King & Shaxson launches UK equity hedge fund

Specialist investment firm King & Shaxson has launched a UK equity hedge fund, the King & Shaxson Premier Fund. Industry veteran Alan Brunsden will manage the new »


The Hedgeweek Interview: A comprehensive product range with a 'one price fits all' policy: Michael Roczinski, Global Head of Sales, Eurex

Michael Roczinski outlines the cost benefits to hedge funds using the Eurex platform and highlights recent additions to the product range. HW: What are »


Fairfield Straits Lion launches Australian hedge fund

Fairfield Straits Lion Asset Management Limited (FSL) has added Australian exposure to its offerings with the launch of a new absolute return hedge fund. The Fairf »


SEC seeks freeze of Bayou assets and appointment of receiver

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a civil injunctive action against Samuel Israel III and Daniel E.Marino, managers of the Bayou Funds. The SEC's com »


MSCI Barra launches MSCI KOKUNAI Japan Equity Indices

MSCI Barra, a provider of benchmark indices and risk management analytics products, has launched the MSCI KOKUNAI (Domestic) Japan Equity Indices. Consisting of ov »


Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index up 16 per cent year-to-date

The Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Total Return Index is up over 16 per cent this year, and the outlook for the sector is good, according to a panel of experts. Prices are expected to remain signif »


Philippe Foulquier joins Edhec as associate professor

Philippe Foulquier has joined the Edhec Group as an associate professor. Foulquier, who has a doctoral degree in economic science and is a graduate of the SFAF (th »


Reserve Yield Plus earns double triple rating

The Reserve Funds' Reserve Yield Plus Fund has received both a AAAf rating from S&P, and a Short-Term Fund credit rating of Aaa from Moody's. In addition, the Fund »


Asset Alliance expands marketing and sales efforts in Nordic region

Asset Alliance International has hired Brynjar Agnarsson as Associate Director of Marketing for the Nordic and Benelux Regions.  Agnarsson, an Icelandic national, »


Crédit Agricole appoints new CEO and deputy CEO

Fathi Jerfel and Marc Romano have been appointed CEO and deputy CEO, respectively, of Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management. Jerfel, 46, started his career a »


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