Credit Suisse forms partnership with academics to further hedge fund replication techniques

Credit Suisse has announced the establishment of a research partnership between its beta strategies group and professors William Fung, David Hsieh and Narayan Naik, academic leaders in the »


Gartmore veteran Edwin Doeg joins SilverStreet Capital

Hedge fund management group SilverStreet Capital has appointed Edwin Doeg, who previously worked for Gartmore Investment Management for 17 years between 1984 and 2002, as a director. »


Partners Group reports soaring profit growth in 2007

Swiss-based Partners Group, which manages nearly CHF25bn in hedge funds, private equity, real estate and other alternative strategies, has announced record financial results for 2007, incl »


Regulation ushers in new era for fund industry

South Africa's hedge fund industry is about to move from a system largely characterised by self-regulation to one in which managers will be under greater supervision from the country's regulator, t »


Louis Friedman joins P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to head private equity strategy

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management, a multistrategy hedge fund manager with more than USD3bn in assets under management, has recruited Wall Street veteran Louis P. »


EEX and Eurex to launch options on EUA future

The European Energy Exchange and international derivatives exchange Eurex are expanding their co-operation in carbon emissions trading with the launch of options on EEX's EUA future on Apr »


Long/short Asia Telecom Fund seeks to tap USD2trn investment universe

Singapore-based Pacific Ocean Capital has launched the Asia Telecom Fund, a long/short equity fund that seeks capital appreciation by using leading-edge proprietary research developed from »


US financial markets undergoing radical change, says Tabb Group study

The US financial markets are not just in flux but in full-out, no-holds-barred, free-for-all radical change, according to US Equity Market Structure: Driving Change in Global Financial Mar »


Industry faces education challenge

As South Africa's young but fast-growing hedge fund industry seeks changes in the country's regulatory environment to help it broaden its investor base among institutions at home, a crucial task is »


Benchmarking South Africa's hedge funds

How attractive are South African hedge funds as an investment opportunity? And is your fund or fund of funds outperforming or underperforming? »


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