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Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.40 per cent in March and 4.42 per cent for first quarter

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.40 per cent in March and 4.42 per cent for first quarter

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds lost on average 2.40 per cent in March, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, leaving the index down 4.42 per cent for the f »

Carlyle raises second fund targeting distressed debt and corporate opportunities

Carlyle raises second fund targeting distressed debt and corporate opportunities

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Private equity specialist Carlyle Group has raised USD1.35bn for Carlyle Strategic Partners II, its second distressed debt and corporate opportunities fund, following the closing of its fi »

Fortune adds trading veteran to London fund of hedge funds team

Fortune adds trading veteran to London fund of hedge funds team

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Max Schmid, a 30-year veteran of international capital markets, has joined fund of hedge funds manager Fortune Group in London from City Capital Corporation as a managing director for inve »

Gottex Fund Management appoints William Landes to executive role

Gottex Fund Management appoints William Landes to executive role

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Gottex Fund Management Holdings, an independent fund of hedge funds management group, has announced the appointment of William J. »

Hedge fund organisations to collaborate on industry initiatives

Hedge fund organisations to collaborate on industry initiatives

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

The Managed Funds Association and the Alternative Investment Management Association have announced an alliance under which the two organisations will work together more closely and collabo »

SEC files late trading charges against UK-based hedge fund manager

SEC files late trading charges against UK-based hedge fund manager

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:01

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a civil action in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging late trading fraud against London-based hedge fund m »

New partner promotions reinforce Appleby's global funds practice

New partner promotions reinforce Appleby's global funds practice

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Offshore law firm Appleby has announced the promotion of seven lawyers to partnership, including three active in the funds practice, capping a year in which the firm added 46 new lawyers, »

Carmignac Gestion names new co-manager to market neutral fund

Carmignac Gestion names new co-manager to market neutral fund

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Maxime Carmignac has announced her departure from Carmignac Gestion, where she will soon be appointed as a director, while the Paris-based firm has appointed François-Joseph Furry t »

Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Carne Global Financial Services Group, an independent advisor to the European hedge fund and traditional fund management industries, has announced the launch of alternative investment and »

Quantek announces RMF strategic investment in its Frontier Fund

Quantek announces RMF strategic investment in its Frontier Fund

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Quantek Asset Management, an investment management subsidiary of Miami-based Bulltick Capital Markets, has received what it describes as a substantial long-term strategic investment into t »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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