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Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips a further 2 per cent in July

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips a further 2 per cent in July

Mon, 18/08/2008 - 06:54

Hedge funds lost an average of 1.99 per cent in July, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, and are now down by 4.44 per cent since the »

Crederian Fund Services launches alternative fund administration business in Philadelphia

Crederian Fund Services launches alternative fund administration business in Philadelphia

Mon, 18/08/2008 - 06:41

Crederian Fund Services has announced the launch of its operations providing full-service fund administration for the alternative asset management industry from its offices in the Philadel »

Guernsey fund assets grow more slowly in second quarter

Guernsey fund assets grow more slowly in second quarter

Sat, 16/08/2008 - 11:43

The growth of funds domiciled or administered in Guernsey slowed in the second quarter of this year but the island's finance industry is continuing to perform robustly despite the credit c »

Heptagon Capital appoints Tapio Pekkala to investment management division

Heptagon Capital appoints Tapio Pekkala to investment management division

Fri, 15/08/2008 - 06:51

Heptagon Capital, a USD2bn specialist asset management business set up in 2005 by former Morgan Stanley executives, has hired Tapio Pekkala as a vice-president in its investment management »

Bigger hedge funds set to move out of Mayfair and St. James's, says Jones Lang LaSalle

Bigger hedge funds set to move out of Mayfair and St. James's, says Jones Lang LaSalle

Fri, 15/08/2008 - 06:43

The hedge fund industry may be broadly perceived to be suffering from the global credit crunch and associated market turbulence, but evidence from London's property market suggests that ma »

BlueCrest Capital Management goes live with Algorithmics for hedge fund risk management

BlueCrest Capital Management goes live with Algorithmics for hedge fund risk management

Thu, 14/08/2008 - 20:54

London-based alternative asset manager BlueCrest Capital Management has implemented the Algo Risk Service, an outsourced portfolio construction and risk management service from Algorithmic »

Trimming long exposure insulates long/short funds from downturn, says Hennessee

Trimming long exposure insulates long/short funds from downturn, says Hennessee

Thu, 14/08/2008 - 20:20

As the equity markets have entered a technical bear market, hedge fund managers have successfully protected capital in a severe and volatile downturn thanks to hedging and adjustment of gr »

Hedge fund diversification critical amid market dislocation, says Credit Suisse Tremont report

Hedge fund diversification critical amid market dislocation, says Credit Suisse Tremont report

Thu, 14/08/2008 - 18:31

History suggests that periods of market dislocation such as the present produce shifts in returns such that it is impossible to predict with any ce »

BNY ConvergEx Group expands on Fidessa's global network

BNY ConvergEx Group expands on Fidessa's global network

Thu, 14/08/2008 - 07:52

Fidessa group, a provider of trading systems, market data and global connectivity, has announced that BNY ConvergEx Group, a provider of global agency brokerage and investment technology s »

Harcourt keeps assets under management stable at USD5.5bn in first half

Harcourt keeps assets under management stable at USD5.5bn in first half

Thu, 14/08/2008 - 06:54

Despite 'a difficult and challenging period' for the entire financial industry over the first six months of 2008, Switzerland-based alternative investment manager Harcourt Investment Consu »

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