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Structured credit hedge funds see smaller declines in August

Structured credit hedge funds see smaller declines in August

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:07

Both gross and net monthly returns were negative in August for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index compiled and calculated by Palomar Capital Advisors, but the rate of decline i »

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:05

In the future, investment banking will be more tightly regulated and dominated by risk-averse commercial banks, while new firms that are structured as partnerships but are much smaller wil »

C.P. Eaton Partners expands European team with three London hires

C.P. Eaton Partners expands European team with three London hires

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:04

Alternative investment placement firm C.P. Eaton Partners has appointed Franklyn D. Chang, who has already been working for the firm in Connecticut, Christopher J. »

Managed futures keep inching upward with 0.68 per cent September gain, says BarclayHedge

Managed futures keep inching upward with 0.68 per cent September gain, says BarclayHedge

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:07

Managed futures posted a modest gain of 0.68 per cent in September, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cum »

Eurex Clearing presents central clearing solution for credit derivatives

Eurex Clearing presents central clearing solution for credit derivatives

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:02

Eurex Clearing has presented a central clearing solution for credit derivatives at the invitation of the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, with the support of the Deutsche Bundesbank, whic »

Marshall Wace listed fund offers investors opportunity to exit at NAV

Marshall Wace listed fund offers investors opportunity to exit at NAV

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:01

MW Tops, the Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended fund of hedge funds that epitomised the boom in listed hedge fund products when it raised EUR1.5bn at its listing on Euronext Amsterdam in Dece »

Ten more managers sign up to Hedge Fund Standards Board practices

Ten more managers sign up to Hedge Fund Standards Board practices

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 06:59

The Hedge Fund Standards Board has signed up 10 more hedge fund managers to its standards of best practice and says that including the board's 14 original members, its signatories now acco »

Gottex hires managing director from UBS and opens Zurich office

Gottex hires managing director from UBS and opens Zurich office

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 13:38

Lausanne-based alternative asset manager Gottex Fund Management has appointed Dr Dominique Kuettel as a managing director responsible for managing institutional business in Switzerland and »

New F&C Ucits fund to target absolute returns with low volatility

New F&C Ucits fund to target absolute returns with low volatility

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 12:17

F&C Asset Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits III fund that will target net annual returns of between 2 and 4 per cent over short-term money-market rates with low vola »

Creditex and Markit announce final results of Lehman credit event auction

Creditex and Markit announce final results of Lehman credit event auction

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 07:07

Markit and Creditex, in partnership with 14 credit derivative dealers, have conducted a credit event auction to facilitate the settlement of credit derivative trades referencing Lehman Bro »

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