Comment: Current Challenges and the Hedge Funds debate: John Tiner, Chief Executive, UK Financial Services Authority

Key extracts from a speech by John Tiner, Chief Executive,FSA at the Annual Asset Management Conference, London,19 September 2005. »

Eurex US signs 20 market makers for FX futures launch

A total of 20 market makers have signed on to provide liquidity when trading commences in FX futures on 23 September 2005, on Eurex US. An additional eight firms ha »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Delivering targeted returns within stringent risk limits: Frederic Desage-Bonnet, F&C Citrine Fund

Frederic Desage-Bonnet outlines the thinking behind the F&C Citrine Fund, which was launched in May 2004. F&C Citrine Fund is managed by Desage-Bonnet, assi »

Transparent pricing for hedge fund-linked tradable options

HFR and Barclays Capital have joined forces to offer the first transparent pricing of hedge fund-linked tradable options. Antti Suhonen, Head of Fund-Linked Derivat »

Crédit Agricole launches Structured Asset Management group

Crédit Agricole Asset Management (CAAM) has launched Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management (CASAM) as a 50/50 JV with Calyon. Calyon is Crédit Agricole Group »

Capital Z invests with AJB Capital Management LP

Capital Z Investment Partners, LLC has announced a new investment with New York-based investment management company AJB Capital Management LP. Founded in 2004 and »

Jacob Schmidt sets up alternative investment strategy research firm

Hedge fund consultant Jacob H Schmidt has set up a new venture focusing on research into alternative investment strategies and risk management. Schmidt Research Par »

HSBC Republic Investments appoints new Chief Executive

HSBC has appointed Barbara Rupf Bee as chief executive to its dedicated hedge fund investment adviser, HSBC Republic Investments Limi »

BISYS Alternative Investment Services expands business development

BISYS has appointed Carrie Schneiderman as Vice President of Business Development for BISYS Alternative Investment Services. Schneiderman's experience in relations »

LMA launches revised standard distressed debt trading documentation

The Loan Market Association (LMA) has issued revised documents for use when trading distressed loans.   The two core drivers for the review were firstly, the docum »

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