Walkers Funds Services names senior vice-president as client base soars

Cayman Islands-based Walkers Funds Services, which provides specialist offshore services for investment fund structures, has announced the appointment of Andrew Edgington to its management »


New opportunities for international traders

The opening of the Dubai International Financial Exchange in September 2005 created an international stock exchange strategically located geographically and in terms of time zone between the market »


Former UBS prime brokerage head joins Conifer as senior partner

Dick Del Bello has joined San Francisco-based Conifer Securities, a provider of business and operations solutions to hedge fund managers, family offices, foundations and endowments, as a s »


Fortis transfers ABN Amro funds from International Asset Management to Cadogan

Sub-investment advisory responsibilities for assets within the ABN Amro Alternative Investments Sicav range, managed by the group's fund of hedge funds management subsidiary International »


Navica Capital Management launches EUR50m placement of Currency Alpha Certificates

Netherlands-based Navica Capital Management has launched a EUR50m private placement of the Navica Currency Alpha Certificates in response to growing demand for direct investments into mana »


NeoNet expands derivatives offering with addition of Eurex

NeoNet, a provider of high-speed direct market access brokerage services and trading software, is linking up with derivatives exchange Eurex to offer access to its range of equity index fu »


PerTrac formally unveils Portfolio Manager for funds of funds and institutions

PerTrac Financial Solutions has announced the commercial release of its newest product, PerTrac Portfolio Manager, a software application designed to help funds of funds and institutional »


The challenge of creating a hedge fund-friendly environment

Over the past few years the Middle East has been increasingly touted as the next big hedge fund centre. »


Aima steering committee to publish educational guide for investors

The Alternative Investment Management Association has announced that its investor steering committee is to publish what has been billed as the world's first collaborative educational guide »


Baring Asset Management to launch Asia absolute return hedge fund

Baring Asset Management has announced plans to add the Baring Asia Strategic Fund, an equity multistrategy fund managed by the firm's Asian equity team, to its range of single strategy hed »


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