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Nuveen creates alternative investments arm

Nuveen creates alternative investments arm

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 06:02

Nuveen Investments, a global provider of investment services to institutions and high-net-worth investors, has created Nuveen Alternative Investments, designed to serve the needs of ins »

Phoenix Fund Services wins mandate from Asset Value Investors

Phoenix Fund Services wins mandate from Asset Value Investors

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 06:00

Phoenix Fund Services, an offshore and onshore traditional and alternative fund services provider, has won a multi-million euro administration mandate from Asset Value Investors for its »

Cani Financial names vice-president of business development

Cani Financial names vice-president of business development

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 05:59

Cani Financial Advisors, a provider of quantitative trading technology and alternative asset management, has appointed John McFarland as vice president of business development. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index performance down 6.3 per cent

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index performance down 6.3 per cent

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 05:56

Final performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was down 6.3 per cent in October, according to Oliver Schupp, president of Credit Suisse Index. »

Triple A Partners to invest in Enhanced Investment Products

Triple A Partners to invest in Enhanced Investment Products

Tue, 18/11/2008 - 16:10

Triple A Partners and Asia Alternative Asset Partners (Caymans) have announced that they are to invest into Enhanced Investment Products, the Hong Kong based alternative asset manager.< »

Connexion Capital appoints Mark Mortimer to London team

Connexion Capital appoints Mark Mortimer to London team

Tue, 18/11/2008 - 16:02

Connexion Capital, the alternative investment advisory firm, has announced the addition of Mark Mortimer to its London-based team. »

AIS Fund Administration expands European sales force

AIS Fund Administration expands European sales force

Tue, 18/11/2008 - 16:00

AIS Fund Administration, a global hedge fund administrator and provider of outsourced middle and back office functions, has hired Dominic Newland as vice president of its European sales »

Palatine Asset Management launches media debt fund

Palatine Asset Management launches media debt fund

Tue, 18/11/2008 - 12:05

Palatine Asset Management of Newport Beach has announced the launch of a media debt fund, Capitoline Global Media Fund, which it expects to raise USD250m. »

European Fund Administration acquires Italian fund services company

European Fund Administration acquires Italian fund services company

Tue, 18/11/2008 - 12:00

Luxembourg-based European Fund Administration has acquired a 34% stake in the Italian fund services provider Servizi and will become the majority shareholder during 2009, subject to app »

First State attracts USD130 to FS Media Works Fund

First State attracts USD130 to FS Media Works Fund

Tue, 18/11/2008 - 06:00

First State Investments has announced over USD130m of new investments into its FS Media Works Fund I, bringing the fund to an initial close. »

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