S&P Fund Services launches latest fund of hedge funds directory

Standard & Poor's Fund Services, a provider of qualitative fund management ratings, has launched the latest edition of its Funds of Hedge Funds Directory, a bi-annual review of the sec »


All Dow Jones index strategies post losses for March and first quarter

All six hedge fund strategies calculated by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees losses in March and ended the first quarter in negative territory, according to preliminary esti »


Fine wine combines attractive returns with low volatility, says Wine Asset Managers

Ever-increasing demand and fixed supply means that wine as an investment offers a unique combination of superior returns and low risk by comparison with more conventional investments, acco »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Morgan Stanley takes seventh hedge fund manager stake

Morgan Stanley has bought a minority stake in London hedge fund manager Hawker Capital. »


Investec Asset Management reports strong returns for first commodity hedge fund

Investec Asset Management's first commodity hedge fund, the Guernsey-domiciled Global Commodities & Resources Fund, has marked its first anniversary by delivering returns of more than »


Morgan Stanley Investment Management takes minority stake in Hawker Capital

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has taken a minority stake in Hawker Capital (Cayman), a commodities-focused investment management firm founded last August by Oliver Hawkins and Tim S »


Partners Group establishes local presence in Australia

Switzerland-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has expanded its Asian presence with the opening of an office in Sydney to support its investment activities and growing number o »


Abraxas fund switches administrator to LaSalle Global Fund Services

Abraxas Capital Management, a specialist quantitative hedge fund manager, is to transfer the hedge fund administration mandate for its Abraxas Fund to LaSalle Global Fund Services Europe a »


Bank of New York Mellon tops USD200bn in hedge fund assets

Bank of New York Mellon has announced that its alternative investment services business has passed USD200bn in assets under administration, reflecting rapid global growth in the firm's ser »


ICAP reports record electronic trading volumes in March

Interdealer broker ICAP has reported that average daily electronic broking volumes in March set a new record of USD966.1bn, up from the previous mark of USD933.9 set in August 2007, amid c »


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