Carne launches new Ucits III registration service to speed fund establishment

Carne Global Financial Services Group, a Dublin-based independent adviser to the European hedge fund and traditional fund management industries, has launched a new fund registration servic »

Custard joins UBS Global Asset Management

Curt Custard is to join UBS Global Asset Management as head of global investment solutions, based in London and reporting to John Fraser, chairman and chief executive of UBS Global Asset M »

MF Global uncovers rogue trader, announces USD 141.5 million bad debt provision

MF Global (NYSE: MF), the exchange-traded futures and options broker spun-out of Man Group plc via an IPO last year, has announced a bad debt provision of USD 141.5 million following unaut »

NYSE Euronext says NextTrack is now European leader for ETF turnover

NYSE Euronext has announced that NextTrack, Euronext's dedicated product segment for trackers/exchange traded funds, is now the European leader in terms of order book turnover, according t »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Och-Ziff reports USD3.3bn cost of IPO

Och-Ziff Capital Management, one of the first hedge fund managers to go public last year, has reported a USD774.6m fourth-quarter loss that it attributes to a USD3.3bn in »

ICAP launches non-deliverable forwards on seven Asian currencies

ICAP is launching non-deliverable forwards on seven Asian currencies, as well as the Russian rouble on its electronic foreign exchange trading platform EBS on 3 March, further expanding it »

Aimse poll reveals investment 'Diamonds and Duds'

The Association of Investment Management Sales Executives, has announced the results of its first annual 'Diamonds and Duds' poll. »

Bourne takes charge of sales at CrossBorder Capital

CrossBorder Capital has appointed William Bourne as director of sales to build on its recent growth and in anticipation of new fund offerings later this year. »

BlueCrest Capital Management goes live on Murex's MX.3 for credit derivatives

Murex has announced that BlueCrest Capital Management, a European hedge fund manager with USD 13bn under management, is now live on MX.3 for its Multi-Strategy Credit Master Fund, a new st »

Asian hedge fund industry set to thrive despite headwinds

Arguably, 2007 was the most important year for hedge funds in Asia since GFIA started researching the Asian hedge fund universe in 1998. First, it was clearly a good year for returns. »

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