Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

New German legislation passed last week that will come into force this summer could oblige hedge funds, private equity firms or other investors tha »


CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

The US futures regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has taken further steps to curb what it sees as damaging speculation on the pri »


Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Trading in carbon dioxide instruments such as the European Union's EU Emission Allowance and Certified Emission Reductions has grown significantly »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG hires from investment banks to fill Coffey's shoes

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG hires from investment banks to fill Coffey's shoes

Moving to replace its outgoing star emerging-markets manager Greg Coffey, GLG Partners has tapped seasoned proprietary trader Driss Ben-Brahim from »


C.P. Eaton Partners adds chief operating and financial officer

C.P. Eaton Partners adds chief operating and financial officer

Rowayton, Connecticut-based placement agent C.P. »


Canada's Dynamic Funds launches fund of hedge funds

Canada's Dynamic Funds launches fund of hedge funds

Toronto-based Dynamic Funds has announced the launch of a hedge fund of funds, the Dynamic Alternative Opportunities Fund, which offers Canadian retail investors access to a basket of the »


OpHedge appoints Jack Li as head of P&L/valuations group

OpHedge appoints Jack Li as head of P&L/valuations group

Middle- and back-office hedge fund administrator OpHedge Investment Services has hired Jack Li as director of P&L and valuations. »


International Asset Management in management buyout from Fortis

International Asset Management in management buyout from Fortis

International Asset Management, one of the oldest fund of hedge funds managers, has completed a management buyout following a strategic review underway since the merger, completed in April »


Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Madrid-based Próxima Alfa Investments has announced the recruitment of Igor Ojereliev from Deutsche Bank with a view to launching the Global Emerging Markets Fund in the near future »


LaSalle Investment Management establishes special situations team

LaSalle Investment Management establishes special situations team

LaSalle Investment Management is to establish a special situations team for the UK and continental Europe that will primarily be responsible for evaluating potential corporate level acquis »


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