US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

The 50-basis point cut in the Federal Funds rate decided by the US Federal Reserve on Tuesday is boosting the returns of sterling and euro-denominated funds that invest in US assets if the »


Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Assets invested in 120/20 and 130/30 active-extension funds are set grow at a compound annual rate of 141 per cent, from USD140bn this year to nearly USD2trn by 2010, according to a new re »


Market turbulence fails to halt GlobeOp asset growth

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of outsourced back middle and back-office administration, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry that li »


Fidessa reports more than 50 client orders for MiFID suite

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading solutions, has announced the launch of a MiFID suite of products, services and trading links for brokers. »


Lake Shore assets frozen by US courts

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that a federal district court in Chicago has entered a preliminary injunction order against Bermuda-incorporated hedge fund manage »


Swiss regulator calls for tax changes to attract hedge funds

The Swiss Federal Banking Commission, the country's financial services regulator, has concluded in a report that Switzerland would become a more popular location for the establishment of h »


Tannenbaum Helpern appoints fund expert in London

Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt International, a US law firm active in global financial services, has announced the appointment of Sandra Ezri as an associate in the financia »


New head for Isle of Man Finance

John Spellman has been appointed as director and head of Isle of Man Finance on a two-year contract with a brief to review the strategy and operations of the organisation. »


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 »


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