US institutional plans report positive but slow progress for first half

The median US corporate, public, and foundation/endowment plan experienced positive results for the second quarter of 2005, according to a Mercer survey. According to Mercer »

Eurex launches options on Swiss Nobel Biocare bearer shares

Eurex is set to launch options contracts on Nobel Biocare (NOBE) bearer shares on 22 August. The derivatives market is thus providing liquid and transparent trading »

Hedge Funds Programme at London Business School

The London Business School is conducting an intensive Hedge Funds Programme on 22 & 23 September 2005. This comprehensive two-day programme provides you with the kn »

Industry professionals not overly threatened by the "capacity effect"

A new and comprehensive survey by EDHEC has found that alternative investment professionals are upbeat about future prospects for the industry. In a major survey of »

Tech Update: BNP Paribas Asset Management selects Sophis VALUE

BNP Paribas Asset Management's (BNP PAM) Structured Investment division has chosen Sophis VALUE to help standardise its operations. BNP PAM Structured Investment will use VA »

Carne makes acquisition to provide fund distribution services/

Carne Global Financial Services has acquired Aontas Consultants, a specialist in fund marketing and distribution services to investment management companies. John Hamrock, »

HSBC hedge fund market commentary - July 2005

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Platinum appoints new Chief Operating Officer

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GAM appoints new Group Head of Legal and Compliance

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