Fixed income specialist Augustus Asset Managers appoints portfolio manager

London-based specialist fixed-income and currency asset manager Augustus Asset Managers has announced the appointment of Alex McKnight as a portfolio manager on the JB Convertible Hedge Fu »


Reech AiM and CB Richard Ellis report exceptional performance for debut hedge fund

Derivatives specialist and fund manager Reech AiM has reassured investors in its new Iceberg Alternative Real Estate I fund, a real estate relative value fund, by announcing good performan »


Cayman law firm opens London office

Cayman Islands law firm Turner & Roulstone has announced the opening of a City of London office in Cornhill from which partner Gavin Lowe, newly recruited from Ogier, will provide lega »


MPC Investors launches USD900m European equity long/short fund

In one of the largest hedge fund launches in Europe this year, MPC Investors has launched the USD900m Samsara fund, a pan-European equity long/short fund managed by star fund manager Ajay »


BlueCrest closes USD550m equity fund

BlueCrest Capital Management, a UK hedge fund manager in which Man Group Holdings has a 25 per cent stake, has informed investors it is shutting its USD550m BlueCrest Equity Fund after a p »


NYSE Euronext unveils strategic price changes in US cash equities

NYSE Euronext has unveiled new strategic pricing for equities transactions on the New York Stock Exchange and electronic market NYSE Arca that utilises the unique attributes of its market »


Credaris announces appointment of Beth Fusco and John McGoff

London-based Credaris, the credit-specialist asset manager, has announced the appointment of Beth Fusco as High Yield Credit and analyst John McGoff as a Structured Credit Trader »


Arrow Hedge Partners launches Canada-focused long/short funds

Toronto-based Arrow Hedge Partners Inc has launched the Arrow Roundtable Fund and the JC Clark Opportunities Fund designed to exploit opportunities unique to the Canadian smaller and mid-c »


APC unveils nine hires to meet global demand for private placements

Greenwich, Conn-based Atlantic-Pacific Capital, Inc, the independent global placement agent for alternative investment funds and direct private placements, has hired nine investment and fi »


August trading volume at Eurex rises to 175 million contracts

International derivatives exchange Eurex reports that 175.1 million contracts were traded in August, a rise of 64 per cent year-on-year (August 2006: 107 million). »


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