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Across the board assistance

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 09:57

Dillon Eustace has one of the largest financial services legal practices in Ireland. »

Banking plus admin

Banking plus admin

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 09:54

As the world of alternative investment grows, service providers to hedge funds need to adapt and restructure their offerings to sustain growth and keep clients happy. »

Icap adds exchange-traded funds to i-Sec securities lending platform

Icap adds exchange-traded funds to i-Sec securities lending platform

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 06:59

Icap, the world's largest interdealer broker, has expanded the range of securities available on its electronic securities lending platform i-Sec to include exchange-traded funds and exchan »

Imarex launches BDI Index Futures contract

Imarex launches BDI Index Futures contract

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 01:00

The Oslo-based International Maritime Exchange has launched an electronically traded and cleared futures contract on the Baltic Dry Index, a composite of global shipping costs for bulk com »

Ermitage launches Clean Resources fund of hedge funds and opens New York office

Ermitage launches Clean Resources fund of hedge funds and opens New York office

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 00:55

Alternative multi-manager Ermitage Group, which runs USD2.8bn in assets, has launched a niche fund of hedge funds to capitalise on the growing interest and public awareness surrounding env »

European investors fail to take full advantage of ETF features, says Edhec

European investors fail to take full advantage of ETF features, says Edhec

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 00:51

While exchange-traded funds are now widely used by investors who are highly satisfied with their features, their use is largely limited to passive holdings of broad market indices and the »

Srinivasan to head hedge fund investment at Abu Dhabi Investment Council

Srinivasan to head hedge fund investment at Abu Dhabi Investment Council

Sat, 14/06/2008 - 13:50

Shiv Srinivasan has joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Council this month as its new chief investment officer for active investment strategies, comprising hedge fund investing. »

FSA to require disclosure of short positions in companies undertaking rights issues

FSA to require disclosure of short positions in companies undertaking rights issues

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 14:21

The UK's Financial Services Authority is introducing new rules requiring disclosure of short positions above a certain threshold in companies undertaking rights issues, in order to reduce »

With pension funds cautious, managers look abroad for asset growth

With pension funds cautious, managers look abroad for asset growth

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 12:00

This year, Canadian boutique Landry Morin Investment Managers will launch an offshore hedge fund for the first time since the firm's establishment in 2002. »

Dow Jones sees most hedge fund strategies regain ground in May

Dow Jones sees most hedge fund strategies regain ground in May

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 06:59

Five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in May. »

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