Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar has added two new categories, global real estate ands currencies, and one broad asset class, alternatives, to its proprietary classif »


Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

With five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posting net of fees losses in July and the only exception, merger arbitrage, returning just 0.05 per cent »


Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Certificate trading on European structured products market Scoach via the technology of Deutsche Börse's Xetra pan-European electronic trading platform, underway for 100 days now, has »


Tremont appoints Scott Metchick as chief investment officer

Tremont appoints Scott Metchick as chief investment officer

Fund of hedge funds manager Tremont Capital Management has appointed as chief investment officer Scott R. »


Hedge fund platform Harbour Capital becomes first in Europe to offer Sophis technology

Hedge fund platform Harbour Capital becomes first in Europe to offer Sophis technology

Harbour Capital Partners, a London-based hedge fund platform, has teamed up with Sophis, a provider of portfolio and risk management programmes, to offer an integrated asset management sys »


GAM launches Multi-Environmental funds of funds for public investment

GAM launches Multi-Environmental funds of funds for public investment

London-based multi-manager specialist GAM has announced that GAM Multi-Environmental, which invests in the growing sector of funds focusing on alpha generation from environmental themes, i »


TriAlpha makes Global Property Strategy Fund available on Transact

TriAlpha makes Global Property Strategy Fund available on Transact

TriAlpha, the asset management arm of the Stonehage Group, has announced that its recently-launched property fund of hedge funds, the TriAlpha Global Property Strategy Fund, is now availab »


3i merges fund administrator Fulcrum with Bermuda neighbour Butterfield Fund Services

3i merges fund administrator Fulcrum with Bermuda neighbour Butterfield Fund Services

Private equity firm 3i, owner of hedge fund administrator Fulcrum Group, has announced the signing of an agreement for the Bermuda-based firm to merge with near neighbour Butterfield Fund »


New opportunities for administrators as appeal of regulated funds grows

New opportunities for administrators as appeal of regulated funds grows

With the global financial markets remaining fragile, it is still unclear to what extent the secondary effects of the credit crunch will impact the fund industry in Luxembourg, but industry experts are »


SIFs confirm Luxembourg's role as alternative fund domicile

SIFs confirm Luxembourg's role as alternative fund domicile

Already the world's second-ranking financial centre behind only the US for the domicile and servicing of investment funds, with some 11,800 funds and sub-funds and assets under management totalling EU »


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