Enso Capital Management and UBS announce joint venture

New York-based investment adviser Enso Capital Management and UBS Fund Advisor, an indirect subsidiary of UBS, have created a joint venture, UBS Enso Management, which will act as investme »


Ermitage launches UK-listed products linked to funds of hedge funds

Alternative asset manager Ermitage Group has announced the launch of two London Stock Exchange-listed notes that provide professional investors with tax-efficient access to offshore funds »


Halbis appoints Shameema Yousuf as manager on Halbis Commodities Alpha Fund

Halbis, the active management specialist of the HSBC Group, has appointed Shameema Yousuf as a fund manager on the Halbis Commodities Alpha fund, working alongside lead manager Per Tingber »


Merrill Lynch to market alternative research through Merrill Open Minds

Merrill Lynch has launched Merrill Open Minds, a service that makes available alternative research products and services as a complement to the firm's fundamental research and analysis, an »


Capita unveils dedicated Guernsey fund administration business

Fund administrator Capita Financial Group, a subsidiary of the London-listed Capita Group, the UK's leading provider of outsourcing services, has established a dedicated Guernsey office he »


Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind this week's hedge fund news

Hedgeweek looks at the key issues for hedge funds during a week that saw managers called upon to embrace higher standards, particularly of transparency and valuation procedures, in order t »


Hedge funds see industry growth despite declining US economy, says Rothstein Kass survey

Despite a negative outlook for the US economy in 2008, hedge fund managers expect strong capital inflows, increased fund launches and fewer fund closings over the rest of this year, accord »


Instinet launches enhanced algorithmic trading suite

Instinet, a provider of trading systems and services owned by Nomura Holdings, has launched Instinet Execution Experts, an enhanced suite of algorithms that incorporates components of the »


UBS inaugurates fund services office in Hong Kong

UBS has formally opened the new office of its fund services business in Hong Kong, which will provide business development and client relationship management services to fund administratio »


Reech AiM appoints Jaudi brothers to head new credit team

Luxembourg-based alternative asset manager Reech Alternative Investment Management has announced the recruitment of Fabrice Jaudi and Sylvio Jaudi from ADI Alternative Investments in Paris »


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