Asia Pacific

State Street appoints head of alternative investment solutions for Asia Pacific

State Street Corporation has appointed Bob Keogh as head of alternative investment solutions (AIS) for the Asia Pacific region. »


Concept Capital Markets joins HFA’s Thought Leadership Council

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has added prime brokerage firm Concept Capital Markets to its Thought Leadership Council. »


AIMA updates due diligence questionnaire for hedge fund managers

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body, has published an updated edition of its flagship due diligence questionnaire (DDQ), the AIMA DDQ for Hedge Fund Managers. »

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AIMA Canada appoints new board for 2014-2016

AIMA Canada, the national group of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in Canada, has appointed its board for 2014-2016. »


Risk management evolving from regulatory burden to strategic core competency

Risk managers are increasingly viewing risk management as a strategic core competency rather than a regulatory obligation, according to a survey by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) and SunGard. »


All six MVIS long/short equity indices positive in August

All six of Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) investable long/short equity indices recorded a positive performance in August. »

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Hedge funds continue drive with Lyxor HFI close to record highs

For the second week in a row, hedge funds have posted a solid performance, lifting the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index (HFI) closer to new highs. »

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VAM launches frontier markets fund

Specialist fund manager VAM has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS IV fund targeting the high growth potential of frontier market equities. »

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Castle Hall launches ReportLab-powered platform for HF and PE due diligence reporting

Castle Hall Alternatives, an operational due diligence specialist focused on hedge funds, private equity funds and long-only funds, has teamed up with ReportLab to launch the OpsDiligence platform. »


Common Sense Investment Management appoints president

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Marc Lorin as president. »

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