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Alternative providers look outside for management expertise

Alternative providers look outside for management expertise

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:46

Foreign hedge fund managers may find themselves unable to access the fledgling Spanish market directly without going to the cost and trouble of setting up their own management company and funds ins »

Bringing hedge fund expertise to the Spanish investor

Bringing hedge fund expertise to the Spanish investor

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:44

The emergence of a home-grown alternative investment industry has been gradual over the two years since the introduction of Spain's new regulatory regime for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, b »

Flow of new capital into hedge funds continued to slide in second quarter, says HFR

Flow of new capital into hedge funds continued to slide in second quarter, says HFR

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 07:10

Allocations to hedge funds have slowed to their lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2005 as volatile financial markets prompt investors to adjust strategy exposures, according to Chic »

Managed Funds Association calls for more resources to pursue market manipulators

Managed Funds Association calls for more resources to pursue market manipulators

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:50

Hedge fund industry body the Managed Funds Association has called on the US authorities to put more resources into regulatory action against market manipulation, and especially to bolster »

Insparo Asset Management appoints Simone Kruys as chief operating officer

Insparo Asset Management appoints Simone Kruys as chief operating officer

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:43

London-based Insparo Asset Management, which was established in July last year by principals Mohammed Hanif and Francis Beddington and launched its inaugural USD125m Insparo Africa and Mid »

Frances Orabona joins Silver Creek Capital Management

Frances Orabona joins Silver Creek Capital Management

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:29

Seattle-based USD9bn fund of hedge funds manager Silver Creek Capital Management has appointed Frances Orabona, a former vice-president at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, as director of in »

June performance decline "a bad end to a good quarter for hedge funds", says Morningstar

June performance decline "a bad end to a good quarter for hedge funds", says Morningstar

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 07:00

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar says June marked a bad end to a good quarter for hedge fund performance. »

Hedge funds pass mutual funds in US equity trading volume, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds pass mutual funds in US equity trading volume, says Greenwich survey

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:59

Hedge funds surpassed mutual funds as a source of US equity trading volume last year and now rank second only to traditional asset management shops »

Meadowbrook Capital Management launches second hedge fund

Meadowbrook Capital Management launches second hedge fund

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:59

Meadowbrook Capital Management, a hedge fund manager with offices in New York and Chicago, has launched its second fund, the Meadowbrook Beta Neutr »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC quizzes hedge fund managers over Bear and Lehman rumour-mongering

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC quizzes hedge fund managers over Bear and Lehman rumour-mongering

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:55

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to more than 50 hedge fund managers, including Citadel and SAC, in its probe to ascert »

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