SEC lays charges over USD30m hedge fund fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against two individuals and six entities under their control over an alleged USD30m hedge fund fraud and obtained a temporary r »

Standard & Poor's CreditStats Direct offers access to credit-adjusted financial data

Financial market intelligence provider Standard & Poor's has launched CreditStats Direct as a module of RatingsDirect, the web-based source for S&P global credit ratings and resear »

The Darwinian theory of hedge fund evolution

In any market, the longer a sustained bull run continues, the lower the average quality of a manager becomes. »

SEI to provide operations outsourcing for Graham Capital hedge fund complex

SEI has been selected by Graham Capital Management to provide operations outsourcing services for the firm's multi-billion dollar, multistrategy hedge fund complex, which includes hedge fu »

3A launches Asia-focused and opportunistic funds of hedge funds

Alternative Asset Advisors (3A), the hedge fund management division of Geneva-based banking group Syz & Co, has launched six new sub-funds of its USD1.3bn Luxembourg-domiciled umbrella »

Commodity pool operator to pay USD739,000 on fraud and misappropriation charges

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has settled its charges of fraud and misappropriation of customer funds against Robert Lee Roane of Chester, Virginia, and levied a total of USD »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Recovery ahead for financial stocks, Maverick partner tells GAIM

Lee Ainslie's Maverick Capital made roughly 50 per cent of its 2007 returns by shorting financial stocks, but the firm expects the sector to reverse course this year. »

Pragmatism underpins cautious approach to UK retail market

At a breakfast meeting with senior Bank of England officials in the wake of this summer's credit crunch, Jon Moulton, a prominent private equity investor, had to explain what a CLO was. »

Bahrain attracts Bermuda-based international fund administrator

The Central Bank of Bahrain has granted a licence to Bermuda-based Apex Fund Services to establish operations in the Gulf emirate, its second office in the region, just weeks after the fun »

Bank of New York Mellon completes acquisition of Brazilian hedge fund manager

Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has completed the acquisition of ARX Capital Management, an independent asset management business headquartered in Rio de Janeiro that specialises in Br »

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