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BVI Financial Services Commission appoints new director of investment business

BVI Financial Services Commission appoints new director of investment business

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 18:25

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has formally confirmed the appointment of Brodrick Penn as director of investment business as of the beginning of this year. »

Comment: Unregulated Funds enhance Jersey's investment armoury

Comment: Unregulated Funds enhance Jersey's investment armoury

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 06:00

Eve Kosofsky and Edward Quinn of law firm Carey Olsen outline the provisions of the new Jersey Unregulated Funds regime that was brought into effect this week. »

US equity options trading "rising out of obscurity", says study

US equity options trading "rising out of obscurity", says study

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 06:00

A 'perfect storm' is about to hit the US equity options market, according to a new study, Equity Options Trading 2008: Rising Out of Obscurity, published by capital markets research and ad »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citigroup halts redemptions from troubled corporate debt fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citigroup halts redemptions from troubled corporate debt fund

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 05:55

Citigroup suspended redemptions from its USD500m corporate debt-focused CSO Partners after a third of its investors sought their money back. »

Liquidity crisis exposed weaknesses of large market neutral funds, says Sabre's Hill

Liquidity crisis exposed weaknesses of large market neutral funds, says Sabre's Hill

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 14:00

The losses suffered last summer by some of the big quantitative funds, such as Goldman Sachs' Global Alpha, illustrate the dangers of funds that outgrow the capacity of their strategy, acc »

Caliburn Capital Partners announces appointment of new partners

Caliburn Capital Partners announces appointment of new partners

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Caliburn Capital Partners, a fund of hedge funds manager with offices in London, Geneva and Montreal, has announced the appointment as equity partners of Mike Curry, Lana Exertier, Apostol »

Edhec creates research chair in alternative investment for institutional investors

Edhec creates research chair in alternative investment for institutional investors

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

The Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and Morgan Stanley Investment Management have announced the creation of a new research chair entitled Financial Engineering and Global A »

Salus Alpha launches alternative Ucits III funds based on Vienna-listed indices

Salus Alpha launches alternative Ucits III funds based on Vienna-listed indices

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Salus Alpha, which last year launched the first Ucits III-compliant long/short equity fund, Salus Alpha Equity Hedged, has introduced two further funds designed to enable private investors »

Sweden's IPM expands into Germany and the Middle East

Sweden's IPM expands into Germany and the Middle East

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Dominicus Freiherr von Mentzingen has joined Swedish-based quantitative manager Informed Portfolio Management in an advisory role to lead the firm's expansion into German-speaking Europe.< »

Tremont names Susan Crotty as managing director for investment management services

Tremont names Susan Crotty as managing director for investment management services

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Fund of hedge funds manager Tremont Capital Management has announced the recruitment of Susan Crotty from Callan Associates to become managing director for investment management services. »

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