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Australian absolute return and hedge funds up 2.55 per cent in May

Australian absolute return and hedge funds up 2.55 per cent in May

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 10:39

Australian based absolute return and hedge funds continued their outperformance during May, returning an average of 2.55 per cent across all strategies, according to Australian Fund Mon »

CFA Institute launches European Investors Working Group

CFA Institute launches European Investors Working Group

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 10:26

The European Investors Working Group has met for the first time in Brussels to set the agenda for the group's contribution towards creating an efficient, effective and globally competit »

Shamrock fund seeks three seats on Texas Industries board

Shamrock fund seeks three seats on Texas Industries board

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 07:07

The Shamrock Activist Value Fund has sent a letter to Texas Industries giving notice of its intent to nominate three candidates for election to its board of directors. »

Viteos launches managed accounts platform

Viteos launches managed accounts platform

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 06:31

Viteos Fund Services, a global hedge fund administrator and middle office outsourcing operations service provider, has launched the Viteos Managed Account Platform. »

Philip Levinson to join Blackstone in Asia

Philip Levinson to join Blackstone in Asia

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 17:12

The Blackstone Group has appointed Philip Levinson as a managing director, effective 6 July. »

Capital Z appoints James M. Marrone as chief executive

Capital Z appoints James M. Marrone as chief executive

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 14:51

Capital Z Asset Management, a sponsor of emerging hedge fund managers, has appointed James M. Marrone, Jr. as chief executive officer, effective 1 August 2009. »

Headstart settles 2003 dispute with the SEC

Headstart settles 2003 dispute with the SEC

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 12:15

Headstart Advisers, an FSA-regulated hedge fund adviser, and Najy Nasser, its chief investment officer, have settled their dispute with the US Securities and Exchange Commission relatin »

Hedge funds post best monthly returns in over nine years

Hedge funds post best monthly returns in over nine years

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 11:11

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index finished up 4.1 per cent in May, with nine out of ten sub-strategies posting positive returns. »

Three partner admissions at Carey Olsen in Jersey

Three partner admissions at Carey Olsen in Jersey

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 07:15

Carey Olsen has added three partners to its corporate, finance and fiduciary teams in Jersey. »

CAIA membership surpasses 3,100 designees

CAIA membership surpasses 3,100 designees

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 06:54

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association has welcomed the Class of March 2009, a group of 650 new members who received the CAIA designation during the most recent examin »

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