Merrill Lynch takes minority investment in GSO Capital Partners

Merrill Lynch has agreed to purchase a minority stake in GSO Capital Partners, a New York-based registered investment management firm and will invest capital in a number of GSO's strategie »

UBS appoints deputy CIO for alternatives business

UBS Global Asset Management has appointed Rick Nardis as deputy chief investment officer to Alternative Investment Solutions, a key multi-manager provider within the UBS alternative and qu »

Citco Fund Services tops USD500bn in assets under administration

Citco Fund Services, which has more than 30 years' experience in servicing alternative investments, has announced that its assets under administration exceeded USD500bn at the end of April »

Proposed US hedge fund legislation could encompass real estate fund managers

Draft legislation introduced last month by a US senator to reinstate registration of most hedge fund managers with the Securities and Exchange Commission could also drag managers of real e »

Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has announced the launch next month of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund that will be run by the same team that has managed »

Aima welcomes Financial Stability Forum hedge fund recommendations

The Alternative Investment Management Association has warmly welcomed the Financial Stability Forum's report on potential financial system risks relating to hedge funds and its recommendat »

Credit Suisse and SFM launch USD 200m carbon-backed forestry finance facility

Sustainable Forestry Management (SFM) Limited and Credit Suisse (CS) have today announced the formation of a new special purpose vehicle, Sustainable Carbon Finance, to provide up to USD 2 »

Deutsche Bank launches index linked to US municipal market

Deutsche Bank has launched a new proprietary index, dbMAST, linked to the USD 2 trillion US Municipal Market. »

Forsyth Partners adds share classes to alternative income fund

Forsyth Partners has created two new share classes for the Cayman domiciled Forsyth Alternative Income Fund. »

Securities finance platform sees record usage

New York-based EquiLend has reported record growth in trade volumes, resulting from a first quarter during which transaction value and operations services usage increased due to firms leve »

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