Dexion Capital launches JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund

Dexion Capital and JC Clark have announced the opening of the JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund, which seeks absolute returns through a classic long-short hedged style, to exter »

SEI passes USD100bn in alternative assets under administration

Oaks, Pennsylvania-based SEI has passed the USD100bn mark in alternative investment assets under administration, bringing worldwide total assets administered by the firm to more than USD42 »

Bridge Asset Management moves operations to Isle of Man

The Isle of Man has succeeded in attracting Bridge Asset Management, a specialist in emerging markets, to establish operations on the island as part of a strategy led by Isle of Man Financ »

Fund manager diversification will hit returns in the future, says report

Forty per cent of fund managers worldwide have diversified into long-only funds and 30 per cent into alternatives over the last three years, causing convergence between investment strategi »

Pictet launches low-risk absolute return fund

Backed by the strong track record of the EUR2bn PF (Lux) Absolute Return Global Diversified Fund, Pictet Funds has announced the launch of a lower-risk absolute return product, the PF (Lux »

WM/Reuters gives spot foreign exchange rates 24-hour availability

WM/Reuters, an independent provider of foreign exchange rates, has expanded its Intraday Spots product to include the Asia-Pacific region, providing the market with 24-hour access to indep »

Isle of Man approves orders to complete the launch of new fund regime

The Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission has announced that Tynwald, the island's parliament, has approved the legislative orders required to revamp the jurisdiction's fund legisla »

Absolute Capital fund restructuring wins investor backing

Absolute Capital Management has won mostly comfortable majorities in support of its restructuring plans for four funds whose exposure to illiquid, hard to trade US micro-cap stocks was rev »

Record growth for Jersey fund industry, says Lipper

Jersey's fund servicing industry has grown to USD225.9bn (GBP112.5bn) in 1,367 funds and sub-funds at the end of June, an increase of nearly 150 per cent from USD91.0bn (GBP59.7 billion) i »

UBS acquires France's Caisse Centrale de Réescompte

UBS has announced that it is to acquire the Caisse Centrale de Réescompte group, a French asset and wealth manager with EUR17bn in invested assets and 190 employees, from Germany's »

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