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Hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners hires institutional sales veteran

Hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners hires institutional sales veteran

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 00:18

Third-party hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners has hired Wall Street veteran Tim Driscoll as a managing director with responsibilities that include assisting with due diligence on »

Man Group takes strategic partnership in Bermuda's Nephila Capital

Man Group takes strategic partnership in Bermuda's Nephila Capital

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 00:16

London-listed alternative investment manager Man Group has agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Nephila Capital, a specialist manager working with insurance-based instruments such as i »

Canada's Acuity Investment Management launches 130/30 vehicle

Canada's Acuity Investment Management launches 130/30 vehicle

Sun, 08/06/2008 - 15:46

Toronto-based Acuity Investment Management has launched a new pooled fund that combines long and short strategies, the Acuity Pooled 130/30 Fund, to help investors maximise return potentia »

Société Générale returnees strengthen equity derivatives business

Société Générale returnees strengthen equity derivatives business

Sun, 08/06/2008 - 15:44

Société Générale's corporate and investment banking division has strengthened its equity derivatives department with the return of Arié Boleslawski as he »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Drake Capital Management to close two more funds

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Drake Capital Management to close two more funds

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

Drake Capital Management is finally throwing in the towel on its loss-making hedge funds. »

MF Global first to offer direct market access to Indian exchanges

MF Global first to offer direct market access to Indian exchanges

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

MF Global, the world's largest broker of exchange-traded derivatives, has announced that its Indian subsidiary has become the country's first broker to secure permission from both the Bomb »

Stoxx to launch pure dividend calculation based on Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50

Stoxx to launch pure dividend calculation based on Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

European equity index provider Stoxx has announced plans to launch the Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 DVP (Dividend Points), its first official calculation product that provides pure dividend dat »

AIG Investments and Larch Lane partner to seed emerging hedge funds

AIG Investments and Larch Lane partner to seed emerging hedge funds

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:31

AIG Investments and Larch Lane Advisors, the alternative investment affiliate of Old Mutual Asset Management, have formed a joint venture to make seed investments in hedge funds.< »

Harcourt launches multistrategy emerging markets fund of hedge funds

Harcourt launches multistrategy emerging markets fund of hedge funds

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:27

Harcourt Investment Consulting has launched Belmont (Lux) Global Emerging Markets, a multistrategy fund of hedge funds dedicated to harnessing the opportunities presented by hedge funds fo »

Summit Partners invests in electronic trading firm Flow Traders

Summit Partners invests in electronic trading firm Flow Traders

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:25

Flow Traders, a European electronic trading firm, has received what it describes as a significant minority equity investment from US private equity firm Summit Partners. »

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