based grou »

Offshoring in South Africa

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:19

A decade ago when Maitland (then FinSource) first explored the possibility of selling services into Europe, we were confronted with the twin challenges of establishing the credibility of outsourced »

South Africa funds industry emerges strong

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:16

For an emerging market, South Africa's hedge fund industry is already well developed and sophisticated. »

Teamwork key in uncertain times

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:13

Recently, hedge funds have been reporting mixed results. »

Eurex licenses Stoxx real estate supersector indices for futures and options

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 07:03

European equity index provider Stoxx has launched 22 Dow Jones Stoxx sector indices following its adoption of the revised Industry Classification Benchmark system, and licensed two new rea »

Financial institutions face further write-downs in second half, says S&P

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 07:02

The world's financial institutions will face more securities write-downs combined with rising loan losses in the second half, according to a new report from Standard & Poor's Ratings S »

Managed futures hold steady in August as Barclay CTA Index gains 0.11 per cent

Mon, 22/09/2008 - 19:34

Managed futures held steady in August, posting a small gain of 0.11 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, and the inde »

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