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Bluenose to launch managed forex programme

Sun, 31/10/2010 - 11:10

British Virgin Islands-based investment manager Bluenose Capital Management is on schedule to launch its managed foreign exchange programme, Bluenose FX, on 1 November. »

Data

Younger and small to mid-sized hedge funds achieved best returns in 2009

Sun, 31/10/2010 - 09:30

PerTrac Financial Solutions’ analysis of 2009 hedge fund performance reaffirms the existing trend of less tenured funds outperforming older ones and reverts to findings from earlier studies indicating that small to mid-sized funds outperform larger ones.  »

Market crash

Crisis fallout continues to affect hedge funds

Fri, 29/10/2010 - 06:34

Approximately 45 per cent of hedge fund managers in the US and approximately half of hedge funds in Europe and Asia say one or more of their funds remain below their high-water marks. »

Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer, The Blackstone Group

Blackstone net income rises by USD63.9m

Fri, 29/10/2010 - 06:20

The Blackstone Group’s economic net income was USD339.3m for the third quarter of 2010, an increase of USD63.9m from USD275.3m, or 23 per cent, for the third quarter of 2009. »

Regulation books

Ireland further prepares for the AIFM Directive

Fri, 29/10/2010 - 06:03

The Irish funds industry has welcomed a harmonised framework for alternative investment fund managers and the regulatory changes to Irish collective investment schemes. »

Cheah Cheng Hye, Value Partners, CEO

Value Partners’ CEO Cheah delivers keynote speech in New York

Thu, 28/10/2010 - 19:00

The CEO of Hong Kong hedge fund management firm Value Partners Group, Mr Cheah Cheng Hye »

Hong Kong

Hong Kong startups have to “deliver performance” to survive says Marshall Wace’s Anderson

Thu, 28/10/2010 - 18:55

Whilst startup numbers are undoubtedly healthy for Hong Kong this year, with 65 per cent of hedge fund managers choosing to domicile there, the issue of capital raising remains prominent. »

San Francisco

FCA to seed USD50 million to US-based Asian Equity L/S fund

Thu, 28/10/2010 - 18:54

Sensato Capital Management, a San Francisco-based hedge fund is to receive USD50 million in seed capital from FRM Capital Advisors (FCA). »

Map of Korea

Neuberger Berman still overweight Asia, focused on China and Korea

Thu, 28/10/2010 - 18:52

George Walker, the Chairman and CEO of US asset management firm Neuberger Berman that manages USD3.7 billion in fund of hedge fund assets globally, is looking to focus his atte »

Singapore at night

Ex-OCBC derivatives trader Tey to launch equity arb fund with Chinese investment backing

Thu, 28/10/2010 - 18:51

Singapore-based Solaris Asset Management is launching the Solaris Capital SPC Equity Arbitrage Fund »

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