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Aima says Italian fund proposals should boost hedge fund industry

Aima says Italian fund proposals should boost hedge fund industry

Wed, 23/07/2008 - 22:24

The Alternative Investment Management Association has welcomed the proposals set out in this week's industry report on the state of the Italian mut »

Eurex Clearing to build central counterparty platform for clearing OTC derivatives

Eurex Clearing to build central counterparty platform for clearing OTC derivatives

Wed, 23/07/2008 - 07:00

Eurex Clearing, part of the international derivatives exchange Eurex, is examining various formats for the introduction a central counterparty solution for products that are currently hand »

Legal changes boost appeal of hedge funds

Legal changes boost appeal of hedge funds

Wed, 23/07/2008 - 01:01

With markets worldwide suffering from the impact of the credit crunch over the past year and amid a drop in overall fund investment in Spain, stemming from market conditions but also tax changes, h »

Citi raids Lehman for senior prime finance executives

Citi raids Lehman for senior prime finance executives

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 21:02

Citi has announced the appointments of Christopher Greer, Sean McGinty and Norman Escoffery to senior roles in its Americas prime finance business, hires that the group says underscore its »

MFA and CPIC urge SEC not to extend emergency order on short selling

MFA and CPIC urge SEC not to extend emergency order on short selling

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 21:00

The Managed Funds Association and the Coalition of Private Investment Companies have written to Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Christopher Cox, urging the SEC not to extend it »

Nedgroup Investments lands mandate for Premium Portfolio Fund

Nedgroup Investments lands mandate for Premium Portfolio Fund

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 20:51

Fund of hedge funds manager Nedgroup Investments has won a USD9m mandate from Dutch wealth management firm Attica Vermogensbeheer for its Premium Portfolio Fund, which has now raised aroun »

Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 07:01

The Risk and Asset Management research centre at French business school Edhec notes that June saw a very sharp decline in the stock markets with the S&P 500 plungi »

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 23:32

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has announced the appointment of Grégoire Déchy as head of hedge fund relations for the Asia-P »

GLG Partners appoints Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist

GLG Partners appoints Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 21:38

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has appointed Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist, collaborating with the firm's investment professionals on global asset alloca »

Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 21:36

In a dramatic turnaround from previous years, the volume of fixed-income trading among US hedge funds if anything fell from 2007 to 2008, even as the overall market grew, according to Gree »

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