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Matrix launches pan-Asian long/short equity fund

Matrix launches pan-Asian long/short equity fund

Mon, 11/08/2008 - 06:58

Matrix Alternative Asset Management has launched its third single-strategy hedge fund, the Matrix Asia Fund, with capital of USD20m. »

Just one-third of hedge funds gain in July, says Greenwich Alternative Investments

Just one-third of hedge funds gain in July, says Greenwich Alternative Investments

Mon, 11/08/2008 - 06:56

Hedge funds tracked by Greenwich Alternative Investments fell again in July, with the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index and the Greenwich Composite Investable Index posting losses of 2.31 »

Jersey Brief

Jersey Brief

Mon, 11/08/2008 - 02:00

Jersey Brief is the quarterly bulletin produced by Voisin law firm and Volaw Trust Company in Jersey, providing its readers with news, insight and »

Asset-based lending specialist Victory Park Capital receives investment from FRM

Asset-based lending specialist Victory Park Capital receives investment from FRM

Sun, 10/08/2008 - 21:02

Chicago-based Victory Park Capital Advisors has received an investment from FRM Capital Advisors, a division of fund of hedge fund manager Financial Risk Management, that will increase the »

Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group announce strategic alliance

Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group announce strategic alliance

Sun, 10/08/2008 - 20:50

London-based alternative asset advisory firm Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group, a boutique hedge fund research firm from New Jersey, have formed a strategic alliance to develop a »

Hennessee Group says hedge funds fell 1.95 per cent in July

Hennessee Group says hedge funds fell 1.95 per cent in July

Fri, 08/08/2008 - 07:02

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 1.95 per cent in July and is now down by 3.23 per cent so far in 2008, according to Hennessee Group, a provider of industry data and adviser to h »

GlobeOp sees assets under administration grow 22 per cent in first half

GlobeOp sees assets under administration grow 22 per cent in first half

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 21:18

Hedge fund administrator GlobeOp Financial Services, which offers business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other asset managers, has rep »

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 20:49

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar has added two new categories, global real estate ands currencies, and one broad asset class, alternatives, to its proprietary classif »

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 20:29

With five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posting net of fees losses in July and the only exception, merger arbitrage, returning just 0.05 per cent »

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 07:07

Certificate trading on European structured products market Scoach via the technology of Deutsche Börse's Xetra pan-European electronic trading platform, underway for 100 days now, has »

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