Aizawa Securities buys a stake in ProfitFundCom AG

Aizawa Securities Co Ltd, one of Japan's leading securities houses, has bought a minority stake in offshore fund management firm ProfitFundCom AG. As part of the de »

Pirate Capital LLC adds two more analysts

Pirate Capital LLC has recently added two more analysts as the firm's assets grow to USD 370 million. Matt Goldfarb and Stephen Loukas joined the value/event-driven »

Allianz Hedge Fund Partners celebrates three years in business

Allianz Hedge Fund Partners is celebrating three years in business, with the team members' history of hedge fund investing now extending to over 13 years. Since bei »

Julius Baer opens credit and emerging markets fund to public

Julius Baer has opened its third single manager hedge fund, the Julius Baer Credit and Emerging Markets hedge fund (JB CrEM fund), to public subscription. The fund »

Liberty Ermitage to soft close Asset Selection fund

Liberty Ermitage is to close the current share classes of its Asset Selection fund to new investors. From 1 April, 2005, new investors will only have the opportuni »

Tech Update I: New hedge fund email and IM archiving solution

Smarsh Inc is launching a new version of its archiving solution designed specifically for small to mid-sized hedge funds. The new solution satisfies the need for h »

Tech update II: Beauchamp FundManager taps in to Omgeo CTM

Beauchamp's portfolio management software system can now connect directly to Omgeo's automated back-office trade processing solution. Omgeo provides several flexibl »

New appointment to Old Mutual quantitative strategies team

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) (OMAM) has appointed research analyst Dr Han Lin to its quantitative strategies team.  OMAM manages over USD 850 million in its glob »

Equity long/short FoHF records strong performance in 2004

Anthony Gibsons's Coronation Global Equity Fund, a USD 600 million long/short fund of hedge funds, generated a return of 13.87% in 2004. The FoHF has produced doubl »

FGA appoints new Windward portfolio manager

Fairfield Greenwich Advisors, a member of the Fairfield Greenwich Group (FGG), has appointed Timothy Hynes as a portfolio manager of Windward Capital LP. Windward »

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