Inflows to Asia-focused hedge funds fall back in second quarter, says HFR

Inflows to Asia-focused hedge funds fall back in second quarter, says HFR

Total assets invested in Asian-focused hedge funds rose only fractionally in the second quarter of this year as losses from volatile performance we »


WealthNotes files first exchange-traded note with 130/30 strategy based on S&P 500

WealthNotes files first exchange-traded note with 130/30 strategy based on S&P 500

WealthNotes Capital Management of Westport, Connecticut has joined the fast-growing exchange-traded notes market with the filing of its first offering, an ETN tracking the performance of t »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: KKR uses Amsterdam-listed fund to fulfil ambition to go public

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: KKR uses Amsterdam-listed fund to fulfil ambition to go public

Buyout specialist Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is going public and is moving into real estate and long-only equity funds. »


BlueCrest Capital Management boosts UK distribution capability

BlueCrest Capital Management boosts UK distribution capability

Kerry Duffain has joined alternative asset manager BlueCrest Capital Management as head of the firm's UK institutional business. »


US investors satisfied with alternative investments, says Bank of America survey

US investors satisfied with alternative investments, says Bank of America survey

Many wealthy individuals with alternative investments expressed greater satisfaction over the last 12 months with every category of alternatives, including hedge funds, venture capital, re »


Collins Stewart Fund Management appoints head of fund sales

Collins Stewart Fund Management appoints head of fund sales

Collins Stewart Fund Management has appointed Mike Brown as head of fund sales, responsible for leading sales of the firm's multi-asset, multi-manager funds and specialist equity, fixed in »


SEC extends order limiting naked short-selling until August 12

SEC extends order limiting naked short-selling until August 12

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has extended the order first issued on July 15 barring so-called naked short-selling in the securities of financial institutions to which the Fede »


Société Générale Securities Services launches benchmarking service for securities lending

Société Générale Securities Services launches benchmarking service for securities lending

Société Générale Securities Services has launched the Global Performance Benchmarking »


Sidley Austin expands hedge fund practice in London with hiring of Barry Breen

Sidley Austin expands hedge fund practice in London with hiring of Barry Breen

Barry Breen has joined the London office of international law firm Sidley Austin from competitor Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt as counsel in the investment funds, advisers »


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