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Asian industry growth drives admin challenges

Asian industry growth drives admin challenges

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 23:04

More than 50 new alternative funds were launched in Asia in 2007, raising USD5bn in assets, and the continent's hedge fund industry saw total assets under management rise by just over 20 per cent - »

Rival centres share growth of alternatives industry

Rival centres share growth of alternatives industry

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 22:57

Hong Kong and Singapore, the traditional rivals for financial services business in Asia outside Japan, are also doing battle to become the region's de facto hub for hedge funds and other alternativ »

SGX to acquire majority stake in Sicom

SGX to acquire majority stake in Sicom

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 19:32

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) and The Singapore Commodity Exchange (Sicom) have agreed in-principle to SGX acquiring at least 95 per cent of Sicom, through the subscription of shares, for a »

Non-doms can avoid tax crackdown with offshore bonds, says Killik

Non-doms can avoid tax crackdown with offshore bonds, says Killik

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 19:31

Brokers Killik & Co have issued an advice note with the non UK domiciled wealthy in mind. »

SuperDerivatives users get access to Liffe Connect

SuperDerivatives users get access to Liffe Connect

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 19:28

SuperDerivatives and Liffe have teamed up to provide SuperDerivatives's users with direct access to the Liffe Connect electronic trading platform. »

RSTN to open market for auction-rate securities to hedge funds

RSTN to open market for auction-rate securities to hedge funds

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 19:26

The Restricted Securities Trading Network has announced it will create a secondary market that allows hedge funds to buy and sell auction-rate securities. »

Cardano wins active equity mandate from GKN pension scheme

Cardano wins active equity mandate from GKN pension scheme

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 18:52

The derivatives specialist and adviser Cardano has announced its appointment by the trustees of the GKN Group Pension Scheme, one of the UK's largest pension funds with assets of over GBP2 »

Bid to raise profile of Assured Fund

Bid to raise profile of Assured Fund

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 18:10

Investor returns of between eight and 11 per cent a year without the attendant risks of pure equity-based investment are being highlighted in a drive to raise the profile of the Assured Fu »

Cazenove Worldwide Absolute Return Fund changes managers

Cazenove Worldwide Absolute Return Fund changes managers

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 18:07

Tim Love and Joaquim Nogueira are to step down from the management of the Cazenove Absolute Return Fund and leave the company, by mutual agreement.  »

Tough climate sparks slowdown in new European hedge fund launches

Tough climate sparks slowdown in new European hedge fund launches

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 13:23

The pace of new European hedge fund launches slowed in 2007 for the first time in several years, according to EuroHedge, with both the number of funds launched and the combined volume of a »

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