Canada's Dynamic Funds launches fund of hedge funds

Canada's Dynamic Funds launches fund of hedge funds

Toronto-based Dynamic Funds has announced the launch of a hedge fund of funds, the Dynamic Alternative Opportunities Fund, which offers Canadian retail investors access to a basket of the »


OpHedge appoints Jack Li as head of P&L/valuations group

OpHedge appoints Jack Li as head of P&L/valuations group

Middle- and back-office hedge fund administrator OpHedge Investment Services has hired Jack Li as director of P&L and valuations. »


International Asset Management in management buyout from Fortis

International Asset Management in management buyout from Fortis

International Asset Management, one of the oldest fund of hedge funds managers, has completed a management buyout following a strategic review underway since the merger, completed in April »


Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Madrid-based Próxima Alfa Investments has announced the recruitment of Igor Ojereliev from Deutsche Bank with a view to launching the Global Emerging Markets Fund in the near future »


LaSalle Investment Management establishes special situations team

LaSalle Investment Management establishes special situations team

LaSalle Investment Management is to establish a special situations team for the UK and continental Europe that will primarily be responsible for evaluating potential corporate level acquis »


Sciens Capital Management announces acquisition of Atlas Capital institutional business

Sciens Capital Management announces acquisition of Atlas Capital institutional business

Diversified alternative asset manager Sciens Capital Management has concluded a definitive agreement to acquire the institutional investment management business of Atlas Capital Associates »


Partners Group sees assets grow despite exchange rate fluctuations and hedge fund outflows

Partners Group sees assets grow despite exchange rate fluctuations and hedge fund outflows

Switzerland-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has reported that its estimated net assets under management grew by CHF1bn to CHF25.4bn over the first half of the year, while di »


Harcourt launches asset-based lending fund of funds with Swiss investment foundation

Harcourt launches asset-based lending fund of funds with Swiss investment foundation

Harcourt Investment Consulting has launched Belmont (Lux) Asset Based Lending, a fund of funds invested in pure asset-based lending strategies. »


Event-driven funds suffer as hedge fund indices post mixed June returns

Event-driven funds suffer as hedge fund indices post mixed June returns

Four of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net of fees losses in June, although only one - convertible arbitrage - lost ground overall in the seco »


Agreement with SEC to give Federal Reserve early warning data on securities firms

Agreement with SEC to give Federal Reserve early warning data on securities firms

Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Christopher Cox and Federal Reserve System chairman Ben Bernanke have signed a memorandum of understanding between the two agencies that will de »


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