Consolidation hands more power to end-consumers

Betting on consolidation among listed exchanges has been a profitable strategy for event driven hedge funds. »


Acropole Asset Management launches long/short convertibles fund

Acropole Asset Management, a Paris-based specialist convertible bond manager launched 18 months ago and now with EUR600m in assets under management, has extended its range of products with »


BVI law firm Harneys appoints four new partners

Leading British Virgin Islands law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels has announced the appointment of Tim Clipstone, Kissock Christopher Laing, Ross Munro and Chris Young as partners in t »


Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 10.40 per cent in 2007

Hedge funds gained 10.40 per cent in 2007 according to year-end data compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based Barclay Hedge, nearly double the 5.49 per cent return of the S&P 500 Total Return »


Navica Capital Management joins Deutsche currency managers platform

Amsterdam-based Navica Capital Management has joined the Deutsche Bank Global FX-select Currency Managers platform, signifying its commitment to build the operational infrastructure necess »


The benefits of an FX managed account

Smart money is a term often used and mostly misunderstood. »


Cairn Capital announces first close for Loan Opportunities Fund

Independent credit markets group Cairn Capital has announces the first closing for its Loan Opportunities Fund, which will focus on the European leveraged loan market and has wide investme »


Finansa PCL spin-off 3 Degrees to become independent firm

Asian distressed debt specialist 3 Degrees Asset Management has spun off from Finansa PCL to become an independent firm wholly owned by its founder, Moe Ibrahim, and has also completed the »


HedgeFund.net index reports 10.85 per cent gain last year

Early estimates show the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted average of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net database, was u »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Consolidation in 2008 off to a flying start

The consolidation trend in hedge funds was off to a flying start this year. »


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