Market Outlook: The European Central Bank comes out of hibernation

Haydn Davies, Chief Economist, Barclays Global Investors, believes Europe's brighter economic outlook encouraged the ECB to raise interest rates. Policymakers these »


EDHEC study finds strategic allocation key to added FoHF value

Fund of hedge funds add value through strategic allocation rather than active management, according to a new study by EDHEC. Despite institutional investors' growin »


Fairfield Straits Lion adds Korean tilt with new equity long/short fund

Fairfield Straits Lion Asset Management (FSL) has unveiled its latest fund, the Fairfield Korean Equity Fund, the company's fifth launch since August 2005.  The fu »


Russell launches first Global Real Estate Securities Fund for Europeans

Russell Investment Group (Russell) has launched its first Global Real Estate Securities Fund for European clients. In a related move, the firm has appointed Derek »


Fortis Bank Global Clearing implements screen based trading hub

Fortis Bank Global Clearing offers its clients the possibility to trade via its Screen Based Trading HUB in the Netherlands. The Screen Based Trading HUB enables Ne »


InteDelta launches risk health check for hedge funds

InteDelta, the risk management and financial consultancy, has launched a new risk health check for hedge funds. The health check, the first in a series the company »


RMF teams up with AM Investment Partners

RMF, the core investment manager of Man Investments, has made a significant investment in a US equity long short fund managed by AM Investment Partners. The AM Inv »


Groups move to launch India-focused absolute return funds

In separate moves, US, UK and India-based investment groups unveiled plans to launch India-focused absolute return funds this week.New York-based Fulcrum Investment »


Management team takes control at Sabre Fund Management

The management team at London-based Sabre Fund Management Limited has purchased the majority equity stake owned by Colin Barrow. The deal, which is subject to FSA a »


PdMV launches first fund of hedge funds

PdMV Capital has launched its first Fund of Hedge Funds, PdMV hedge Diversified -- the PhD Fund - which is aimed at institutional investors. The fund is designed t »


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