Refco launches new principal protected product

Refco Securities, LLC has commenced the sale and distribution of the Refco Diversified Alpha Notes - EUR I. The 100% principal protected Notes are 10-year, Euro denominated, euro Medium Term »

MFA issues warning on SEC hedge fund registration proposals

The Managed Funds Association says the SEC registration proposals are unwarranted and warns of detrimental costs to hedge funds and investors. MFA this week called »

AIMA opposes proposed registration of non-US entities already subject to local regulation

AIMA filed a Submission yesterday on behalf of its members with regard to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) registration proposals. The SEC's proposed »

HFR and IIB Bank to launch bond linked to dual HF strategy

Ireland's IIB Bank and HFR Asset Management are partnering to launch an innovative investment bond linked to a dual hedge fund strategy. The Pinnacle Performance Bo »

Event Driven Index leads HFRX Indices this week

The Event Driven Index recorded a gain of 0.33% to lead the performance of the HFRX Ind »

Tech Update: StoneHedge implements Cogency Alternative Investment™

Stonehedge Partners has implemented Cogency Alternative Investment™ software to integrate and manage enterprise-wide information. The software has been developed by Cogency Software, Inc., a »

Burkhart joins Lehmans European capital markets team

Lehman Brothers has hired Calvert C. »

EBS Prime Banks expands offering to hedge funds and CTAs

EBS, the FX spot broker, is investigating enhancing its EBS Prime offering by providing hedge funds and CTAs access to its spot FX market. Non-banking professional »

Richard Johnston to head Albourne Asia Office

Richard Johnston, the ex-Head of Prime Brokerage for UBS in Asia, is joining Albourne to establish its Hong Kong office and to head its activities in Asia. Albourne »

Hedgeweek Exclusive: Cayman Islands shut down by Hurricane Ivan

Grand Cayman has been effectively shut down by the devastating force of Hurricane Ivan, and is not expected to re-open until next week at the earliest. Calls made b »

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