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Apollo Real Estate Advisors boosts capital for US debt fund

Apollo Real Estate Advisors boosts capital for US debt fund

Fri, 22/08/2008 - 06:59

Apollo Real Estate Advisors has raised additional capital for its debt investment fund, Apollo Real Estate Finance, boosting the overall capital for its investment programme from USD621m t »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news - 22.08.08

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news - 22.08.08

Fri, 22/08/2008 - 06:58

It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good, they say, and that's certainly the case for hedge fund manages. »

DLA Piper names Australian Luke Gannon to launch transactional funds practice in Asia

DLA Piper names Australian Luke Gannon to launch transactional funds practice in Asia

Thu, 21/08/2008 - 07:06

DLA Piper has appointed Australian corporate and financial services lawyer Luke Gannon as a partner in its corporate group and head of the firm's funds practice throughout Asia. »

Hedge fund manager ordered to pay USD280m to defrauded investors

Hedge fund manager ordered to pay USD280m to defrauded investors

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 23:04

Hedge fund manager Paul Eustace of Ontario, Canada, has been ordered to pay more than USD279m in restitution and a USD12m civil penalty under a court order settling an enforcement action b »

Cohen & Steers launches Global Real Estate Long-Short Offshore fund

Cohen & Steers launches Global Real Estate Long-Short Offshore fund

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 22:05

New York-based investment manager Cohen & Steers has launched the Global Real Estate Long-Short Offshore fund managed by Todd Voigt, who joined the firm specifically to manage its hedg »

MTM Capital Partners and US environmental agency co-operate on coal mine methane

MTM Capital Partners and US environmental agency co-operate on coal mine methane

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 21:42

MTM Capital Partners, a UK investment manager that invests in the efficient and safe use of resources and the reduction of environment-damaging emissions, is collaborating with the US Envi »

CFTC approves four Eurex futures on German and Swiss benchmark indices for US market

CFTC approves four Eurex futures on German and Swiss benchmark indices for US market

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 06:57

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved trading for the US market in four Eurex futures products offering exposure to the SLI Swiss Leader Index, the Swiss Market Index Midca »

Exotix strengthens structuring capabilities in Africa with new hire

Exotix strengthens structuring capabilities in Africa with new hire

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 06:51

Vicente Pons has joined Exotix, a London-based frontier market investment banking boutique, as a director in the structured products team, an appointment that strengthens the firm's struct »

SLI's Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund passes GBP500m

SLI's Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund passes GBP500m

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 06:41

Standard Life Investments has announced that its Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund, launched in June 2006, has passed the milestone of GBP500m in assets under management, thanks to an »

New Energy Finance unveils Silicon and Wafer Price Index

New Energy Finance unveils Silicon and Wafer Price Index

Tue, 19/08/2008 - 21:54

The price of polysilicon, the key raw material in the manufacture of most solar photovoltaic panels, is set to drop by up to 43 per cent next year, according to the New Energy Finance Sili »

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