Cardano hires second fund of hedge funds manager for London office

Dutch-based investment consultant Cardano has announced the appointment of Bill Kelsey to its London-based investment management team with specific responsibility for selecting equity long »

Morgan Stanley launches Commodities Alpha Fund for wealthy US investors

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has launched the Morgan Stanley Commodities Alpha Fund, an actively managed mutual fund that offers US high net worth investors the opportunity to gain »

Law firm warns hedge funds to batten down the hatches in Germany

German law firm Schultze & Braun, a specialist in business recovery, says it is warning its hedge fund and banking clients to ensure »

Insparo Asset Management launches Africa and Middle East hedge fund

Insparo Asset Management has announced plans to launch its inaugural Africa and Middle East hedge fund this month with an expected USD125m in assets, offering investors the opportunity to »

Standard Life Investments opens Global Absolute Return fund to retail investors

Standard Life Investments has launched its Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund to retail investors, offering access through a unit trust to the same advanced investment techniques alrea »

Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes sees most strategies bounce back in April

Five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in April, although event-driven is still the only strategy tracked by Dow Jones that »

Hedge fund investors increase focus on risk management, says Deutsche survey

Risk management has joined the performance, philosophy and pedigree of hedge fund managers among the key criteria for investors in manager selection, according to the sixth annual Alternat »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds offer flexibility in uncertain markets

Hedge funds have, to put it mildly, a mixed reputation. »

Eurex trading volumes rise by 22 per cent in April

International derivatives exchange Eurex saw a 22 per cent year-on-year increase in turnover volume to 185 million contracts last month, up from 151 million contracts in April 2007. »

LaCrosse Global Fund Services names Mark Del Col as head of sales and marketing

LaCrosse Global Fund Services, a provider of operations, middle-office and fund administration services to hedge fund managers, has appointed Mark Del Col as global head of sales and marke »

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