3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

3i Growth Capital has announced a USD57m investment in Fulcrum, a hedge fund administrator with headquarters in Bermuda and offices in New York, London, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands »


Cantor Fitzgerald launches GoldRock Asset Management

Cantor Fitzgerald has announced the launch in early July of GoldRock Asset Management, a new alternative investment management company formed out of Cantor's integration of Zenith Asset Ma »


AltEdge Capital launches Decorrelated fund of hedge funds

London-based alternative investment manager AltEdge Capital has launched a new fund of hedge funds, AltEdge Decorrelated Portfolio, designed to offer investors a correlation profile detach »


Pension funds take to alternatives on global scale, says Watson Wyatt

Global assets managed by the world's largest 99 alternatives managers for pension fund clients stand at just under USD600bn, according to the latest Global Alternatives 99 ranking produced »


Weston Capital Partners incubation fund backs White Oak Partners

Westport, Connecticut-based Weston Capital Asset Management has announced that the firm's second incubator fund, Weston Capital Partners Master Fund II, has entered into a strategic partne »


LaSalle Global Fund Services launches hedge fund administration in Jersey

LaSalle Global Fund Services, which established a European foothold by setting up a hedge fund administration business in Dublin in March, has extended its presence by opening a Jersey ope »


LaSalle Global Fund Services launches hedge fund administration in Jersey

LaSalle Global Fund Services, which established a European foothold by setting up a hedge fund administration business in Dublin in March, has extended its presence by opening a Jersey ope »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: BlackRock quick to take alternatives plunge

Asset management giant BlackRock has agreed to buy the fund of funds business of Quellos for up to USD1.7bn. »


Comment: Too close to home?

Earlier this year it was the apparent vulnerability of Chinese stock markets and the yen carry trade that was spooking markets, but now it is the problems of the US sub-prime mortgage mark »


LME launches trading of regional plastics contracts

The trading of regional futures contracts for polypropylene and linear low density polyethylene has been launched on the London Metal Exchange. »


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