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Dexion Absolute raises GBP134m in oversubscribed tap issue

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Guernsey-domiciled fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute has raised a further GBP134.2m (USD263.2m) from investors in four currency classes of ordinary shares, having already attracted GBP48 »

Juno Mother Earth founder departs to launch Vertus Capital Partners

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 16:00

Juno Mother Earth Asset Management co-founder Joseph Di Virgilio has quit as an equity portfolio manager at the firm to establish New York-based Vertus Capital Partners with Craig and Derm »

Oxford Funding launches hedge fund to invest in mortgage portfolios

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 14:00

Houston-based Oxford Funding Corporation has launched a hedge fund, Delaware limited partnership Oxford Opportunistic Mortgage Fund, which will invest in discounted portfolios of residenti »

SMART funds offer new opportunities for wealth management

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 13:23

The Bahamas moved into the international financial services business as long ago as the 1930s and was a pioneer of the offshore funds sector. »

Pinnacle Alternative Investments and Preqin Hedge join forces

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 06:00

Pinnacle Alternative Investments, a marketing and business consultant to hedge fund managers, and Preqin Hedge, a division of London-based alternative asset research firm Private Equity In »

Marine Capital aims to launch shipping as new asset class

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 06:00

Eclipse Shipping, the UK's first major investment vehicle to offer direct access to the global shipping sector, has been launched by Marine Capital to provide institutions and high net wor »

Maturing hedge fund industry must shift gears to grow institutional business, says SEI

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 06:00

As hedge funds increasingly look to the institutional market for asset growth, they must equip themselves to fit the high expectations and conservative attitudes that characterise institut »

GLG Partners appoints portfolio manager in New York

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 06:00

GLG Partners has appointed Daniel Geber, an investment specialist in international small and mid caps, as a portfolio manager in its New York office. »

Brazil builds reputation as hedge fund centre

Sat, 16/02/2008 - 10:55

The Safdié family has a long history of involvement in Brazil's financial services industry, including the ownership of a bank for 35 years, so it's appropriate that the group's Geneva-based »

Hedge fund assets rise to USD2.8trn, says asset flows report

Fri, 15/02/2008 - 06:00

The combined assets of the global hedge fund industry grew by just under 4 per cent in the last quarter of 2007 to an estimated USD2.79trn, but net new allocations fell to their lowest lev »

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