New volatility arbitrage launch from Sigma Square

Alain Buenos, Peng Tang, Philippe Ankaoua and Nicolas Goudard have launched Sigma Square, a volatility arbitrage fund on European equities. The four are managers of »

Old Mutual Multi Strategy Fund adds external managers and strategies

Old Mutual Asset Managers (OMAM) has added a number of external managers and new strategies to the Old Mutual Multi Strategy Fund. This move is designed to increas »

The HW Interview: Unlocking added value in a USD 155 billion global hedge fund admin business: Paul Smith, Head of Alternative Fund Services, HSBC

It is one year today since HSBC acquired The Bank of Bermuda Limited and with it the hedge fund services business. »

West Yorkshire Pension Fund allocates GBP 260m to FoHFs

The West Yorkshire Pension Fund (WYPF) is to invest GBP 260 million (approx. »

UK pension funds continue shift to alternative investments

UK pension funds advisor Watson Wyatt Investment Consulting doubled the number of alternative investment mandates awarded to fund managers in 2004. The total rose f »

SEC takes emergency action to freeze Northshore Asset Management

The SEC has filed an emergency enforcement action to halt an alleged USD 37m fraud by Northshore Asset Management LLC (Northshore) and its principals. The action, w »

TQA announces new event arbitrage team

TQA Investors has added a new event arbitrage team to its current line-up of global convertible arbitrage, credit arbitrage and long/short professionals. Dwight A »

Change of address for AIMA

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is moving to a new address in London. The Association's new address is: AIMAMeadows Hous »

Hedge funds market in Germany warms to growth

On the eve of the Super Hedge 2005 conference, a new report from Mercer Oliver Wyman Consulting says the German hedge funds market is warming up for rapid growth. G »

Guernsey finance industry must rise to QIF challenge

A leading advisor says that Guernsey Qualifying Investor Funds will require a disciplined response from the industry to ensure continued growth and success. Peter F »

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