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Threadneedle launches the Asia Crescendo hedge fund

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 07:15

Threadneedle has launched a new hedge fund, the Threadneedle Asia Crescendo Fund, that is designed to combine the asset manager's expertise in Asian equities with its experience in running »

FourWinds makes two senior hires and opens Hong Kong office

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 07:14

FourWinds Capital Management, a specialist natural resources fund management company, has announced the appointment of Andrew Nason as head of the environment group and of JK Lim as head o »

Myo Capital launches fund to focus on 'dislocation' in Asian credit markets

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 07:11

Hong Kong-based Myo Capital Advisers has announced the launch of the Myo Capital Master Fund, with significant capital from an institutional seed investor, to take advantage of the current »

Industry ready to fulfil its potential

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 16:22


State Street Global Advisors Wins USD200m mandate from UK universities superannuation scheme

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 13:58

State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, and the largest institutional fund manager in the world, has announced that it has been appointed b »

JPMorgan Chase to acquire Bear Stearns as Fed steps in with USD 30 billion funding for 'less liquid' assets

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 08:02

In a move designed to calm the markets ahead of trading today, JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is acquiring the crippled Bear Stearns Companies Inc for USD2 per share, a ninety per cent discoun »

Advisors Asset Management to distribute structured products linked to BNP Paribas index

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:19

Advisors Asset Management, am investment solutions partner for financial professionals, has signed a strategic agreement with BNP Paribas to become the sole distributor of structured produ »

BlueMountain Capital Management strengthens asset management team

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:18

New York-based credit and equity asset manager BlueMountain Capital Management has hired Scott Lessing as head of corporate research and Derek Smith as a senior portfolio manager. »

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:15

Lawyers Addleshaw Goddard has expanded its City of London-based funds practice with the appointment of partner Christy Stagemeyer and consultant David Ive. »

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:14

NYSE Euronext has agreed to acquire the CME Group's metals business, with trading of gold and silver futures and options on futures contracts set to begin later this year on Liffe Connect, »

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