Credit crunch fails to dent real estate investment sector

With its biggest market, the UK commercial property sector, in the doldrums for more than a year and the credit crunch casting a baleful shadow over large swathes of the global investment industry, »


Island builds on UK property advantage

Jersey's dominant role in the structuring of property funds for UK promoters is widely associated with the tax advantages it offered at one time, but in fact the island's expertise in the sector wa »


Nedgroup Investments appoints Fortis Prime Fund Solutions as administrator

Fund of hedge funds provider Nedgroup Investments has appointed Fortis Prime Fund Solutions' Isle of Man office as the administrator for all of its funds, including the Nedgroup Investment »


Are fund managers' client reporting systems up to scratch?

Client expectations of their wealth managers have changed significantly over the past decade, with the industry adapting product and service suites for a new generation of wealth creators. »


Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

The effects of the credit crunch and a generally harsher economic climate are driving various trends in the alternative investment industry. »


Comment: Sophisticated managers ready to shine in turbulent greater China markets

Do Greater China and other Asia-focused hedge funds offer little more than beta exposure with negligible contribution to portfolio diversification? »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Martello fails to surmount growth hurdle

Fund-of-funds manager Martello Investment Management of Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is liquidating. »


SkyBridge Capital unveils global hedge fund seeding platform with Australia's Challenger

New York-based SkyBridge Capital, which provides strategic capital to new and early-stage hedge funds, and Australia's Challenger Financial Services Group have announced a long-term strate »


Optimal Investment Services strengthens risk team

Optimal Investment Services, a Geneva-based fund of hedge funds manager belonging to the Santander group, has announced the strengthening of its risk team with hires in the UK and Switzerl »


Phalanx Capital relaunches Asian volatility multistrategy fund with strategic investor

Chicago-based Phalanx Capital Management of Chicago has relaunched its volatility multistrategy fund with a strategic investment from Hong Kong-based Vision Investment Management. »


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