Polar Capital announces plans to launch UK Absolute Return Fund

Polar Capital has announced plans to launch the UK Absolute Return Fund, which will invest predominantly in equities of UK companies and to a much smaller degree European and global equiti »

Thames River Hedge+ seeks GBP200m through new share issue

The board of Thames River Multi Hedge PCC, a closed-ended Guernsey-domiciled protected cell company, has announced plans to raise up to GBP200m through the issue of new shares in the Thame »

Private equity sector well set to ride the storm

Guernsey has been home to international private equity funds for well over a decade, but the sector's vigorous growth over the past few years, coupled with a series of reforms to the island's regul »

Stringent but flexible regime in Gibraltar creates platform for growth

Gibraltar is a relatively young jurisdiction in terms of fund servicing, but one that many agree has a very promising future. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds go back to the land in search of alpha

The silent tsunami has arrived. »

Marathon Asset Management opens office in Istanbul

Marathon Asset Management has announced the opening of a new office in Istanbul, expanding the New York-based firm's existing emerging markets capabilities and providing it with a strong p »

GlobeOp sees more urgent need for independent valuations

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry and other financial services sec »

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies, BlackRock's closed-ended fund of hedge funds, has begun trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange after raising a total of USD275m, just »

Outsourcing the key to administrators' value-added focus

Guernsey's fund administration sector is booming, and private equity is its principal driving force. »

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