ING Investment Management hires William Bonde for fund of hedge funds group

ING Investment Management has announced the appointment of William Bonde as co-head of its fund of hedge funds business, working closely with co-head Harold Yoon as the group looks  t »


Icap to acquire equity derivatives broker Link

Leading interdealer broker Icap has agreed to acquire, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Intercapital, Link Asset and Securities Company, a specialist global equity derivatives broker fo »


RBC expands prime brokerage business with Global Prime Services Group

RBC Capital Markets has announced the creation of the RBC Global Prime Services Group to provide comprehensive support to hedge fund managers, mutual fund managers and institutional asset »


Former Merrill fixed-income chief Semerci joins Duet Asset Management as chief executive

London-based alternative asset management firm Duet Group has appointed Osman Semerci as a partner and chief executive. »


NorthPoint Trading hires former Bank of America prime brokerage executive

Keith Milko has joined NorthPoint Trading Partners, an Atlanta-based prime brokerage and fund services company, as director of client services. »


Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.40 per cent in March and 4.42 per cent for first quarter

Hedge funds lost on average 2.40 per cent in March, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, leaving the index down 4.42 per cent for the f »


Carlyle raises second fund targeting distressed debt and corporate opportunities

Private equity specialist Carlyle Group has raised USD1.35bn for Carlyle Strategic Partners II, its second distressed debt and corporate opportunities fund, following the closing of its fi »


Fortune adds trading veteran to London fund of hedge funds team

Max Schmid, a 30-year veteran of international capital markets, has joined fund of hedge funds manager Fortune Group in London from City Capital Corporation as a managing director for inve »


Gottex Fund Management appoints William Landes to executive role

Gottex Fund Management Holdings, an independent fund of hedge funds management group, has announced the appointment of William J. »


Hedge fund organisations to collaborate on industry initiatives

The Managed Funds Association and the Alternative Investment Management Association have announced an alliance under which the two organisations will work together more closely and collabo »


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