Babson Capital Management acquires distressed debt manager Murray Capital

Babson Capital Management, the MassMutual group investment management firm based in Springfield and Boston, Massachusetts, has acquired Murray Capital Management, a distressed debt manager »


Eden Rock Asset Based Lending Fund passes USD100m in assets

The Eden Rock Asset Based Lending Fund, the latest fund launch from London-based Eden Rock Capital Management, now has more than USD100m in assets under management after experiencing no ne »


Fidessa Group launches intelligent liquidity access strategy in Europe

Fidessa group, a supplier of multi-asset trading, portfolio analysis, decision support, investment compliance, market data and global connectivity solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, »


Hedgeweek Comment: Optimism suggests better times ahead for alternatives

Greg Coffey, GLG Partners' star emerging markets fund manager, has walked away from a handsome fortune in share options and other bonus payments to start his own business. »


LaCrosse implements SunGard's Front Arena for hedge fund administration

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has implemented SunGard's Front Arena cross-asset trading solution as part of its platform for pricing and analysing structured financial instruments held by »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG's Coffey turns back on bonuses to launch his own business

The attempt by GLG Partners to hold on to its star portfolio manager Greg Coffey has failed. »


Dutch hedge fund start-ups look for more support from institutions at home

Dutch hedge fund start-ups sense the wind is turning in their favour as institutional investors in the Netherlands appear more prepared to back home-grown talent than in the past, followin »


Epitome Global Services expands hedge fund advisory platform

New York-based Epitome Global Services has announced the expansion of its advisory service offerings to the global hedge fund industry to include strategic advice and tactical support to n »


Hedgeweek Comment: Supporting Barack or Hillary - it's all about investment

Yesterday, the battle for the Democratic Party US presidential nomination resumed in Pennsylvania, and with it came a report on how many of the wealthiest hedge fund managers have been put »


New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

Pictet Asset Management, the institutional division of the Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie, has publicly launched the Pictet Water Opportunities Fund, a Cayman-domiciled investment com »


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