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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: BlackRock's Fink says investors should take more risk

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: BlackRock's Fink says investors should take more risk

Fri, 14/12/2007 - 06:00

The markets may have already priced in much of the fallout from the ongoing credit crisis, BlackRock's chief Larry Fink told investors at a Goldman Sachs Financial Co »

Partners Group and Jana Investment Advisers launch multi-manager product in Australia

Partners Group and Jana Investment Advisers launch multi-manager product in Australia

Fri, 14/12/2007 - 06:00

Partners Group, the Switzerland-based global alternative asset manager, has collaborated with Jana Investment Advisers, one of the leading investment consulting firms in Australia, in the »

E-reporting puts Cayman in a unique position

E-reporting puts Cayman in a unique position

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 13:52

Despite the credit crunch in the US, new hedge funds continue to be launched, and the Cayman Islands remain the domicile of choice for the majority of hedge fund managers. »

AMG investment in BlueMountain Capital Management

AMG investment in BlueMountain Capital Management

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:01

Boston-based Affiliated Managers Group, Inc, a diversified asset management company, has acquired an equity interest in BlueMountain Capital Management, the USD 4.8 billion (AuM) credit al »

Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:00

Jon L Stein has joined Parker Global Strategies (PGS) as Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives.   »

Tech Snapshot: Augustus hedges bets on IT outsourcing

Tech Snapshot: Augustus hedges bets on IT outsourcing

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:00

Augustus Asset Managers Limited, the independent investment manager of segregated accounts and hedge funds, has signed a four year IT infrastructure outsourcing deal with SAVVIS, worth GBP »

Eliminating inefficiencie

Eliminating inefficiencie

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 14:23

A recent global survey of hedge fund managers cited technology as the number one area they believe fund administrators should focus on improving in the next two years. »

Dubai FSA issues Hedge Fund Code of Practice

Dubai FSA issues Hedge Fund Code of Practice

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued its Hedge Fund Code of Practice, the first of its kind to be issued by a regulator. »

UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

Nearly half of UK pension funds now have hedge fund investments as the appetite for alternatives among pension funds continues to grow. »

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

ICAP plc, the interdealer broker, and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc  have revealed that their joint venture, ICAP-JLT, has brokered its first catastrophe swap transaction. »

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