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Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 07:01

The Risk and Asset Management research centre at French business school Edhec notes that June saw a very sharp decline in the stock markets with the S&P 500 plungi »

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 23:32

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has announced the appointment of Grégoire Déchy as head of hedge fund relations for the Asia-P »

GLG Partners appoints Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist

GLG Partners appoints Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 21:38

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has appointed Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist, collaborating with the firm's investment professionals on global asset alloca »

Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 21:36

In a dramatic turnaround from previous years, the volume of fixed-income trading among US hedge funds if anything fell from 2007 to 2008, even as the overall market grew, according to Gree »

Foreign managers kept waiting as hedge fund regime clicks into gear

Foreign managers kept waiting as hedge fund regime clicks into gear

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:53

Some two years after the launch of Spain's registration regime for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, the development of the market has been steady rather than spectacular, as a mixture of the c »

Fund growth boosts third-party providers

Fund growth boosts third-party providers

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:48

Historically the third-party fund administration industry in Spain has been relatively small, but the development of the country's hedge fund and fund of hedge funds sector over the past two years »

Alternative providers look outside for management expertise

Alternative providers look outside for management expertise

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:46

Foreign hedge fund managers may find themselves unable to access the fledgling Spanish market directly without going to the cost and trouble of setting up their own management company and funds ins »

Bringing hedge fund expertise to the Spanish investor

Bringing hedge fund expertise to the Spanish investor

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:44

The emergence of a home-grown alternative investment industry has been gradual over the two years since the introduction of Spain's new regulatory regime for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, b »

Flow of new capital into hedge funds continued to slide in second quarter, says HFR

Flow of new capital into hedge funds continued to slide in second quarter, says HFR

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 07:10

Allocations to hedge funds have slowed to their lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2005 as volatile financial markets prompt investors to adjust strategy exposures, according to Chic »

Managed Funds Association calls for more resources to pursue market manipulators

Managed Funds Association calls for more resources to pursue market manipulators

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:50

Hedge fund industry body the Managed Funds Association has called on the US authorities to put more resources into regulatory action against market manipulation, and especially to bolster »

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