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Weinberg Capital Partners gains approval to manage OPCI property investment trusts

Weinberg Capital Partners gains approval to manage OPCI property investment trusts

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 11:57

The AMF, France's financial markets regulator, has authorised Weinberg Capital Partners to manage OPCI property investment trusts. »

Industry regroups to brace for another challenging year

Industry regroups to brace for another challenging year

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:54

London's hedge fund industry is confident about its long-term future, but participants acknowledge that the year ahead is likely to be a difficult one, as managers adjust to the impact of 2008's turbu »

Hedge fund managers explore Ucits III opportunities

Hedge fund managers explore Ucits III opportunities

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:50

The adoption of the Ucits III structure and changes to UK tax law have provided an attractive opportunity for many offshore hedge funds to launch UK onshore, regulated funds allowing managers to imple »

Software brings new focus to research

Software brings new focus to research

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:47

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London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:44

Reeling from a double whammy of losses last year that averaged nearly 20 per cent across the global industry and a wave of redemptions by investors disappointed by performance or in urgent need of »

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:41

The collapse of Lehman Brothers last September was the flashpoint of a year that saw the prime brokerage world - along with that of its hedge fund clients - transformed by the ongoing credit crisis »

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 07:04

Henderson Group has agreed to buy stricken asset management rival New Start Asst Management for a total price of around GBP115, which includes just »

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 06:02

Walkers SPV has completed its senior management team with the appointment of David Lloyd as a senior vice-president. »

Japaninvest strengthens Asia equities research and sales business with senior hires

Japaninvest strengthens Asia equities research and sales business with senior hires

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 15:56

Research and brokerage firm Japaninvest Group has announced that it has strengthened its Hong Kong-based Asia equities research and sales business Ji Asia with two senior appointments.< »

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