Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

The tricky conditions in major equity and fixed-income markets are giving a helping hand to a trend already underway, toward investment in assets uncorrelated with the core holdings in inv »

Administrators combine as Phoenix Fund Services to target onshore and offshore funds

Three specialist fund administration firms have come together under the umbrella of Phoenix Fund Services to service the increasing number of UK-based managers running offshore traditional »

Kotak Mahindra launches first multistrategy equity fund

Kotak Mahindra (UK), a wholly-owned subsidiary of India's Kotak Mahindra Bank, has announced the launch of the Kotak India Dynamic Fund, a multistrategy equity fund that aims to generate a »

Hedge funds see increased opportunities from market volatility

Despite a number of high-profile failures in the hedge fund industry and the continuing impact of the credit crunch, many managers believe the market dislocation has created increased buyi »

Structured credit funds slowed decline in March, index suggests

Both gross and net monthly returns for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index showed further negative performance in March, albeit significantly reduced from their decline in Febru »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Arx Investment's Dwight Sipprelle calls it a day

Star manager Dwight Sipprelle is winding down his USD1.2bn global credit fund and retiring from active money management. »

CFTC obtains freeze on assets of alleged Ponzi scheme perpetrators

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a federal court order in Santa Ana, California, against Mission Viejo-based investment firm Safevest and its owners and officers, J »

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Hedgemedia.com is the world's largest portal for jobs in the alternative investments sector - hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds - at »

Hedgeweek Comment: Eggs in different baskets

The times are certainly changing. »

RAB Capital sees assets fall through performance and redemptions

London-based hedge fund manager RAB Capital has reported at its annual general meeting that assets under management have declined to USD6.34bn at the beginning of May, as a result of the i »

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