Morley launches UK Equity Long/Short hedge fund

Morley has launched the UK Equity Long/Short hedge fund, which aims to deliver absolute returns to investors with significantly lower volatility than the FTSE All Share Index, to be manage »

Mcube unveils AlphaExchange alliance with Japan's Bridge Capital Securities

Mcube Investment Technologies has launched an alliance with Tokyo-based Bridge Capital Securities, a securities investment firm that provides investment solutions for asset managers and in »

Pace of hedge fund launches and liquidations slowed in 2006, says HFR

The global hedge fund industry saw a drop in both launches and liquidations last year compared with the record-setting pace of 2005, according to Hedge Fund Research, a leading provider of »

Comment: Energy and commodity investing - risk is pervasive and growing

Gary M Vasey, vice-president for Europe at UtiliPoint International, argues that investors are rushing into the energy sector with little or no knowledge of its specific attributes and ris »

Integrated Asset Management names Peter Rose as chief investment officer

AIM-listed alternative investment group Integrated Asset Management has appointed Peter Rose as chief investment officer of its fund management division, Integrated Alternative Investments »

Comment: Market complacency - the risk of inaction

Kostas Iordanidis, co-chief investment officer at USD5.4bn fund of hedge funds manager Olympia Capital Management, argues that the current level of complacency in financial markets is sign »

Ogier advises on first Guernsey registered fund

Guernsey lawyers from the international legal and financial services group Ogier have advised Gottex Fund Management on the London Stock Exchange listing of the first fund to take advantag »

Affluent investors fail to understand hedge funds, says survey

Hedge funds and other alternative investments remain little understood by affluent investors in the US, according to a new report from Spectrem Group, a Chicago-based consultancy firm spec »

SG Securities Services launches middle-office service for complex derivative products

Following its commercialisation of pricing services, performance attribution and risk calculation for complex derivative products, Société Générale Securities S »

Dublin listing raises GBP46m for FRM Credit Alpha fund

Financial Risk Management, a global manager and adviser of funds of hedge funds, has raised GBP46m for FRM Credit Alpha, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company, following its »

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