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Alpstar Secured Bank Loan Fund completes private term financing

Alpstar Secured Bank Loan Fund completes private term financing

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 06:06

Alpstar Funds and investment adviser Mignon Genève have announced the completion of private term finance for the Alpstar Secured Bank Loan Fund. »

UK regulator proposes public disclosure of short selling for all stocks

UK regulator proposes public disclosure of short selling for all stocks

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 06:03

The Financial Services Authority has proposed expanding its disclosure rule covering short positions in financial stocks into a general short selling public disclosure requirement for all »

CFTC charges Minnesota commodity pool operator over USD5.5m Ponzi scheme

CFTC charges Minnesota commodity pool operator over USD5.5m Ponzi scheme

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 16:02

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an enforcement action against Charles 'Chuck' E. »

SEC charges Wall Street professionals in USD11.6m insider trading ring

SEC charges Wall Street professionals in USD11.6m insider trading ring

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 16:00

The SEC has alleged that two M&A professionals, Nicos Achilleas Stephanou at UBS Investment Bank and Ramesh Chakrapani at Blackstone Advisory Services, tipped five individuals inclu »

Moore secures significant funds business in Japan to round off 2008

Moore secures significant funds business in Japan to round off 2008

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 15:52

Moore, a Jersey-based specialist provider of fund management, fund administration and corporate services, has had a substantial increase in business from Japanese clients since opening »

BlackRock launches a one-stop shop fund for alternative investments

BlackRock launches a one-stop shop fund for alternative investments

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 11:59

BlackRock has launched a Fund of Alternatives pooled fund for pension schemes, charities and other institutional investors. »

Large hedge fund launches "declined 26 per cent in 2008"

Large hedge fund launches "declined 26 per cent in 2008"

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 11:48

Assets for large new hedge fund launches declined significantly in the US in 2008 as hedge funds suffered their worst-ever year for performance, a survey has found. »

Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index gains 0.2 per cent in January

Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index gains 0.2 per cent in January

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 06:00

The Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index was up 0.18 per cent net in January, according to Jordan Drachman, head of research for alternative beta strategies at Credit Suiss »

Frank Wong named chairman of Galleon Asia

Frank Wong named chairman of Galleon Asia

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 16:04

Galleon Group, a global alternative asset manager with a focus on growth sectors and emerging markets, has announced that Frank Wong is joining the firm as chairman of Galleon Asia, eff »

CFTC launches monthly report to boost transparency

CFTC launches monthly report to boost transparency

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 16:00

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that it has launched, on a six-month trial basis, a monthly report called 'This Month in Futures Markets'. »

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