Economic stability puts Latin hedge fund opportunities in the spotlight

It may have taken the new-found enthusiasm of North American and European investors for the BRIC quartet of emerging markets to highlight the investment case for Latin America in general, but Brazi »


GAM hires client director to focus on single manager hedge business

Ali Homayoun has joined GAM as a client director, focusing on marketing GAM's single manager hedge fund range notably to fund of hedge funds clients, and reportin »


Keel becomes managing partner at Harcourt Investment Consulting

Harcourt Investment Consulting, a fund of hedge funds manager and investment consultant majority owned by Swiss private bank Vontobel, has promoted David Keel to managing partner and head »


Man Investments launches capital-protected hedge fund index product

Man Investments is looking to attract investors seeking to capitalise on the current market turmoil with the launch of the Man AP Stratum Index Notes, a capital-protected product that targ »


Structured credit hedge funds fall further, according to Palomar index

Both gross and net returns in December for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index were negative for the third month in a row, although 15 of 30 funds reported positive results. »


Bank of New York Mellon boosts alternative fund services sales in Asia

Bank of New York Mellon, a leader in hedge fund administration with more than USD195bn in assets under administration, has appointed Kate Colchester as vice-president for sales in Asia for »


Christopher Long joins Endowment Capital Group

Endowment Capital Group, a Philadelphia-based hedge fund manager catering to university endowments and foundations, has recruited Christopher Long as chief executive. »


FXall to provide ITG clients with foreign exchange trading capabilities

Foreign exchange trading platform FXall has signed a distribution agreement with Investment Technology Group, a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, that »


HRJ Capital closes fifth venture capital fund of funds with USD273m in commitments

HRJ Capital has announced the closing of HRJ Capital VC V, its fifth venture capital fund of funds, at its target of USD 273 million in commitments from investors including endowments, fou »


Managed futures shine in January as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.96 per cent

Managed futures gained 1.96 per cent in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, with all eight of the firm's indices in profit for the m »


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