Comment: Energy and commodity investing - risk is pervasive and growing

Gary M Vasey, vice-president for Europe at UtiliPoint International, argues that investors are rushing into the energy sector with little or no knowledge of its specific attributes and ris »

Integrated Asset Management names Peter Rose as chief investment officer

AIM-listed alternative investment group Integrated Asset Management has appointed Peter Rose as chief investment officer of its fund management division, Integrated Alternative Investments »

Comment: Market complacency - the risk of inaction

Kostas Iordanidis, co-chief investment officer at USD5.4bn fund of hedge funds manager Olympia Capital Management, argues that the current level of complacency in financial markets is sign »

Ogier advises on first Guernsey registered fund

Guernsey lawyers from the international legal and financial services group Ogier have advised Gottex Fund Management on the London Stock Exchange listing of the first fund to take advantag »

Affluent investors fail to understand hedge funds, says survey

Hedge funds and other alternative investments remain little understood by affluent investors in the US, according to a new report from Spectrem Group, a Chicago-based consultancy firm spec »

SG Securities Services launches middle-office service for complex derivative products

Following its commercialisation of pricing services, performance attribution and risk calculation for complex derivative products, Société Générale Securities S »

Dublin listing raises GBP46m for FRM Credit Alpha fund

Financial Risk Management, a global manager and adviser of funds of hedge funds, has raised GBP46m for FRM Credit Alpha, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company, following its »

Old Mutual Asset Managers hires John Mattimore as head of equity alpha

John Mattimore has left Gartmore Group, where he was head of risk management with responsibility for managing, developing and delivering risk trading capabilities for investment managers a »

LaSalle Global Fund Services launches Dublin operation

LaSalle Global Fund Services, a Chicago-based member of the ABN Amro group, has established a subsidiary in Dublin's International Financial Services Centre to provide fund administration, »

Thierry Serero joins New Star to launch European Opportunities Hedge Fund

Thierry Serero, a top-performing manager formerly at C60 Capital and Fidelity Investments, has joined New Star Asset Management to manage the New Star European Opportunities Hedge Fund, a »

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