Ermitage hires pension fund specialist from BlackRock

Fund of hedge funds manager Ermitage Group has announced the appointment of John Rushen as an executive director with responsibility for managing Ermitage's European institutional business »


Aima sought delay in implementation of FSA short-selling disclosure rules

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the international hedge fund industry association, has formally registered its concern with the UK's Financial Services Authority over th »


Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority seeds Shariah-compliant hedge funds

Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of UK-based Barclays Bank, and the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority, an agency of the Dubai government, have unveiled the first Sh »


Hedge fund managers benefit from equity upturn, says index providers

Average hedge fund returns recovered in May on the back of an overall recovery in equity markets during the month, according to index providers Edhec, Greenwich Alternative Investments and »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns hedge fund managers arrested on securities fraud charges

Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin, the former managers of the now-defunct Bear Stearns High Grade Structured Credit hedge funds, have been arrested at their »


The automatic revolution is upon us

Two key visible and ongoing trends in the servicing and administration of funds is the convergence of traditional and alternative investment managers on each other's space, and the need for increas »


Olivier Lecler named as chief executive of SGAM Alternative Investments

Société Générale Asset Management has announced the appointment of Olivier Lecler as chief executive of its wholly-owned subsidiary, SGAM Alternative Investment »


Low-touch electronic trading in Europe to generate EUR2.1bn by 2010, report says

Low-touch electronic trading across European equity markets will account for nearly EUR2.1bn in commission revenue by 2010, up from 1.8bn in 2008, according to European Equity Trading 2008 »


Tennyson Fund Solutions opens in North America

Tennyson Fund Solutions, a Bermuda- and UK-based provider of full service fund administration services to hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, has announced the launch of its North Americ »


Managed futures maintain 2008 gains as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.37 per cent in May

Managed futures rebounded in May after two consecutive losing months, gaining 1.37 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedg »


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