Mercer Report: Hedge fund industry faces 2006 performance challenges, but weathered a tough 2005 well

The 2006 outlook for the hedge fund industry looks challenging, following what will be remembered as a tough 2005, reports Mercer Investment »


Key trends in the Asian hedge funds industry

Three trends in the Asian hedge funds industry should prove to be of particular note to Prime Services providers during 2006. »


Poll reveals pension funds' changing attitudes to alternative products and investment techniques

A new poll shows that UK pension funds and their advisers are becoming more open to using alternative products and investment techniques to »


BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre: Hedge fund industry may need to restructure manager incentives as supply of alpha appears to dry up

New research confirms and outlines the implications of the relationship between capital flows and risk-adjusted performance of funds of »


New inflation-linked German Bund available on Eurex Repo

Eurex Repo will be making the new inflation-linked German Bund available for repo trading as soon as it is issued. »


Matrix introduces innovative hedge fund structure

Matrix has responded to requests from IFAs for an enhanced fund structure for funds of hedge funds with the new Matrix Horizon Closed End Fund. »


Barclays Capital Equity Gilt Study 2006, Chapter 4: Implications and limitations of hedge fund returns, by Sree Kochugovindan

This extract from BarCap's Study examines the historical performance of hedge fund returns, and considers the relative merits/limitations o »


Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein launches FX Prime Brokerage business

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW), the investment bank of Dresdner Bank AG, is launching a new Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage busi »


ABN AMRO closes acquisition of International Asset Management

ABN AMRO Asset Management has completed its acquisition of 100 per cent of International Asset Management (IAM). »


NASDAQ and First Trust to launch two new ETFs

The Nasdaq Stock Market has teamed up with First Trust Advisors LP to launch two new exchange traded funds (ETFs) based on NSADAQ indexe »


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