A new study by Edhec contradicts the conclusions of two recent reports on the capacity effects in the hedge fund industry.
"The Critique of Pure Alpha", by Alexander M Ineichen, UBS Investme
BISYS has appointed John Vancura as vice president of business development for its Private Equity Services division.
Vancura, who has nearly 20 years of financial
Stefan Nilsson has been appointed head of the Tokyo office of hedge fund firm ProfitFundCom with immediate effect.
The company has offices in Japan and Europe and i
The UK-based Indian steel billionaire Lakshmi Mittal has acquired a significant stake in London-based listed hedge fund manager RAB Capital plc.
Mittal has acquired
Pension funds globally invested over USD 62 billion in alternative asset classes during 2004, according to a new survey by Watson Wyatt.
The survey, conducted in c
Consolidation in the hedge fund industry is inevitable but will ultimately generate new investment opportunities, says Jason Webster of Sagitta Asset Management.
IKOS Financial, a systematic global macro fund, has reported growth of 21 per cent over the first five months of the year.
The results would appear to back up IKOS
Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has appointed Rohit Bhagat as Global Chief Operating Officer.
Bhagat will have oversight responsibility for the technology, operations, finance, strategic pla
Legg Mason is to acquire USD 20 billion AUM Permal Group, one of the world's largest funds of hedge funds managers, for a price capped at USD 1.386 bn.
The deal, to
The UK's FSA stressed that the launch of its wide-ranging discussion paper on hedge funds is not an attempt to shackle UK's booming hedge fund industry.
The FSA's D
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