Highland Capital establishes Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore

Highland Capital establishes Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore

Dallas-based Highland Capital Management has announced that as part of the firm's continued international growth, it will open an Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore next month heade »


BNP Paribas expands its global hedge fund relationship management team

BNP Paribas expands its global hedge fund relationship management team

BNP Paribas has appointed Thomas Mahala and Jason Miller to its global hedge fund relationship management team, which now comprises more than a dozen relationship management professionals »


SEC clamps down on 'naked' short selling of key financial institution stocks

SEC clamps down on 'naked' short selling of key financial institution stocks

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued an emergency order that it says is designed to enhance investor protection against so-called 'naked' short selling in the securities of mo »


Erin Callan joins Credit Suisse as head of hedge fund business

Erin Callan joins Credit Suisse as head of hedge fund business

Credit Suisse has announced that Erin Callan will be joining the bank from Lehman Brothers in September as a managing director, head of its global hedge fund business and a member of the i »


Structured credit hedge funds inch up in May with first positive returns since September

Structured credit hedge funds inch up in May with first positive returns since September

Both gross and net monthly returns were positive in May for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index compiled and calculated by Palomar Capital Advisors, marking the first monthly ga »


JPMorgan joins securities lending market SecFinex

JPMorgan joins securities lending market SecFinex

SecFinex, an electronic marketplace for securities lending in all major European, US and Japanese equity markets established by the NYSE Euronext group, has announced that JPMorgan has bec »


Hedge funds focus more on formalised risk management

Hedge funds focus more on formalised risk management

Market volatility, the credit crisis and increased demands of investors and regulators are combining to make hedge fund managers think about putting in place more formalised risk managemen »


Barclay Hedge Fund Index sees 1.33 per cent decline in June

Barclay Hedge Fund Index sees 1.33 per cent decline in June

Hedge funds declined by 1.33 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, and are now down by 2.09 per cent over the first si »


Spectrum Global Fund Administration consolidates client services in Columbus

Spectrum Global Fund Administration consolidates client services in Columbus

Hedge fund service provider Spectrum Global Fund Administration has announced plans to consolidate further its primary administration service functions in its Columbus, Ohio facility, whic »


Aima welcomes UK offshore fund draft regulations with reservations

Aima welcomes UK offshore fund draft regulations with reservations

The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association has broadly welcomed the UK Treasury's partial draft regulations on offshore funds, but it fears that the proposals will fail »


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