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Del Mar Asset Management to launch liquid Index Opportunities Fund

Del Mar Asset Management to launch liquid Index Opportunities Fund

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 05:56

Del Mar Asset Management has announced plans to launch the Index Opportunities Fund, a carve-out of a strategy that is currently part of the multi-strategy Del Mar Master Fund. »

GlobalView Investments adopts Advent Portfolio Exchange

GlobalView Investments adopts Advent Portfolio Exchange

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 16:03

Advent Software, a provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, has announced that Swiss-based wealth management firm GlobalView Investments has gone »

First hedge fund ETF and Russell 2000 Index fund launched on XTF

First hedge fund ETF and Russell 2000 Index fund launched on XTF

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 16:00

Deutsche Börse has expanded its XTF segment offering for exchange listed index funds with the admission to trading of two new ETFs on the pan-European Xetra trading platform.< »

Institutional investors and IFAs &quot;plan increased exposure to traded life policies&quot;

Institutional investors and IFAs "plan increased exposure to traded life policies"

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 15:57

More than three-quarters of institutional and IFA investors in traded life policies will be increasing their exposure to the asset class over the next year, according to a poll by bouti »

Anderson Kill &amp; Olick files class action against Westgate Capital Management

Anderson Kill & Olick files class action against Westgate Capital Management

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 12:04

New York law firm Anderson Kill & Olick has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of individuals and entities that invested with the investment firm of Westgate Capital Management »

Alternatives drive USD4.2bn in new UK mandates for JP Morgan Asset Management

Alternatives drive USD4.2bn in new UK mandates for JP Morgan Asset Management

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 12:00

JP Morgan Asset Management has announced that during 2008 its UK institutional business received over USD4.2bn in new assets. »

Counterparty changes in new cat bonds a credit positive, says Fitch

Counterparty changes in new cat bonds a credit positive, says Fitch

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 05:59

Qualified investment guidelines and swap counterparty structures contained in recent catastrophe bond transactions are positive changes from a credit perspective, according to Fitch Rat »

Foreign land and property investment free outsourced deal flow - client pays full due diligence pack

Foreign land and property investment free outsourced deal flow - client pays full due diligence pack

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 05:55

International property developers are using the London-based International Development Registry (IDR) to reinforce their property and land proposition to investors, distributors and end-users. »

Investment managers &quot;lack sufficient knowledge to manage risk optimally&quot;

Investment managers "lack sufficient knowledge to manage risk optimally"

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 05:51

Current practice in the investment industry fails to draw on widely-published and freely-available techniques in portfolio management techniques, according to the Risk and Asset Managem »

Economy &quot;will put greater value on large, stable hedge funds&quot;

Economy "will put greater value on large, stable hedge funds"

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 16:02

The uncertain economic climate will place a greater value on larger, more stable hedge funds in 2009, according to the hedge fund group at Global Investment House. »

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