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Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes licensed to Eurex to underlie futures and options

Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes licensed to Eurex to underlie futures and options

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:42

Global index provider Dow Jones Indexes has licensed the Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index and its nine sector sub-indices to international derivatives exchange Eurex »

French seeding firm invests USD50m with Concerto Asset Management

French seeding firm invests USD50m with Concerto Asset Management

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 07:02

NewAlpha, a French alternative investment incubation specialist, has announced its eleventh seeding agreement, a USD50m investment in a portfolio managed by Concerto Asset Management, whic »

Finvest launches fund of funds to capitalise on market upheavals

Finvest launches fund of funds to capitalise on market upheavals

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 06:55

Zurich-based Finvest Asset Management has received a mandate to allocate around USD300m to the fund of hedge funds sector as part of a low-risk strategy to capitalise on the turbulence in »

Strong performance from 36 South attributed to "being away from the herd"

Strong performance from 36 South attributed to "being away from the herd"

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 06:54

New Zealand-based hedge fund manager 36 South Investment Managers Limited took its flagship Kohinoor strategy to another year-to-date performance h »

Managed Funds Association board re-elects Eric Vincent as chairman

Managed Funds Association board re-elects Eric Vincent as chairman

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 20:00

The board of the hedge fund industry group Managed Funds Association has unanimously re-elected Eric Vincent, president of Ospraie Management, to a second one-year term as chairman, while »

SEC charges San Francisco hedge fund manager with 'portfolio pumping'

SEC charges San Francisco hedge fund manager with 'portfolio pumping'

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 19:46

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged San Francisco investment adviser MedCap Management & Research and its principal, Charles Frederick Toney, with reporting misleadin »

Hedge fund assets decline by USD210bn in third quarter, says HFR

Hedge fund assets decline by USD210bn in third quarter, says HFR

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 19:36

Steep performance losses and record investor capital redemptions reduced the size of the hedge fund industry by USD210bn in the third quarter, the largest three-month decline in assets sin »

Absolute Capital Management to close two more funds after investor redemptions

Absolute Capital Management to close two more funds after investor redemptions

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:58

Hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management, which has struggled to recover from the abrupt exit of chief investment officer Florian Homm last S »

GlobeOp sees surge in redemptions and negative performance curbing asset growth

GlobeOp sees surge in redemptions and negative performance curbing asset growth

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:58

GlobeOp Financial Services, a provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry and »

Castle Hall Alternatives opens Halifax office and hires managing director

Castle Hall Alternatives opens Halifax office and hires managing director

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:57

Montreal-based Castle Hall Alternatives, a provider of hedge fund operational due diligence, has appointed Gillian Scott as a managing director to »

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