Hedge fund assets reach estimated USD2.6trn, says survey

Total hedge fund asset levels increased by 8 per cent in the second quarter of this year to USD2.593trn, from USD2.401trn at the end of March, according to the latest HFN Hedge Fund Indust »


Short managers shine amid gloomy July for hedge funds

Hedge funds recorded on average little or no gains in July as managers suffered from sharp falls in US, European and Asian equity markets, widening credit spreads and rising oil prices. »


Dexion Trading unveils proposals for corporate reorganisation

The board of London-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Trading has finalised proposals to replace its previous investment adviser, FRM Investment Management, with Legg Mason subsidiary Perm »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Central banks pump in liquidity to ward off financing crisis

The Federal Reserve injected some USD38bn into the US banking system, following similar moves by the central banks of Europe, Australia, Canada and Japan, in a bid to stabilise the bond ma »


Torrey Associates recruits head of risk management from North Sound Capital

Torrey Associates, an SEC-registered fund of hedge funds manager, has recruited John McClenahan as director of risk management from long/short equity manager North Sound Capital Management »


Wright named chief operating officer of State Street's UK-based investor services business

State Street Corporation has announced the appointment of Nick Wright as senior vice-president and chief operating officer of State Street's investment servicing business in the UK, Middle »


Citco Fund Services opens office in Philadelphia

Citco Fund Services has announced the opening of a new office in Malvern, in the suburbs of Philadelphia, as a financial reporting centre of excellence whose services will be available to »


CMA Global Hedge completes conversion of shares to sterling

CMA Global Hedge, the Guernsey-domiciled, London-listed fund of hedge funds, has announced that it can now offer significant access to its investment strategies in euros, US dollars and st »


SuperDerivatives extends Asia-Pacific growth with offices in Australia and Hong Kong

SuperDerivatives, a provider of multi-asset derivatives solutions for real-time option pricing, independent revaluation, derivatives data, online trading and risk management systems, has a »


Axes Selects BNP Paribas to provide global post-execution services

Axes, a New-York-based agency broker and pioneer in electronic trading access to the world's developed, emerging and frontier markets, has appointed BNP Paribas Securities to replace Soci& »


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