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Private equity firms face increasing competition from hedge funds

Private equity firms face increasing competition from hedge funds

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:15

Berwin Leighton Paisner's Timothy Spangler and Daljit Singh examine the implications of the entry of hedge funds into the realm of private equity. Recently, much at »

UBS pension funds report examines impact of hedge funds

UBS pension funds report examines impact of hedge funds

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:13

UK pension funds and other institutions are increasingly awakening to the diversification benefits of hedge funds, according to a new report by UBS. The detailed re »

Nomura launches Altrus equity derivatives platform

Nomura launches Altrus equity derivatives platform

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:07

Nomura has launched a new equity derivatives service platform aiming to combine trading speed and innovation with asset management service focus. Nomura aims to off »

Comment: Commodities: They're not boring anymore

Comment: Commodities: They're not boring anymore

Fri, 27/05/2005 - 07:13

Kathy Graham outlines a number of key issues that are being driven by the steady rise of global demand for commodities. A first has occurred - all commodity prices »

Magnum's Friedland backs energy technology company

Magnum's Friedland backs energy technology company

Fri, 27/05/2005 - 07:13

Hedge fund veteran Dion Friedland is backing an emerging US company, International Fuel Technology, that has developed economising fuel blends. As cleaner, less cos »

Slowdown in directional strategies halves Man performance fees

Slowdown in directional strategies halves Man performance fees

Fri, 27/05/2005 - 07:07

Man Investments' asset management performance fees fell to USD 119 million from USD 236 million for the year ended 31 March 2005. Man stated that the drop in perfor »

Indices move back into positive territory

Indices move back into positive territory

Fri, 27/05/2005 - 07:05

After a steady decline over the past few weeks, most of the HFRX Indices moved back into positive territory in the week ending 24 May.The recovery was lead by the Market Directional Index, w »

HSBC Republic to launch Euro class for leveraged fund

HSBC Republic to launch Euro class for leveraged fund

Thu, 26/05/2005 - 07:13

HSBC Republic Investment Limited is opening the HSBC Leveraged GH Fund - Euro on 31 May 2005. Jamie Murray, Head of Marketing, HSBC Republic Investments Limited, sa »

Interest Rate Derivatives: Fixed Income Futures

Interest Rate Derivatives: Fixed Income Futures

Thu, 26/05/2005 - 07:13

Interest Rate Derivatives - Fixed Income Futures: The latest in series of product guides from Eurex Eurex's fixed income derivatives are the benchmark for the Europ »

Tim Peach to lead Cardinal Asset Management's marketing efforts

Tim Peach to lead Cardinal Asset Management's marketing efforts

Thu, 26/05/2005 - 07:11

Cardinal Asset Management has appointed Tim Peach to head up marketing and distribution for its single strategy hedge funds and multi-manager products. Peach joins »

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