Growth in fund servicing is "remarkable", says GuernseyFinance

Fund assets serviced in Guernsey grew by a further GBP8.9bn (5.7 per cent) in the three months to the end of September, taking the total value of funds under management and administration »


Jersey's rising tide lifts service providers' business

For an executive from a Jersey hedge fund administration firm, Gary Clark is remarkable sanguine about the island's launch at the beginning of next year of a new category of funds that come with no »


Deutsche research predicts massive increase in securities lending by 2010

Deutsche Bank has released to its global prime finance clients a report that predicts the boom in 130/30 investment strategies could generate an additional USD600bn of borrowing demand for »


RMF launches innovative seeding fund for hedge fund start-ups

Switzerland's RMF Investment Management, a subsidiary of giant UK-based hedge fund manager Man Investments, has unveiled a seed-funding approach that aims to ensure guaranteed access to ne »


Advent's new-look Geneva "kills two birds with one stone"

The launch by Advent Software of version 7.0 of its Geneva investment management, reporting and accounting platform is set to increase the application's attractiveness to hedge fund manage »


Insch Capital Management hires Anderson as non-executive chairman

Swiss-based alternative asset manager Insch Capital Management, which specialises in the currency markets, has appointed former Man International chairman David Anderson as its non-executi »


Alexander von Mühlen joins International Asset Management

London-based International Asset Management, one of the oldest specialist fund of hedge funds managers, has appointed Alexander von Mühlen in the new role as head of client relations »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Gore signs up as Kleiner Perkins targets clean technology

Former US vice-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore is to become a partner at venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and will lead inv »


Och-Ziff disappoints on first day of public trading on NYSE

Och-Ziff Capital Management became the latest alternative investment manager to offer shares to the public, but its share price suffered the same fate as those of Fortress Investments and »


Tax issues force delay in plans for UK retail funds of alternative investment funds

The Financial Services Authority has announced that there will be a delay in the publication of its policy statement and final rules putting flesh on its proposals to allow retail consumer »


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