PdMV launches first fund of hedge funds

PdMV Capital has launched its first Fund of Hedge Funds, PdMV hedge Diversified -- the PhD Fund - which is aimed at institutional investors. The fund is designed t »

Dexion raises GBP 133m through multi-currency share issue

London Stock Exchange-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute Limited has completed a multi-currency share issue raising GBP 133 million. Following the issue, wh »

SGAM switch within FVAM

The SGAM Global Volatility Fund has replaced the SGAM Volatility Arbitrage Fund within the Fimat Volatility Arbitrage Median (FVAM). The Index Committee for the Fim »

Gérard Maarek appointed Senior Economic Adviser at EDHEC

Gérard Maarek has been appointed Senior Economic Adviser to EDHEC, working in the group's new economic research centre. Maarek, a graduate of the Ecole Polytechniq »

SEI appoints Managing Director of Global Fund Services

SEI has appointed Barry O'Rourke as Managing Director of its Dublin-based fund accounting, fund administration and shareholder services business. O'Rourke joins the »

GlobeOp appoints new head of European sales and marketing

GlobeOp Financial Services has appointed Simon Behan to the newly created post of head of European sales and marketing. Behan, who joined the firm on 5 December, pr »

MT Thaler hires Chief Operating Officer

MT Thaler Investment Management (Cayman) Ltd has hired Peter McGregor for the position of chief operating officer (COO) effective 1 December 2005. MT Thaler, with »

Isle of Man to open London office

The Isle of Man Treasury, in collaboration with Isle of Man Finance, is to open an office at No 1 Cornhill in the City of London. The office, which has been taken »

Bullish notes: US companies report robust M&A demand

Half of the companies in the Fortune 500 expect to be active in US mergers and acquisitions next year, according to new research. "The bullish signs regarding M&A d »

Funds of hedge funds and UK institutional investors

Many UK institutional investors - the large pension funds, local authorities and charities - are now showing keen interest in alternative investments. Indications a »

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