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Institutions still committed to hedge funds despite falling returns, says report

Institutions still committed to hedge funds despite falling returns, says report

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 00:38

Last year's downturn in hedge fund performance has not caused institutions to shift their thinking with regard to their hedge fund investments, according to a study by Greenwich Associates »

Conative Capital Management launches first hedge fund

Conative Capital Management launches first hedge fund

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 00:34

New York-based Conative Capital Management has launched its first hedge fund, CCM Partners Fund, which will make fundamentally-driven, privately negotiated investments in the capital struc »

Yorkville expands presence in Japan and Greece through joint venture

Yorkville expands presence in Japan and Greece through joint venture

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 00:31

Yorkville Advisors, a private investment firm that specialises in structured finance and direct investments, has expanded its operations to Athens and Tokyo through a joint venture with Ax »

Former RBS executive joins OpHedge Investment Services as director of operational risk

Former RBS executive joins OpHedge Investment Services as director of operational risk

Mon, 30/06/2008 - 07:00

Hedge fund administrator OpHedge Investment Services has named lawyer Scott Gyllensten, most recently head of operational risk for the Americas with Royal Bank of Scotland's global banking »

Bublik joins LJM Partners as chief risk officer

Bublik joins LJM Partners as chief risk officer

Sun, 29/06/2008 - 21:24

Hinsdale, Illinois-based LJM Partners, an investment management firm specialising in managed futures and specifically the trading of options on S&P futures contracts, has announced the »

Eddington Capital Management says UK-listed note returns 2.37 per cent in first month

Eddington Capital Management says UK-listed note returns 2.37 per cent in first month

Sun, 29/06/2008 - 21:19

Eddington Capital Management, a manager of high return target funds of hedge funds, has reported a 2.37 per cent net return for its London Listed Index Linked Note since its launch on Apri »

Cavu Capital Advisers hires energy analyst from Credit Suisse

Cavu Capital Advisers hires energy analyst from Credit Suisse

Sun, 29/06/2008 - 21:17

South Norwalk, Connecticut-based Cavu Capital Advisors, a fundamental long/short equity hedge fund manager, has announced the addition of Ken Sill to its investment team as a senior analys »

Matt Roux to join UBS prime brokerage group as co-head of US securities lending

Matt Roux to join UBS prime brokerage group as co-head of US securities lending

Sun, 29/06/2008 - 21:14

Matt Roux is join UBS Investment Bank's prime brokerage group in September from Deutsche Bank as an executive director and co-head of US securities lending alongside Mike Kelleher, who has »

Pertrac hires Jim Banks as head of product management

Pertrac hires Jim Banks as head of product management

Sun, 29/06/2008 - 21:03

PerTrac Financial Solutions has appointed Jim Banks to the new role of managing director and global head of product management and development. »

Hedge Fund Standards Board appoints Antonio Borges as chairman

Hedge Fund Standards Board appoints Antonio Borges as chairman

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 13:08

The London-based Hedge Fund Standards Board has appointed Antonio Borges, a former vice-chairman of Goldman Sachs and dean of French business school Insead, as its first permanent chairman »

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