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Highlander Fund returned 21 per cent in 2008, says SVM

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 06:00

SVM Asset Management, the Edinburgh based independent fund management group, says its SVM Highlander Fund returned 21.1 per cent in 2008 in euro terms, compared with a fall of 43.3 per »

Aureum Capital appoints Asier Parra as managing director

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 16:00

Aureum Capital, a global asset management and private equity firm, has appointed Asier Parra as a managing director. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.30 per cent for December

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 15:57

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up approximately 0.30 per cent in December, based on 74 per cent of assets reporting. »

Henderson plans currency hedge fund after hiring team from Fortis

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 12:09

Henderson Global Investors has hired a five-strong currency team, headed by Bob Arends from the investment banking arm of Fortis, reporting to deputy head of fixed income Mitesh Sheth.< »

Aim-To introduces spend management solution for hedge funds

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 06:00

Jersey City-based Aim-To, a provider of hedge fund software, has announced an expansion of its spend management software and managed services offering. »

Olympia Capital Management appoints head of sales for UK and northern Europe

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 06:00

Ben Whitfield has joined Olympia Capital Management as a London-based senior vice-president and head of sales for the UK and northern Europe, covering the UK, Scandinavian and Dutch mar »

Life settlement fund predicts positive returns for 2009

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 16:05

The Assured Fund, which invests in the US senior life settlements market, has forecast a minimum nine per cent return for 2009. »

CFTC charges unregistered commodity pool operator over USD50m Ponzi scheme

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 16:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Joseph S Forte of Broomall, Pennsylvania with operating a Ponzi scheme involving around USD50m in connection with the unregistere »

Merrill's Margolies joins Ares Management as head of capital markets

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 12:04

Alternative asset manager Ares Management has announced the appointment of Greg Margolies as a senior partner and head of the firm's capital markets group. »

Hedge funds post modest gains in December and are optimistic for 2009, says Hennessee

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 12:01

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 0.51 per cent in December, reducing the industry's average decline over 2008 to 19.15 per cent, according to Hennessee Group, a provider of industry d »

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