Weston Capital Partners incubation fund backs White Oak Partners

Westport, Connecticut-based Weston Capital Asset Management has announced that the firm's second incubator fund, Weston Capital Partners Master Fund II, has entered into a strategic partne »


LaSalle Global Fund Services launches hedge fund administration in Jersey

LaSalle Global Fund Services, which established a European foothold by setting up a hedge fund administration business in Dublin in March, has extended its presence by opening a Jersey ope »


LaSalle Global Fund Services launches hedge fund administration in Jersey

LaSalle Global Fund Services, which established a European foothold by setting up a hedge fund administration business in Dublin in March, has extended its presence by opening a Jersey ope »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: BlackRock quick to take alternatives plunge

Asset management giant BlackRock has agreed to buy the fund of funds business of Quellos for up to USD1.7bn. »


Comment: Too close to home?

Earlier this year it was the apparent vulnerability of Chinese stock markets and the yen carry trade that was spooking markets, but now it is the problems of the US sub-prime mortgage mark »


LME launches trading of regional plastics contracts

The trading of regional futures contracts for polypropylene and linear low density polyethylene has been launched on the London Metal Exchange. »


Showbiz fund consolidator unveils entertainment investment unit

Producers Capital Syndicate, a fund consolidator and funding placement firm specialising in the entertainment industry with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London, has launched a new »


Hedgeweek People News Round-Up: UK regulator loses more talent to consultants

Chris Rexworthy, head of supervision of wholesale investment firms at Financial Services Authority, and three of his colleagues from the UK financial regulator have joined IMS Consulting, »


Alternative Investment Strategies moves to performance fee hurdle rate

Alternative Investment Strategies, the first fund of hedge funds to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, has announced a change to its performance fee criteria by introducing a Libor GB »


Betsy Gile joins BlueMountain Capital Management as strategic advisor

Betsy Gile, currently a member of the board of directors of Deutsche Bank Trust Corporation and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, and a former managing director at Deutsche Bank, has j »


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