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Hedge fund study shows slight increase in assets but fewer funds

Hedge fund study shows slight increase in assets but fewer funds

Thu, 01/04/2010 - 06:10

The number of hedge funds and funds of funds fell by approximately 8.6 per cent in 2009 but total industry assets rose by 5.5 per cent, according to PerTrac Financial Solutions’ hedge fund database study. »

Managed futures up 0.4 per cent in February

Managed futures up 0.4 per cent in February

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 16:00

Managed futures ended February in positive territory as managers were able to capitalise on long exposures to the short-end of the US yield curve, long positions in equities and commodities, and short currency positions. »

BNY Mellon and Investor Analytics to provide stress tests for Reich & Tang

BNY Mellon and Investor Analytics to provide stress tests for Reich & Tang

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 14:15

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing and Investor Analytics have been selected by Reich & Tang Asset Management to provide money market stress tests that will model the impact of interest rate shocks, credit risk shocks and liquidity risk shocks on its funds. »

Fund.com acquires Weston Capital Management

Fund.com acquires Weston Capital Management

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 12:13

Financial services company Fund.com has acquired Weston Capital Management, an originator and distributor of hedge funds.  »

AM Investment Partners and Bam Capital agree to merge

AM Investment Partners and Bam Capital agree to merge

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 12:05

Alternative asset managers AM Investment Partners and Bam Capital have agreed to combine in a merger of equals, with each firm contributing its respective portfolios, management teams and infrastructure. »

Equities short selling 38 per cent down year on year

Equities short selling 38 per cent down year on year

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 10:34

Short selling of global equities has fallen 38 per cent over the last year while investors have recently moved heavily into bank stocks, according to a new fund flow analytics tool launched by Data Explorers, a provider of short selling and securities lending data. »

Gain to provide clearing services for Korea Investment & Securities

Gain to provide clearing services for Korea Investment & Securities

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 06:46

Gain Capital, a provider of online trading services, has been selected as a primary clearing partner for Korea Investment & Securities, a subsidiary of Korea's largest non-bank financial holding company Korea Investment Holdings. »

Derivix secures investment from J.P. Morgan and S.A.C.

Derivix secures investment from J.P. Morgan and S.A.C.

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 06:19

Derivix, a financial services software company, has secured investment from J.P. Morgan and S.A.C. Venture Investments, an affiliate of S.A.C. Capital Advisors. »

RWC registers US Absolute Alpha fund in Germany

RWC registers US Absolute Alpha fund in Germany

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 06:07

RWC Partners has received authorisation for its Ucits III RWC US Absolute Alpha fund in Germany. »

Virginia defendants fined USD4.6m to settle 2009 CFTC anti-fraud action

Virginia defendants fined USD4.6m to settle 2009 CFTC anti-fraud action

Tue, 30/03/2010 - 16:07

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained more than USD4.6m in disgorgement and civil monetary penalties in a court order settling CFTC charges filed on 11 March 2009 against Virginia-based defendants. »

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