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Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:59

New German legislation passed last week that will come into force this summer could oblige hedge funds, private equity firms or other investors tha »

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:58

The US futures regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has taken further steps to curb what it sees as damaging speculation on the pri »

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:57

Trading in carbon dioxide instruments such as the European Union's EU Emission Allowance and Certified Emission Reductions has grown significantly »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG hires from investment banks to fill Coffey's shoes

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG hires from investment banks to fill Coffey's shoes

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:55

Moving to replace its outgoing star emerging-markets manager Greg Coffey, GLG Partners has tapped seasoned proprietary trader Driss Ben-Brahim from »

C.P. Eaton Partners adds chief operating and financial officer

C.P. Eaton Partners adds chief operating and financial officer

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 16:36

Rowayton, Connecticut-based placement agent C.P. »

Canada's Dynamic Funds launches fund of hedge funds

Canada's Dynamic Funds launches fund of hedge funds

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 07:00

Toronto-based Dynamic Funds has announced the launch of a hedge fund of funds, the Dynamic Alternative Opportunities Fund, which offers Canadian retail investors access to a basket of the »

OpHedge appoints Jack Li as head of P&L/valuations group

OpHedge appoints Jack Li as head of P&L/valuations group

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 02:20

Middle- and back-office hedge fund administrator OpHedge Investment Services has hired Jack Li as director of P&L and valuations. »

International Asset Management in management buyout from Fortis

International Asset Management in management buyout from Fortis

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 02:17

International Asset Management, one of the oldest fund of hedge funds managers, has completed a management buyout following a strategic review underway since the merger, completed in April »

Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 02:13

Madrid-based Próxima Alfa Investments has announced the recruitment of Igor Ojereliev from Deutsche Bank with a view to launching the Global Emerging Markets Fund in the near future »

LaSalle Investment Management establishes special situations team

LaSalle Investment Management establishes special situations team

Wed, 09/07/2008 - 17:44

LaSalle Investment Management is to establish a special situations team for the UK and continental Europe that will primarily be responsible for evaluating potential corporate level acquis »

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