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Fortis builds on heritage to meet new client challenges

Fortis builds on heritage to meet new client challenges

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 19:08

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions, the largest hedge fund administrator on the Isle of Man and one of the biggest worldwide, is building on an established heritage - down to the historic listed building »

Thames River Hedge+ raises barely half GBP200m target for new share issue

Thames River Hedge+ raises barely half GBP200m target for new share issue

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 07:00

The board of Thames River Multi Hedge PCC, a closed-ended Guernsey-domiciled protected cell company, has received applications for GBP106.6m in new shares through the placing and offer for »

GLG Partners hires distressed situations expert Galia Velimukhametova

GLG Partners hires distressed situations expert Galia Velimukhametova

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:24

GLG Partners has announced that Galia Velimukhametova is to join its London office as a portfolio manager, working alongside Steve Roth, portfolio manager for the GLG Credit Fund and Marke »

Eurex trading volumes up by 24.5 per cent in year to May

Eurex trading volumes up by 24.5 per cent in year to May

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:18

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that trading volumes reached 194.6 million contracts last month, an increase of 24.5 per cent from 156.3 million in May 2007, whil »

Fitzwilliam Growth Fund rated top fund of hedge funds by BNY Mellon

Fitzwilliam Growth Fund rated top fund of hedge funds by BNY Mellon

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:15

The Fitzwilliam Growth Fund has been rated the top-performing fund of hedge funds for the first quarter of 2008 and over the 12 months and three years to the end of March, according to BNY »

Culross appoints Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating officer

Culross appoints Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating officer

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:13

London-based fund of hedge funds group Culross Global Management, which has some USD450m in assets under management, has announced the appointment of Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating off »

Island set to benefit from funds expansion

Island set to benefit from funds expansion

Mon, 02/06/2008 - 17:18

PricewaterhouseCoopers has had an office in the Isle of Man since the firm's days as Coopers & Lybrand, and as a key provider of advisory and audit services to the financial sector has monitore »

Charlemagne Capital launches first Middle East and North Africa fund

Charlemagne Capital launches first Middle East and North Africa fund

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 23:20

Specialist emerging markets hedge fund manager Charlemagne Capital has announced the launch this month of its first Middle East and North Africa fund, the Magna MENA Fund, which will inves »

Former Eaton Vance chief James B. Hawkes joins Central Park board

Former Eaton Vance chief James B. Hawkes joins Central Park board

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 22:02

Alternative investment advisory firm Central Park Group, which provides private clients and smaller institutional investors with access to hedge funds, private equity, real estate and fund »

Triple A Partners to seed Korea-focused long/short fund

Triple A Partners to seed Korea-focused long/short fund

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 21:42

Asia Alternative Asset Partners (Caymans), an Asian alternative fund seeding and distribution business that has as a strategic investor CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets Group, an institutional re »

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