ML launches Merrill Middle Office Solution for alternative managers

Merrill Lynch has launched Merrill Middle Office Solution, an outsourced, prime broker-neutral platform to provide various middle- and back-office services for the hedge fund industry, in »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Investment bankers feel the pain of market turmoil

Merrill Lynch shares took a pounding on Wednesday after the New York-based bank reported larger than expected losses as a result of the recent turmoil in the credit market »

EEX and Eurex to cooperate in emissions trading

The European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) and the derivatives exchange Eurex are to cooperate in emissions trading. »

Deutsche Schiffsbank selects SuperDerivatives for interest rate and currency derivatives

Deutsche Schiffsbank, which specialises in long-term ship mortgages, is deploying SuperDerivatives' interest rate and foreign currency derivatives to help shipping customers manage risk an »

JPMorgan Asset Management launches four 130/30 funds for institutional investors

JPMorgan Asset Management has announced the launch of four 130/30 Funds aimed at institutional investors in Europe, the JPM US Select 130/30 Fund, JPM US 130/30 Fund, JPM Europe Select 130 »

Handpicked Films signs co-operation deal with fund of hedge funds manager

Handpicked Films has signed an agreement with New York-based fund of hedge funds and private equity fund manager Ginepri Capital Partners to oversee a multi-year programme of film producti »

Spectrum pulls out of India to focus on US-based fund servicing

Spectrum Global Fund Administration, one of the pioneers in carrying out elements of hedge fund administration in low-cost jurisdictions such as India, has decided to reverse tack, closing »

Horton Point to launch quantitative multi-strategy fund

Horton Point has announced plans to launch a quantitative multi-strategy vehicle in the fourth quarter of 2007. »

Hedge Connection sees investor success for members

Hedge Connection, an internet-based research and networking platform for hedge funds and qualified investors, has provided an update on the progress of its hedge fund members following all »

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfoilio?

Managers with illiquid or hard-to-value fixed income securities in their portfolios can now use independent evaluations from Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations (SPSE), a wholly o »

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