Istithmar World acquires majority stake in Gulf Stream Asset Management

Dubai-based Istithmar World Capital, the private equity and alternative investment arm of the Gulf emirate's state investment business Istithmar World, has agreed to acquire a majority sta »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds banking on IPO route

Many hedge fund and fund of fund managers have been analysing the IPO route lately. »

Paladyne licenses reporting and reconciliation solution to administrator Columbus Avenue

Paladyne Systems, a solutions provider to the hedge fund industry, has licensed its Paladyne Analytics Master reporting, analysis and reconciliation platform to Columbus Avenue Consulting, »

SkyBridge Capital makes strategic investment in insurance industry hedge fund

New York-based SkyBridge Capital, which provides strategic capital to new and early-stage hedge funds, has invested in Capital Returns Master, a global long/short equity hedge fund special »

Island maintains edge in global marketplace

Guernsey offers an excellent infrastructure in terms of the services it can bring to private equity fund promoters, stretching from its legal framework to the providers of legal, accounting and adm »

Gibraltar - The all-in-one solution

Gibraltar has many advantages to offer as a jurisdiction. »

Options market structure highlights need for sophisticated technology, says Tabb report

The changes sweeping through the options markets are resulting in considerable challenges for market-makers, according to a research report from the Tabb Group, a research and strategic ad »

Silver Creek hires executive to launch London office

Seattle-based fund of hedge funds manager Silver Creek Capital Management has announced that Gideon Nieuwoudt, former head of European and Asia research for Union Bancaire Privée Al »

Hedgeweek Comment: In search of common standards

A fortnight ago, two private-sector committees set up under the auspices of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets released sets of best practice in the US for the hedge fund i »

London Metal Exchange launches steel futures trading

Trading in steel futures has begun on the London Metal Exchange Ring following the successful test phase trading on its telephone and electronic market, LME Select, with the launch of two »

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