GLG raises USD 100 million for Japanese long/short fund

GLG Partners, the London-based manager with USD12.5 billion assets, has raised USD100 million for its first hedge fund investing in equities in Japan. According to »


Fortis Investments launches fourth hedge fund

Fortis Investments has launched its fourth hedge fund product, a convertible arbitrage hedge fund. The fund has a global strategy covering the US, Europe, Asia and »


French onshore hedge funds to be launched in December

The first onshore hedge funds are scheduled to launch in France next month when new regulations on investment in the industry come into force. According to AMF, the »


Baring to launch directional funds for dollar and euro investors

Two new directional funds for dollar and euro investors are being launched by Baring Asset Management (BAM) on 22 November 2004. A fixed offer period will run for o »


Harvey prepares to launch multi-strategy pan-Asia fund

CSFB's former head of Asian investment banking, Neil Harvey, has teamed up with three ex-Macquarie traders to launch a new pan-Asia fund. The team is setting up Ben »


Comment: The discrepancy in REIT share pricing: By Bryan Gordon, Chairman and Managing Director, Madison Capital Management, New York.

There is a significant discrepancy between the true value of non-exchange listed REIT shares and the inflated prices at which they are being sold to investors. This »


Dexion Capital prepares to launch new London-listed FoHF

Dexion Capital is expecting to raise between GBP 75m and GBP 125m for Dexion Trading, its third and latest London-listed fund of hedge funds. Robin Bowie, CEO of Lo »


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DrKW launches first HF-linked Tracker Certificate in the UK

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) is introducing a Tracker Certificate linked to the hedge fund asset class - a first in the UK covered warrants market. Shahzad »


UtiliPoint/Global Change Associates repeat energy online seminar

UtiliPoint and GCA are to repeat their online seminar on energy hedge funds due to the high level of interest in the activities of energy hedge funds. The first sem »


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