MFA creates new membership class for hedge fund service providers

The US-based Managed Funds Association, whose membership consists of professionals running hedge funds, funds of funds and managed futures funds, has announced the establishment of a new c »


Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Hedge fund activism is on the rise. »


Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Assets invested in hedge funds focused on Asia fell by 10 percent from USD111bn to USD100bn during the first quarter of 2008, a period in which global financial markets declined broadly an »


HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

HedgeCo Networks, a hedge fund data firm and provider of consulting and marketing services to the sector, has received its first major outside investment from Inter-Atlantic Group, a priva »


Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a default judgment order against the Lake Shore Group of Companies, 12 commodity pools operating under variations of the name Lake »


Threadneedle prepares for commodities hedge fund with manager appointment

Threadneedle Asset Management has appointed David Donora as an executive director with responsibility for setting up a commodities team and launching a commodities hedge fund in the autumn »


Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Financial advisory firm Killik & Co believes that including funds of hedge funds in self-invested personal pensions and ISA portfolios may help UK investors safeguard capital and reduc »


Pre-eminent in private equity

Since 2000 Guernsey has been growing its reputation as a leading private equity domicile. »


The secret's out

Despite its clear advantages, Gibraltar remains largely a well-kept secret. »


Istithmar World acquires majority stake in Gulf Stream Asset Management

Dubai-based Istithmar World Capital, the private equity and alternative investment arm of the Gulf emirate's state investment business Istithmar World, has agreed to acquire a majority sta »


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