South African regulator to license hedge fund managers

South Africa's Financial Services Board has introduced new rules under the country's Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act that will require hedge fund managers and investment a »

Fortis launches new Chinese equities fund for institutions

Fortis Investments has launched the New Equity Opportunities China Fund, which is geared to institutional investors and aims to exploit opportunities in both Chinese-listed equities (A and »

Fund of funds manager Forsyth in acquisition talks

Forsyth Partners, the fund of funds manager and fund research provider that had its distribution licence in Dubai withdrawn at the end of last month, has announced that it is in talks that »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citigroup drops Tribeca fund operation to focus on Old Lane

Citigroup is shuttering its USD2bn Tribeca Global Investments hedge fund business and will return money to investors in order to focus its efforts on Old Lane, an investment manager with U »

Online recruitment eases soaring cost of finding talent

With the demand for talented human resources in the alternative asset sector soaring, recruiting agencies are cashing in. »

RMF launches first environmental fund of hedge funds

Swiss-based hedge fund manager RMF Investment Management has launched a fund of hedge funds, RMF Environmental Opportunities Fund, which will invest purely in environment-related industrie »

Liffe launches JPMorgan IPOX Europe 50 derivatives on Bclear

In partnership with JPMorgan, London-based derivatives exchange Liffe is introducing for the first time a bespoke product on Bclear, its processing and clearing system for wholesale equity »

August volatility brings record broking volumes at Icap

Global interdealer broker Icap, which is active in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, energy, foreign exchange and equity derivatives, experienced record volumes for its elec »

Global Advisors closes commodity funds blaming poor performance

Specialist commodity hedge fund manager Global Advisors has announced that funds will be returned to investors in the Global Advisors Commodity Investment and Global Commodity Index Plus p »

Industry veteran Jacobs joins Fulcrum from PFPC to head US business development

Fulcrum, a Bermuda-based administrator for the global hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed industry veteran Fred Jacobs as managing director for business dev »

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