Deutsche Bank launches new index to replicate hedge fund returns

Deutsche Bank has announced the introduction of a new proprietary index, the db Absolute Return Beta Index (dbARB), which seeks to replicate hedge fund beta through a rigorously-tested pas »


Deutsche hire from Goldman to launch emerging markets prime brokerage

Deutsche Bank Securities has recruited Luciana Miranda from Goldman Sachs as a managing director in the fixed-income prime brokerage group within the bank's global markets division to laun »


Stenham strengthens asset management team

Stenham Group, a wealth management advisory firm specialising in alternative investments, has made three senior appointments to its asset management team in London and Guernsey. »


Aima revises sound practice recommendations for hedge fund managers

The Alternative Investment Management Association has published its revised Guide to Sound Practices for European Hedge Fund Managers, first issued in 2002, which examines various practica »


New Star makes third offering of Hedge ETS index product

New Star Asset Management is making a third offering of Hedge ETS, a London listed daily tradable security. »


Merrill Lynch takes minority investment in GSO Capital Partners

Merrill Lynch has agreed to purchase a minority stake in GSO Capital Partners, a New York-based registered investment management firm and will invest capital in a number of GSO's strategie »


UBS appoints deputy CIO for alternatives business

UBS Global Asset Management has appointed Rick Nardis as deputy chief investment officer to Alternative Investment Solutions, a key multi-manager provider within the UBS alternative and qu »


Citco Fund Services tops USD500bn in assets under administration

Citco Fund Services, which has more than 30 years' experience in servicing alternative investments, has announced that its assets under administration exceeded USD500bn at the end of April »


Proposed US hedge fund legislation could encompass real estate fund managers

Draft legislation introduced last month by a US senator to reinstate registration of most hedge fund managers with the Securities and Exchange Commission could also drag managers of real e »


Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has announced the launch next month of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund that will be run by the same team that has managed »


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