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Comment: Cracking the ultimate code to wealth?

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 07:00

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, says that Harry Markowitz's modern portfolio theory, introduced in 1952, is no longer fully »

Watson Wyatt boosts real estate and hedge fund teams

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:59

Investment consultant Watson Wyatt has made two hires to boost its research into real estate investment managers and hedge fund managers, and added five new graduates to its manager resear »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle moves to shore up struggling mortgage securities fund

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:58

The Carlyle Group has added a second USD100m loan facility to boost the liquidity provision of its listed debt fund Carlyle Capital Corporation, which was floated on the Euronext Amsterdam »

Customer Effective unveils front office relationship management software

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:57

Customer Effective, an implementer of Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management software, has launched Capital Effective, a front-office relationship management solution designed »

South African bond market prepares to welcome foreign members

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:56

Firms operating on the Johannesburg-based Bond Exchange of South Africa have welcomed a proposal to allow remote membership of the exchange during a symposium organised by the exchange to »

Hedge fund inflows close to record in second quarter, says Lipper Tass report

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 07:00

Net hedge fund industry inflows during the second quarter of this year increased to USD41.1bn, representing growth of 3.42 per cent in assets since March, and a performance gain of USD80.5 »

Jersey's fund assets pass GBP200bn mark

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 07:00

The net asset value of funds under administration in Jersey rose by 8.2 per cent to GBP210.4bn over the three months to the end of June, according to the latest figures published by the in »

GFI brokers first cleared cat derivatives trade on Nymex

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 06:59

GFI Group has brokered the first catastrophe risk trade on the New York Mercantile Exchange, an option on the nationwide catastrophe risk futures contract, with global reinsurer Swiss Re a »

Mark Melchiorre joins UBS's O'Connor as head of credit strategies

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 06:58

UBS Global Asset Management has announced that O'Connor, the hedge fund specialist within the bank's alternative and quantitative investments group, has appointed Mark Melchiorre as head o »

Vanguard plans to adopt Laudus Rosenberg long/short equity fund

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 06:57

The Vanguard Group has announced a proposal with Charles Schwab Investment Management to reorganise the Laudus Rosenberg US Large/Mid Capitalization Long/Short Equity Fund into a new Vangu »

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