Buoyant markets and buyouts boost hedge fund returns in May

The hedge fund industry continued to enjoy strong returns in May, according to leading index providers, with strong equity market performance and buoyant merger activity bringing significa »


Hedge fund seminar highlights new focus on permanent capital

The alternative investment industry, including both hedge funds and private equity, is undergoing a shift in ownership structure as managers seek to create permanent capital through stock »


AIMS Asset Management to launch greater China long/short equity fund

AIMS Asset Management, one of the first foreign fund management companies to be licensed in Malaysia in 1996, is launching a long/short greater China equity fund in this month, adopting th »


Ellis joins Everest Capital to boost institutional support functions

Ross Ellis has joined the Miami office of global hedge fund management firm Everest Capital as a director to boost the firm's institutional support functions, focusing on enhancing investo »


Citadel Solutions receives fund administration licence in Bermuda

Chicago-based hedge fund manager Citadel Investment Group has taken a further step toward its ambition of becoming a leading hedge fund administrator after Citadel Solutions Bermuda receiv »


IFG acquires Northern Trust Isle of Man fund administration business

Dublin-based IFG Group has strengthened its position as an independent provider of international corporate services with the acquisition of Northern Trust International Fund Administration »


Conyers boosts Cayman presence with launch of litigation practice

The appointments of Nigel Meeson, QC, as head of litigation and Fraser Hughes as an associate has launched the litigation practice of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the Cayman Islands and s »


Citi takes aim for prime brokerage breakthrough

After nearly two years reinforcing its prime brokerage team and ensuring its technological infrastructure is state of the art, Citi is now equipped to compete for business with the establi »


Third Point launches the share offer in London

Third Point, the activist US hedge fund manager headed by Daniel S Loeb, has launched an initial public offering of shares in Third Point Offshore Investors, a newly-established Guernsey c »


Citco Fund Services licensed to offer fund administration in Guernsey

Citco Fund Services, the world's leading hedge fund administrator with more than USD500bn in assets under administration, has been granted a licence by the Guernsey Financial Services Comm »


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