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 »

CFTC files USD 10 million action against Tradewinds fund

The CFTC has filed an enforcement action against Charles L. »

Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

Deutsche Bank's Prime Services team outlines the methods with which hedge fund managers can use equity swaps to increase global market exposure. In recent years equity swaps have emerged as »

AIMA launches enhanced version of due diligence questionnaires

AIMA has launched an improved series of illustrative due diligence questionnaires for the selection of managers and service providers. Dermot Butler, Deputy Chairman of AIMA and Chairman of »

Pioneer launches new version of Momentum AllWeather Fund

Pioneer Alternative Investments has launched the latest version of the successful Momentum AllWeather Fund which closed to new investors in July of this year. »

Dexion Capital prepares to launch third listed FoHF

Dexion Capital Plc and ABN AMRO are preparing for the launch of a London listed fund of hedge funds advised by FRM Investment Management. The launch of the new FoHF, Dexion Trading Limited, »

Maples and Calder acquires BVI law firm and launches Jersey office

Leading law firm Maples and Calder has opened a new office in Jersey, Channel Islands, and has acquired a key law firm in the British Virgin Islands. Maples and Calder, ranked as the world's »

Draycott debuts enhanced version of FundVault

Draycott Group has launched an enhanced version of FundVault, its secure online 24/7 document delivery service for new hedge funds. Specialist back and middle office outsourcing firm Draycot »

Fortis strengthens Prime Fund Solutions team in Dublin

Fortis Bank Information Banking has appointed three Relationship Managers to its Prime Fund Solutions office in Dublin. Lynn Winstanley has joined Prime Fund Solutions Ireland as Senior Rela »

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