Item replaces Siegrist as CEO of RMF

Fred Siegrist is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RMF Investment Management. Herbert Item will succeed Siegrist, who is retiring on 30 September 2007. »


Partners Group confirms asset growth target of CHF7bn for 2007

Partners Group, the Switzerland-based global alternative asset manager, remains confident of achieving another record year, with expected growth of assets under management of at least CHF7 »


Bank of Ireland launches hedge fund centre of excellence in Belfast

The Bank of Ireland Group, Ireland's leading financial institution, is to establish a hedge fund centre of excellence in Belfast. »


MSCI Barra launches global family of Islamic indices

MSCI Barra has launched a global family of Islamic indices designed to reflect Sharia investment principles while retaining replicability for international investors. »


Man Global Strategies launches Founders Incubation Platform

Man Global Strategies (MGS), a core investment manager of Man Investments, has formed the Founders Incubation Platform (Founders Program), a seeding and incubation platform for US-based he »


Butterfield draws on 150-year history

The firm now known as Butterfield Bank is Bermuda's oldest banking company. It traces its origins back to a firm founded by Nathaniel Butterfield in 1758. »


SWIP includes absolute return funds in new Luxembourg Sicav

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, the asset management arm of the UK's Lloyds TSB banking and insurance group, has launched a Luxembourg-based Sicav umbrella fund aimed at the contin »


Edhec sees regulation threat to institutional investment in alternatives

The ability of institutions including insurance companies and pension schemes to invest in hedge funds and other alternative investments could be threatened by a European regulatory ruling »


SuperDerivatives Appoints Sasha Rozenberg as Product Manager for its Credit Derivatives System

SuperDerivatives has appointed Sasha Rozenberg as product manager for credit derivatives. »


Havens Advisors adds Managing Director/Portfolio Manager and Vice President/Trader to established team

Havens Advisors, LLC, a New York-based hedge fund manager with approximately USD375 million under management, has added two executives to its experienced and well-established money managem »


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