Tax issues force delay in plans for UK retail funds of alternative investment funds

The Financial Services Authority has announced that there will be a delay in the publication of its policy statement and final rules putting flesh on its proposals to allow retail consumer »


Matrix asset-based lending fund benefits from credit crisis

London-based Matrix Group's Matrix Asset Based 2 Fund is benefiting from the credit market crisis, according to its new York-based investment manager, Stillwater Capital Partners. »


RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 2.49 per cent in October

The RBC Hedge 250 Index enjoyed a net return of 2.49 per cent in October, according to RBC Capital Markets. »


Advent Software appoints general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions for the global investment management industry, has announced various new appointments, mainly focused on client services and s »


Bank of New York Mellon buys Brazil's ARX Capital Management

Bank of New York Mellon has agreed to acquire ARX Capital Management, an independent asset management business headquartered in Rio de Janeiro that specialises in Brazilian multistrategy, »


HSBC launches climate change structured investment product range

HSBC's corporate, investment banking and markets division has launched a range of investment products for institutional clients and third-party distributors linked to the newly-created HSB »


RAB Capital takes minority stake in Japanese asset manager

London-based absolute return investment manager RAB Capital has acquired a 20 per cent stake in Tokyo-based Prestige Asset Management, which was established three years ago by a former man »


US Futures Exchange to license Bombay's Sensex index for futures business

The US Futures Exchange will exclusively license the Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark Sensex index for dollar-denominated futures trading beginning on February 22 next year. »


Pioneer Alternative Investments adds three to research and due diligence team in New York

Pioneer Alternative Investments has announced three new hires to its fund of hedge funds research team with the appointments of Bob Puccio as global head of macro, quantitative, fixed-inco »


Robert Mirsky joins Ernst & Young's hedge fund practice

Ernst & Young has recruited Robert Mirsky, previously head of the UK hedge fund practice at Deloitte & Touche, to join its 350-strong hedge funds advisory practice as a tax partner »


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