Fauchier Partners launches new fund of hedge funds

London-based Fauchier Partners has launched a fund of hedge funds focusing on special situations. »


Trafalgar expands trading presence in Australasia

Trafalgar Capital Management (UK) LLP, the London-based hedge fund manager, has celebrated the fifth anniversary of its Trafalgar Trading Fund Inc. »


Kevin Sullivan and Neil Wright join State Street to focus on developing derivative processing solutions

State Street has recruited Kevin Sullivan and Neil Wright to senior vice presidents with responsibility for overseeing the ongoing development of State Street's derivative processing capab »


MSCI Barra to introduce global family of Islamic indices

MSCI Barra is developing a global family of Islamic indices, designed to reflect Sharia investment principles while retaining replicability for international investors. »


Specialist asset classes see greatest increases in Luxembourg

The growing popularity of hedge funds and real estate funds helped Luxembourg's fund industry to a fourth year of strong growth. »


Northern Trust wins EUR 816m Brevan Howard fund admin mandate

Northern Trust has been selected to provide fund administration services to the Guernsey listed EUR 816 million (approximately USD 1.1 billion) BH Macro Limited fund. »


Pioneer adds to FoHF research team

Pioneer Alternative Investments (PAI) has grown its Fund of Hedge Funds research team with the appointment of Josh Hall as Senior Operational Due Diligence Analyst. »


S&P launches Shariah-compliant indices for GCC

Standard & Poor's has launched a fully investable GCC Shariah Index which has been designed to capture the largest and most liquid stocks across the GCC, paving the way for the creatio »


Sal Oppenheim strengthens presence in France

The private bank Sal Oppenheim jr & Cie has taken control of the French asset management company Financière Atlas S.A. »


US survey reveals thinking of HNWIs with USD 25 million in total assets

The 2007 US Trust Survey of Affluent Americans, which focuses this year on a higher net worth demographic, highlights the need for continued investor education around alternative investmen »


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