Asia-Pacific hedge funds end tough first quarter with a flourish

The HSBC AsiaHedge Composite Index closed out a hard first quarter in 2005 with a gain of 2.2 per cent for the first three months of the year. March was a tough mo »


Andre du Plessis resigns from Coronation Fund Managers

Andre du Plessis has resigned his position of CEO at the London-based funds of hedge funds business of Coronation Fund Managers. Du Plessis has ended all ties with »


France approves first wave of onshore hedge funds

AMF, the French financial services regulator, has begun to approve the first wave of onshore alternative investment funds using a prime broker. One of the first ARI »


Indices lose ground this week

All the HFRX Indices moved into negative territory this week, led by the Convertible Arbitrage Index which lost -1.55%. It was followed by the Market Directional Index (-1.50%) and the Event »


GFIA launches Asian/Latin American hedge fund research website

GFIA has launched FundHub, a web-based research service providing allocators with independent reports on Asian and Latin American hedge funds. FundHub »


Global hedge fund vacancies posted on Hedgeweek.com

A selection of the latest top-paying global hedge fund job vacancies posted on the Jobs section at w »


Interkraft assets under management top USD 100 million

Assets under management by hedge fund manager Interkraft Capital Management ASA have risen above USD 100 million for the first time. As of April 1, 2005, total ass »


A Guide to Outsourcing The Administration Of Hedge Funds: Part 1: What is Administration?

The first of a six-part guide by Dermot S.L. Butler, Chairman of Custom House Administration & Corporate Services Limited (Custom House). 1. »


Risk Management and the Magic of Diversification

Craig Reeves, Managing Director, Platinum Capital Management, outlines the benefits of manager diversification and risk control. Few private investors will have man »


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