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Man Investments raises USD382m for greenhouse gas fund

Man Investments raises USD382m for greenhouse gas fund

Tue, 04/09/2007 - 06:57

Institutional investors have committed USD382m in the second stage of asset-raising for the China Methane Recovery Fund, a pioneering fund sponsored by Man Investments that invests in tech »

Cornhill Asset Management goes live with Fidessa

Cornhill Asset Management goes live with Fidessa

Tue, 04/09/2007 - 06:56

Fidessa Group has announced that Cornhill Asset Management, a specialist initial public offering and pre-IPO brokerage firm, is now live with Fidessa's European Trader Workstation (ETW) in »

Hedge funds' role grows in US fixed income, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds' role grows in US fixed income, says Greenwich survey

Mon, 03/09/2007 - 07:00

Hedge funds generated nearly 30 per cent of all US fixed-income trading volume last year among participants, double the 15 per cent they accounted for during the previous 12-month period, »

Credit crunch seen easing but funds continue to stumble

Credit crunch seen easing but funds continue to stumble

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 07:01

The first signs that the fall-out from the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage sector may be easing came this week, with BNP Paribas reopening three funds after resolving asset valuation »

Comment: Cracking the ultimate code to wealth?

Comment: Cracking the ultimate code to wealth?

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 07:00

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, says that Harry Markowitz's modern portfolio theory, introduced in 1952, is no longer fully »

Watson Wyatt boosts real estate and hedge fund teams

Watson Wyatt boosts real estate and hedge fund teams

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:59

Investment consultant Watson Wyatt has made two hires to boost its research into real estate investment managers and hedge fund managers, and added five new graduates to its manager resear »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle moves to shore up struggling mortgage securities fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle moves to shore up struggling mortgage securities fund

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:58

The Carlyle Group has added a second USD100m loan facility to boost the liquidity provision of its listed debt fund Carlyle Capital Corporation, which was floated on the Euronext Amsterdam »

Customer Effective unveils front office relationship management software

Customer Effective unveils front office relationship management software

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:57

Customer Effective, an implementer of Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management software, has launched Capital Effective, a front-office relationship management solution designed »

South African bond market prepares to welcome foreign members

South African bond market prepares to welcome foreign members

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:56

Firms operating on the Johannesburg-based Bond Exchange of South Africa have welcomed a proposal to allow remote membership of the exchange during a symposium organised by the exchange to »

Hedge fund inflows close to record in second quarter, says Lipper Tass report

Hedge fund inflows close to record in second quarter, says Lipper Tass report

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 07:00

Net hedge fund industry inflows during the second quarter of this year increased to USD41.1bn, representing growth of 3.42 per cent in assets since March, and a performance gain of USD80.5 »

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