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CogentMarkets to offer alternative to secondary market trading of hedge funds

CogentMarkets to offer alternative to secondary market trading of hedge funds

Wed, 28/01/2009 - 05:56

Fairfield, Connecticut-based Cogent Investment Strategies has announced the launch of CogentMarkets, a web-based platform created to facilitate secondary trading of investments in hedge »

Taylor Fund posts 11 per cent increase for December and fourth quarter of 2008

Taylor Fund posts 11 per cent increase for December and fourth quarter of 2008

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 16:02

Chicago-based Taylor Asset Management has announced that the multistrategy Taylor Fund, launched in October, achieved an 11.13 per cent gain for the month of December and the fourth qua »

Liontrust European Long/Short Fund gains UK distributor status

Liontrust European Long/Short Fund gains UK distributor status

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 15:59

Liontrust has gained distributor status in the UK for the Liontrust European Long/Short Fund. »

Fidessa group expands in Middle East with Bahrain office

Fidessa group expands in Middle East with Bahrain office

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 12:00

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading, compliance and global connectivity solutions for the sell-side and the buy-side, has announced the appointment of »

SW1 Capital invests in PCE Investors

SW1 Capital invests in PCE Investors

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 11:59

Private investment firm SW1 Capital has taken a stake in PCE Investors, an alternative investment manager with more than USD1.5bn in assets, with the aim of increasing its holding to a »

Areca Investment Management launches fixed income and credit fund of hedge funds

Areca Investment Management launches fixed income and credit fund of hedge funds

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 11:55

Areca Investment Management has launched the Areca Value Discovery Fund, a specialised fund of hedge funds dedicated to capture investment opportunities in the fixed income and credit a »

BlueBay Asset Management sees assets slip 18 per cent in final quarter

BlueBay Asset Management sees assets slip 18 per cent in final quarter

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:08

BlueBay Asset Management says that at 31 December 2008 its estimated assets under management amounted to USD16.7bn - a decrease of 18.4 per cent since 30 September 2008. »

Man announces launch of managed futures product

Man announces launch of managed futures product

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:03

Man has launched a product which it says offers investors the opportunity to profit from managed futures - a strategy that has historically provided strong returns, valuable diversifica »

Tokio Marine Asset Management appoints Polly Smith in London

Tokio Marine Asset Management appoints Polly Smith in London

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:00

Tokio Marine Asset Management London, a Japanese and Asian equities and hedge fund specialist which officially launched its London business this month, has announced the appointment of »

Managed Funds Association supports legislation on financial fraud

Managed Funds Association supports legislation on financial fraud

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 05:58

US-based hedge fund industry body the Managed Funds Association has expressed its support for the announcement of new legislation by Senators Charles E. »

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