Institutional investment managers set to increase hedge fund allocations by up to 50 per cent

Institutional investment managers are set to increase their hedge fund allocations by 25 to 50 per cent over the next couple of years, according to Christopher C. »


Beumo joins Danfonds from Renaissance Capital

Brice Beumo, previously a senior associate at Renaissance Capital who focused on developing specialty finance business initiatives in francophone Africa, has joined Denmark-based investmen »


Hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners hires institutional sales veteran

Third-party hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners has hired Wall Street veteran Tim Driscoll as a managing director with responsibilities that include assisting with due diligence on »


Man Group takes strategic partnership in Bermuda's Nephila Capital

London-listed alternative investment manager Man Group has agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Nephila Capital, a specialist manager working with insurance-based instruments such as i »


Canada's Acuity Investment Management launches 130/30 vehicle

Toronto-based Acuity Investment Management has launched a new pooled fund that combines long and short strategies, the Acuity Pooled 130/30 Fund, to help investors maximise return potentia »


Société Générale returnees strengthen equity derivatives business

Société Générale's corporate and investment banking division has strengthened its equity derivatives department with the return of Arié Boleslawski as he »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Drake Capital Management to close two more funds

Drake Capital Management is finally throwing in the towel on its loss-making hedge funds. »


MF Global first to offer direct market access to Indian exchanges

MF Global, the world's largest broker of exchange-traded derivatives, has announced that its Indian subsidiary has become the country's first broker to secure permission from both the Bomb »


Stoxx to launch pure dividend calculation based on Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50

European equity index provider Stoxx has announced plans to launch the Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 DVP (Dividend Points), its first official calculation product that provides pure dividend dat »


AIG Investments and Larch Lane partner to seed emerging hedge funds

AIG Investments and Larch Lane Advisors, the alternative investment affiliate of Old Mutual Asset Management, have formed a joint venture to make seed investments in hedge funds.< »


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