Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Ever since Jersey announced last autumn that it was establishing two new categories of unregulated funds, with minimum investment of USD1m or traded on a recognised exchange, that would not have to »

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

Financial Risk Management is planning to offer access to its flagship Diversified strategy through an initial public offering of shares in FRM Diversified Alpha, a closed-ended fund of hed »

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Axa Investment Management has set a target of attracting around USD2.5bn in new investment into its fund of hedge funds products this year as it opens its two commingled funds up to invest »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Alternative investment managers may be under pressure from politicians keen to regulate the industry more closely, US investigators suspecting insider trading or accounting regularities, a »

Citadel continues hiring spree with appointment of US fixed income head

Chicago-based alternative investment manager Citadel Investment Group has announced the recruitment of Derek Kaufman as a New York-based senior managing director and head of its US fixed-i »

Infiniti Group staff complete management buyout

Zurich-based fund of hedge funds manager Infiniti Group has been acquired by a consortium of senior staff and strategic investors in a management buyout led by co-founder and chairman Kenj »

Private Advisors expands its London presence with three senior hires

Alternative fund of funds manager Private Advisors has announced the appointment of three managing directors to its London-based business, Private Advisors UK, as it continues to strengthe »

BNY Mellon Asset Management launches global macro fund

BNY Mellon Asset Management has launched a global macro absolute return fund aimed at institutional investors, the Dublin-domiciled qualifying investor fund BNY Mellon Enhanced Coefficient »

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 »

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