Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi gives up on Pandit's Old Lane

Citigroup is adding Old Lane Partners to its string of hedge fund debacles. »


NYSE Euronext and FTSE to launch FTSE 100 Volatility Index

Euronext and FTSE Group have announced plans to launch a new volatility index, the FTSE 100 Volatility Index, from 23 June to capture on a real-time basis the implied volatility embedded i »


Aima calls for changes to FSA's proposed retail access plan for funds of hedge funds

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the international hedge fund industry association, has called on the Financial Services Authority and the UK Treasury to make changes to »


Pioneer Alternative Investments appoints manager for US long/short equity strategies

Pioneer Alternative Investments has announced the appointment of Simon Gordon as a manager of US long/short equity strategies, reporting to Luca Mengoni, chief investment officer of the fi »


Eurex sees sharp rise in trading volumes for single stock futures

Single stock futures have continued to enjoy strong growth this year at international derivatives exchange Eurex, with trading volume rising by 196 per cent over the past five months compa »


DTCC hires hedge fund veteran Lancaster to promote alternative investment processing

Mark Lancaster, a 20-year veteran in financial services, has joined Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation from Fortis Prime Fund Services as a vice-president for product management, »


Bank Sarasin appoints Harcourt as advisor to fund of hedge funds platform

Harcourt Investment Consulting has been appointed as advisor to Bank Sarasin's fund of hedge funds platform in a strategic partnership launched when Harcourt advised Sarasin on its Torneo »


Tudor hires Bear Stearns distressed debt team to launch credit-related strategies

Tudor Investment Corporation has announced the appointment of Gregory Hanley and Alan Mintz to establish a new investment management business focused on credit-related strategies. »


State Street establishes combined alternative investment servicing business

State Street has announced the establishment of State Street Alternative Investment Solutions, which combines its hedge fund, private equity and alternative risk servicing capabilities to »


Hedge funds see USD5.9bn outflows in April, but CTA assets continue to soar

Hedge funds suffered an estimated capital outflow of USD5.9bn in April, the first since the industry saw outflows of USD2bn in December 2005 and the largest since USD6.1bn in October 2001, »


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