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AIG Global Investment Group hires head of alternative investments in Japan

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:00

AIG Global Investment Group has appointed Stewart Homler as managing director for alternative investments in Japan, in which capacity he will oversee a wide range of alternative investment »

Mauritius investment frees up Standard Bank's Jersey staff for alternatives administration

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 07:00

Standard Bank is making significant investments in its infrastructure to enable it to further expand its funds services both in Jersey and Mauritius, following the bank's announcement earl »

Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:59

Halbis, the active asset management specialist of the HSBC Group, has appointed Tarne Bevan as head of trade execution, responsible for enhancing performance by better integrating trading »

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:58

Citi has been appointed by Nexum to service its Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund, acting as fund administrator, transfer agent and custodian, and providing prime brokerage services and comp »

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:57

International derivatives exchange Eurex will expand its product range in the area of equity index derivatives with the launch of futures and options on the DJ Euro Stoxx Select Dividend30 »

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:56

US asset manager BlackRock, which earlier this month announced plans to invest in alternative managers, has agreed to acquire the fund of funds business of Quellos Group for up to USD1.7bn »

Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

The Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed its satisfaction that the Consultation Report on the Principles for the Valuation of Hedge Fund Portfolios issued by the Int »

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

New Star Asset Management has announced that following the close of a third public offering, the total size of Hedge ETS, which provides investors with exposure to the RBC Hedge 250 Index, »

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 07:00

GLG Partners, Europe's third largest hedge fund manager with more than 40 funds and USD20bn in assets under management, has announced plans to access the US public markets through a revers »

Absolute return funds suffer "absolute washout" in 2006, says S&P

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:59

Absolute return funds, retail investment vehicles that take advantage of the European Ucits III funds legislation to use derivatives and other hedge fund-like techniques, suffered an 'abso »

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