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Counterparty changes in new cat bonds a credit positive, says Fitch

Counterparty changes in new cat bonds a credit positive, says Fitch

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 05:59

Qualified investment guidelines and swap counterparty structures contained in recent catastrophe bond transactions are positive changes from a credit perspective, according to Fitch Rat »

Foreign land and property investment free outsourced deal flow - client pays full due diligence pack

Foreign land and property investment free outsourced deal flow - client pays full due diligence pack

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 05:55

International property developers are using the London-based International Development Registry (IDR) to reinforce their property and land proposition to investors, distributors and end-users. »

Investment managers "lack sufficient knowledge to manage risk optimally"

Investment managers "lack sufficient knowledge to manage risk optimally"

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 05:51

Current practice in the investment industry fails to draw on widely-published and freely-available techniques in portfolio management techniques, according to the Risk and Asset Managem »

Economy "will put greater value on large, stable hedge funds"

Economy "will put greater value on large, stable hedge funds"

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 16:02

The uncertain economic climate will place a greater value on larger, more stable hedge funds in 2009, according to the hedge fund group at Global Investment House. »

Jersey to sign tax information exchange agreement with UK

Jersey to sign tax information exchange agreement with UK

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 16:00

Jersey is to sign a tax information exchange agreement with the UK as part of the island's commitment to exchange of information in criminal tax matters that began with its first TIEA, »

Credit Suisse/Tremont index to finish down 0.45 per cent for February

Credit Suisse/Tremont index to finish down 0.45 per cent for February

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 12:02

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish down 0.45 per cent in February. »

Newedge launches additional absolute return indices

Newedge launches additional absolute return indices

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 11:55

Newedge has launched a range of indices covering global macro and commodity trading strategies. »

Law firm Lussan announces opening of Luxembourg office

Law firm Lussan announces opening of Luxembourg office

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 06:00

Investment law firm Lussan, an affiliate of the hedge fund consultancy group Laven Partners, has continued its expansion with the opening of a representative office in Luxembourg.< »

Blue Sky Asset Management appoints business development manager

Blue Sky Asset Management appoints business development manager

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 05:59

Structured investment specialist Blue Sky Asset Management has strengthened its business support team with the recruitment of Chris Gillam from Cazenove Capital Management as business d »

Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee

Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 16:22

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 0.78 per cent in February, although it remains positive with a bare 0.12 per cent gain so far in 2009, according to Hennessee Group, a provider o »

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