West Yorkshire Pension Fund allocates GBP 260m to FoHFs

The West Yorkshire Pension Fund (WYPF) is to invest GBP 260 million (approx. »

UK pension funds continue shift to alternative investments

UK pension funds advisor Watson Wyatt Investment Consulting doubled the number of alternative investment mandates awarded to fund managers in 2004. The total rose f »

SEC takes emergency action to freeze Northshore Asset Management

The SEC has filed an emergency enforcement action to halt an alleged USD 37m fraud by Northshore Asset Management LLC (Northshore) and its principals. The action, w »

TQA announces new event arbitrage team

TQA Investors has added a new event arbitrage team to its current line-up of global convertible arbitrage, credit arbitrage and long/short professionals. Dwight A »

Change of address for AIMA

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is moving to a new address in London. The Association's new address is: AIMAMeadows Hous »

Hedge funds market in Germany warms to growth

On the eve of the Super Hedge 2005 conference, a new report from Mercer Oliver Wyman Consulting says the German hedge funds market is warming up for rapid growth. G »

Guernsey finance industry must rise to QIF challenge

A leading advisor says that Guernsey Qualifying Investor Funds will require a disciplined response from the industry to ensure continued growth and success. Peter F »

A technique to construct an optimal fund of funds

Laurent Favre, founder, AlternativeSoft AG, on defining what kind of risks and what kind of returns are needed in order to construct an optimal fund of funds. Firs »

Decision Capital Management partners with Echlin Asset Management

Decision Capital Management (DCM) and Echlin Asset Management have teamed up to increase European investor access to US fund of funds. The partnership between La Jo »

FIM hires two senior investment specialists

FIM Limited is continuing the expansion of its multi-manager team by hiring two new senior analysts in the research and investment department. The appointment of Ab »

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