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Eurex trading volumes up by 24.5 per cent in year to May

Eurex trading volumes up by 24.5 per cent in year to May

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:18

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that trading volumes reached 194.6 million contracts last month, an increase of 24.5 per cent from 156.3 million in May 2007, whil »

Fitzwilliam Growth Fund rated top fund of hedge funds by BNY Mellon

Fitzwilliam Growth Fund rated top fund of hedge funds by BNY Mellon

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:15

The Fitzwilliam Growth Fund has been rated the top-performing fund of hedge funds for the first quarter of 2008 and over the 12 months and three years to the end of March, according to BNY »

Culross appoints Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating officer

Culross appoints Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating officer

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:13

London-based fund of hedge funds group Culross Global Management, which has some USD450m in assets under management, has announced the appointment of Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating off »

Island set to benefit from funds expansion

Island set to benefit from funds expansion

Mon, 02/06/2008 - 17:18

PricewaterhouseCoopers has had an office in the Isle of Man since the firm's days as Coopers & Lybrand, and as a key provider of advisory and audit services to the financial sector has monitore »

Charlemagne Capital launches first Middle East and North Africa fund

Charlemagne Capital launches first Middle East and North Africa fund

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 23:20

Specialist emerging markets hedge fund manager Charlemagne Capital has announced the launch this month of its first Middle East and North Africa fund, the Magna MENA Fund, which will inves »

Former Eaton Vance chief James B. Hawkes joins Central Park board

Former Eaton Vance chief James B. Hawkes joins Central Park board

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 22:02

Alternative investment advisory firm Central Park Group, which provides private clients and smaller institutional investors with access to hedge funds, private equity, real estate and fund »

Triple A Partners to seed Korea-focused long/short fund

Triple A Partners to seed Korea-focused long/short fund

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 21:42

Asia Alternative Asset Partners (Caymans), an Asian alternative fund seeding and distribution business that has as a strategic investor CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets Group, an institutional re »

Smith review gives hedge funds sector fresh impetus

Smith review gives hedge funds sector fresh impetus

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 11:52

The Isle of Man may trail some of its competitors as a domicile and servicing centre for hedge funds and other alternative vehicles, but the island's financial sector practitioners and regulators a »

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers Ucits III long/short European equity strategy

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers Ucits III long/short European equity strategy

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:39

GAM has launched GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic, an absolute return fund that uses the Ucits III framework to offer retail clients access to a strategy involving long and short investmen »

Russia-focused fund becomes first listing on London's Specialist Fund Market

Russia-focused fund becomes first listing on London's Specialist Fund Market

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:37

A hedge fund focusing on Russia and the former Soviet Union, Da Vinci CIS Private Sector Growth Fund, has become the first listing on the Specialist Fund Market, the London Stock Exchange's new market »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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