Hedgeweek Comment: Optimism suggests better times ahead for alternatives

Greg Coffey, GLG Partners' star emerging markets fund manager, has walked away from a handsome fortune in share options and other bonus payments to start his own business. »

LaCrosse implements SunGard's Front Arena for hedge fund administration

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has implemented SunGard's Front Arena cross-asset trading solution as part of its platform for pricing and analysing structured financial instruments held by »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG's Coffey turns back on bonuses to launch his own business

The attempt by GLG Partners to hold on to its star portfolio manager Greg Coffey has failed. »

Dutch hedge fund start-ups look for more support from institutions at home

Dutch hedge fund start-ups sense the wind is turning in their favour as institutional investors in the Netherlands appear more prepared to back home-grown talent than in the past, followin »

Epitome Global Services expands hedge fund advisory platform

New York-based Epitome Global Services has announced the expansion of its advisory service offerings to the global hedge fund industry to include strategic advice and tactical support to n »

Hedgeweek Comment: Supporting Barack or Hillary - it's all about investment

Yesterday, the battle for the Democratic Party US presidential nomination resumed in Pennsylvania, and with it came a report on how many of the wealthiest hedge fund managers have been put »

New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

Pictet Asset Management, the institutional division of the Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie, has publicly launched the Pictet Water Opportunities Fund, a Cayman-domiciled investment com »

TheBuyList.com unveils beta release of hedge fund transaction database and analytics

TheBuyList.com, a US-based provider of independent stock research, rankings and ratings, has announced the beta release of a hedge fund transaction database and analytics that will enable »

Carlyle Group closes USD450m CCP Financing I loan fund

Global private equity firm Carlyle Group has announced the final close of Carlyle Credit Partners Financing I, the tenth collateralised loan obligation to be launched by Carlyle's US lever »

GLG fails to persuade star manager Greg Coffey to stay

Alternative asset manager GLG Partners has announced that it has accepted the resignation of star portfolio manager Greg Coffey, following apparently fruitless attempts to persuade him to »

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