Credit derivatives market predicted to reach USD 8.2 trillion by 2006

London will dominate the global market in credit derivatives which is expected to rise to USD 8.2 trillion by the end of 2006 according to a new report. The report by the British Bankers Ass »

Gibson joins Wale at Cardinal to launch multi-strategy fund

Stephen Gibson has joined Cardinal Asset Management to work with Phillip Wale on the launch of its multi-strategy equity hedge fund. Gibson said: "Phillip Wale and »

Hedge funds in Germany: First experiences and recent developments

Simon Firth (London) and  Dr Christopher Martin (Berlin) of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP outline the latest opportunities in Germany. The German Parlia »

Unique conference to introduce German institutional investors to HFs

The Super Hedge 2005 conference in Frankfurt is set to introduce the top 100 institutional investors in Germany to hedge funds and fund of hedge funds managers. Scheduled to take place on 28 »

Liongate Capital Management launches high return FoHF

Liongate Capital Management has entered the hedge fund market with the launch of a high return fund of hedge funds, Liongate Multi-Strategy Fund. In their first fiv »

Macro Index leads HFRX Indices this week

The Macro Index recorded a gain of 0.58% to lead the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 21 September.The Macro Index was closely followed by the Event Driven Index, which gained 0.50 »

ISO 9001 de-risks operational side of funds of hedge funds

ISO 9001 is increasingly providing funds of hedge funds with the framework to scale their business, according to H.D. Management. H.D. »

Futures based on the S&P/MIB index: "no-action letter" by the CFTC

Futures and minifutures based on the S&P/MIB can now be offered and sold in the United States following clearance by the CFTC. The Commodity Futures Trading Commis »

Tech Update 1: Netherlands' PME licenses AlphaEngine

Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Metalektro (PME), the Dutch pension scheme, has signed on as a client for Mcube's AlphaEngine investment software. AlphaEngineTM has been developed to help funds "Me »

Tech Update 2: InvestorDynamo™ 4.0 release enhances tracking process

InvestorDynamo™ Standard 4.0 is a significant upgrade to the suite that improves investor relations teams' productivity through Outlook-based communication and compliance tools. »

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