Falcon poaches Dow Jones exec as President, CEO

Kevin Pilarski has joined Chicago-based Falcon Global Funds Group, a boutique alternative investment advisory and distribution firm, as »


Harcourt Partners changes name, prepares for Jhangiani fund launch

Harcourt Partners SA has changed its name to Peak Partners SA as of 1 January 2006 and is preparing to launch a new fund run by Nikhil J »


Investment managers' global predictions for 2006

Investment managers expect 2006 equity performance in the major markets to lag behind the double-digit returns of 2005, according to a g »


HSBC launches German tax compliant fund admin solution

HSBC's Alternative Fund Services has released a German tax compliant version of its core hedge fund accounting system, Advent Geneva. »


Citigroup hires Coyne to expand FX Prime Brokerage

Andrew Coyne has moved from Deutsche Bank and joined Citigroup in London as Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage. »


Unilever's new multi-country, asset-pooling fund appoints Mercer

Univest has appointed Mercer Investment Consulting to provide manager research, monitoring and fund structure services for its multi-man »


Walkers Review: Private Equity Activity Expected to Grow; Asia and Dubai will continue to attract new funds

Walkers, the global offshore law firm, says that 2005 will be another record year for the registration of hedge funds in the Cayman Isla »


ACP Capital prepares for AIM listing

ACP Capital Limited, a Jersey-based niche investment and fund manager, is preparing to list on London's Alternative Investment Market in »


China's first interdealer broker opens for business in Shanghai

Shanghai International Trust & Investment Corporation Limited (SITICO) and Tullett Prebon have opened a joint-venture interdealer br »


National Union introduces hedge fund manager insurance policy

National Union Fire Insurance Company has introduced a new policy to protect hedge fund managers and directors against liability exposur »


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