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SGAM Alternative Investments launches ETF emulating hedge fund performance

SGAM Alternative Investments launches ETF emulating hedge fund performance

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 09:09

Société Générale Asset Management  Alternative Investments has launched what it says is the first exchange-traded fund in the world that seeks to replicate the perform »

Duet expands and launches distressed funds with new hires

Duet expands and launches distressed funds with new hires

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 07:20

Duet Group, the London-based alternative asset management firm, has significantly boosted its strength with a number of senior hires mostly from Merrill Lynch aimed at expanding the firm globally, »

Citco Group to create 400 new jobs in Singapore

Citco Group to create 400 new jobs in Singapore

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 07:19

Hedge fund administrator Citco Group is making a major new commitment in the Far East with the opening of new offices in the Changi district of Singapore. »

Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild S.A., Geneva and Standard Chartered agree to collaborate on alternative investment funds

Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild S.A., Geneva and Standard Chartered agree to collaborate on alternative investment funds

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 07:11

The shareholders of three Standard Chartered funds of hedge funds within the Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) platform have been invited to join the umbrella fund LCF Edmond de Rothschild Prifund »

GLG update on prime broker/counterparty exposure to Lehman

GLG update on prime broker/counterparty exposure to Lehman

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 07:06

GLG Partners Inc continues to believe that the overall exposure of the GLG Funds and its other clients' exposure to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc ('LBHI') and its subsidiaries, including Lehman Brot »

Global Systematic Fund performs strongly amid market turmoil, says Laven Partners

Global Systematic Fund performs strongly amid market turmoil, says Laven Partners

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 06:50

London-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has announced that the Laven Funds Global Systematic ST SPC Fund, a systematic short-term high-frequency strategy that invests »

Mesirow Financial expands London alternative investment team

Mesirow Financial expands London alternative investment team

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 21:12

Mesirow Financial International UK has hired two investment professionals to expand its London-based international research and investment capabilities, dedicated to the Chicago-based grou »

Offshoring in South Africa

Offshoring in South Africa

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:19

A decade ago when Maitland (then FinSource) first explored the possibility of selling services into Europe, we were confronted with the twin challenges of establishing the credibility of outsourced »

South Africa funds industry emerges strong

South Africa funds industry emerges strong

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:16

For an emerging market, South Africa's hedge fund industry is already well developed and sophisticated. »

Teamwork key in uncertain times

Teamwork key in uncertain times

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:13

Recently, hedge funds have been reporting mixed results. »

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