Sorin Capital Management names Matt Chasin as chief operating officer and partner

Sorin Capital Management names Matt Chasin as chief operating officer and partner

Stamford, Connecticut-based Sorin Capital Management, an alternative investment firm specialising in commercial real estate debt and asset-backed securities, has appointed Matt Chasin as c »


Auda International recruits investment chief for hedge fund unit

Auda International recruits investment chief for hedge fund unit

Auda International, a New York-based manager of hedge fund and private equity investments with some USD5bn under management, has appointed George Chacko as chief investment officer of its »


Tora Trading Services opens Singapore office to handle asset management growth

Tora Trading Services opens Singapore office to handle asset management growth

Tora Trading Services, an electronic trading platform and liquidity provider for Asia, has opened a sales and support office in Singapore headed by vice-president Laura Hanson, formerly wi »


Pioneer Alternative Investments launches Luxembourg feeders to funds of hedge funds

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches Luxembourg feeders to funds of hedge funds

The fund of hedge funds division of Pioneer Alternative Investments has launched the Luxembourg-domiciled Momentum AllWeather Feeder Fund, which provides access to its flagship Momentum Al »


Schroders to launch Agricultural Land Fund in September

Schroders to launch Agricultural Land Fund in September

Schroders has announced plans to open the Schroder Agricultural Land Fund, a Guernsey-domiciled, London Stock-Exchange-listed investment trust investing in agricultural land and land opera »


Julius Finance launches independent CDO and credit derivatives valuation service

Julius Finance launches independent CDO and credit derivatives valuation service

Julius Finance, which specialises in model fusion for the USD58trn credit derivatives market, has launched an independent valuation service for an alphabet soup of credit derivatives inclu »


Norton Rose in Dubai advises Baer Capital Partners on hedge fund

Norton Rose in Dubai advises Baer Capital Partners on hedge fund

Norton Rose (Middle East) has advised Baer Capital Partners on the establishment of the Beacon India Alpha Equity Fund, an open-ended Mauritius-domiciled investment fund that will invest in In »


Ansbacher Investment Management to launch pure equity index variance swap strategy

Ansbacher Investment Management to launch pure equity index variance swap strategy

US-based Ansbacher Investment Management plans to launch an equity index variance swap strategy in the third quarter of this year to take advantage of the persistent overpricing of broad-b »


Matrix launches pan-Asian long/short equity fund

Matrix launches pan-Asian long/short equity fund

Matrix Alternative Asset Management has launched its third single-strategy hedge fund, the Matrix Asia Fund, with capital of USD20m. »


Just one-third of hedge funds gain in July, says Greenwich Alternative Investments

Just one-third of hedge funds gain in July, says Greenwich Alternative Investments

Hedge funds tracked by Greenwich Alternative Investments fell again in July, with the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index and the Greenwich Composite Investable Index posting losses of 2.31 »


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