Event-driven top-performing sector over the past 12 months, says Credit Suisse/Tremont

The event-driven hedge fund strategy, which includes the distressed, multi-strategy and risk arbitrage sub-sectors, was the top performing sector over the past 12 months with an average re »


The fund industry that came in from the cold

Long overshadowed by the sheer scale of the islands' corporate domicile and administration business, the funds industry in the British Virgin Islands -  mostly consisting of hedge funds, along »


The BVI raises its international profile

The success of the British Virgin Islands hedge fund industry in recent years can be measured by the fact that it has now overtaken Bermuda to become the world's second largest offshore domicile fo »


Surging fund business brings new opportunities for administrators

The decision of Citco to shift its hedge fund administration work from the British Virgin Islands to Curaçao around the turn of the millennium seemed to mark the death knell of the BVI's adm »


Service providers take on growth challenge

The fund administration industry in the British Virgin Islands has recently experienced considerable growth. »


Developing the right fund environment

The BVI International Financial Centre was created as a department of the British Virgin Islands government to market and promote the financial services sector internationally. »


GlobeOp launches standalone solution for derivatives and Ucits III markets

GlobeOp Financial Services is launching its GoOTC package, previously only available as part of the fund services group's integrated middle- and back-office service, as a standalone outsou »


Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust launches common shares on Amex

Shares of the Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust, a diversified, closed-ended investment company that aims primarily to provide its common shareholders with a high level of current inco »


Democrat candidates take lion's share of hedge fund campaign contributions

Candidates vying for the Democratic Party nomination for next year's US presidential election have taken around three-quarters of the campaign contributions made by hedge fund managers, ac »


Eurex reduces minimum price change for Euro-Bobl futures and options

Eurex will reduce the minimum price change for Euro-Bobl futures and options on Euro-Bobl futures as of June 8, reducing the costs incurred by market participants in hedging or rolling ove »


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