Credit Suisse provides low correlation 'alternative' to alternative investments

Credit Suisse believes that its CS Nova (Lux) Commodity Plus Fund offers institutional investors a low correlation 'alternative' to alte »


A brief history of performance ratios

Early performance ratios grew out of the mean variance framework, were adapted for downside risk but have given way to newer me »


Hedgeweek Special Focus: New BlackRock will be a USD 1 trillion investment management powerhouse with a global footprint

The merger of BlackRock and Merrill Lynch has created a new global investment player - Hedgeweek unravels the detail and highlights the »


Investable Indices v. Funds of Funds

Investable hedge fund indices have grown rapidly since 2003. »


T-Zero added to GoMarkets to affirm CDS trades

GlobeOp is adding T-Zero's Credit Default Swap (CDS) Trade Affirmation Service to GoMarkets, its new electronic trading connectivity pla »


XLCA provides USD 253m AAA guarantee for CMA-CGM Group securitization

XL Capital Assurance UK (XLCA-UK has issued a USD 253 million triple-A rated financial guarantee for an asset-backed maritime transaction.< »


Last Atlantis launches diversified long/short statistical arbitrage program

Last Atlantis Capital Management, LLC has launched the LACM Long/Short Statistical Arbitrage Program within The Last Atlantis Master Fun »


Latitude Capital launches two onshore single strategy hedge funds

The French asset manager Latitude Capital Management has launched two onshore single strategy hedge funds specialized in Japanese equities. »


Capco extends hedge fund offerings with FundClear acquisition

Financial services consultancy Capco has acquired FundClear Solutions, a provider of managed services to hedge funds. »


BlackRock and Merrill Lynch merge to create USD 1 trillion powerhouse

As predicted in Hedgewire two weeks ago, BlackRock and Merrill Lynch are to merge, creating a global investment management firm with AUM of »


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