First publicly-traded alternative asset manager joins S&P 500

Standard & Poor's has selected American Capital Strategies for inclusion in the S&P 500 Index, effective after the close of trading on 6 July. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Index shows strong rise in June

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index is up 0.78% in June, according to Oliver Schupp, President of the Credit Suisse Index Co, Inc. The Index is up 8.70% YTD. »

Partners Group to co-operate with Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management

Partners Group, the Switzerland-based global alternative asset manager, is continuing to expand its presence in the Asian market with the announcement of a co-operation with Sumitomo Mitsu »

The Walker Report on the UK private equity market - Executive Summary

Sir David Walker delivered his much-awaited consultative report on the UK private equity market, 'Disclosure and Transparency in Private Equity', yesterday. »

Comment: Response to the Walker report

Mark Spinner, corporate partner and Head of Private Equity at Eversheds, the mid market PE specialist law firm, comments on the latest proposals for a code of conduct covering UK PE firms »

Fitch Ratings survey shows rapid expansion of CDX market

Fitch Ratings has published its fifth annual credit derivatives survey indicating that the expansion of the credit derivatives market shows no signs of slowing, despite concerns as to how »

Fortis Investments launches new hedged share class in Poland

Fortis Investments has launched a new share class in Poland called Classic Hedged PLN. »

New Partner joins Ozannes in Jersey

Mark Chambers has joined Ozannes as a corporate partner to boost its already rapidly expanded team. »

JPMorgan joins IMAREX for freight clearing

JPMorgan Securities Limited (JPMorgan) has been approved as a General Clearing Member (GCM) of the International Maritime Exchange (IMAREX). »

BlueBay assets rise to USD 13.1 billion

The latest trading update from BlueBay Asset Management plc (BlueBay) for the quarter ended 30 June 2007 shows assets under management amounted to USD 13.1 billion, an increase of USD 2.3 »

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