Caliburn Capital announces new due diligence appointments

Caliburn Capital Partners, a fund of hedge funds manager with offices in London, Geneva and Montreal, has announced the appointment of Mona Pascual as an operational due diligence analyst. »

Townsend adds BNP Paribas to RealTick execution management system

Lehman Brothers subsidiary Townsend Analytics, a provider of multi-broker, multi-asset, multi-region, and multi-route electronic trading solutions for capital markets, has added BNP Pariba »

Malbec Partners launches alternative investment platform

BNP Paribas investment management subsidiary Malbec Partners has announced the launch of a global alternative investment business in response to what it says is significant investor demand »

Paladyne Systems hires chief financial officer and general counsel

Alternative investment software provider Paladyne Systems has appointed Steve Vogel as chief financial officer and general counsel overseeing finance and administration, legal matters, cor »

Hedge funds advance 2.88 per cent in October, says Hennessee

Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors, has announced that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index increased by 2.88 per cent in October and is up 13.65 per cent in the first 10 months »

Iosco to probe market turbulence sparked by sub-prime crisis

The International Organisation of Securities Commissions has announced at its technical committee conference in Tokyo the establishment of a dedicated task force on the sub-prime crisis to »

Multi-currency fixed-income mandates benefit from 130-30 approach, says Barings

Baring Asset Management, which was among the first wave of managers to be awarded a global fixed-income 130-30 mandate by CalPERS in June, believes that relaxing long-only constraints can »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Hedge fund launches thin as investors look to track records

Hedge fund launches are slowing down - the number of new funds starting out will drop by some 20 per cent this year compared with 2006, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. »

Fidessa offers connectivity to Borsa Italiana via BIt Systems ASP

Fidessa, a supplier of multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity solutions, has announced its connectivity to the ASP network of BIt Systems, the IT business of Grup »

Managed Funds Association calls for improved practices by hedge fund managers

The Managed Funds Association, the US industry body representing hedge fund managers, has recommended that the industry adopt heightened standards of excellence embodied in the latest vers »

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