Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: BlackRock's Fink says investors should take more risk

The markets may have already priced in much of the fallout from the ongoing credit crisis, BlackRock's chief Larry Fink told investors at a Goldman Sachs Financial Co »

Partners Group and Jana Investment Advisers launch multi-manager product in Australia

Partners Group, the Switzerland-based global alternative asset manager, has collaborated with Jana Investment Advisers, one of the leading investment consulting firms in Australia, in the »

E-reporting puts Cayman in a unique position

Despite the credit crunch in the US, new hedge funds continue to be launched, and the Cayman Islands remain the domicile of choice for the majority of hedge fund managers. »

AMG investment in BlueMountain Capital Management

Boston-based Affiliated Managers Group, Inc, a diversified asset management company, has acquired an equity interest in BlueMountain Capital Management, the USD 4.8 billion (AuM) credit al »

Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Jon L Stein has joined Parker Global Strategies (PGS) as Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives.   »

Tech Snapshot: Augustus hedges bets on IT outsourcing

Augustus Asset Managers Limited, the independent investment manager of segregated accounts and hedge funds, has signed a four year IT infrastructure outsourcing deal with SAVVIS, worth GBP »

Eliminating inefficiencie

A recent global survey of hedge fund managers cited technology as the number one area they believe fund administrators should focus on improving in the next two years. »

Dubai FSA issues Hedge Fund Code of Practice

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued its Hedge Fund Code of Practice, the first of its kind to be issued by a regulator. »

UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

Nearly half of UK pension funds now have hedge fund investments as the appetite for alternatives among pension funds continues to grow. »

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

ICAP plc, the interdealer broker, and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc  have revealed that their joint venture, ICAP-JLT, has brokered its first catastrophe swap transaction. »

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