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SecondMarket launches trading of limited partnership interests in funds

SecondMarket launches trading of limited partnership interests in funds

Wed, 25/02/2009 - 16:00

SecondMarket, which bills itself as the world's largest marketplace for illiquid assets, has added trading in limited partnership interests in private equity funds, venture capital fund »

Managed futures managers post negative returns for January

Managed futures managers post negative returns for January

Wed, 25/02/2009 - 12:03

After topping the hedge fund strategies performance league table in 2008, managed futures managers suffered in January posting a negative 1.89 per cent return, according to a report fro »

SVM to launch Ucits fund equipped for volatile markets

SVM to launch Ucits fund equipped for volatile markets

Wed, 25/02/2009 - 11:49

SVM UK Absolute Alpha Fund, the new launch from Edinburgh-based independent fund management group SVM Asset Management, has been approved by the Financial Services Authority. »

UK pension funds keep faith in alternatives, says Watson Wyatt

UK pension funds keep faith in alternatives, says Watson Wyatt

Wed, 25/02/2009 - 06:00

UK pension funds advised by investment consultant Watson Wyatt continued to diversify into alternative asset classes in 2008, particularly into direct hedge funds and direct private equ »

Credit Suisse/Tremont index posts gain after six months of negative returns

Credit Suisse/Tremont index posts gain after six months of negative returns

Tue, 24/02/2009 - 16:00

Following six straight months of negative returns, the Credit Suisse/Tremont Broad Hedge Fund Index posted a gain of 1.09 per cent in January, while US equity markets had their worst Ja »

Bank of New York Mellon launches collateral netting service

Bank of New York Mellon launches collateral netting service

Tue, 24/02/2009 - 15:57

Bank of New York Mellon has developed a netting service called Derivatives Collateral Net, which enables derivatives dealers to post only their net obligations against all other partici »

AM Investment Partners hires Stephen Thurer as volatility arbitrage portfolio manager

AM Investment Partners hires Stephen Thurer as volatility arbitrage portfolio manager

Tue, 24/02/2009 - 15:51

AM Investment Partners, a USD800m hedge fund firm managing three market-neutral single strategies, has hired Stephen Thurer as a senior portfolio manager for the firm's volatility arbit »

Argonaut launches European Absolute Return Fund

Argonaut launches European Absolute Return Fund

Tue, 24/02/2009 - 12:02

European equities boutique Argonaut Capital has announced the launch of the Argonaut European Absolute Return Fund, managed by Argonaut founding partner Barry Norris, which will aim to »

Tora reports growth in trading volume, market share and trading access

Tora reports growth in trading volume, market share and trading access

Tue, 24/02/2009 - 12:00

Tora Trading, a trading platform and liquidity provider for Asia, says 2008 was a record year, having generated significant growth in trading volume, market share and new trading capabi »

Eiger Asset Management to launch four coffee-related funds

Eiger Asset Management to launch four coffee-related funds

Tue, 24/02/2009 - 11:58

Eiger Asset Management is planning to launch four coffee-related funds, comprising two index tracker funds, a hedge fund and a vehicle investing in the physical commodity. »

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